Thomas H. Nagel, M.D.

  1. Otolaryngologist

Thomas Nagel, M.D. is a Head and Neck surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He specializes in the surgical management of cancers and benign tumors as well as reconstructive surgery of the head and neck.

His primary areas of focus include:

  • Transoral robotic surgery and transoral laser surgery
  • Treatment of HPV related tonsil and base of tongue cancer
  • Microvascular reconstructive surgery of the head and neck
  • Parotid and salivary gland surgery
  • Oral cavity and oropharynx cancer
  • Surgical management of advanced skin cancer of the head, face, and neck
  • Thyroid surgery

In addition Dr. Nagel is the Division Chair of Head and Neck Surgery. He also has a strong interest in resident training and is the Residency Program Director for the Otorhinolaryngology Residency Program.

  1. Head and neck cancer surgery
  2. Microvascular surgery
  3. Neck surgery
  4. Parotid gland surgery
  5. Parotidectomy
  6. Reconstructive surgery
  7. Transoral laser microsurgery
  8. Transoral robotic surgery
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Microvascular head and neck reconstruction
  • Transoral surgery including transoral robotic surgery and transoral laser microsurgery
  • Parotid and salivary gland surgery
  • Oral cavity tumors
  • Oropharynx tumors
  • Thyroid surgery
  1. 2014
    Fellow - Head and Neck Oncology/Transoral Laser Microsurgery/Microvascular Head and Neck ReconstructionWashington University School of Medicine
  2. 2013
    ResidentOtolaryngology Residency, Otolaryngology, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2008
    MDUniversity of Michigan Medical School
  4. 2004
    BA - BiologySt. Olaf College

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Graduated Summa cum Laude with Distinction in BiologySt. Olaf College
  2. 2004
    Phi Beta KappaSt. Olaf College
  3. 2000
    Presidential ScholarSt. Olaf College
  4. 2000
    Illinois State ScholarState of Illinois

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberNorth American Skull Base Society
  2. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  3. 2004 - 2005
    MemberNu Sigma Nu Medical Fraternity, University of Michigan Medical School
  4. 2004 - present
    MemberProfessional Association of Diving Instructors
  5. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association of Michigan

Publications