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Robert W. Eppsteiner MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMMS - Baystate Regional Campus
DepartmentSurgery at UMMS-Baystate
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester MA 01605
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    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United StatesBSBiology & Spanish
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesMD

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    1. Eppsteiner RW, Fowlkes JW, Anderson CM, Robinson RA, Pagedar NA. Aggressive Salivary Malignancies at Early Stage: Outcomes and Implications for Treatment. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 Jul; 126(7):525-529. PMID: 28474964.
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    2. Shearer AE, Eppsteiner RW, Frees K, Tejani V, Sloan-Heggen CM, Brown C, Abbas P, Dunn C, Hansen MR, Gantz BJ, Smith RJH. Genetic variants in the peripheral auditory system significantly affect adult cochlear implant performance. Hear Res. 2017 05; 348:138-142. PMID: 28213135.
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    3. Taylor KR, Booth KT, Azaiez H, Sloan CM, Kolbe DL, Glanz EN, Shearer AE, DeLuca AP, Anand VN, Hildebrand MS, Simpson AC, Eppsteiner RW, Scheetz TE, Braun TA, Huygen PL, Smith RJ, Casavant TL. Audioprofile Surfaces: The 21st Century Audiogram. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 May; 125(5):361-8. PMID: 26530094.
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    4. Shearer AE, Eppsteiner RW, Booth KT, Ephraim SS, Gurrola J, Simpson A, Black-Ziegelbein EA, Joshi S, Ravi H, Giuffre AC, Happe S, Hildebrand MS, Azaiez H, Bayazit YA, Erdal ME, Lopez-Escamez JA, Gazquez I, Tamayo ML, Gelvez NY, Leal GL, Jalas C, Ekstein J, Yang T, Usami S, Kahrizi K, Bazazzadegan N, Najmabadi H, Scheetz TE, Braun TA, Casavant TL, LeProust EM, Smith RJ. Utilizing ethnic-specific differences in minor allele frequency to recategorize reported pathogenic deafness variants. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Oct 02; 95(4):445-53. PMID: 25262649.
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    5. Shearer AE, Black-Ziegelbein EA, Hildebrand MS, Eppsteiner RW, Ravi H, Joshi S, Guiffre AC, Sloan CM, Happe S, Howard SD, Novak B, Deluca AP, Taylor KR, Scheetz TE, Braun TA, Casavant TL, Kimberling WJ, Leproust EM, Smith RJ. Advancing genetic testing for deafness with genomic technology. J Med Genet. 2013 Sep; 50(9):627-34. PMID: 23804846.
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    6. Taylor KR, Deluca AP, Shearer AE, Hildebrand MS, Black-Ziegelbein EA, Anand VN, Sloan CM, Eppsteiner RW, Scheetz TE, Huygen PL, Smith RJ, Braun TA, Casavant TL. AudioGene: predicting hearing loss genotypes from phenotypes to guide genetic screening. Hum Mutat. 2013 Apr; 34(4):539-45. PMID: 23280582.
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    7. Eppsteiner RW, Shearer AE, Hildebrand MS, Deluca AP, Ji H, Dunn CC, Black-Ziegelbein EA, Casavant TL, Braun TA, Scheetz TE, Scherer SE, Hansen MR, Gantz BJ, Smith RJ. Prediction of cochlear implant performance by genetic mutation: the spiral ganglion hypothesis. Hear Res. 2012 Oct; 292(1-2):51-8. PMID: 22975204.
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    8. Eppsteiner RW, Shearer AE, Hildebrand MS, Taylor KR, Deluca AP, Scherer S, Huygen P, Scheetz TE, Braun TA, Casavant TL, Smith RJ. Using the phenome and genome to improve genetic diagnosis for deafness. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Nov; 147(5):975-7. PMID: 22785243.
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    9. Eppsteiner RW, Swick BL, Milhem MM, Hoffman HT, Pagedar NA. Sentinel node biopsy for head and neck desmoplastic melanoma: not a given. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Aug; 147(2):271-4. PMID: 22399279.
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    10. Eppsteiner RW, Smith RJ. Genetic disorders of the vestibular system. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Oct; 19(5):397-402. PMID: 21825995.
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    11. Eppsteiner RW, DeYoung BR, Milhem MM, Pagedar NA. Leiomyosarcoma of the head and neck: a population-based analysis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Sep; 137(9):921-4. PMID: 21930982.
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    12. Eppsteiner RW, Shin JJ, Johnson J, van Dam RM. Mechanical compression versus subcutaneous heparin therapy in postoperative and posttrauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. World J Surg. 2010 Jan; 34(1):10-9. PMID: 20020289.
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    13. Roditi RE, Eppsteiner RW, Sauter TB, Lee DJ. Cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (cVEMPs) in patients with superior canal dehiscence syndrome (SCDS). Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jul; 141(1):24-8. PMID: 19559953.
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    14. Eppsteiner RW, Csikesz NG, McPhee JT, Tseng JF, Shah SA. Surgeon volume impacts hospital mortality for pancreatic resection. Ann Surg. 2009 Apr; 249(4):635-40. PMID: 19300225.
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    15. Eppsteiner RW, Csikesz NG, Simons JP, Tseng JF, Shah SA. High volume and outcome after liver resection: surgeon or center? J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Oct; 12(10):1709-16; discussion 1716. PMID: 18704600.
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