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Gregory S. Weinstein, MD, FACS

Gregory S. Weinstein, MD, FACS Physician

Co-Director, Center for Head and Neck Cancer
Director, Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship
Director, Head and Neck Surgery Division and Head and Neck Surgery Clinic
Vice Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Weinstein is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Gregory S. Weinstein

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue, 2004 - 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cranial Base Surgery
  • Ear Melanoma
  • ENT Melanoma
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Gene Therapy
  • Glomus Tumors (Glomangioma)
  • Glossectomy
  • Glossectomy - Minimally Invasive
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head Lesions
  • Head Reconstruction
  • Head/Neck Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head/Neck Pathology
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Jaw Reconstruction
  • Jaw Surgery
  • Laryngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Larynx Cancer
  • Laser Therapy for Benign Skin Tumors
  • Lymph Node Enlargement
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Lymph Node Mapping
  • Melanoma Removal Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Mole Removal
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multimodal Therapy (MMT)
  • Neck Lesions
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Oral Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Parathyroid Vein Sampling
  • Parathyroidectomy (Parathyroid Gland Removal Surgery)
  • Parotid Surgery (Parotidectomy)
  • Parotid Tumor
  • Removal of Skin Growths
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Submandibular Tumor
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Lesions
  • Throat Mass/Lump
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Vocal Cord Surgery

Description of Clinical Expertise

Listed in America's Top Doctors (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.) - 2001 to present

Listed in Philadelphia Top Doc, Philadelphia Magazine - 2002 to present


Dr. Weinstein has been faculty at the University of Pennsylvania since 1991 and is the founding member and Co-Director of the Penn Center for Head and Neck Cancer, which is an internationally renowned multidisciplinary team for the management of all aspects of care of patients with head and neck cancers.Dr. Weinstein's clinical expertise is in the head and neck surgery including all aspects of cancer surgery oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal and neck cancer as well as special expertise in thyroid and parotid surgery. Dr. Weinstein has a special interest in organ preservation surgery for laryngeal cancer. Dr. Weinstein has an international reputation for expertise in organ preservation for cancers involving the larynx. Dr Weinstein was the first surgeon in the United States to perform the larynx preserving surgery, the Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy, and has been the primary instructor of this procedure nationally. His important work in the area of voice box preservation in the face of laryngeal cancer resulting in him honored with The University of Pennsylvania Health System Award of Excellence, Luigi Mastroianni Clinical Innovator Award. Dr Weinstein is the author of over 120 peer reviewed medical articles. His book entitled Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer provides a guide for clinicians utilizing surgery to save the larynx. Between 1993 and 2008, Dr Weinstein has given 105 invited lectures to institutions both nationally and internationally, which are listed below.

Lectures by Invitation:

Nov, 1993 "Functional Results in Supracricoid Laryngectomy", Grand Rounds, The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, England

Apr, 1994 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy - Update 1994", Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Apr, 1994 "Innovations in Partial Laryngeal Surgery - Supracricoid Laryngectomy", Quarterly Meeting of the Northern Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Jacksonville, Florida

Aug, 1994 "Surgical Anatomy of the Larynx", and "Supracricoid Laryngectomy - 1994 Update", Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

Oct, 1994 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy - 1994 Update", Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Loyola Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

Oct, 1994 "Surgical Anatomy of the Larynx", Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Loyola Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

May, 1995 "Optimizing Functional Results in Supracricoid Laryngectomy" - Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York

Jun, 1996 "Functional Surgery of the Hypopharynx and Larynx", The Third European Otolaryngology Congress, Budapest, Hungary

Jul, 1996 "The role of CT and MRI Scanning in Planning Conservation
Laryngeal Surgery", New Perspectives in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck
Surgery IV, Lisbon, Portugal

Oct, 1996 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy: Potential for a Prospective Protocol for T2 Laryngeal Carcinoma", Southwestern Oncology Group, Chicago, Illinois

Nov, 1996 "Applied Anatomy of the Larynx", Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee

Nov, 1996 "The role of Supracricoid Laryngectomy in the Management of Laryngeal Carcinoma" - Keynote Speaker, The National Congress of the Otolaryngologic Society of the Republic of China, Taipei, Taiwan

Nov, 1996 "Supracricoid laryngectomy" Guest Speaker, Tennessee Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Memphis, Tennessee

Feb, 1997 "Organ preservation surgery of the larynx", Lecturer and Panel Member, The Sisson International Head and Neck Workshop, Vail,Colorado

Mar, 1997 "Optimizing Outcome in Supracricoid Laryngectomy", XI World Congress of the International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (IFOS), Sidney, Australia

May, 1997 "1997 Update - Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy: Lecture and Cadaver Dissection", Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

May, 1997 "1997 Update - Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy" Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Sep, 1997 "Supracricoid Hemilaryngopharyngectomy: Pathways and Pitfalls", Weinstein, G.S.,Laccourrye, O., Brasnu, D., Instructor, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Given annually from 1996 - 1997

Sep, 1997 "Surgical Anatomy of the Larynx", Instructor, Annual Meeting, Gregory Weinstein, M.D. and Paul Donald, M.D.American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Given annually from 1990 - 1997

Dec, 1997 "New Advances in Conservation Surgery of the Larynx", The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 45th Annual Clinical Meeting, UMDMJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey.

