Rod Rezaee, MD

Director, Microvascular Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine



The Ohio State University College of Medicine (1996)


General Surgery - Mount Carmel Medical Center (1996-1997)

Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery - The Ohio State University Medical Center (1997-2001)

Microvascular Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery - Mt Sinai Medical Center NYC (2001-2002)



Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Head and Neck Microvascular Resconstructive Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Melanoma Surgery, Salivary Gland Surgery


  1. Piezoelectric BoneScalpel osteotomies in osteocutaneous free flaps ,Wick CC, Rezaee RP, Zender CA., Laryngoscope. 2013 Mar;123:618-21
  2. Foreign Body Impaction in the Vertebral Canal, Chen Y, Chhabra N, Yi-Chun C, Arnold J, Rezaee RP, American Journal of Otolaryngol, May 2013
  3. Utility of SPECT/CT for periparotid sentinel lymph node mapping in the surgical management of head and neck melanoma Zender C1, Guo T, Weng C, Faulhaber P, Rezaee RP Am J Otolaryngol. 2014 Jan-Feb;35:12-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2013.08.004. Epub 2013 Oct 18
  4. Multi-institutional investigation of the prognostic value of lymph nodel yield in advanced-stage oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, Jaber J, Zender C, Mehta V, Davis K, Ferris R, Lavertu P, Rezaee RP, Feustel P, Johnson J, Head Neck, Aug 29 , 2014
  5. The Use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in the Management of Cervical Necrotizing Fasciitis, Frankel JK, Rezaee RP, Harvey DJ, McBeath ER, Zender CA, Lavertu P. Head Neck. 2015 Mar 9. doi: 10.1002/hed.24028. [Epub ahead of print