Sarah R. Akkina, M.D., M.S.
Undergraduate Education: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2010
Graduate School / Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2015
Other Training: University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 2014
Awards and honors
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Grant Recipient: Humanitarian Travel Grant Recipient for surgical mission to Phnom Penh, Cambodia
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Grant Recipient: Resident Leadership Grant Recipient for the AAO-HNS/F 2019 Annual Meeting
Alpha Omega Alpha Nominee and Inductee: National medical honor society
Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Clinical outcomes research and education.
Akkina SR, Kim RY, Stucken CL, Pynnonen MA, Bradford CR. The current practice of open neck mass biopsy in the diagnosis of head and neck cancer: A retrospective cohort study., Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2019 Feb; 4(1):57-61
Akkina SR, Ma CC, Kirkham EM, Horn DL, Chen ML, Parikh SR. Does drug induced sleep endoscopy-directed surgery improve polysomnography measures in children with Down Syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea?, Acta Otolaryngol 2018 Nov; 138(11):1009-1013
Akkina SR, Kim RY, Stucken CL, Pynnonen MA, Bradford CR. Is There a Difference in Staging and Treatment of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Tumors Between Tertiary Care and Community-Based Institutions?, Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2018 Aug; 3(4):290-295
Leibman RS, Richardson MW, Ellebrecht CT, Maldini CR, Glover JA, Secreto AJ, Kulikovskaya I, Lacey SF, Akkina SR, Yi Y, Shaheen F, Wang J, Dufendach KA, Holmes MC, Collman RG, Payne AS, Riley JL. Supraphysiologic control over HIV-1 replication mediated by CD8 T cells expressing a re-engineered CD4-based chimeric antigen receptor., PLoS Pathog 2017 Oct; 13(10):e1006613