Feb, 1998 "Organ Preservation Surgery in the Head and Neck" Grand Rounds, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Feb, 1998 "The Team Approach to Supracricoid Laryngectomy", Stroboscopy Interest Group, The Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Mar, 1998 "Office Endoscopy for Evaluation of the Head and Neck", Current Concepts in Otolaryngology: A Primary Care
Approach, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May, 1998 "Organ Preservation Surgery of the Larynx", Grand Rounds, Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

Jun, 1998 "Saving the Voice Box with Surgery", Oncology Grand Rounds, Pocono Medical Center, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Mar, 1999 "The Management of Head and Neck Masses" Grand, Rounds, Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Apr, 1999 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy with Cricohyoidoepiglottopexy", 17th International Otolaryngology Congress - Recent Trends in Management of Head and Neck Tumors, Alexandria, Egypt.

Apr, 1999 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy with Cricohyoidopexy," 17th International Otolaryngology Congress - Recent Trends in Management of Head and Neck Tumors, Alexandria, Egypt.

Apr, 1999 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy," The Annual Meeting of the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Apr, 1999 "Organ Preservation Surgery of the Larynx", The Annual Meeting of the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Oct, 1999 "Surgical Anatomy of the Larynx" and "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", Comprehensive Care of Laryngeal Carcinoma,
Evaluation and Management, Mount Sinai, Medical
Center, New York, New York

Oct, 1999 "Quality of Life Following Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", 2nd Annual Conference on Head and Neck Rehabilitation, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Nov, 1999 "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer" Surgical Grand Rounds, St. Luke's Medical Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Nov, 1999 "Organ Preservation Surgery in the New Millenium" Grand Rounds and Cadaver Dissection, The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Feb, 2000 "Quality of Life and Outcomes in the Management of Laryngeal Cancer", The Department of Otolaryngology, Georg-August-University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany

Sep, 2000 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy", The Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Washington D.C. during Mini-seminar on "Conservation Surgery for Carcinoma of the Larynx"

Sep, 2000 "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer",
Christopher Rassekh, M.D. and Gregory S. Weinstein, M.D., Instructor, Annual Meeting, American Academy
of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Given annually from 1999-
2000

Dec, 2000 "Supracricoid Laryngectomy", "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer", 2000 Annual Clinical Conference, Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, Kansas City, Missouri

Feb, 2001 "Quality of Life following Supracricoid Partial
Laryngectomy", 12th International Laser Surgery Course in Otorhinolaryngology University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany,

Apr, 2001 "Organ Preservation in Surgical Management", Rehabilitation and Symptom Control in Head and Neck Cancer,
Preserving Quality of Life Across the Disease Continuum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Apr, 2001 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", Guest Lecturer, and Cadaver Dissection of Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Apr, 2001 "Surgical Organ Preservation for Laryngeal Cancer" Medical Grand Rounds, Abington Medical Center, Abington, Pennsylvania

Apr, 2001 "Surgical and Non-surgical Organ Preservation for Laryngeal Cancer", Lecturer, The Annual Meeting of the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Tampa, Florida

Apr, 2001 "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Carcinoma", Guest Lecturer,The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

May, 2001 "Surgical Anatomy of the Larynx", The National Congress of the Mexican Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Leon, Mexico

May, 2001 "Supracricoid Hemilaryngopharyngectomy", The National Congress of the Mexican Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Leon, Mexico

May, 2001 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy: Where does it fit it? How do you make it work?", Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May, 2001 "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer", The National Congress of the Mexican Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Leon, Mexico

May, 2001 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", The National Congress of the Mexican Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Leon, Mexico

Jun, 2001 "Conservation Laryngectomy", The 34th Annual Head and Neck Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Course, Iowa
City, Iowa.

Jun, 2001 "Chemotherapy," The 34th Annual Head and Neck Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Course, Iowa City, Iowa, June.

Jun, 2001 "Laryngeal Anatomy", The 34th Annual Head and Neck
Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Course, Iowa City,
Iowa.

