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Patrick Ha, MD

Patrick Kyongmin Ha, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Surgery - GBMC

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  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Head and Neck Cancer Center


Head and Neck, Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Tumors, Otolaryngology, Thyroid Disorders

Research Interests

Salivary gland tumor biology and the molecular mechanisms behind their development


Dr. Ha received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University, and completed both his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a board-certified head and neck surgeon and Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Ha is actively involved in NIH-funded research in the basic mechanisms of salivary gland cancers. He also has a special interest in endoscopic laser techniques for organ sparing surgeries.


  • English
  • French


American Academy of Cancer Research Member 2008 - current
American Academy of Otolaryngology Member 2000 - current
American College of Surgeons Member 2008 - current
American Head and Neck Society Member 2007- current
Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Assoc Member 1999 - current
Maryland Society of Otolaryngology Member 2000 - current
Society of University Otolaryngologists Member 2008 -

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  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1999)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology (Baltimore MD ) (2005)


    • Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    The Molecular/Genetic Basis of Oral Cancer. Ha PK. Grand Rounds in Oral-Systemic Medicine. 2007 Feb;2(1):20-8.

    The Role of Positron Emission Tomography / Computed Tomography Fusion in the Management of Early and Advanced Stage Primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Ha PK, Hdeib A, Goldenberg D, Jacene H, Patel P, Koch W, Califano J, Cummings CW, Flint PW, Wahl R, Tufano RP. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Jan;132(1):12-6.

    Promoter methylation and tumor suppressor gene inactivation in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Ha PK and Califano JA. Lancet Oncol. 2006, Jan;7(1):77-82.

    Short Hospital Stay After Neck Dissection. Ha PK, Couch ME, Tufano RP, Koch WM, Califano, JA. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Nov;133(5):677-80.
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    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    Salivary gland cancers rare, but sometimes deadly, Baltimore Sun (07/10/2014)

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    Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Surgery - GBMC
    6569 N. Charles Street
    Physicians Pavilion West, Suite 401
    Towson, MD 21204
    Phone: 443-849-8940
    Appointment Phone: 443-849-8940
    Fax: 443-849-8902
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 443-849-8940
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    • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Division of Head and Neck Surgery

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