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James L.  Netterville

James L. Netterville, M.D.

Mark C. Smith Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Professor of Otolaryngology
Director, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery
Associate Director, Bill Wilkerson Center for
Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist

Profile

Dr. Netterville is the Director of Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt and is an international leading authority of treating head and neck cancer. He is one of the world's experts in the treatment of skull base tumors and has a vast clinical experience.

Education
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences Memphis, Tennessee. M.D., 1980
  • Internship: Methodist Hospitals Memphis, Tennessee, July 1980 - June 1981
  • Resident - Surgery, Methodist Hospital Memphis, Tennessee, July 1981-June 1982 Resident - Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, July, 1982-June 1985 Preceptorship - Skull Base Surgery, M.E. Glasscock, M.D. Nashville, Tennessee, October 1984
  • Fellow - Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, July 1985 - July 1986
Publications
  • Johnson JA, Loyd JE, Wheat LJ, Netterville JL. A case series and review of histoplasmosis infection in the neck. Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep; 136(9): 916-9. PMID: 20855687, PII: 136/9/916, DOI: 10.1001/archoto.2010.143, ISSN: 1538-361X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20855687.
  • Chung CH, Aulino J, Muldowney NJ, Hatakeyama H, Baumann J, Burkey B, Netterville J, Sinard R, Yarbrough WG, Cmelak AJ, Slebos RJ, Shyr Y, Parker J, Gilbert J, Murphy BA. Nuclear factor-kappa B pathway and response in a phase II trial of bortezomib and docetaxel in patients with recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Ann. Oncol [print-electronic]. 2010 Apr; 21(4): 864-70. PMID: 19850643, PMCID: PMC2844946, PII: mdp390, DOI: 10.1093/annonc/mdp390, ISSN: 1569-8041.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19850643.
  • Murphy BA, Dietrich MS, Wells N, Dwyer K, Ridner SH, Silver HJ, Gilbert J, Chung CH, Cmelak A, Burkey B, Yarbrough WG, Sinard R, Netterville J. Reliability and validity of the Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom Survey: a tool to assess symptom burden in patients treated with chemoradiation. Head Neck. 2010 Jan; 32(1): 26-37. PMID: 19626644, DOI: 10.1002/hed.21143, ISSN: 1097-0347.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19626644.
  • Law JH, Whigham AS, Wirth PS, Liu D, Pham MQ, Vadivelu S, Kirkbride KC, Brown BT, Burkey BB, Sinard RJ, Netterville JL, Yarbrough WG. Human-in-mouse modeling of primary head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2009 Dec; 119(12): 2315-23. PMID: 19693929, DOI: 10.1002/lary.20607, ISSN: 1531-4995.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19693929.
  • Yang ES, Murphy BM, Chung CH, Netterville JL, Burkey BB, Gilbert J, Yarbrough WG, Sinard R, Cmelak AJ. Evolution of clinical trials in head and neck cancer. Crit. Rev. Oncol. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2009 Jul; 71(1): 29-42. PMID: 18996026, PII: S1040-8428(08)00244-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2008.09.015, ISSN: 1879-0461.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18996026.
  • Kauffman RM, Netterville JL, Burkey BB. Transoral excision of the submandibular gland: techniques and results of nine cases. Laryngoscope. 2009 Mar; 119(3): 502-7. PMID: 19235741, DOI: 10.1002/lary.20029, ISSN: 1531-4995.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19235741.
  • Jalisi S, Netterville JL. Rehabilitation after cranial base surgery. Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am. 2009 Feb; 42(1): 49-56, viii. PMID: 19134489, PII: S0030-6665(08)00160-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.otc.2008.09.016, ISSN: 0030-6665.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19134489.
  • Mueller JS, Schultenover S, Simpson J, Ely K, Netterville J. Value of rapid assessment cytology in the surgical management of head and neck tumors in a Nigerian mission hospital. Head Neck. 2008 Aug; 30(8): 1083-5. PMID: 18528905, DOI: 10.1002/hed.20843, ISSN: 1097-0347.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18528905.
  • Mukherjee K, Cash MP, Burkey BB, Yarbrough WG, Netterville JL, Melvin WV. Antegrade and retrograde endoscopy for treatment of esophageal stricture. Am Surg. 2008 Aug; 74(8): 686-7; discussion 688. PMID: 18705567, ISSN: 0003-1348.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18705567.
  • Gilbert J, Cmelak A, Shyr Y, Netterville J, Burkey BB, Sinard RJ, Yarbrough WG, Chung CH, Aulino JM, Murphy BA. Phase II trial of irinotecan plus cisplatin in patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous carcinoma of the head and neck. Cancer. 2008 Jul 7/1/2008; 113(1): 186-92. PMID: 18484593, DOI: 10.1002/cncr.23545, ISSN: 0008-543X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18484593.
  • Slebos RJ, Li M, Vadivelu S, Burkey BB, Netterville JL, Sinard R, Gilbert J, Murphy B, Chung CH, Shyr Y, Yarbrough WG. Microsatellite mutations in buccal cells are associated with aging and head and neck carcinoma. Br. J. Cancer [print-electronic]. 2008 Feb 2/12/2008; 98(3): 619-26. PMID: 18212747, PMCID: PMC2243146, PII: 6604198, DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6604198, ISSN: 0007-0920.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18212747.
