Dr. Derrick I. Wallace

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Education

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Fellowship, Head & Neck and Microvascular Surgery.

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Residency.

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. Department of General Surgery, Internship.

 The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. M.D.

Hunter College, City University of New York. Institute for Biomolecular Structure and Function. New York, NY. M.A., Molecular Biology

St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY. B.S., Pathologist Asst.


Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Director, Saint Luke’s Head & Neck Surgery, Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri

Clinical Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York

Assistant Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Elmhurst Hospital Center, New York, New York


Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology


Honors & Awards

2009                                             America’s Top Physicians 2009 – Consumer Research Council of America

2004                                             KU Faculty Development Award

2003 - 2004                                AAO-HNS/Daiichi Clinical Scholars

1996                                             The Milton Handler Award for Excellence

1995                                             Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

1994                                             Alpha Omega Alpha Research Fellowship

1994                                             Bristol Myers/NMF Research Fellowship


Society & Membership

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery - Fellow

American College of Surgeons – Fellow

American Head and Neck Society


Academic Service & Committee Assignments

Committee Member – Prevention and Early Detection Committee, American Head and Neck Society, July 2011- Present.

Committee Member - SiPAC committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, September 2004 – September 2007

Committee Member - Academic committee, University of Kansas School of Medicine, September 2004 – July 2005.

Committee Member - Admissions subcommittee, University of Kansas School of Medicine, September 2004 – July 2005.

Course Director - Otorhinolaryngology courses for 3rd and 4th yr Medical Students, KUMC, August 2002 – July 2005.

Committee Chair - Department of Otolaryngology Education Committee, KUMC. April 2003 – July 2005.

Committee Member, Department of Otolaryngology Quality Improvement Committee, KUMC, September 2002 – July 2005.


Instructional Courses & Invited Lectures

Course Director, Otolaryngology section, Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, January, 2004.

Invited Faculty,” Contemporary Management of Hyperparathyroidism” Otolaryngology section, Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, January, 2004.

Invited Faculty, “Laryngeal Verrucous Carcinoma” AAO-HNS Challenging Case Study Conference, Kansas City, KS, April 22, 2003.

Invited Faculty, “Contemporary Management of the Unknown Head & Neck Primary” Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, January, 2003.

Clinical Instructor, Synthes Maxillofacial Trauma Course, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, November, 2002.

Clinical Instructor, Contemporary Management of Head and Neck Tumors, Mount Sinai Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, New York, NY, April, 2002.

Invited Faculty, “Challenges in Palatomaxillary Reconstruction” Department of Otolaryngology, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, February, 2002.

Invited Faculty, “Microvascular Free-Flap Reconstruction of the Post-Ablative Palatomaxillary Defect” Department of Otolaryngology & Communicative Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, January, 2002.


Abstracts & Poster Presentations

(Abridged)

Militsakh O, Wallace DI, Tsue TT, Girod DA: The Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Free Flap for Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis: AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2004

Buchmann L, Park D, Tawfik O, Tsue TT, Girod DA, Wallace DI: Local Invasion in Well-Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma. The 6th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Washington, DC 2004

Militsakh O, Wallace DI, Girod DA, Tsue TT: Use of 2.0 mm Locking Reconstruction Plate System in Oromandibular Reconstruction. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fl, 2003

Sale KA, Tsue TT, Wallace DI, Girod DA: Radiation-Induced Malignancy of the Head and Neck. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fl, 2003

Zur KB, Wallace DI, Rezaee RP, Harris J, Genden EM, Urken ML: Validation of the Pressure Specified Sensory Device in the Head & Neck.  The Eastern Section, Triological Society, 2001

Wallace DI, Genden E, Habib R, Urken ML: Single Staged Reconstruction of Hard Palate Defects Using Radial Forearm Free Flap.  Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting, Palm Desert, CA, 1999


Presentations

(Abridged)

Militsakh O, Wallace DI, Tsue TT, Girod DA: The Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Free Flap for Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis: AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2004

Militsakh O, Wallace DI, Girod DA, Tsue TT: Comparison of the Radial Forearm to the Fibula and Scapula Osteocutaneous Free Flaps for Oromandibular Reconstruction. The 6th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Washington, DC 2004

Militsakh O, Wallace DI, Girod DA, Tsue TT: Use of 2.0 mm Locking Reconstruction Plate System in Oromandibular Reconstruction. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fl, 2003

Sale KA, Tsue TT, Wallace DI, Girod DA: Radiation-Induced Malignancy of the Head and Neck. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fl, 2003

Genden EM, Wallace DI, Buchbinder D, Okay D, Urken ML: Iliac Crest Internal Oblique Osteomusculocutaneous Free-Flap Reconstruction of the Post-Ablative Palatomaxillary Defect. The 5th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, San Francisco, CA, 2000.

