James Jaber
  • Assistant Professor
  • Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Cancer, Neck Masses, Difficulty Breathing, Facial Paralysis, Oral Cancer, Parotid Tumors, Head and Neck Tumors, Throat Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Skull Base Surgery, Throat Laser Surgery, Thyroid surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Transoral Robotic Surgery, Voice Box Laser Surgery, Skin cancers of the head and neck, Minimally Invasive Video Assisted Thyroidectomy
Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology - General Cert: American Board of Otolaryngology
Research Summary

My laboratory is focused primarily on synthesizing small anti-cancer molecules that are rationally designed to target specific dysregulated pathways in head and neck cancer. This is done in collaboration with a team of biologists.


Recurrent post-tympanostomy tube otorrhea secondary to aerobic endospore-forming bacilli: a case report and brief literature reviewJaber,J. J.; Kircher,M. L.; Thorpe,E.; Porter RG,Sr; Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.Ear, nose, & throat journal 2013 ;92(2):66-72

Postlaryngectomy dysphagia masking as velopharyngeal insufficiency: a simple solution for an anterior neopharyngeal diverticulumJaber,J. J.; Greenbaum,E. S.; Sappington,J. M.; Burgette,R. C.; Kramer,S. S.; Borrowdale,R. W.American Journal of Otolaryngology 2012 ;33(3):367-369

Etiologic causes of late osteocutaneous free flap failures in oral cavity cancer reconstructionZender,C. A.; Mehta,V.; Pittman,A. L.; Feustel,P. J.; Jaber,J. J.The Laryngoscope 2012 ;122(7):1474-1479

Inner ear effects of canal wall down mastoidectomy.Leonetti,J. P.; Kircher,M. L.; Jaber,J. J.; Benscoter,B. J.; Marmora,J. J.; Feustel,P. J.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2012 ;146(4):621-626

High voltage induced myocardial dysfunction with associated acute four-chamber dilated cardiomyopathy: a case report and review of the literatureJaber,J. J.; Vibhakar,D. B.Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries 2012 ;38(7):e28-34

Evolving treatment strategies in thin cutaneous head and neck melanoma: 1 institution's experience.Jaber,J. J.; Clark,J. I.; Muzaffar,K.; Ruggiero,F. P.; Feustel,P. J.; Frett,M. J.; Zender,C. A.Head & neck 2011 ;33(1):7-12

Osseointegrated implant applications in cosmetic and functional skull base rehabilitationBenscoter,B. J.; Jaber,J. J.; Kircher,M. L.; Marzo,S. J.; Leonetti,J. P.Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ...[et al.] 2011 ;21(5):303-308

Obstructing encephaloceles presenting as chronic rhinosinusitis: lessons learned from a case series.Jaber,J. J.; Hawbaker,N.; Stankiewicz,J. A.Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2011 ;120(7):474-477

Facial degloving approach to the midfaceJaber,J. J.; Ruggiero,F.; Zender,C. A.Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2010 ;21(3):171-174

A 25-year analysis of veterans treated for tonsillar squamous cell carcinomaJaber,J. J.; Moreira,J.; Canar,W. J.; Bier-Laning,C. M.Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2009 ;135(11):1147-1153

Cervical spine causes for referred otalgia.Jaber,J. J.; Leonetti,J. P.; Lawrason,A. E.; Feustel,P. J.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2008 ;138(4):479-485

Radiotherapy-associated euthyroid Graves ophthalmopathy following floor-of-mouth surgery: a case reportJaber,J. J.; Thomas,F. J.; Carfrae,M. J.; Galati,L. T.Ear, nose, & throat journal 2008 ;87(9):533-536

Early steroid withdrawal therapy in renal transplant recipients: a steroid-free sirolimus and CellCept-based calcineurin inhibitor-minimization protocolJaber,J. J.; Feustel,P. J.; Elbahloul,O.; Conti,A. D.; Gallichio,M. H.; Conti,D. J.Clinical transplantation 2007 ;21(1):101-109

Synthesis and structure revision of calyxin natural productsTian,X.; Jaber,J. J.; Rychnovsky,S. D.The Journal of organic chemistry 2006 ;71(8):3176-3183

Synthesis of (-)-centrolobine by Prins cyclizations that avoid racemizationMarumoto,S.; Jaber,J. J.; Vitale,J. P.; Rychnovsky,S. D.Organic letters 2002 ;4(22):3919-3922

Role of 2-oxonia Cope rearrangements in Prins cyclization reactionsRychnovsky,S. D.; Marumoto,S.; Jaber,J. J.Organic letters 2001 ;3(23):3815-3818

Stereoselectivity and regioselectivity in the segment-coupling Prins cyclizationJaber,J. J.; Mitsui,K.; Rychnovsky,S. D.The Journal of organic chemistry 2001 ;66(13):4679-4686

Medical School
  • Albany Medical College
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Advanced Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery
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