Jun, 2001 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", Grand Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, UMDMJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center , Piscataway, New Jersey

Jun, 2001 "The Role of Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy in the Management of Advanced Laryngeal Cancer" , The Combined Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the Turkish Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

Sep, 2001 "The Role of Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy in the Management of Advanced Cancer of the Larynx", The Joint Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Head and Neck Surgery, Denver, Colorado

Sep, 2001 Surgical Anatomy of the Larynx, Gregory S. Weinstein, M.D., and Olliviere Laccourreye, M.D., Instructor,
Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Oct, 2001 "Anatomy of the Larynx and the Etiology and Management of Supraglottic, Glottic and Posterior Glottic Stenosis", 87th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Lecture and Panel Discussion: Laryngotracheal Stenosis, New Orleans, Louisiana

Apr, 2002 "Optimal Treatment of Early Stage Glottic Cancer: Open Partial Laryngectomy" Annual Meeting of the American Radium Society, Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Sep, 2002 "Optimizing Functional Results in Supracricoid
Laryngectomy", Gregory S. Weinstein,M.D., Ollivier Laccourrye,
M.D., Daniel Brasnu, M.D. Instructor, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Given annually from 1993
- 2002

Dec, 2002 "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer", The New England Society of Otolaryngology Winter Meeting, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston,

Dec, 2002 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy: 2003 Update", The New England Society of Otolaryngology Winter Meeting, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts.

Feb, 2003 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy: 2003 Update" and Cadaver Demonstration, Grand Rounds, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Westchester Campus, New York

Apr, 2003 "Aerodigestive Tract Invasion by Thyroid Carcinoma", Thyroid and Parathyroid Neoplasia symposium, Lowes
Hotel, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Apr, 2003 "Aerodigestive Tract Invasion by Thyroid Carcinoma", Thyroid and Parathyroid Neoplasia symposium, Lowes
Hotel, Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

Nov, 2003 Keynote speaker, 3rd Kanagawa Head and Neck Cancer Forum, "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy: Indications and Outcomes", Yokohama, Japan.

Nov, 2003 "Technical Aspects of Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", Eastern Great Lakes Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, Buffalo, New York

Nov, 2003 "Technical Aspects of Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", Grand Rounds, Roswell Park Cancer Insitute, Buffalo, New York

Nov, 2003 "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer", Kitsato University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Sep, 2004 "Endoscopic Laser vs Open Resection vs Chemoradiation for Advanced Laryngeal Carcinoma" , 2004 Mid-Year Seminar of the AOCOO-HNS Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sep, 2004 "Endoscopic and Laser Treatment of Early Laryngeal Cancer", 2004 Mid-Year Seminar of the AOCOO-HNS Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nov, 2004 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy", State of the Art Concepts in Laryngeal Conservation Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California.

Nov, 2004 "State of the Art 2004: Management of Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Carcinoma" Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Richmond, Virginia

Nov, 2004 "Voice and Swallowing Rehabilitation following Partial Laryngectomy" , State of the Art Concepts in
Laryngeal Conservation Surgery, Loma Linda
University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California.

Nov, 2004 "Endoscopic Laser vs Open Resection vs Chemoradiation for Advanced Laryngeal Carcinoma", The Seventh Annual Diane Goldstone Lecture in Head and Neck Oncology, Richmond, Virginia

Nov, 2004 "Endoscopic Microresection for Laryngeal Carcinoma", State of the Art Concepts in Laryngeal Conservation
Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine,
Loma Linda, California.

Apr, 2005 "The Contemporary Role of Partial Laryngeal Surgery" Urken Head and Neck Surgery and Microvascular Course, Beth Isreal Hospital, New York

Jul, 2005 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)" Delaware Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Wilmington, Delaware

Sep, 2005 "Controversies in the treatment of advanced laryngeal carcinoma: Locally and regionally advanced cancer of the larynx and pharynx" Lecture during Miniseminar at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, San Diego, California.

Sep, 2005 "Making Therapeutic Decisions About Head and Neck Cancer: _Operative and Nonoperative Options" Lecture during Miniseminar at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, San Diego, California.

Apr, 2006 "Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy: 2006 Update" Grand Rounds, Lahey Clinic, Boston Massachusetts

Apr, 2006 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS): Laryngeal Resections" Grand Rounds, Lahey Clinic, Boston Massachusetts

Jun, 2006 Robot Assisted Endoscopic Surgery in Patients with Pharyngeal/Laryngeal Cancer ( Where, When and How), The 3rd French/American ENT Meeting, New York, New York

Jun, 2006 Keynote Speaker for the 30th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Head and Neck Cancer, Osaka, Japan "State of the Art 2006: Management of Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer", " Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)"

Dec, 2006 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS): A Pilot Study" The New Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Annual Scientific Meeting, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Jan, 2007 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)" ASTRO/ASCO Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, Palm Springs, California.

