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Head and Neck Surgeon

Meet J. Scott Magnuson, MD

Dr. Scott Magnuson, MD, FACS is an internationally renowned otolaryngology and head and neck surgeon.

The robotic-assisted Head and Neck Surgery Program at AdventHealth Celebration Health is proud to introduce Dr. Scott Magnuson, MD, FACS, to patients who need advanced surgery, robotic-assisted surgery or reconstruction.

As a board certified and noted pioneer in the field of robotic-assisted head and neck surgery, Dr. Magnuson brings highly technical and unique skills to the program. He is influential in the field and has published numerous articles on Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS).

Together, da Vinci® surgery technology and your doctor have the ability to perform complex procedures through just a few small openings.
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Bringing Unique Skills

Dr. Magnuson is a professor of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando. He is also the Medical Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Program at AdventHealth Celebration and director of Robotic Head and Neck Surgery at the AdventHealth Nicholson Center.

Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Program

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Achievements and Published Work

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Achievements

Education and Experience

Residency: Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Medical School: University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Fellow, Triological Society

Board Certified, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Former Associate Professor of Surgery Residency Program Director, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Director, Robotic Head and Neck Surgery, Nicholson Center

Medical Director, Head and Neck Surgery, Celebration Health

Co-Founding Physician, Head & Neck Surgery Center of Florida

Awards

Outstanding Achievement in the Study of Medicine, University of Texas, Houston

Residents’ Day Award for Most Outstanding Presentation, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Residents’ Day Award for Most Outstanding Presentation, University of Alabama School of Medicine

ARGUS Finalist for Best Guest Lecturer, University of Alabama School of Medicine

ARGUS Finalist for Best Guest Lecturer, University of Alabama School of Medicine

ARGUS Excellence in Teaching 2005-06, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Otolaryngology

Published Work

Books

  • Magnuson JS, Peters GE: Chapter 33 – Cancer of Larynx and Hypopharynx .General Surgery: Principles and International Practice edited by Bland et al. Published by Springer.. Vicini C, Montevecchi F, Magnuson JS. Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Current Otorhinolaryngology. Reports 2013 June. doi:10.1007/s40136-013- 0022-9. [Accepted for Publication].

Recent Publications

  • Asher SA, White HN, Illing EA, Carroll WR, Magnuson JS, Rosenthal EL. Intraluminal Negative Pressure Wound Therapy For Optimizing Pharyngeal Reconstruction. JAMA Otolaryngol-Head Neck Surg. 2014 Feb;140(2):143-9. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6143.
  • Asher SA, White HN, Golden JB, Magnuson JS, Carroll, WR, Rosenthal, EL. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Head and Neck Surgery. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2013 Dec. 19. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2013.2163. [Epub]
  • Day KE, Desmond R, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Rosenthal EL. Hardware Removal after Osseous Free Flap Reconstruction. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24201061 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Patel SA, Magnuson JS, Holsinger FC, Karni RJ, Richmon JD, Gross ND, Bhrany AD, Ferrell JK, Ford SE, Kennedy AA, Méndez E. Robotic Surgery for Primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Unknown Site. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Oct 17. doi: 10.1001/ jamaoto.2013.5189. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Asher SA, White HN, Kejner AE, Rosenthal EL, Carroll WR, Magnuson JS. Hemorrhage after Transoral Robotic Assisted Surgery. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2013 July: 149(1). doi 10.1177/0194599813486254 [Accepted for Publication]
  • Vicini C, Montevecchi F, Magnuson JS. Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Current Otorhinolaryngology. Reports 2013 June. doi:10.1007/s40136-013-0022-9. [Accepted for Publication].
  • White HN, Ford S, Bush B, Holsinger FC, Moore EJ, Ghanem T, Carroll WR, Rosenthal EL, Magnuson JS. Salvage Surgery for Recurrent Cancers of the Oropharynx: Comparing TORS with Standard Open Surgical Approaches?” [Accepted for publication in JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery]
  • White HN, Frederick J, Zimmerman T, Carroll WR, Magnuson JS. Learning Curve for Transoral obotic Surgery: A 4-Year Analysis. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 May 16:1-4. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.3007. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Heath CH, Deep NL, Nabell L, Carroll WR, Desmond R, Clemons L, Spencer S, Magnuson JS, Rosenthal EL. Phase 1 study of erlotinib plea radiation therapy in patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Apr 1;85(5):1275-81. doi: 10.1016/j. ijrobp.2012.09.030. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Magnuson JS, Durst J, Rosenthal EL, Carroll WR, Ritchie CS, Kilgore ML, Locher JL. Increased likelihood of long-term gastrostomy tube dependence in head and neck cancer survivors without partners. Head Neck. 2013 Mar;35(3):420-5. doi: 10.1002/hed.22996. [Epub ahead of print]
  • White HN, Golden B, Sweeny L, Carroll WR, Magnuson JS, Rosenthal EL. Assessment and incidence of salivary leak following laryngectomy. Laryngoscope. 2012 May 30. doi: 10.1002/ lary.23443. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22648757 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Sweeny L, Dean NR, Frederick JW, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Desmond RA, Rosenthal EL. CD147 expression in advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 May 11. doi: 10.1002/lary.23443. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22648757 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Sweeny L, Eby BT, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Rosenthal EL. Reconstruction of scalp defects with the radial forearm free flap. Head Neck Oncol. 2012 May 14;4(1):21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:22583845 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Magnuson JS, Durst J, Rosenthal EL, Carroll WR, Ritchie CS, Kilgore ML, Locher JL. Increased Likelihood of Long-Term Gastrostomy Tube Dependence in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Without Partners. Head Neck. 2012 Apr 14. doi: 10.1002/hed.22996. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22505332 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Dean NR, Wax MK, Virgin FW, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Rosenthal EL. Free flap reconstruction of lateral mandibular defects: indications and outcomes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Apr;146(4):547-52. Epub 2011 Dec 12. PMID:22166963 [PubMed - in process]
  • Sweeny L, Golden JB, White HN Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Rosenthal EL, Incidence and outcomes of stricture formation postlaryngectomy, Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg. 2012 Mar;146(3): Call 395-402-Epub 2011 Dec13.
  • Baranano CF, Rosenthal EL, Morgan BA, McColloch NL, Magnuson JS, Dynasplint for the management of trismus after treatment of upper aerodigestive tract cancer: A retrospective study. Ear Nose Throat J 584-90, Dec 2011.
  • Sweeny L, Dean NR, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Clemons L, Rosenthal EL, Assessment of Tissue Autoflourescence and Reflectance for Oral Cavity Cancer Screening, Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, Dec 2011, vol. 145 no. 6 956-960.
  • Sweeny L, Dean NR, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Helman EE, Hyde SO, Desmond RL, Rosenthal EL, EGFR expression in advanced head and neck Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, Head Neck, 2011 Jul 7. doi: 10.1002/hed.21802.
  • Sinclair CF, McColloch NL, Carroll WR, Rosenthal EL, Desmond RA, Magnuson JS, “Patient-Perceived and Objective Functional Outcomes Following Transoral Robotic Surgery for Early Oropharyngeal Carcinoma”, Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011;137(11):1112-1116.