Tamara N. Chambers, MD

Title(s)Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Part-Time)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1537 Norfolk Street Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Title(s)Associate Director of Diversity and Inclusion

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    Stanford University, Stanford, CaliforniaBA06/2001Human Biology
    University of Pittsburgh, Semester at Sea12/2000
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California06/2002Post Baccalaureate Program
    Drew/UCLA , Los Angeles, CaliforniaMD06/2006
    Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California06/2011Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California06/2012Microvascular & Endocrine Surgery
    LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California06/2017Quality Academy Program
    Healthforce Center at University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California09/2019Executive Leadership
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Boston, Massachusetts06/2021Social Justice and Advocacy
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    University of Southern California2012University of Southern California Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Teaching Award
    University of Southern California2015University of Southern California Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Teaching Award
    University of Southern California2017University of Southern California Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Teaching Award
    LAC+USC Medical Center2015CARES Woman of the Year in Medicine Award
    Triologic Society20181st Place, Clinical Fundamentals, Otolaryngology
    LAC+USC Medical Center2019Hero of the Week
    LAC+USC Medical Center2019Hero of the Week
    California Health Care Foundation2019CHCF Plenary Session Presenter: Improving Operating Room Volumes at a Level I Trauma Center
    University of Southern California2020USC Faculty Mentoring Award

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    1. Evaluation of Oropharyngeal Cancer Information from Revolutionary Artificial Intelligence Chatbot. Laryngoscope. 2024 May; 134(5):2252-2257. Davis RJ, Ayo-Ajibola O, Lin ME, Swanson MS, Chambers TN, Kwon DI, Kokot NC. PMID: 37983846.
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    2. Comparison of Free Flap Outcomes at a University Hospital versus County Hospital Setting for Head and Neck Reconstruction. Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2023 Apr; 27(2):e183-e190. Swanson MS, Gantz O, Zhou S, Fisher L, Kezirian E, Tan MH, Zhang Y, Chambers TN, Sinha UK, Kokot N. PMID: 37125366; PMCID: PMC10147463.
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    3. Human papillomavirus detection in oral rinses and history of tonsillectomy in U.S. adults. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Nov-Dec; 43(6):103558. Wu FM, Yu AJ, Choi JS, Swanson MS, Chambers TN, Kokot NC, Sinha UK. PMID: 36029622.
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    4. The Role of Educational Podcast Use Among Otolaryngology Residents. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2022 Dec; 131(12):1353-1357. Vanstrum EB, Badash I, Wu FM, Ma HJ, Sarode DN, Chambers TN, Johns MM. PMID: 35021910.
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    5. Utility of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound and 4-Dimensional Computed Tomography for Preoperative Detection and Localization of Parathyroid Adenomas Compared With Surgical Results. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Sep; 41(9):2295-2306. Lerner A, Grant EG, Acharya J, Chambers TN, Maceri DR, Cen SY, Tchelepi H. PMID: 34918364.
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    6. A Collaborative Approach to Safety, Equity, and Fairness by Medical Staff, Graduate Medical Education, Human Resources, and Law Enforcement. J Grad Med Educ. 2021 Dec; 13(6):768-770. Chambers TN, Opas L, Spellberg B. PMID: 35070087; PMCID: PMC8672846.
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    7. Tracheostomy Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients in a Low Resource Setting. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2022 Nov; 131(11):1217-1223. Tang L, Kim C, Paik C, West J, Hasday S, Su P, Martinez E, Zhou S, Clark B, O'Dell K, Chambers TN. PMID: 34852660.
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    8. 18FDG-PET/CT Specificity for the Detection of Lymphoma Recurrence in the Tonsils. OTO Open. 2021 Oct-Dec; 5(4):2473974X211059081. West JD, Kim ME, Lapalma DM, Vergara-Lluri M, Conti P, Chambers TN, Swanson MS. PMID: 34805720; PMCID: PMC8600558.
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    9. Targeted Wellness Initiatives Are Most Effective for Reducing Otolaryngology Resident Burnout. Ear Nose Throat J. 2021 Apr 13; 1455613211009139. Acevedo JR, Schlacter JA, Chambers TN, Jacobson LK, Yalamanchili R, Clark B, Pan D, Kokot NC, Johns MM. PMID: 33848201.
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    10. Trends in Operative Complex Middle and Upper Maxillofacial Trauma: A 17-Year Study. Laryngoscope. 2021 09; 131(9):1985-1989. Su P, Paquet C, O'Dell K, Reinstadler D, Kokot N, Granzow J, Chambers TN, Kochhar A. PMID: 33571397.
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    11. Characterization of Chronic Sinonasal Disease Symptoms in an Urban Homeless Population. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2020 Jul; 34(4):494-501. Itamura K, Hur K, Ference E, Wrobel B, Chambers TN. PMID: 32168997.
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    12. Prevalence of oral human papillomavirus infections by race in the United States: An association with sexual behavior. Oral Dis. 2020 Jul; 26(5):930-940. Choi JS, Tang L, Yu AJ, Swanson MS, Chambers TN, Kokot NC, Sinha UK. PMID: 32011771.
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    13. Association of Race/Ethnicity, Stage, and Survival in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A SEER Study. OTO Open. 2019 Oct-Dec; 3(4):2473974X19891126. Yu AJ, Choi JS, Swanson MS, Kokot NC, Brown TN, Yan G, Sinha UK. PMID: 31840132; PMCID: PMC6904786.
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    14. Comparison of Referral Pathways in Otolaryngology at a Public Versus Private Academic Center. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Apr; 129(4):369-375. Bertelsen C, Choi JS, Jackanich A, Ge M, Sun GH, Chambers T. PMID: 31752501.
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    15. A Practical Mathematic Method to Predict and Manage Hypocalcemia After Parathyroidectomy and Thyroidectomy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Jan; 129(1):70-77. Liu C, Tang L, Goel P, Chambers T, Kokot N, Sinha U, Maceri D. PMID: 31510765.
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    16. Rapidly Enlarging Parapharyngeal Mass. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 12 01; 144(12):1178-1179. Kim-Orden N, Chambers T, Sinha U. PMID: 30267038.
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    17. An Unusual Presentation of B-Cell Lymphoma as a Large Isolated Epiglottic Mass: Case Report and Literature Review. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2016; 2016:9787432. Liu C, Delaney S, Brown TN. PMID: 27213065; PMCID: PMC4861795.
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    18. A novel dominant negative Smad2 mutation in a TGFbeta resistant human carcinoma cell line. Anticancer Res. 2002 Jan-Feb; 22(1A):13-9. Tsang KJ, Tsang D, Brown TN, Crowe DL. PMID: 12017275.
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    19. A c-fos/Estrogen receptor fusion protein promotes cell cycle progression and proliferation of human cancer cell lines. Mol Cell Biol Res Commun. 2000 Apr; 3(4):243-8. Crowe DL, Brown TN, Kim R, Smith SM, Lee MK. PMID: 10891399.
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    20. Transcriptional inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9) activity by a c-fos/estrogen receptor fusion protein is mediated by the proximal AP-1 site of the MMP-9 promoter and correlates with reduced tumor cell invasion. Neoplasia. 1999 Oct; 1(4):368-72. Crowe DL, Brown TN. PMID: 10935492; PMCID: PMC1508097.
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