Jan, 2007 "Transoral Robotic Surgery for Benign and Malignant Lesions of the Head and Neck", The New York Head and Neck Society Scientific Meeting, New York, New York

Apr, 2007 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS): From Bench to Bedside", Keynote Speaker in Head and Surgery for the Annual Meeting of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide, Australia

Apr, 2007 "Organ Preservation Surgery in the Larynx", Keynote Speaker in Head and Surgery for the Annual Meeting of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide, Australia

Apr, 2007 "Surgery of Oropharyngeal Cancer" Keynote Speaker in Head and Surgery for the Annual Meeting of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide, Australia

Apr, 2007 "Beyond Transoral Laser Surgery: Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)" Keynote Speaker in Head and Surgery for the Annual Meeting of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide, Australia

May, 2007 "Organ Preservation Surgery in the Larynx" Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, San Diego, California

Jun, 2007 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Benign and Malignant Lesions" Roboticon: International Robotic Surgery Symposium , Hong Kong China

Jun, 2007 "Beyond Conservation Laryngeal Surgery: Organ Preservation Surgery in the New Millenium" Grand Rounds, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China.

Jun, 2007 "Supracricioid Partial Laryngectomy: Optimizing Oncologic and Functional Outcomes" Grand Rounds, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China.

Sep, 2007 "Tranasoral Robotic Surgery (TORS): From Bench to Bedside", Gregory S. Weinstein, M.D. and Bert O'Malley, M.D., Instructor, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Washington, D.C.

Sep, 2007 "Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer", Gregory S. Weinstein, M.D. and Olliviere Laccourreye, M.D., Instructor, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Washington, D.C.

Sep, 2007 "Transoral Robotic Surgery:Mission Possible?" The Annual Meeting of The American Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses, Washington DC

Oct, 2007 "Parapharyngeal Space Tumors" 60th Anniversary Meeting of the Midlands Institute of Otology, Cheltenham, England

Oct, 2007 "External Approaches to the Management of
Pyriform Sinus Tumors" 60th Anniversary Meeting of the Midlands Institute of Otology, Cheltenham, England

Oct, 2007 "Robotic Surgery in the Head and Neck" Stirk Adams Memorial Lecture at the 60th Anniversary Meeting of the Midlands Institute of Otology, Cheltenham, England

Nov, 2007 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for the Management of Benign and Malignant Lesions of the Laryngopharynx" Grand Rounds, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Jan, 2008 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)" Third Annual Minimally Invasive Robotic Association (MIRA) Meeting, Rome, Italy.

May, 2008 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS): 2008 Update" Surgical Grand Rounds, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey

Jul, 2008 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Program - From the Bench to the Bedside" Yonsei Robotic Symposium, Seoul, Korea.

Jul, 2008 "Establishing a Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Program" Invited Lecture, Yonsei University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Apr, 2009 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS): Do the Ends Justify the Means?", Bayhealth Cancer Conference, Dover, Delaware

Apr, 2009 "Robotic Cranial Surgery", Rhinology World Congress, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jun, 2009 "Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS): From Bench to Bedside", Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery" , Bedford, Pennsylvania

Jul, 2009 "Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) : What is the value? What is the Cost?", 13th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology and ENT Expo

Sep, 2009 Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS) for Benign and Malignant Lesions of the Pharynx and Larynx, Keynote Speaker, 2009 International &10th National Head & Neck Cancer Conference September 19, 2009 in Tianjin, China

Sep, 2009 "Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS): A new approach the management of Head and Neck Cancer", Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Head and Neck Surgery , Forteleza, Brazil

Oct, 2009 "Transoral Robotic Surgery: Indications and Contraindications", 21st Meeting of the Society for Medical Innovation and Technology(SMIT), Sinaia, Romania

Oct, 2009 "Establishing a Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Program", Instructional Course, 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, San Diego, California

Nov, 2009 "History of Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)" , "Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS) for Benign and Malignant Oropharyngeal Lesions", Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Benign and Malignant Supraglottic Lesions" First European workshop in Head & Neck robotic surgery, Louvain, Belgium

Jan, 2010 "TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) - 2010 Update" Keynote Speaker, Annual Meeting of the Michigan Society of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Feb, 2010 "Robotic Surgery for Tumors of the Oropharynx and Larynx", 2010 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Symposium - Combined Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Head and Neck Society and the American Soceity of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, Phoenix, Arizona

Apr, 2010 "TransOral Robotic Surgery(TORS) A new paradigm for the management of Benign and Malignant Lesions", 2010 World Robotic Symposium and the First Meeting of the Society of Robotic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida

Apr, 2010 "Robotic Surgery in Otorhinolaryngology", 9th International Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Congress, Ankara, Turkey

Jun, 2010 Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS: Now that we have FDA clearance where do we go from here? Keynote Speaker, Robotic Head and Neck Surgery: The Mount Sinai Head and Neck Cancer Center, New York, New York

Sep, 2010 "Establishing a Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Program", Instructional Course, 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Boston, Massachussets

