Randall Owen, MD
Dr. Owen's clinical and research interest center on Head & Neck and Endocrine Surgery.Â This includes a broad range of entities including thyroid nodules, goiters and cancer, hyperparathyroidism, mouth, throat, salivary gland and neck cancers and masses.Â
Consultation in the office is undertaken and includes a detailed interview and physical examination, along with possible sonogram, needle biopsy or fiberoptic laryngoscopy.Â Surgical procedures employed to cure these conditions include minimally invasive parathyroid surgery under local anesthesia, thyroid surgery performed through the axilla, and radical cancer resections with free flap reconstruction.Â Dr. Owen also performs basic general surgical procedures including cholecystectomy, appendectomy, incisional and inguinal hernia repair, portacath and gastrostomy placement.Â He recently published his groundbreaking work on radiofrequency ablation of head and neck cancers in the May 2011 issue of Archives of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery.
Dr. Owen received a B.A. with honors in science and humanities from Seattle Pacific University.Â He then obtained his M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.Â Subsequently, he completed a general surgery residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.Â He then completed a Head & Neck surgery fellowship at Montefiore after which he joined the faculty.Â In 2006 he became the chief of the Head & Neck Division at Montefiore.Â In 2009 he was recruited to The Mount Sinai Medical Center to join the Metabolic, Endocrine & Minimally Invasive Surgery Division.
Dr. Owen has a strong interest in medical and other missions.Â He has overseen a re-housing effort in Haiti since the earthquake in January 2010.Â Previous mission trips have been to the Philippines, Kenya, Romania, Pakistan and Gabon.Â Dr. Owen is President of the New York City Council of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations.