Kyle S. Ettinger, D.D.S., M.D.

  1. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Kyle S. Ettinger, D.D.S., M.D., is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, with specialty interest in head and neck oncologic surgery and microvascular reconstruction. Dr. Ettinger's areas of clinical focus include:

  • The removal of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck involving the skin, face, mouth, jaws, throat, and salivary glands
  • The performance of complex head and neck reconstruction using microvascular free tissue transfer (free flaps)
  • Improving the delivery of care and quality of life of patients affected by cancers involving the head and neck
  • Advancing the techniques of microvascular reconstruction through virtual surgical planning, computer aided modeling, and patient-specific 3D printing technology
  • The use of micro-neurosurgical techniques to reconstruct injuries and pathology involving the cranial nerves of the head and neck
  • Combining dental implant surgery with free tissue transfer to provide comprehensive and functional reconstruction/rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Ettinger is active in clinical research and surgical education. He routinely provides mentorship to oral and maxillofacial surgical residents as well as surgical residents from other surgical disciplines. Dr. Ettinger has published numerous scientific manuscripts on a multitude of topics pertaining to oral and maxillofacial surgery and head and neck oncology. He has also authored text book chapters on the diagnosis and management of head and neck sarcomas, the treatment of facial trauma, and the principles of local, regional, and free flap reconstruction of the head and neck.

  1. Ameloblastoma
  2. Cancer
  3. Chondrosarcoma
  4. Facial deformities
  5. Facial fracture
  6. Facial injury
  7. Facial skin cancer
  8. Floor of the mouth cancer
  9. Head and neck cancer
  10. Jaw tumors and cysts
  11. Laryngeal cancer
  12. Mouth injury
  13. Mouth tumor
  14. Nasal and paranasal tumors
  15. Nasal cancer
  16. Neck metastasis
  17. Oral and throat cancer
  18. Orbital fracture
  19. Osteoblastoma
  20. Osteomyelitis
  21. Osteosarcoma
  22. Parotid gland tumor
  23. Radiation injury
  24. Salivary gland tumor
  25. Sarcoma
  26. Skin cancer
  27. Skin tumor
  28. Soft palate cancer
  29. Throat cancer
  30. Tonsil cancer
  1. Cancer treatment
  2. Dental implant surgery
  3. Facial fracture repair
  4. Facial reconstruction
  5. Flap surgery
  6. Free fibular transfer
  7. Free muscle transfer
  8. Glossectomy
  9. Head and neck reconstruction
  10. Jaw surgery
  11. Microvascular reconstruction
  12. Microvascular surgery
  13. Neck surgery
  14. Parotid gland surgery
  15. Parotidectomy
  16. Reconstructive surgery
  17. Sentinel lymph node surgery
  18. Sentinel node biopsy
  19. Skin biopsy
  20. Skin cancer excision
  21. Skin cancer reconstruction
  22. Skin cyst removal
  23. Skin surgery
  24. Tracheostomy
  25. Trauma care
  1. 2018
    Fellowship - Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular ReconstructionUniversity of Florida-Jacksonville
  2. 2017
    Resident - Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2017
    ResidentOral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2014
    Doctorate of Medicine - Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2011
    DDS - Doctor of Dental Surgery, Rank 1/54, Class of 2011.University of Washington School of Dentistry
  6. 2007
    BS - Bachelors of Science in Neurobiology, Magna Cum Laude, Class of 2007, Minor in International StudiesUniversity of Washington

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting Best Paper Award in the Section of Craniomaxillofacial Reconstructive SurgeryAmerican Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons
  2. 2017
    Mayo Clinic Scholar, Department of Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 2016
    Nomination for Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Laskin Best Paper of 2016 awardJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  4. 2016
    Nomination for Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Laskin Best Paper of 2016: " Hypotensive anesthesia is associated with shortened length of hospital stay following orthognathic surgery." Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  5. 2015
    Nomination for Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Laskin Best Paper of 2015 AwardJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  6. 2011
    Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society MembershipUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  7. 2011
    American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student AwardUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  8. 2011
    American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Dental Student AwardUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  9. 2011
    Quintessence Publishing Company Academic Achievement AwardUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  10. 2011
    American College of Dentists F. Burns Guthrie Memorial Scholarship.University of Washington School of Dentistry
  11. 2011
    Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Highest Academic Standing Award for the University of Washington School of DentistryUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  12. 2010
    Dental Alumni Association ScholarshipUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  13. 2010
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry Outstanding Student AwardUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  14. 2010
    Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society ScholarshipUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  15. 2009
    Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society ScholarshipUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  16. 2009
    Department of Prosthodontics Brian Toolson Endowed ScholarshipUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  17. 2009
    Department of Restorative Dentistry Earl C. Maston ScholarshipUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  18. 2008
    Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society ScholarshipUniversity of Washington School of Dentistry
  19. 2003
    University of Washington Annual Deans ListUniversity of Washington
  20. 2003
    University of Washington Undergraduate Scholar AwardUniversity of Washington

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