Mar, 2011 "Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS): A New Paradigm for the Management of Head and Neck Cancer", Keynote Speaker, 12th Asia-Oceania ORL Congress, Auckland, New Zealand (Scheduled)


Mar, 2011 "Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS): A New Paradigm for the Management of Head and Neck Cancer", 12th Asia-Oceania ORL Congress, Auckland, New Zealand (Scheduled)




Organizing Roles in Scientific Meetings:
Mar, 1997 Co-Director, Contemporary Concepts in Laryngeal Surgery for Benign and Malignant Disease, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Two-day didactic and dissection CME course
sponsored by the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery and The University of Pennsylvania Cancer

Mar, 1999 Director, The Management of Laryngeal Cancer in the New Millenium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Two-day didactic and dissection CME course sponsored by the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center

Jun, 2002 Director, The Third International Laryngeal Cancer Symposium: The Management of Laryngeal Cancer in the New Millenium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Two-day didactic and dissection CME course sponsored by the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center

Mar, 2004 Director, The Fourth International Laryngeal Cancer Symposium: The Management of Laryngeal Cancer in the New Millenium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Two-day didactic and dissection CME course sponsored by the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center

2006 Director, The Fifth International Laryngeal Cancer Symposium: The Management of Laryngeal Cancer in the New Millenium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Two-day didactic and dissection CME course sponsored by the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Saint Vincent's Medical Center
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Memberships

American Broncho-Esophagological Association, National American Medical Association, National International Head and Neck Scientific Group, International Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery, Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local The American Academy of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery `, National The American College of Surgeons, National The American Laryngological Association, National The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, National The American Radium Society, National The American Society of Head and Neck Surgery, National The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local The John Morgan Society, Local The New Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Local The Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local The Philadelphia Laryngologic Society, Local The Society of Robotic Surgeons (SRS), International The Society of University Otolaryngologists - Head and Neck Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Weinstein is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

An extension of Dr. Weinstein's special interest in organ preservation surgery has been clinical research in the area of Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) He is Principal investigator of the first IRB approved human clinical trial for robotic surgery in the field of Head and Neck Surgery. As co-founder of the first in the world research program in human TORS, he has been involved with clinical research in both developing new techniques, instrumentation, as well as adaptation of laser technology to robotic surgery. Dr. Weinstein has also been involved in establishing the first training program in TORS. Dr. Weinstein has trained physician/researchers from a number of centers around the United States in the TORS techniques and has had trained visiting surgeons in the TORS techniques from Japan, Korea, China, Australia, Sweden, Brazil, France, India as well as others. He has authored numerous articles in the area of robotic surgery and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Robotic Surgery and is a founding Board Member and First President of the SRS(Society for Robotic Society).

Recent Peer Reviewed Articles ( For Complete List See below)

1. Chawla S, Kim S, Loevner LA, Quon H, Wang S, Mutale F, Weinstein G, Delikatny EJ, Poptani H.: Proton and phosphorous MR spectroscopy in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Acad Radiol 16(11): 1366-72, Nov 2009.

2. Chawla S, Kim S, Loevner LA, Quon H, Wang S, Mutale F, Weinstein G, Delikatny EJ, Poptani H.: Proton and phosphorous MR spectroscopy in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Acad Radiol 16(11): 1366-72, Nov 2009.

3. Lee JY, O'Malley BW, Newman JG, Weinstein GS, Lega B, Diaz J, Grady MS.: Transoral robotic surgery of craniocervical junction and atlantoaxial spine: a cadaveric study. J Neurosurg Spine 12(1): 13-8, Jan 2010.

4. Bar Ad V, Weinstein G, Dutta PR, Chalian A, Both S, Quon H.: Gabapentin for the treatment of pain related to radiation-induced mucositis, in patients with head and neck tumors treated with intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) Head and Neck Journal 32(2): 173-7, Feb 2010.

5. Kim S, Loevner LA, Quon H, Kilger A, Sherman E, Weinstein G, Chalian A, Poptani H.: Prediction of response to chemoradiation therapy in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck using dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31(2): 262-8, Feb 2010.

6. Selber JC, Robb G, Serletti JM, Weinstein G, Weber R, Holsinger FC.: Transoral robotic free flap reconstruction of oropharyngeal defects: a preclinical investigation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar;125(3):896-900 125(3): 896-900, Mar 2010.

7. Selber JC, Robb G, Serletti JM, Weinstein G, Weber R, Holsinger FC.: Transoral robotic free flap reconstruction of oropharyngeal defects: a preclinical investigation. Plast Reconstr Surg 125(3): 896-900, Mar 2010.

8. Lee JY, Lega B, Bhowmick D, Newman JG, O'Malley BW Jr, Weinstein GS, Grady MS, Welch WC.: Da Vinci Robot-Assisted Transoral Odontoidectomy for Basilar Invagination. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 72(2): 91-95, May 2010.

