About

About

“The role of the informed patient in modern medicine can not be overstated. An informed patient practices better self-care, gets more out of their physician consultations by asking better questions and makes better healthcare decisions. There are many patient education resources available to patients online and not all of them are accurate, unbiased or patient centric. My goal is to create such a resource.”

 

Head and Neck Surgery Clinic website (HNSClinic.com) is a project of Dr. Sepehr Oliaei (pronounced Oh-Lee-Eye) a board certified otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose Throat Surgeon) who practices in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Oliaei attended University of Washington for his undergraduate degree and received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine followed by residency training at University of California, Irvine. He has expertise and interest in minimally invasive, low down-time treatments for various disorders of the head and neck.

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Mahboubi H, Oliaei S, Kiumehr S, Dwabe S, Djalilian HR. The prevalence and characteristics of tinnitus in the youth population of the united states. Laryngoscope. 2013 Apr 18.

Oliaei S, Mahboubi H, Badran KW, Ziai K, Chang J, Zardouz S, Shahriari S, Djalilian HR. Systematic assessment of noise amplitude generated by toys intended for young children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jun;148(6):1043-7

Oliaei S, Manuel C, Karam B, Hussain SF, Hamamoto A, Protsenko DE, Wong BJ.In vivo electromechanical reshaping of ear cartilage in a rabbit model: a minimally invasive approach for otoplasty. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2013 Jan;15(1):34-8.

Rehl R, Oliaei S, Ziai K, Mahboubi H, Djalilian H. Tympanomastoidectomy with Otoendoscopy. Ear Nose Throat Journal 2012 Dec;91(12):527-32.

Oliaei S, Nelson JS, Fitzpatrick R, Wong B. Laser Treatment of Scars. Facial Plastic Surgery. Facial Plast Surg. 2012 Oct;28(5):518-24

Mahboubi H, Zardouz S, Oliaei S, Pan D, Bazargan M, Djalilian HR. Noise-induced hearing threshold shift among US adults and implications for noise-induced hearing loss: National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Mar 3.

Oliaei S, Mahboubi H, Djalilian HR. Transmastoid approach to temporal bone cerebrospinal fluid leaks. Am J Otolaryngol. 2012 Feb 29.

Oliaei S, Manuel C, Protsenko D, Hamamoto A, Chark D, Wong B. Mechanical analysis of the effects of cephalic trim on lower lateral cartilage stability.  Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2012 Jan;14(1):27-30.

Oliaei S, Nelson JS, Fitzpatrick R, Wong B. Use of Lasers in Acute Management of Surgical and Traumatic Incisions on the Face. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Aug;19(3):543-50.

Oliaei S, Ahuja G, Primary Sjogren’s syndrome presenting as a case of isolated recurrent unilateral parotitis in a 12 year old, Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. Extra (2011).

Chark D, Oliaei S, Manuel C, Wong BJ. Porcine cartilage model for simulation of nasal tip aesthetics and mechanics. Aesthet Surg J. 2011 Jul 1;31(5):501-5.

Chark DW, Oliaei S, Armstrong WB. Ectopic intratracheal thyroid causing airway obstruction. Laryngoscope. 2010;120 Suppl 4:S144.

Chiara J, Kinney G, Slimp J, Lee GS, Oliaei S, Perkins JA. Facial nerve mapping and monitoring in lymphatic malformation surgery. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Oct;73(10):1348-52. Epub 2009 Jul 9.

Perkins JA, Oliaei S, Garrison MM, Manning SC, Christakis DA. Airway procedures and hemangiomas: treatment patterns and outcome in U.S. pediatric hospitals. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009 Sep;73(9):1302-7. Epub 2009 Jul 9.

Chen EY, Hostikka SL, Oliaei S, Duke W, Schwartz SM, Perkins JA.Similar histologic features and immunohistochemical staining in microcystic and macrocystic lymphatic malformations.  Lymphat Res Biol. 2009;7(2):75-80.

Lee GS, Perkins JA, Oliaei S, Manning SC.Facial nerve anatomy, dissection and preservation in lymphatic malformation management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Jun;72(6):759-66. Epub 2008 Apr 2.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Oliaei S, Manuel C, Protsenko D, Wong B. Biomechanical Properties of Facial Cartilage Grafts. Advanced Rhinoplasty: Art and Technique. In Press.

Oliaei S, Chu E. Local Flaps. Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. In Press.

PRESENTATIONS

Oliaei S, Mahboubi H, Badran KW, Ziai K, Chang J, Zardouz S, Shahriari S, Djalilian HR. Systematic assessment of noise amplitude generated by toys intended for young children. Winner of the President’s Award for most outstanding research. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Washington, DC. September 2012.

Oliaei S, Manuel C, Zemek A, Hamamoto A, Chark D, Wong B. Mechanical Analysis of the Effects of Cephalic Trim on Lower Lateral Cartilage Stability. Oral Presentation, American Association of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Sept. 2011.

Oliaei S, Manuel C, Badran K, Fowaz S, Hamamoto A, Protsenko D, Wong B. In vivo Electromechanical Reshaping of Ear Cartilage in the Rabbit: A Minimally Invasive Approach for Otoplasty. Oral Presentation, American Association of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Sept. 2011.

Oliaei S, Djalilian H. Diagnosis and management of spontaneous temporal bone CSF leaks. Oral Presentation, American Association of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. Sept. 2010.

Schalch P, Boyd J, Oliaei S, Rubinstein M, Kim, J. Transoral Balloon Sialodocoplasty and Sialolithotomy: A Minimally-Invasive Option for Treatment of Recurrent Sialadenitis. Poster Presentation, AAO-HNS Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. Sept. 2010.

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May 11th, 2017 by Sepehr Oliaei, MD