  • Willey CD, Murphy BA, Netterville JL, Burkey BB, Shyr Y, Shakhtour B, Kish B, Raben D, Chen C, Song JI, Kane MA, Cmelak AJ. A Phase II multi-institutional trial of chemoradiation using weekly docetaxel and erythropoietin for high-risk postoperative head and neck cancer patients. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys [print-electronic]. 2007 Apr 4/1/2007; 67(5): 1323-31. PMID: 17289289, PII: S0360-3016(06)03504-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2006.11.033, ISSN: 0360-3016.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17289289.
  • Cmelak AJ, Murphy BA, Burkey B, Douglas S, Shyr Y, Netterville J. Taxane-based chemoirradiation for organ preservation with locally advanced head and neck cancer: results of a phase II multi-institutional trial. Head Neck. 2007 Apr; 29(4): 315-24. PMID: 17252600, DOI: 10.1002/hed.20522, ISSN: 1043-3074.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17252600.
  • Conoyer JM, Netterville JL, Chen A, Vos JD. Pedicled fat flap reconstruction of the atrophic or "empty" paraglottic space following resection of teflon granuloma or oversized implant. Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2006 Nov; 115(11): 837-45. PMID: 17165667, ISSN: 0003-4894.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17165667.
  • Chung CH, Ely K, McGavran L, Varella-Garcia M, Parker J, Parker N, Jarrett C, Carter J, Murphy BA, Netterville J, Burkey BB, Sinard R, Cmelak A, Levy S, Yarbrough WG, Slebos RJ, Hirsch FR. Increased epidermal growth factor receptor gene copy number is associated with poor prognosis in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. J. Clin. Oncol. 2006 Sep 9/1/2006; 24(25): 4170-6. PMID: 16943533, PII: 24/25/4170, DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2006.07.2587, ISSN: 1527-7755.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16943533.
  • Smith JJ, Passman MA, Dattilo JB, Guzman RJ, Naslund TC, Netterville JL. Carotid body tumor resection: does the need for vascular reconstruction worsen outcome?. Ann Vasc Surg [print-electronic]. 2006 Jul; 20(4): 435-9. PMID: 16786441, DOI: 10.1007/s10016-006-9093-0, ISSN: 0890-5096.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16786441.
  • Cohen SM, Garrett CG, Netterville JL, Courey MS. Laryngoscopy in bilateral vocal fold immobility: can you make a diagnosis?. Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2006 Jun; 115(6): 439-43. PMID: 16805375, ISSN: 0003-4894.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16805375.
  • Davis BM, Mueller J, Netterville J. Pathology quiz case: Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai-Dorfman disease). Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 2006 Apr; 132(4): 455-6. PMID: 16618918, PII: 132/4/455, DOI: 10.1001/archotol.132.4.455, ISSN: 0886-4470.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16618918.
  • Slebos RJ, Yi Y, Ely K, Carter J, Evjen A, Zhang X, Shyr Y, Murphy BM, Cmelak AJ, Burkey BB, Netterville JL, Levy S, Yarbrough WG, Chung CH. Gene expression differences associated with human papillomavirus status in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Clin. Cancer Res. 2006 Feb 2/1/2006; 12(3 Pt 1): 701-9. PMID: 16467079, PII: 12/3/701, DOI: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-05-2017, ISSN: 1078-0432.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16467079.
  • Kaylie DM, Wittkopf JE, Coppit G, Warren FM, Netterville JL, Jackson CG. Revision lateral skull base surgery. Otol. Neurotol. 2006 Feb; 27(2): 225-33. PMID: 16436994, PII: 00129492-200602000-00015, DOI: 10.1097/01.mao.0000181186.34034.9a, ISSN: 1531-7129.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16436994.
  • Chang CW, Liou SS, Netterville JL. Anatomic study of laser-assisted endoscopic cricopharyngeus myotomy. Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2005 Dec; 114(12): 897-901. PMID: 16425553, ISSN: 0003-4894.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16425553.
  • Moore BA, Wine T, Netterville JL. Cervicofacial and cervicothoracic rotation flaps in head and neck reconstruction. Head Neck. 2005 Dec; 27(12): 1092-101. PMID: 16265654, DOI: 10.1002/hed.20252, ISSN: 1043-3074.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16265654.
  • Cohen SM, Burkey BB, Netterville JL. Surgical management of parapharyngeal space masses. Head Neck. 2005 Aug; 27(8): 669-75. PMID: 15880689, DOI: 10.1002/hed.20199, ISSN: 1043-3074.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15880689.
  • Lin DT, Coppit GL, Burkey BB, Netterville JL. Tumors of the accessory lobe of the parotid gland: a 10-year experience. Laryngoscope. 2004 Sep; 114(9): 1652-5. PMID: 15475799, PII: 00005537-200409000-00028, DOI: 10.1097/00005537-200409000-00028, ISSN: 0023-852X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15475799.
  • Pellitteri PK, Rinaldo A, Myssiorek D, Gary Jackson C, Bradley PJ, Devaney KO, Shaha AR, Netterville JL, Manni JJ, Ferlito A. Paragangliomas of the head and neck. Oral Oncol. 2004 Jul; 40(6): 563-75. PMID: 15063383, PII: S1368837503002070, DOI: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2003.09.004, ISSN: 1368-8375.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15063383.
  • Chang CW, Burkey BB, Netterville JL, Courey MS, Garrett CG, Bayles SW. Carbon dioxide laser endoscopic diverticulotomy versus open diverticulectomy for Zenker's diverticulum. Laryngoscope. 2004 Mar; 114(3): 519-27. PMID: 15091228, PII: 00005537-200403000-00025, DOI: 10.1097/00005537-200403000-00025, ISSN: 0023-852X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15091228.
  • Netto AA, Redtfeldt RA, Jackson CG, Netterville JL, Hampf CR. Dumbbell-type intracranial meningioma presenting as an aural polyp and a neck mass. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Oct; 129(4): 457-60. PMID: 14574308, PII: S0194599803006326, ISSN: 0194-5998.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14574308.