9. Basu D, Nguyen TT, Montone KT, Zhang G, Wang LP, Diehl JA, Rustgi AK, Lee JT, Weinstein GS, Herlyn M.: Evidence for mesenchymal-like sub-populations within squamous cell carcinomas possessing chemoresistance and phenotypic plasticity. Oncogene 29(29): 4170-82, Jul 2010

10. Atkins, JH, Mandel, JE, Weinstein, GS, Mirza, N: A Pilot Study of Respiratory Inductance Plethysmography as a Safe, Noninvasive Detector of Jet Ventilation Under General Anesthesia Anesth Analg epub ahead of print, Aug 2010.

11. Grossman C, Zhu T, Finlay J, Dimofte A, Malloy K, O'Malley B Jr, Weinstein G, Busch TM, Quon H.: Targeted laryngeal photodynamic therapy with a balloon diffusing light source. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 7(3): 158-161, Sep 2010

12. Weinstein GS, Quon H, O'Malley Jr. BW, Kim GG, Cohen MA. : Selective neck dissection and de-intensified postoperative radiation and chemotherapy for Oropharyngeal Cancer: A Subset Analysis of the University of Pennsylvania TORS Trial Laryngoscope 120(9): 1749-55, Sep 2010.

13. Benito J, Holsinger FC, Pérez-Martín A, Garcia D, Weinstein GS, Laccourreye O.: Aspiration after supracricoid partial laryngectomy: Incidence, risk factors, management, and outcomes. Head Neck Page: In press. 2010.

14. Lee JYK, O'Malley, BW, Newman, JG, Weinstein, GS, Lega, B, Diaz, J, Grady, MS: Transoral Robotic Surgery of the SkullBase: A Cadaver and Feasibility Study. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2010;72(4):181-7. 72(4): 181-7, 2010.

15. O'Malley, BW Jr, Quon, H, Weinstein, GS : TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Parapharyngeal Space Tumors ORL Otorhino and Related Spec In press, 2010.

16. Quon, H, O'Malley, BW, Jr. Weinstein, GS: Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy Following TransOral Robotic Resection (TORS) for Oropharyngeal Carcinomas: rationale and current treatment approach. ORL Page: In press, 2010

17. Cohen MA , Weinstein GS, O'Malley Jr. BW, Feldman M, and Quon H. : Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Status: Oncologic Results. Head and Neck Surgery in press.

18. Weinstein GS, O'Malley Jr. BW, Cohen MA, and Quon H. : Transoral Robotic Surgery(TORS) for Advanced Oropharyngeal Carcinoma. The Archives of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery in press.



Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, including participation in committee reports (print or other media):
1. Laccourreye, O., Weinstein, G.S., Brasnu, D. and Laccourreye, H.: Editorial response on "A clinical trial of continuous cisplatin-fluorouracil induction chemotherapy and supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy for glottic cancer staged as T2." Cancer 76: 149-151, 1995.

2. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O. and Yousem, D. : The role of CT and MR planning in conservation laryngeal surgery. The Neuroimaging Clinics of North America. Yousem, D. (eds.). May 1996.

3. Brasnu, D., Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O.: Supracricoid partial laryngectomies for endolaryngeal carcinoma: oncological and functional indications and results. , In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Toronto, July 28 - August 1, 1996, Shah, J.P. and Johnson, J.T. (eds.). The Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, Arlington, Virginia. 1996.

4. Rassekh, C , Weinstein, G.S. and Laccourreye, O.: Supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidopexy. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Bailey, B. et al (eds.). Lippincott - Raven 1998.

5. Weinstein, G.S.: Conservation laryngeal surgery. Renewal of Certification Study Guide in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Gluckman, J. (eds.). Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa, 1998.

6. Weinstein, G.S.: Malignant neoplasms of the salivary glands. Renewal of Certification Study Guide in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Gluckman, J. (eds.). Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa 1998.

7. Weinstein, G.S. and Laccourreye, O.: Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy. Advances in Head and Neck Oncology, Robbins, K.T., Editor. Singular Publishing Group, Inc., San Diego, California, 1998. Robbins, K.T. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, Inc., San Diego, California, 1998.

8. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O. and Rassekh, C.: Conservation laryngeal surgery. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Cummings, C., et al. (eds.). W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998.

9. Laccourreye O., Weinstein, G.S. : Cirurgia de los tumores gloticos y subgloticos Tratado de Otorrinolaringologica y Cirugia de Cabeza Y Cuello Suiarez, C., Medina, J. (eds.). Poyectos Medicos Guadalajara, 1999.

