David G Lott
|David G Lott
David G. Lott, M.D. holds the academic rank of Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is a Consultant in the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and serves as the Director of the Laryngeal Surgery Program at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. His practice includes voice and swallowing restoration, laryngeal cancer, and laryngotracheal reconstruction.
Dr. Lott received his M.D. degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed a residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute. He received further fellowship training in Laryngeal Surgery and Professional Voice at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Lott is the Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. In addition, he directs the Head and Neck Transplantation and Regeneration Program at Mayo Clinic. This includes both the world’s first clinical larynx transplantation program and a basic science research laboratory. Research in the laboratory is designed to study all aspects of regeneration for head and neck structures. The basic components of the lab include understanding pathology, development of bioengineering instrumentation, vocal fold microstructure restoration, laryngotracheal bioengineering, and neuromuscular regeneration.
Dr. Lott has authored or co-authored many publications on laryngeal regenerative techniques, including invited manuscripts on laryngeal transplantation and book chapters on laryngeal transplantation and larynx bioengineering. He has also given multiple presentations on the topic at various national and international professional meetings. Additionally, he has co-authored book on transoral laser microsurgery for primary head and neck tumors.