Stanford Society of
Physician Scholars  

Richard Gurgel MD

Resident, Stanford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Undergraduate:University of Utah
Medical School:University of Utah

Current research focus: I have an interest in the molecular biology of tumors involving the middle and inner ear, including both temporal bone carcinomas as well as vestibular schwannomas.

Opportunities to work with Dr. Richard Gurgel: I welcome both medical and undergraduate students to work with me on my clinical service and research.



1.Mentoring in otolaryngology training programs. Gurgel RK, Schiff BA, Flint JH, Miller RA, Zahtz GD, Smith RV, Fried MP, Smith RJ. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Apr;142(4):487-92. PMID: 20304265 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2.Role of otolaryngologists in health care for the homeless. Gurgel RK, Lund G, Gundlapalli AV. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 Jul;118(7):471-4. PMID: 19708482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

3.Zygomatic Root Abscess: A Rare Complication of Otitis Media. Gurgel RK, Woodson EA, Lenkowski PW, Gubbels SP, Hansen MR. Otol Neurotol. 2009 May 1. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 19415039 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

4.Middle ear cancer: a population-based study. Gurgel RK, Karnell LH, Hansen MR. Laryngoscope. 2009 Oct;119(10):1913-7. PMID: 19373882 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

5.Chronic cough and tonsillar hypertrophy: a case series. Gurgel RK, Brookes JT, Weinberger MM, Smith RJ. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 Nov;43(11):1147-9. PMID: 18846560 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

6.Disseminated histoplasmosis presenting as a unilateral cranial nerve VIII mass: a case report. Gurgel RK, Roehm PC, Hansen MR. Otol Neurotol. 2006 Oct;27(7):1014-6. PMID: 17006352 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

7.Development of a novel eighth-nerve intraneural auditory neuroprosthesis. Badi AN, Kertesz TR, Gurgel RK, Shelton C, Normann RA. Laryngoscope. 2003 May;113(5):833-42. PMID: 12792319 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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