10. Laccourreye, H., Laccourreye, O.,Weinstein, G.S.: Preoperative Evaluation for Organ Preservation Surgery of the Larynx. Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, San Diego, California, 2000.

11. Laccourreye, O., Laccourreye, H., El-Sawy, M., Weinstein, G.S. : Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy with Cricohyoidoepiglottopexy. Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, San Diego, California, 2000.

12. Laccourreye, O., Weinstein, G.S.: Supraglottic Laryngectomy. Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, San Diego, California, 2000.

13. Weinstein, G., Anderson, T.: Commentary on exuberant nasal polyposis. Resident and Staff Physician 46: 37-44, 2000.

14. Weinstein, G.S., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H.: Laryngeal Anatomy: Surgical and Clinical Implications. Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, San Diego, California, 2000.

15. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O.: Organ Preservation Surgery of the Larynx: A New Paradigm. Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, San Diego, California. 2000.

16. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O. : Vertical Partial Laryngectomies. Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, San Diego, California 2000.

17. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Muscatello, L. : Optimizing Postsurgical Clinical Outcome. Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H. (eds.). Singular Publishing Group, San Diego, California, 2000.

18. Weinstein, G.S., Harvey, R. : Open Surgical Resection of Sinus Neoplasms. Diseases of the Sinuses: Diagnosis and Endoscopic Management. Kennedy, D., Zinreich, S.J., Bolger, W, (eds.). B.C. Decker, Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2001.

19. Weinstein, G.S. : Partial Laryngeal Procedures. Head and Neck Cancers. Ensly, J.F., Lippman, S.M., Jacobs, J.R., Gutkind, J.S. (eds.). Academic Press, 2002.

20. Tufano, R., Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O. and Rassekh, C.: Conservation laryngeal surgery. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Cummings, C., et al. (eds.). W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2004.

21. Weinstein, G. S., Myers, E. N., Shapshay, S. M., Weber, R.: Nonsurgical treatment of laryngeal cancer. N Engl J Med 350(10): 1049-53; author reply 1049-53, 2004.

22. Hockstein, N., Weinstein, G.S., O'Malley, B.W.: Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS). Robotics in Surgery: History, Current and Future Applications. Faust, R.A. (eds.). Nova Publishers, 2006.

23. Weinstein, GS, Laccourreye, O, Rassekh, C. : Early Glottic and Supraglottic Carcinoma: Open Supraglottic and Supracricord Partial Laryngectomy. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Bailey, B. et. al. (eds.). Lippincott - Raven, 2006.

Books:
1. Weinstein, G.S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Laccourreye, H.: Organ Preservation Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer. Singular Publishing, Group, Inc, San Diego, California, 1999.

Alternative Media:
1. Weinstein, G.S. : Organ Preservation Surgery: Is total laryngectomy always needed after radiation failure? News form S.P.O.H.N.C., Vol. II, No.1. Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. II(1), September 2001.

2. Basu, D.B., Truelson, J.M., Weinstein, G.S.: Management of the Neck With Carotid Artery Involvement. E-Medicine Online Textbook, and URL: http://www.emedicine.com/ent/TOPIC508.HTM 2006.

3. Lai, S.Y., Weinstein, G.S.: Conservation Laryngeal Surgery, Supracricoid Laryngectomy. E-Medicine Online Textbook, and URL: http://www.emedicine.com/ent/TOPIC570.HTM 2006.

4. Quon, H., Basu, D.B., Weinstein, G.S., Weng, H. : Radiation Therapy, Hypopharyngeal Cancer. E-Medicine Online Textbook, and URL: http://www.emedicine.com/ent/TOPIC585.HTM 2007.

5. Weinstein GS, O'Malley, BW: da Vinci Transoral Surgery Procedure Guide. Intuitive Surgical Training Publication. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Page: 1-30, August 2008.


Grants:



Past:
A Single Center Retrospective Investigation of the use of the da Vinci Surgical System in Transoral Surgery (TORS) Targeting Patients with Oral and Laryngopharyngeal benign and malignant lesions , Intuitive Surgical, Inc. , 5/2008-2/2009 (Gregory Weinstein, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: PI)

SCOR Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, NIH, 8/2004-7/2005 (Stephen Thom, M.D., PI), 3% effort (Role in grant: Co-investigator)

Phase III open label L/T study of Cervimuline, Daichi Corp., 3/2003-3/2005 (Gregory S. Weinstein, PI), 5% effort (Role in grant: PI)

Smoking Cessation Program for Head and Neck Cancer Patients, NIH/NCI, 6/2002-5/2004 (P. Garati, PI), , 2% effort (Role in grant: Co-investigator)

Phase II study of the safety and efficacy of allovectin-7 immunotherapy for the treatment of primary, resectable squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx. , Vical Corp., 6/2001-5/2002 (David Rosenthal, M.D., PI), , 1% effort (Role in grant: Co-Investigator)

