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Carole Fakhry, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Head and Neck Cancer Center


Head and Neck Cancers, Oral Cancers, Oral Pathology, Oral Surgery, Otolaryngology, Parathyroid Disorders, Parathyroid Surgery, Pharynx Cancer, Schwannomas of the Head and Neck, Thyroid Disorders, Thyroid Surgery

Research Interests

HPV-associated head and neck squamous cell cancer


Dr. Fakhry earned her medical degree at Johns Hopkins University, where she also completed her internship, residency and fellowship. Dr. Fakhry also serves as Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins University.


  • English
  • French
  • Arabic

Additional Resources

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  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore MD) (2006)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (2003)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology (Baltimore MD) (2009)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology (Baltimore MD) (2010)


    • American Board of Otolaryngology / Otolaryngology (2010)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Fakhry C, Sugar E, DSouza G, Gillison ML. Two-week versus six-month sampling interval in a short-term natural history of oral HPV infection in an HIV-positive cohort. PLOS One. 2010 Jul 30;5(7):e11918

    Fakhry C, Bajaj G, Aygen N, Westra W, Gillison M. Long-term survival of a patient with leptomeningeal involvement by nasopharyngeal carcinoma after treatment with high-dose intravenous methotrexate. Head and Neck. 2010 Aug; Epub ahead of print

    Fakhry C, Westra WH, Li S, Cmelak A, Ridge JA, Pinto HA, Forastiere A, Gillison M. Improved treatment response and survival of human papillomavirus-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in a prospective clinical trial J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Feb 20; 100(4): 261-9.

    Dsouza G, Fakhry C, Weber K, Goshu E, Sugar E, Anastos K, Minkoff H, Seaberg E, Gillison M. Six month natural history of oral versus cervical human papillomavirus infection. Int J Cancer. 2007 Jul; 121(1): 2897-904.

    Dsouza G, Kreimer A, Viscidi R, Pawlita M, Fakhry C, Koch WM, Westra WH, Gillison M. Epidemiologic evidence that human papillomavirus is a cause or orpharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. N Engl J Med. 2007 May 10; 356 (19): 1944-56.

    Fakhry C, Dsouza G, Weber K, Goshu E, Sugar E, Anastos K, Minkoff H, Seaberg E, Gillison M. Relationship between prevalent oral and cervical human papillomavirus infections in human immunodeficiency virus-positive and -negative women. J Clinical Microbiol. 2006 Dec; 44(12): 4479-85.

    Fakhry C, Gillison ML. Clinical implications of human papillomavirus in head and neck cancers. J Clin Oncol. 2006 June;24(17): 2606-11.
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    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    Head & neck cancer research findings: Longer survival for HPV-positive cancers, the benefits of outpatient care, Cleveland Plain Dealer (02/20/2014)

    Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer if Tumor Caused by HPV: Study, US News & World Report (02/20/2014)

    Press Release: Recurrent Mouth and Throat Cancers Less Deadly When Caused by Virus, Study Shows (02/20/2014)

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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-6420
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
    Fax: 410-955-6526
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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
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    • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Division of Head and Neck Surgery

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