Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Frank R. Miller, M.D., FACS

Professor and Chairman

Personal Statement:

Dr. Frank R. Miller is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-HNS at UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine.  He did his residency training in Otolaryngology-HNS at The Cleveland Clinic followed by a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. Miller has been on the faculty at UT Health San Antonio for over 20 years and has extensive experience in head and neck tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract including the oral cavity, pharynx, neck and larynx. He has special interest in tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid gland as well as salivary gland tumors.

Head and Neck Surgery Division page



Clinical trials in head and neck cancer

Head and Neck Oncology Surgery

Obstructive sleep apnea

Outcomes research in Otolaryngology

Role PET imaging head neck cancer

Supraspinal accessory lymph node metastases
(level 1-B) in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Targeted tumor diagnostic imaging and radionuclide

Thyroid – parathyroid surgery

Zenker`s Diverticulum


EGFR-Antisense DNA, Cetuximab, and Radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer. Julie E. Bauman, Umamaheswar Duvvuri, Sufi Thomas, William E. Gooding, David A. Clump, Brian Darlovit, Ahmad Wehbe, Frank R. Miller, Seungwon Kim, Malabika Sen, Dwight E. Heron, Jennifer R. Grandis, Athanassios Argiris.

Diagnostic Performance and inter Observer Agreement of 4-Dimensional Computed Tomography parathyroid Scans in Patients with Primary and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Tantiwongkosi T, Miller FR, Nguyen VD, Hands KE, Oliver BB, Gomez AS, Altemyer WB, Singh AK, Fang Y.2019 Jun

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in an Adult. Wang, H, Miller FR.2019 Jan

Phase 1 study of EGFR-antisense DNA, cetuximab, and radiotherapy in head and neck cancer with preclinical correlatives. Bauman JE, Duvvuri U, Thomas S, Gooding WE, Clump DA, Karlovits B, Wehbe A, Miller FR, Kim S., Sen M, Heron DE, Grandis JR, Argiris A.2018 Oct

Dysplastic Follicular Dendritic Cells in Hyaline-Vascular Castleman Disease: A Rare Occurrence Creating Diagnostic Difficulty. Medina EA, Fuehrer NE, Miller FR, Kinney MC, Higgins RA.2016 Sep

Cytology-on-a-chip based sensors for monitoring of potentially malignant oral lesions. Abram TJ, Floriano PN, James R, Kerr R, Thornhill MH, Redding SW, Speight PM, Vick J, Murdoch C, Freeman C, Hegarty AM, D`Apice K, Phelan AJ, Corby P, Khouly I, Vigneswaran N, Bouquot J, Demian NM, Weinstock YE, Rowan S, Yeh C, McGuff HS, Miller FR, Rameez R, Wong J, McDevitt JT.2016 Jul

Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Imaging in Head and Neck Oncology: An Update. Nguyen V, Tantiwongkosi B, Weinheimer WW, Miller FR.2016 May

Diagnosis and treatment of paratracheal schwannoma. Miller FR, Flynn J, Chovrath KT.2016 Feb

Positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging in head and neck oncology. An Update. Nguyen VD, Tantiwongkosi B, Weinheimer WJ, Miller FR.2016 Jan

The utilization of intra-operative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring in predicting vocal fold mobility after thyroid and parathyroid surgery. Miller FR, Peterson JD, Eid I.2016 Jan

Success of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy despite negative sestambi scan. Taylor CB, Krysinski MR, Miller FR.2016 Jan

Interobserver agreement in dysplasia grading: toward an enhanced gold standard for clinical pathology trials. Speight PM, Abram TJ, Floriano PN, James R, Vick J, Tho, Murdoch C, Freeman C, Hegarty AM, D’Apice K, Kerr AR, P, Corby P, Khouly I, Vigneswaran N, Bouquot J, Demian NM, Weinstock YE, Redding SW, Rowan S, Yeh C, McGuff HS, Miller FR, McDevitt JT.2015 Oct

Prevalence of HPV associated oropharyngeal cancer among south Texans. Rowan SD, DiBurro M, Westbrook S, Redding SW, Miller FR.2014 May

Role of (18) F-FDG PET/CT in pre and post treatment evaluation in head and neck carcinoma. Tantiwongkosi B, Yu F, Karnad A, Miller FR.2014 Jan

Review of accessory parotid gland tumors: Pathology incidence and surgical management. Newberry TR, Kaufmann CR, Miller FR.2014 Jan

The role of nerve monitoring to predict postoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve function in thyroid and parathyroid surgery. Eid I, Miller FR, Rowan S, Otto RA.2013 Oct

Intraoperative relationship of the spinal accessory nerve to the internal jugular vein: Variation from cadaver studies. Taylor CB, Boone JL, Schmalbach CE, Miller FR.2013 Sep

Hemangiopericytoma of the parapharyngeal space. Fishero BA, Guido KM, McGuff HS, Heim-Hall JM, Miller FR.2013 Sep

A rare case of papillary thyroid cancer arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst. Miller FR.2014 Jan

Role of (18)F-FDG PET/CT in pre and post treatment evaluation in head and neck carcinoma. TANTIWONGKOSI B, Yu F, Karnad AB, Miller FR.2014 May