A Phase I study of epirubicin, cisplatin and metastatic upper gastrointestinal, recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and metastatic non-small cell lung cancer., Pharmacia, Corp., 3/2001-2/2002 (David Rosenthal, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Co-Investigator)

A phase III, multicenter, randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy and safety of cevimeline in the treatment of xerostomia secondary to radiation therapy for cancer in the head and neck region, Daiichi, Corp., 1/2001-12/2002 (Gregory Weinstein, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Local PI)

Biochemoprevention followed by fenretinide versus placebo maintenance for advanced laryngal dysplasia, MD Anderson and NIH: Center for Scientific Review, 1/2000-1/2005 (Robert Lustig, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Co-investigator)

IFN Alpha/IL-12-2001 : An open label multiple administration, rising dose study of the safety, tolerability and efficacy of IFN alpha/II-12-2001 in patients with unresectable or recurrent/refraqctory sqaumous cell carcinoma of the neck, Valentis, Inc., 10/1999-9/2000 (Shelley McQuone, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Sub-investigator)

Interlukin 12: An open label multiple administration, rising dose study of the safety, tolerabolity and efficacy of Interleukin 12 in patients with unresectable or recurrent/refractory squamous cell carcinoma of the neck, Valentis, Inc., 8/1999-7/2000 (Shelley McQuone, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Co-Investigator)

IFN Alpha 1001: An open label multiple administration, rising dose study of safety, tolerability and efficacy of IFN alpha 1001 gene medicine in patients with unresectable or recurrent/refractory squamous cell carcinoma of the neck, Valentis, Inc. , 5/1999-4/2000 (Shelley McQuone, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Sub-investigator)

Phase I trial of Bi-weekly SPI-77 (Liposomal Cisplatin) with concurrent radiotherapy, Cequus/Alza Corp., 5/1999-4/2000 (David Rosenthal, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Co-Investigator)

A Phase I/II investigation of topotecan, paclitaxel, and carboplatin with G-csf metastatic and recurrent head and neck cancer. , In house/Smith Kline, 2/1999-1/2000 (Victor Aveles, M.D., PI), 1% effort (Role in grant: Co-Investigator)

HUP Phase II trial of combined modality therapy for oropharyngeal cancer, Bristol Myers Squibb, 3/1998-2/2002 (Mitchell Machtay, M.D., PI), 5% effort (Role in grant: Co-Investigator, Single Center/No Salary Support)

A randomized Phase II trial assessing human erythropoitin(EPO) and standard of care practices in patients with advanced head and neck cancer undergoing surgery. , Orthobiotec, Inc., 1/1997-12/2000 (Gregory S. Weinstein, PI), 5% effort (Role in grant: PI)

Selected Publications:

Weinstein, G. S., O'Malley, B. W., Jr., Snyder, W., Sherman, E., Quon, H.: Transoral robotic surgery: radical tonsillectomy Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133 (12): 1220-6,2007.

Weinstein, G. S., O'Malley, B. W., Jr., Snyder, W., Hockstein, N. G.: Transoral robotic surgery: supraglottic partial laryngectomy Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116 (1): 19-23,2007.

Weinstein, G. S., Conley, J. J.: Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid gland: a review of surgical management with reference to the facial nerve Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 98 (11): 845-7,1989.

Weinstein, G. S., El-Sawy, M. M., Ruiz, C., Dooley, P., Chalian, A., El-Sayed, M. M., Goldberg, A.: Laryngeal preservation with supracricoid partial laryngectomy results in improved quality of life when compared with total laryngectomy Laryngoscope 111 (2): 191-9,2001.

O'Malley, B. W., Jr., Weinstein, G. S., Snyder, W., Hockstein, N. G.: Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for base of tongue neoplasms Laryngoscope 116 (8): 1465-72,2006.

Laccourreye, H., Laccourreye, O., Weinstein, G., Menard, M., Brasnu, D.: Supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidopexy: a partial laryngeal procedure for selected supraglottic and transglottic carcinomas Laryngoscope 100 (7): 735-41,1990.

Laccourreye, H., Laccourreye, O., Weinstein, G., Menard, M., Brasnu, D.: Supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy: a partial laryngeal procedure for glottic carcinoma Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 99 (6 Pt 1): 421-6,1990.

Weinstein, G. S., Laccourreye, O., Brasnu, D., Tucker, J., Montone, K.: Reconsidering a paradigm: the spread of supraglottic carcinoma to the glottis Laryngoscope 105 (10): 1129-33,1995.

Weinstein, G. S., Laccourreye, O., Ruiz, C., Dooley, P., Chalian, A., Mirza, N.: Larynx preservation with supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy. Correlation of videostroboscopic findings and voice parameters Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111 (1): 1-7,2002.

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