Heather A Edwards, MD FACS FRCSC
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

MD, University of Western Ontario

Dr. Edwards specializes in the surgical treatment of cancers of the head and neck region. Her clinical interests include minimally invasive surgical approaches and complex microvascular reconstruction after tumor excision. Her research interests include the impact of the oral microbiome on carcinogenesis and response to cancer therapies, and functional outcomes after reconstructive head and neck surgery.

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

Dissecting temporal and spatial dynamics in HNC
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2021 (PI)
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary American College of


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  1. Wang JJ, Rubin SJ, Devaiah AK, Faden DL, Salama AR, Edwards HA. Long-Term Opioid Use in Post-Surgical Management of Patients With Head and Neck Cancer. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2021 Sep 14; 34894211045771.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34521247
  2. Wang JJ, Levi JR, Edwards HA. Changes in Care Provision During COVID-19 Impact Patient Well-Being. J Patient Exp. 2021; 8:23743735211034068.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34350341; PMCID: PMC8295945; DOI: 10.1177/23743735211034068;
  3. Eskander A, Marqueen KE, Edwards HA, Joshua AM, Petrella TM, de Almeida JR, Goldstein DP, Ferket BS. To ban or not to ban tanning bed use for minors: A cost-effectiveness analysis from multiple US perspectives for invasive melanoma. Cancer. 2021 Jul 01; 127(13):2333-2341. PMID: 33844296
  4. Bourdillon AT, Mehra S, Rahmati R, Judson B, Edwards HA. Anesthesia screen use may impact operating room communication practices in otolaryngology. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Sep-Oct; 42(5):103000. PMID: 33812208
  5. Rubin S, Wulu JA, Edwards HA, Dolan RW, Brams DM, Yarlagadda BB. The Impact of MassPAT on Opioid Prescribing Patterns for Otolaryngology Surgeries. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 04; 164(4):781-787.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33588624
  6. Mur T, Jaleel Z, Agarwal P, Edwards H, Levi JR. Paediatric laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: Systematic review and pooled analysis. Clin Otolaryngol. 2021 May; 46(3):494-500.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33475248
  7. Bourdillon AT, Edwards HA. Review of probiotic use in otolaryngology. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Mar-Apr; 42(2):102883. PMID: 33453564; PMCID: PMC7914206; DOI: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102883;
  8. Mohebali J, Edwards HA, Schwartz SI, Ergul EA, Deschler DG, LaMuraglia GM. Multispecialty surgical management of carotid body tumors in the modern era. J Vasc Surg. 2021 06; 73(6):2036-2040. PMID: 33253874
  9. Mur T, Jaleel Z, Agarwal P, Edwards HA. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Larynx: A SEER Database Review. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Nov 10; 145561320970691.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33170034
  10. Izreig S, Hajek M, Edwards HA, Mehra S, Sasaki C, Judson BL, Rahmati RW. The role of vitamin D in head and neck cancer. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2020 Dec; 5(6):1079-1088. PMID: 33364397; PMCID: PMC7752058; DOI: 10.1002/lio2.469;
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