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William M. Lydiatt, MD

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William Lydiatt

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School of Medicine
Surgery
Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
Methodist-Creighton Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Fellowship

William M. Lydiatt, MD

Professor

Department

Surgery

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Professor

Books

  • Interval E, Lydiatt W, Panwar A: Chapter 6- Evaluation and Staging of Oral Cancers. In Oral Cancer: Evaluation, Therapy, and Rehabilitation. Edited by Carole Fakhry, David Eisle, Ana Kiess, and Alexander Pazoki. Thieme Publishers, NY. 2018

Articles

  • AMA J Ethics
    Brooklyn Larimore, Mark Gilbert, PhD, and William M. Lydiatt, MD, What Pandemic Portraits Illuminate About Balancing Vulnerability and Inurement
    24(7), p. E667-675 2022
  • Laryngol Head Neck Surg
    Yash, Pandey, Brianna Pandey, Sarah J Aurit , Oleg Militsakh, William Lydiatt, Daniel Lydiatt, Andrew Coughlin, Robert Lindau, Angela Osmolak, Aru Panwar. Evaluation of Agreement Among Frailty Assessment Tools in Head and Neck Surgery. 1945998221086852. doi: 10.1177/01945998221086852. 2022
  • Cancer
    Lydiatt WM., Head and neck cancer staging: Balancing innovation with consistency. Cancer. Epub 2021 Feb 17.
    127(10), p. 1551-1552 2021
  • Research in Nursing & Health
    Karen L. Schumacher, Vicki L. Plano Clark, June Eilers, Naomi Kigondu, Carol Geary, Kevin Kupzyk, William M. Lydiatt, Rudy P. Lackner, Quan Ly. Methodological Considerations for the Design and Implementation of a Fully Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study. Research in Nursing & Health. Published online. Article ID: NUR22133. Article DOI: 10.1002/nur.22133. Internal Article ID: 17047082 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/nur.22133 2021
  • Radiology and Oncology
    , Unambiguous Advanced Radiologic Extranodal Extension Determined by MRI Predicts Worse Outcomes in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Potential Improvement for Future Editions of N Category Systems. 2021
  • American Medical Association
    , Lydiatt, M, Lydiatt W. Why Teachers and Learners of Medicine Need Portraiture. AMA Journal of Ethics accepted. PMID #32580825. 2020
  • Head Neck
    Association of multimodal analgesia with perioperative safety and opioid use following head and neck microvascular reconstruction Navdeep R Sayal, Oleg Militsakh, Sarah Aurit, John Hufnagle, Lester Hubble, William Lydiatt, Daniel Lydiatt, Robert Lindau, Andrew Coughlin, Angela Osmolak, Aru Panwar 2020
  • Head Neck
    Lydiatt WM. Commentary on “The effect of depth of invasion on node negative tongue cancer staging”. DOI: 10.1002/hed.25782 2019
  • Anery Patel, Valerie Shostrom, Kelly Treude, William Lydiatt,Russell Smith, Whitney Goldner. Serum Thyroglobulin: Preoperative Levels and Factors Affecting Postoperative Optimal Timing following Total Thyroidectomy International Journal of Endocrinology Article ID 1384651, 8 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/1384651
    2019 2019
  • Journal of Surgical Oncology
    Lydiatt WM. Commentary on "Number of positive lymph nodes better predicts survival for oral cavity cancer" by Hojun Lee et al. Epub  2019
  • JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
    Panwar A, Rieke K, Burke WJ, Sayles H, Lydiatt WM, for the Prevention of Depression in Patients Being Treated for Head and Neck Cancer Trial (PROTECT) study group. Identification of Baseline Characteristics Associated With Development of Depression Among Patients With Head and Neck CancerA Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2228 2018
  • Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
    Panwar A, Wang F, Lindau R, Militsakh O, Coughlin A, Smith R, Sayles H, Lydiatt D, Lydiatt W. Prediction of Discharge Destination following Laryngectomy.  2018
  • JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
    Militsakh O, Lydiatt W, Lydiatt D, Interval E, Lindau R, Coughlin A, Panwar A. Development of Multimodal Analgesia Pathways in Outpatient Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery and Association With Postoperative Opioid Prescription Patterns. 2018
  • Cancer Nursing
    Fletcher BS, Schumacher K, Cohen MZ, Kupzyk K, Lydiatt W. Understanding Functional Communication in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Using a Mixed Methods Design. 2018
  • Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
    Panwar A, Militsakh O, Lindaa R, Coughlin A, Sayles H, Rieke KF, Lydiatt W Lydiatt D, Smith R. Impact of Primary Tracheoesophageal Puncture on Outcomes after Total Larygectomy
    158, p. 103-109 2018
  • Oncology
    Panwar A, Interval E, Lydiatt W. Emergence of a Novel Staging System forOropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Based on HPV Status. Oncology (WillistonPark). pii: 460212 2018​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
    31(12) 2017

