Last Name

Jason Kass, MD, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentOtolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Other Positions
InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

 Awards and Honors

2002American Academy of Neurology Fellow
2016-2017Veterans Affairs: Spark Innovation Grant
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Kass is a head and neck surgeon who specializes in patients with head and neck cancer. He has advanced training in robotic-assisted surgery and microvascular reconstruction.

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  1. Kass JI, Giraldez L, Gooding W, Choby G, Kim S, Miles B, Teng M, Sikora AG, Johnson JT, Myers EN, Duvvuri U, Genden EM, Ferris RL. Oncologic outcomes of surgically treated early-stage oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2016 Oct; 38(10):1467-71. PMID: 27080244.
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  2. Pool C, Kass J, Spivack J, Nahumi N, Khan M, Babus L, Teng MS, Genden EM, Miles BA. Increased Surgical Site Infection Rates following Clindamycin Use in Head and Neck Free Tissue Transfer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Feb; 154(2):272-8. PMID: 26573570.
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  3. Saini AT, Parasher AK, Kass JI, Altman KW, Miles BA. Intraoral midline mandibulotomy improves laryngeal access for transoral resection of laryngeal cancer. Am J Otolaryngol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 37(2):95-8. PMID: 26954859.
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  4. Beswick DM, Rodriguez KD, Olds CE, Kass JI, Schaitkin BM. Quantification of maxillary sinus accessibility via a middle meatal antrostomy. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2015 Sep-Oct; 29(5):394-6. PMID: 26358354.
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  5. Kass JI, Lee SC, Abberbock S, Seethala RR, Duvvuri U. Adenosquamous carcinoma of the head and neck: Molecular analysis using CRTC-MAML FISH and survival comparison with paired conventional squamous cell carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2015 Nov; 125(11):E371-6. PMID: 26255977.
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  6. Kass JI, Ferguson BJ. Videos in clinical medicine. Treatment of hematoma of the nasal septum. N Engl J Med. 2015 May 28; 372(22):e28. PMID: 26017844.
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  7. Kass JI, Genden EM. The Contemporary History of Robotic Technology. In Robotic Surgery of the Head and Neck. Thieme Publishers. 2015.
  8. Kass JI, Grandis JR. The Molecular Biology of Head & Neck Cancer. In Sataloff’s Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology. Jaypee Medical Publishers. 2015.
  9. Kass JI, Moskowitz HS, Grandis JR. Oncogenomics/Proteomics of Head and Neck Cancers. In Head and Neck Cancer: Second Edition. Springer Publishing. 2015.
  10. Kass JI, Grandis JR, Johnson DE. Overcoming Inherent Resistance to Proteasome Inhibitors in Head and Neck Cancer: Challenges and New Approaches. In Resistance of Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapeutics. Springer Publishing. 2014.
  11. Kass JI, Mintz IM. Silent plateau potentials, rhythmic bursts, and pacemaker firing: three patterns of activity that coexist in quadristable subthalamic neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jan 3; 103(1):183-8. PMID: 16373507.
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  12. Castanon I, Von Stetina S, Kass J, Baylies MK. Dimerization partners determine the activity of the Twist bHLH protein during Drosophila mesoderm development. Development. 2001 Aug; 128(16):3145-59. PMID: 11688563.
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  13. Kass JI, Artero R, Baylies MK. Non-radioactive electrophoretic mobility shift assay using digoxigenin-ddUTP labeled probes. Dros. Inf. Serv. 2000; (83):185-188.
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