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

MD, University of Western Ontario
BA, Queen's University

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 access and equity to oncology clinical trials, and equity in reconstructive care.

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

Dissecting temporal and spatial dynamics in HNC
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary American College of


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  1. Batool S, Hansen EE, Sethi RKV, Rettig EM, Goguen LA, Annino DJ, Uppaluri R, Edwards HA, Faden DL, Schnipper JL, Dohan D, Reich AJ, Bergmark RW. Perspectives on Referral Pathways for Timely Head and Neck Cancer Care. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2024 Jul 01; 150(7):545-554. PMID: 38753343; PMCID: PMC11099838; DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2024.0917;
  2. Farlow JL, Abouyared M, Rettig EM, Kejner A, Patel R, Edwards HA. Gender Bias in Artificial Intelligence-Written Letters of Reference. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2024 May 08. PMID: 38716794
  3. Farlow JL, Abouyared M, Rettig EM, Kejner A, Edwards HA, Patel R. Portrait of a Surgeon: Artificial Intelligence Reflections. OTO Open. 2024; 8(2):e139. PMID: 38633142; PMCID: PMC11022959; DOI: 10.1002/oto2.139;
  4. Sajisevi M, Nguyen K, Callas P, Holcomb AJ, Vural E, Davis KP, Thomas CM, Plonowska-Hirschfeld KA, Stein JS, Eskander A, Kakarala K, Enepekides DJ, Hier MP, Ryan WR, Asarkar AA, Aulet R, Bell RK, Blasco MA, Bowmaster VB, Burruss CP, Chung J, Chan K, Chang BA, Coffey CS, Cognetti DM, Cooper DJ, Cordero J, Donovan J, Du YJ, Dundar Y, Dedivitis RA, Edwards HA, Erovic BM, Feinberg PA, Garvey EA, Goldstein DP, Goodman JF, Goulart RN, Goyal N, Grasl S, Giurintano JP, Gupta N, Habib AM, Hackman TG, Hara JH, Henson C, Hinni ML, Hua N, Johnson-Obaseki S, Juloori A, Kalman NS, Kejner AE, Khaja SF, Ku JA, Lambert A, Luu BK, Magliocca KR, Dos Santos LRM, Michael C, Miles BA, de Melo GM, Moore MG, Morand GB, Moura K, Mukdad L, Noroozi H, Patel R, Paydarfar JA, Sadeghi N, Savaria FN, Schmitt NC, Shapiro J, Shaver TB, Stoeckli SJ, St John M, Stokes WA, Sulibhavi A, Tasoulas J, Vendra V, Vinh DB, Virgen CG, Wooten C, Woody NM, Young GD. Oncologic Safety of Close Margins in Patients With Low- to Intermediate-Grade Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2024 Feb 01; 150(2):107-116. PMID: 38095911; PMCID: PMC10722387; DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.3952;
  5. Batool S, Hansen EE, Sethi RKV, Rettig EM, Goguen LA, Annino D, Uppaluri R, Edwards HA, Faden DL, Dohan D, Dhand A, Reich AJ, Bergmark RW. Personal Social Networks and Care-Seeking for Head and Neck Cancer: A Qualitative Study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2024 Feb; 170(2):457-467. PMID: 38079157
  6. Bloom JC, Kaufmann N, Koss S, Edwards HA, Perkins RB, Faden DL. Deciphering Knowledge and Opinions of Human Papillomavirus and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Facilitation of Point-of-Care Vaccination in Adults. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2023 Oct 01; 149(10):870-877.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37651109; PMCID: PMC10472267; DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.2073;
  7. Nieves-Rivera A, Benchetrit L, Kan K, Tucker S, Johnson M, Edwards H. Use of tongue base palpation among oral healthcare providers: Cross-sectional survey. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023; 44(2):103765. PMID: 36603380
  8. Rohlfing ML, Kan K, Tierney WS, Plocienniczak MJ, Edwards HA, Tracy LF. Historical Review and Modern Case of Spontaneous Laryngeal Abscess. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2023 Aug; 132(8):964-969.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35923122
  9. Duraiswamy S, Rubin SJ, Kim Y, Mur T, Edwards HA. Limited English proficiency and head and neck cancer outcomes. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 May-Jun; 43(3):103470.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35427938
  10. Shehan JN, Alwani T, LeClair J, Mahoney TF, Agarwal P, Chaudhry ST, Wang JJ, Noordzij JP, Tracy LF, Edwards HA, Grillone G, Salama AR, Jalisi SM, Devaiah AK. Social determinants of health and treatment decisions in head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2022 02; 44(2):372-381.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34889486
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