Randall Wenokur, MD

Randall Wenokur, MD

Randall Wenokur, M.D. is a board certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon.  He has enjoys treating all aspects of the ear, nose and throat,  but has a special interest and training in voice disorders.  Dr. Wenokur has been treating patients in the Bay Area since 1996, but has only recently joined San Francisco Otolaryngology.

Education

  • Undergraduate - B.S. University of Utah 1983
  • Medical School - M.D. Wayne State 1988
    University School of Medicine
  • Internship - University of California, Los Angeles 1988-1990
    Department of Surgery
  • Residency - University of California, Los Angeles 1990-1994
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery

Previous Academic Appointments

  • Harvard Medical School

Hospital Appointments

  • Active Staff - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Previous
  • Active Staff - John Muir Concord Campus
  • Active Staff - John Muir Walnut Creek
  • Active  Staff - University of California, S.F.

Previous Administative Appointments

  • Vice-Chairman - Department of Surgery (John Muir Hospital)
  • Chairman - Department of Surgery (John Muir Hospital)
  • Secretary Treasurer - John Muir Hospital (Medical Staff)
  • Vice-Chief of Staff - John Muir Hospital
  • Chief of Staff - John Muir Hospital

Board of Directors

  • John Muir Health
  • Previous - Pacific Voice and Speech Foundation

Honors and Awards

  • National Institute of Health Research Fellowship
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Publications

  1. Zielinski BS, Getchell MI, Wenokur RK, Getchell TV: Ultrastructural localization and identification of adrenergic and cholinergic nerve terminals in the olfactory mucosa. The Anatomical Record 225:2232-2245, 1989.
  2. Wenokur RK, Andrews J, Abemayor EA, et al:  Magnetic resonance imaging guided fine needle aspiration for the diagnosis of skull base lesions.  Skull Base Surgery 2:167-170, 1992.
  3. Wenokur RK, Berke GS Gerratt BR, Kreiman J, Ye M: In vivo measurement of laryngeal mucosal wave speed in humans.  The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 93:2295, 1993.
  4. Nasri S, Jasleen J, Gerratt BR, Sercarz JA, Wenokur R, Berke GS:  Ventricular dysphonia: a case of false vocal fold traveling wave.  American Journal of Otolaryngology 17:427-31, 1996.
  5. Sercarz JA, Nguyen L, Nasri S, Graves MC, Wenokur R, Berke GS:  Physiologic motion after laryngeal nerve reinnervation: a new method.  Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 116:466-74, 1997.
  6. Bhattacharyya N, Wenokur, RK, Goodman ML:  Endoscopic excision of a giant pyogenic granuloma of the nasal cavity caused by nasal packing.  Rhinology 35:44-45, 1997.
  7. Bhattacharyya N, Wenokur, RK, Rubin PA:  Metastasis of squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva: case report and review of the literature.  American Journal of Otolaryngology 18:217-219, 1997.
  8. Bhattacharyya N, Wenokur RK:  Endoscopic management of a chronic ethmoid and sphenoid foreign body.  Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 118:987-90, 1998.
  9. Rivkin A, Meara JG, Li KK, Potter C, Wenokur R.  Squamous cell metastasis from the tongue to the myocardium presenting as pericardial effusion.  Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 120:593-5, 1999.

Presentations

  • Wenokur RK, Andrew J, Abemayor EA, et al:  MRI directed fine needle aspiration for the diagnosis of lesions of the skull base.  American Society of Neuro-Otology, Palm Beach, Florida, May 1990.
  • Wenokur RK, Berke GS Gerratt BR, Kreiman J, Ye M:  In vivo measurement of laryngeal mucosal wave speed in humans.  Acoustical Society of America, Ottawa, Canada, May 1993.
  • Wenokur RK, Berke GS Gerratt BR, Kreiman J, Ye M:  In vivo measurement of laryngeal mucosal wave speed in humans.  American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 1993.
  • Nasri S, Sercarz J, Wenokur RK, Berke GS:  Botulinum toxin therapy for benign vocal fold lesions.  Annual Triologic Society Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida, May 1994.
  • Izdebski K, Dedo H, Wenokur R:  Vocal cord and voice findings in advair users.  Middle and Western Sections Triologic Society, February 2006.
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