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Dr. Kristen Otto earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida. She completed an Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery residency at Emory University. Dr. Otto also completed a fellowship at the University of Toronto with a focus in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology/Microvascular Reconstruction. Prior to joining Moffitt, Dr. Otto served as Division Chief of Head & Neck Surgery, Assistant Professor, and Otolaryngology Residency Program Director for University of Mississippi Medical Center. While there, she was awarded Faculty Teacher of the Year by the University of Mississippi Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences. Dr. Otto’s clinical focus is head & neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstructive surgery, as well as surgical training and education for residents and fellows. Part of Dr. Otto’s approach to complex treatment plans, treatments and after care involves sentinel lymph node biopsy research, and the development and design of institutional treatment protocols for head & neck cancer patients. Other research interests include head & neck oncologic and surgical outcomes.
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