Eben Rosenthal, MD
Dr. Eben Rosenthal is a surgeon-scientist and academic leader who brings extensive leadership experience to Vanderbilt. He serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and holds the Barry and Amy Baker Chair in Laryngeal, Head and Neck Research. Prior to coming to Vanderbilt, he was the John and Ann Doerr Medical Director and Associate Director of Clinical Care with Stanford Cancer Center, and before that, the division director of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and the John S. Odess Endowed Chair at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
He specializes in the treatment and reconstruction of head and neck cancer. In the Barry and Amy Baker Laboratory, his research interests involve the use of optical imaging techniques to better detect cancer during surgical procedures, and he has initiated multiple clinical trials in improving cancer surgery and assessing drug delivery. A mentor and frequently invited speaker, Rosenthal has authored or co-authored more than 250 peer-reviewed publications.