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profileGeorge Scangas, M.D.

TitleClinical Fellow in Otolaryngology (EXT)
InstitutionMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
DepartmentOtolaryngology
AddressMassachusetts Eye & Ear Infrm
ENT Education
243 Charles St
Boston MA 02114
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Dr. George Scangas’s primary research interests include chronic rhinosinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, patient-reported outcome measures, and healthcare economics. He has published several articles on the cost-effectiveness of endoscopic sinus surgery for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis both with and without nasal polyps. Dr. Scangas combines his clinical interest of caring for patients with diseases of the nose and sinuses with his research on clinical outcomes towards the ultimate goal of improving quality of life for his patients. A graduate of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Scangas is currently finishing the Harvard Otolaryngology Residency Program and will be staying at Harvard to complete the Rhinology/Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Fellowship in 2017.


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  1. Scangas GA, Remenschneider AK, Su BM, Shrime MG, Metson R. The impact of asthma on the cost effectiveness of surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2017 Nov; 7(11):1035-1044. PMID: 28873286.
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  2. Scangas GA, Lehmann AE, Remenschneider AK, Su BM, Shrime MG, Metson R. The value of frontal sinusotomy for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps-A cost utility analysis. Laryngoscope. 2017 Aug 16. PMID: 28815611.
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  3. Scangas GA, Remenschneider AK, Bleier BS, Holbrook EH, Gray ST, Metson RB. Does the Timing of Middle Turbinate Resection Influence Quality-of-Life Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Nov; 157(5):874-879. PMID: 28508726.
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  4. Scangas GA, Eloy JA, Lin DT. The Role of Chemotherapy in the Management of Sinonasal and Ventral Skull Base Malignancies. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2017 Apr; 50(2):433-441. PMID: 28160997.
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  5. Scangas GA, Bleier BS. Anosmia: Differential diagnosis, evaluation, and management. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2017 Jan 01; 31(1):3-7. PMID: 28234141.
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  6. Scangas GA, Remenschneider AK, Su BM, Shrime MG, Metson R. Cost utility analysis of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyposis. Laryngoscope. 2017 Jan; 127(1):29-37. PMID: 27440486.
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  7. Castellanos A, Scangas GA, Naunheim MR, Raol N, Cohen MS. Avoiding surgical pitfalls during resection of a "hybrid" first and second branchial cleft cyst - A case report. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 08; 87:91-3. PMID: 27368450.
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  8. Scangas GA, Su BM, Remenschneider AK, Shrime MG, Metson R. Cost utility analysis of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2016 Jun; 6(6):582-9. PMID: 26991813.
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  9. Meier JC, Scangas GA, Remenschneider AK, Sadow P, Chambers K, Dedmon M, Lin DT, Holbrook EH, Metson R, Gray ST. Skull base erosion and associated complications in sphenoid sinus fungal balls. Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2016 Jan 01; 7(4):227-232. PMID: 28683250.
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  10. Naunheim MR, Remenschneider AK, Scangas GA, Bunting GW, Deschler DG. The Effect of Initial Tracheoesophageal Voice Prosthesis Size on Postoperative Complications and Voice Outcomes. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 Jun; 125(6):478-84. PMID: 26658068.
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  11. Bergmark RW, Ishman SL, Scangas GA, Cunningham MJ, Sedaghat AR. Insurance status and quality of outpatient care for uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jun; 141(6):505-11. PMID: 25879170.
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  12. Bergmark RW, Ishman SL, Scangas GA, Cunningham MJ, Sedaghat AR. Socioeconomic determinants of overnight and weekend emergency department use for acute rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope. 2015 Nov; 125(11):2441-6. PMID: 26014375.
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  13. Scangas GA, Ishman SL, Bergmark RW, Cunningham MJ, Sedaghat AR. Emergency department presentation for uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis is associated with poor access to healthcare. Laryngoscope. 2015 Oct; 125(10):2253-8. PMID: 25781423.
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  14. Scangas G, Remenschneider A, Santos F. Lipochoristoma of the Internal Auditory Canal. J Neurol Surg Rep. 2015 Jul; 76(1):e52-4. PMID: 26251810; PMCID: PMC4520990.
  15. Remenschneider AK, Scangas G, Meier JC, Gray ST, Holbrook EH, Gliklich RE, Metson R. EQ-5D-derived health utility values in patients undergoing surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope. 2015 May; 125(5):1056-61. PMID: 25431320.
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  16. Scangas GA, Laws ER. Pituitary incidentalomas. Pituitary. 2014 Oct; 17(5):486-91. PMID: 24052242.
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  17. Scangas GA, Gudis DA, Kennedy DW. The natural history and clinical characteristics of paranasal sinus mucoceles: a clinical review. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013 Sep; 3(9):712-7. PMID: 23696282.
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  18. Mohapatra G, Engler DA, Starbuck KD, Kim JC, Bernay DC, Scangas GA, Rousseau A, Batchelor TT, Betensky RA, Louis DN. Genome-wide comparison of paired fresh frozen and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded gliomas by custom BAC and oligonucleotide array comparative genomic hybridization: facilitating analysis of archival gliomas. Acta Neuropathol. 2011 Apr; 121(4):529-43. PMID: 21080181; PMCID: PMC3059338.
  19. Xing D, Scangas G, Nitta M, He L, Xu X, Ioffe YJ, Aspuria PJ, Hedvat CY, Anderson ML, Oliva E, Karlan BY, Mohapatra G, Orsulic S. A role for BRCA1 in uterine leiomyosarcoma. Cancer Res. 2009 Nov 01; 69(21):8231-5. PMID: 19843854; PMCID: PMC2783882.
  20. Gabeau-Lacet D, Engler D, Gupta S, Scangas GA, Betensky RA, Barker FG, Loeffler JS, Louis DN, Mohapatra G. Genomic profiling of atypical meningiomas associates gain of 1q with poor clinical outcome. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2009 Oct; 68(10):1155-65. PMID: 19918127; PMCID: PMC2847373.
  21. Scangas G, Lozano-Calderón S, Ring D. Disparity between popular (Internet) and scientific illness concepts of carpal tunnel syndrome causation. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Sep; 33(7):1076-80. PMID: 18762100.
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  22. Rogers WT, Moser AR, Holyst HA, Bantly A, Mohler ER, Scangas G, Moore JS. Cytometric fingerprinting: quantitative characterization of multivariate distributions. Cytometry A. 2008 May; 73(5):430-41. PMID: 18383310.
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