Presentations

  • Covid 19 updates multiple times to Medical staff, boards and other groups during 2020 and 2021. 2021
  • COVID-19 at Methodist Health System, Omaha, NE 2020
  • COVID-19 Overview at Methodist Health System, Omaha, NE 2020
  • COVID-19 Coordination and Collaboration at Methodist Health System,Omaha, NE    2020
  • COVID-19 Coordination and Collaboration at Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE 2020
  • COVID-19 Medical Executive Committee Presentation at Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE 2020
  • Spoke at the International Federation of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Societies in San Jose, Costa Rica on staging of head and neck cancer and surgical approaches to the parapharyngeal space.    2019
  • Richard Grimm Memorial Lecture, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.  2019
  • UNMC Surgical Grand Rounds, Head and Neck Cancer Staging: Changing Paradigms 2019
  • Dan Lydiatt Honorary Symposium on Value Based Care,  The effective use of Telehealth in the evaluation of thyroid nodules. Omaha, NE 2019
  • Jay Grodin Memorial Lecture, Updates in Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Staging, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore MD.  2018
  • The significance of the 2018 TNM changes. 12th Annual Columbia/Cornell Update in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, New York, NY.  2018
  • Jatin P. Shah Honorary Lecture, Cancer Staging: History, Meaning and Promise. IFHNOS 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2018
  • What’s New in the 8th Edition AJCC/UICC Staging System Moderator. IFHNOS 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2018
  • Surgical Selection of OPC Patients. IFHNOS 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2018
  • Management of Oropharyngeal Cancer Panel Moderator. IFHNOS 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2018
  • Nebraska Methodist Foundation update on Head and Neck Service 2018
  • Chair of panel for ASCO Update on Staging of Head and Neck Cancer, Chicago, IL 2018
  • HPV in Head and Neck Cancer. 15 Annual Immunize Nebraska, Creighton University 2018
  • Update in Staging 2018. Update in Head and Neck Cancer, Harvard Medical School. 2018
  • Value Based Medicine in Head and Neck Cancer. Estabrook Cancer Center Strategic Planning Meeting 2018
  • Chair Panel on Implications of AJCC Staging Changes on Clinical Care: The Unknown Primary and Oropharyngeal Cancer  and AJCC Staging of HPV associated Oropharyngeal Cancer. AHNS annual meeting, 2018
  • pTNM Refines Prognosis in Surgically Treated Patients. AHNS annual meeting 2018
  • Centers of Excellence in Head and Neck Cancer Care. Dan Lydiatt symposium on health care 2018

Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
    Distinguished Service Award, American Head and Neck Society, awarded at COSM, Austin, Texas May 2, 2019
    American Head and Neck Society

  • Inaugural AAO-HNS/F Young Physicians Section Model Mentor Award October 8, 2018
    Inaugural AAO-HNS/F Young Physicians Section Model Mentor Award October 8, 2018

  • Jatin Shah Honorary Keynote Address to International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgeons IFHNOS, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Jatin Shah Honorary Keynote Address to International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgeons IFHNOS, Buenos Aires, Argentina.