John Truelson, M.D.

John Truelson, M.D.

  • American Airlines Professorship in Cancer Research
  • Otolaryngology
  • Surgical Treatment of Head & Neck Cancers
  • Head & Neck Cancers

Biography

Positions and Employment 

2005 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; Residency Program Director, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 1995 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, 1987 The Good Shepherd Hospital, Bulape Hospital, Bibanga Hospital. Kasai Provinces Republique du Zaire, February to May 1989. 1990 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; Assistant Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, 1990 Director, Division of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas 1990 Attending Staff. John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas 1990 Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas 1990 St. Paul Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 1990 Dallas Veteran's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 1990 Zale Lipshy University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 

Other Experience and Professional Memberships 

1987 American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: Fellow, 1981 Texas Medical Association 1981 Dallas County Medical Society 1981 American Medical Association 1987 L'Ordre des Medecins (Zaire) 1990 Reviewer, Peer Review and Abstract Section, Head & Neck 1990 Faculty Advisory Committee, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 1991 Fee Complaint Committee, Dallas County Medical Society 1991 Admissions Committee Interviewer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas 1993 Blood Utilization Committee, Zale-Lipshy University Hospital 1993 Alternate Delegate, Texas Medical Association 1993 Monograph/Slide Lecture Series Subcommittee, AAO-HNS 1994 American College of Surgeons: Fellow, 1994 Clinical Executive Committee, Simmons Cancer Ctr.at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 1994 Steering Committee, Simmons Cancer Center at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 1994 Cancer Committee, Parkland Memorial Hospital 1995 American Society for Head & Neck Surgery: Fellow, 1995 Texas Association of Otolaryngology/HNS, 1995 Reviewer, Peer Review, Laryngoscope 1995 Campus Physicians Quality Home Health Care Service, Zale-Lipshy University Hospital 1995 Program Chairman, Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology 1997 Treasurer, Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology 1999 President, Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology 1997 Operating Room Committee Zale-Lipshy University Hospital 1997 Surgical Performance Improvement Committee Parkland Memorial Hospital 1997 Reviewer, Peer Review, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 

Honors 

1978 Bachelor of Sciences in Zoology with High Honors University of Texas, Austin,Texas 1978 Phi Beta Kappa: University of Texas, Austin, Texas; included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2018; named a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly in 2018.

Research Support 

Truelson (PI) ZIL-301-A1. Evaluation of Tolonium Chloride (Toluidine Blue) Rinse in the Detection of Locally Recurrent or New Primary Oral Cavity Cancers and Cancer in Situ; Dates: October, 2000 to present Completed Research Support 

Truelson (PI) 414-94-2. Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Effect of Cisplatin/Epinephrine Injectable Gel (Product #5010) When Administered Intratumorrally for Achievement of Treatment Goals in Recurrent or Refractory Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck; Dates: 1997-2000 

Truelson (PI) Ad5CMV-p53 Phase II, Multi-Center, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness and Safety of Administered by Intra-Tumoral Injections in 39 Patients with Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head/Neck; Dates: Study Closed February, Dates: 1997-2000

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of Michigan Medical School (1989-1990), Head & Neck Surgery
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1982-1986), Otorhinolaryngology
  • Internship - Parkland Memorial Hospital (1981-1982), General Surgery
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Association of Otolaryngology/HNS
  • L"Ordre des Medecins (Zaire)
  • American Medical Association
Books & Publications
Research
  • Head & Neck Oncology/Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Surgical Treatment of Head & Neck Cancers
  • Head & Neck Cancers
  • Surgical Treatment of Benign Head & Neck Conditions
  • Airway Abnormalities
  • Skull Based Surgery

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Dr. John Truelson on delivering patient care.

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Otolaryngology Clinic

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Dallas, Texas 75390
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