Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Oncology Program
Area of interest
Dr. Weissler is involved in the clinical study of Head and Neck Cancer. He was Co-Investigator on The Carolina Head and Neck Cancer Study (CHANCE), which is a population-based case-control study of head and neck cancer in a 46-county region of North Carolina. The study aims to evaluate the relationship between polymorphisms of diverse genes that, in combination with exposure to tobacco and alcohol, modify the risk of head and neck cancer. He works closely with the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team on multiple clinical trials utilizing new chemotherapy and radiation protocols for the treatment of Head and Neck Cancer including the use of intraoperative radiation therapy and the Cyberknife.
Awards and Honors
Elected Vice-Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons in 2012.
Elected as a Director of the American Board of Otolaryngology in 2012