Wallace DI, Brandwein MS, Zhang DY, Li XI, and Urken ML: Tobacco Induced Activation of the Epstein-Barr Virus Lytic Cycle: Implications for Oral Carcinogenesis. Research Forum, AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1999.

Wallace DI, Ivanov K, Fahmy A, Wang B, Urken ML, Brandwein M: Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma: A Clinicopathologic Study of 60 Patients.  The 1999 New York Head and Neck Society Proffered Paper Session, New York, NY.


Publications

Militsakh ON, Wallace DI, Tsue TT, Girod DA: The Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Free Flap for Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Jul;133(1):80-3.

Militsakh ON, Werle A, Mohyuddin N, Toby EB, Kriet JD, Wallace DI, Girod DA, Tsue TT: Comparison of Radial Forearm to Fibula and Scapula Osteocutaneous Free Flaps for Oromandibular Reconstruction. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Jul; 131(7):571-5.

Larsen C, Militsakh ON, Hu X, Wallace DI: Histoplasmosis Presenting as Upper Airway Obstruction: A Case Report. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Mar;132(3):514-6.

Sale KA, Wallace DI, Tsue TT, Girod DA: Radiation-Induced Malignancy of the Head and Neck. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131(5): 643-45, 2004

Militsakh O, Wallace DI,  Kriet JD, Girod DA, Olivera MS, Tsue TT: Use of 2.0 mm Locking Reconstruction Plate System in Pimary Oromandibular Reconstruction after Composite Resection.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131(5): 660-65, 2004

Wallace DI: The Scapular/Parascapular System of Free Flaps. e-Medicine: July, 2004

Genden EM, Wallace DI, Okay D, Urken ML: Reconstruction of the hard palate using the radial forearm free flap: Indications and outcomes. Head Neck. 26(9): 808-14, 2004.

Genden EM, Wallace DI, Buchbinder D, Okay D, Urken ML: Iliac Crest Internal Oblique Osteomusculocutaneous Free-Flap Reconstruction of the Post-Ablative Palatomaxillary Defect. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 127: 854-61, 2001.

Brandwein M, Ivanov K, Wallace DI, Hille JJ, Wang B, Fahmy A, Bodian C, Urken ML, Gnepp DR, Huvos A, Lumerman H, Mills SE: Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma:  A Clinicopathologic Study of 80 Patients. Am J Surg Pathol 25(7): 835-45, 2001

Joseph CK, Qureshi SA, Wallace D, Foster DA: MARCKS Protein Is Transcriptionally Down-regulated in v-Src Transformed Balb/c 3T3 Cells.  J Biol Chem 267:1327-30, 1991


Book Chapters

Butts SC, Wallace DI, “Iliac Crest in Head and Neck Reconstruction” in Atlas of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Byrne PJ ed., Elsevier-Mosby, Philadelphia, PA 2008

Tsue TT, Kriet JD, Wallace DI, Girod DA; “Planning and Diagnostic Evaluation in Oral Cavity Reconstruction” in Oral Cavity Reconstruction, Day TA and Girod DA, eds., Informa Healthcare, 2005.


Lectures

(Abridged)

“Sarcomas of the Head and Neck” Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, 2004.

“The Parapharyngeal Space” Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, 2003.

“Regional Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstruction” Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, 2003.

“The Viscerovertebral Angle: a practical approach to surgical anatomy of the neck” Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, 2002.

“Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate; The Kenya Experience” Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, 2001.

“Complications of Head & Neck Surgery” Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, 2001.


Regional & National Meeting Participation

(Abridged)

Controversies in the Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases, White Plains, New York, March 2010.

Otolaryngology Update Winter Meeting, McGill University, Mont Tremblant, Canada, April 2009.

Art of Rhinoplasty Course, University of California, San Francisco, CA, September, 2008.

Mayo Clinic Department of Otolaryngology, Rhinofest Rhinology Course, Rochester, MN, October 2007.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, September 2006.

Contemporary Voice Care: A Practical Approach. Toronto, Canada, September 2006.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 2005.

Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting, Boca Raton, Fl, May, 2005.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, New York, NY, September, 2004.

The 6th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Washington, DC, August, 2004

Society of University Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeons Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November, 2003.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fl, September, 2003.

Combined Otolaryngologic Spring Meeting, Nashville, TN, May, 2003.

Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, University of Pennsylvania Center for Sleep Disorders, Orlando, FL, February, 2003.

Measuring and Reporting Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer, McLean, VA, October, 2002.

Society of University Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeons Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, October, 2002.


Media

Sinusitis. “The Doctors” segment, WLBT News, Jackson MS, October 25, 2011.


Medical Missions

Member of Healing the Children, Midlantic Inc. Cleft lip, Cleft palate Surgical Team, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, 2001