North Florida Center for Otolaryngology
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Certification
Board Certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certified in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

 

Education
2003-2004 Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan

1999-2003 Residency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

1998-1999 Internship: General Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

1994-1998 Doctor of Medicine, The University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Memphis, TN

1990-1994 Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (Summa Cum Laude)

 

Honors & achievements
Practice:
Member of the National Education Faculty (NEF) for Allergan, Inc.

Residency:
Advance Trauma Life Support Instructor, 1999
Travel Grant to Cherry Blossom Conference, 2001
Paul C. Harrington award for excellence in clinical research, 2002 and 2003

Medical School:
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Physicians’ Medical Education & Research Foundation Scholarship Award – Merit Based, 1994-1998
James L. Minor Scholarship Award - Merit-based, 1996 – 1998
Class Rank – 8 out of 162

Undergraduate:
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Alpha Epsilon Delta Medical Honor Society – secretary
The University of Tennessee National Alumni Association Valedictorian Scholarship Award
Gamma Beta Phi Society
The University of Tennessee Dean’s List – 10 semesters

 

Submitted Journal Publications & Presentations
Spencer JR, Leake DS, Doerr TD. “Management and Clinical Outcomes in the Treatment of Acute Nasal Fractures”, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Awaiting publication

Ellenberger JL, Leake DS. Skin Tightening. Plastic Surgery Products. March, 2006.

Leake DS, Gunnlaugsson C, Urban J, and Marentette L. “Reconstruction After Resection of Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas”, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Vol 7(2), 99-103, March/April 2005.

Leake DS, Quatela VC, Sabini P. “Surgical Management of Concavities of the Distal Nose”, presented at COSM, Palm Springs, CA. May, 2001. Facial Plastic Clinics of North America, Vol 12:1, 133-156, Feb. 2004.

Leake DS, Quatela VC, Villano ME. “The Effects of Endoscopic Brow/Midface Lift on Lower Lid Tension”, Presented at the 8th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2002. Submitted for publication to Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery.

Leake DS, Doerr T. “Expression of uPAR in Keloids”, Poster at the American
Academy of Otolaryngology fall meeting, 2002. Archives of Otolarygology – Head and Neck Surgery, Vol.129, 1334, Dec. 2003.

Leake DS, Robbins KT. “Correlation of angiographic tumor vascularity with treatment outcome in advanced head and neck cancer”, poster presentation at the Head and Neck Conference at COSM, Palm Springs, CA. May, 1999.

Leake, D and Baker, S. Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction, 2nd edition. Chapter 27: Scar Revision and Local Flap Refinement. Mosby, Shan Baker 2nd edition.

Local Presentations:
Presentation and Treatment of Paragangliomas. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 8/99.

Sudden Sensironeural Hearing Loss: Case presentation and review of literature. Grand Rounds presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 9/99.

Necrotizing Otitis Externa. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 11/99.

Controversial Management of Frontal Sinus Fractures. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 2/00.

Survival with Invasive Fungal Sinusitis. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 5/00.

The Rochester Experience with Treatment of Hemangiomas, Division of Otolaryngology Research Forum, University of Rochester, 6/00.

The Principles of Basic Rhinoplasty. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 7/00.

Auricular Trauma and Management of Amputation. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 12/00.

Childhood Midline Nasal Masses. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 12/00.

Branchial Cleft Cysts. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 4/01.

ENT Presentations of Bullous Lesions. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 4/01.

Intracranial Complications of Otitis Media. Division of Otolaryngology Research Forum, University of Rochester, 6/01.

The Effects of Endoscopic Brow/Midface Lift on Lower Lid Tension, Division of Otolaryngology Research Forum, University of Rochester, 6/01.

What to Do with the Neck? Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 9/01.

Histology of nasal masses, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 3/02.

uPAR Expression in Keloids, Division of Otolaryngology Research Forum, University of Rochester, 6/02.

Local Flaps. Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 10/02.

Cleft Lip and Palate, Grand Rounds Presentation, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester, 1/03

 

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery - Fellow
American Medical Association
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Florida Medical Society
Florida Society of Facial Plastic Surgery
Florida Society of Otolaryngology

 

Extracurricular Activities
Hand-built pottery, Painting, Stained glass tables, and Snow-skiing



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