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Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Oneida Arosarena, MD, FACS

Oneida Arosarena
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Otolaryngology (ENT), Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery

43 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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Clinical Interests
  • General otolaryngology
  • Facial reconstruction
Research Interests
  • Head and neck cancer invasion mechanisms
  • MD, School of Medicine Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Fellowship, Crainomaxillafacial Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Syracuse, NY
  • Residency, Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Board Certification
  • Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Awards and Honors
  • Maryland State Senatorial Scholarship
  • J. Howard Eager III Scholarship, The Johns Hopkins University
  • National Hispanic Scholarship Fund Award
  • Rose Traveling Scholarship, The Johns Hopkins University
  • American Board of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Academic Merit Award

Office Locations

Temple Head & Neck Institute

Temple University Hospital 
3509 North Broad Street
Boyer Pavilion, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Digital Bibliography

1. Arosarena O, Guerin C, Brem H, Laterra J. Endothelial differentiation in intracerebral and subcutaneous experimental gliomas. Brain Res 1994;640:98-104 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8004469).

2. Abidin M, Arosarena O, Koch W, Eisele D. Transdermal fentanyl. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1994;111:680-3 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7970812).

3. Zeidman SM, Monsein LH, Arosarena O, Aletich V, Biafore JA, Dawson RC, Debrun GM, Hurko O. Reversibility of white matter changes and dementia after treatment of dural fistulas. Am J Neuroradiol 1995;16:1080-3 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7543726).

4. Chen Z, Colon I, Ortiz N, Callister M, Dong G, Pegram M, Arosarena O, Strome S, Nicholson J, van Waes C. Effects of interleukin-1a, interleukin 1 receptor antagonist, and neutralizing antibody on proinflammatory cytokine expression by human squamous cell carcinoma lines.  Cancer Res 1998;58:3668-76 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9721877).                 

5. Arosarena O, Baranwal S, Strome S, Wolf G, Krauss J, Bradford C, Carey T.  Expression of major histocompatibility complex antigens in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck: effects of interferon gene transfer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1999;120:665-71 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10229590).

6. Arosarena O, Falk A, Malmgren L, Bookman L, Allen M, Schoonmaker J, Tatum S, Kellman R. Defect repair in the rat mandible with bone morphogenic proteins and marrow cells. Arch Facial Plast Surg 2003;5:103-8 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12533151).

7. Arosarena O, Collins W. Defect repair in the rat mandible with bone morphogenic protein-5 and prostaglandin E1. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003;129:1125-30 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14568800).

8. Doty J, Pienkowski D, Goltz M, Haug R, Valentino J. Arosarena O.  Biomechanical evaluation of fixation techniques for bridging segmental mandibular defects. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004;130:1388-92 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15611397).

9. Arosarena O, Collins W. Bone regeneration in the rat mandible with bone morphogenetic protein-2:  a comparison of two carriers. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005;132:592-7 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15806052).

10. Gossman DG, Rosenblum WR, Arosarena O, Valentino J. The acetabular reamer: an ideal tool for anterior iliac crest bone graft harvesting. Laryngoscope 2005;115:557-9 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15744178).

11. Arosarena O, Collins W. Comparison of bone morphogenetic proteins-2 and -4 for rat mandibular bone regeneration at various doses. Orthod Craniofac Res 2005;8:267-76 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16238607).

12. Gossman DG, Archer SM, Arosarena O.  Management of frontal sinus fractures:  a review of 96 cases.  Laryngoscope 2006;116:1357-62 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16885735).

13. Arosarena O, Puleo D.  In vitro effects of combined and sequential bone morphogenetic protein administration.  Arch Facial Plast Surg 2007;9:242-7 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17638757).

14. Arosarena OA, Fritsch TA, Hsueh Y, Aynehchi B, Haug R.  Maxillofacial injuries and violence against women.  Arch Facial Plast Surg 2009;11:48-52 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19153293).

15. Katime E, Khurana JS, Arosarena OA.  Prostate cancer metastatic to the larynx:  a case report.  Ear Nose Throat J, 2012;91:E1-3 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22996711).

16. Arosarena O, Hemme TS.  Management of soft palate agenesis in Nager syndrome with an elongated, superiorly-based pharyngeal flap.  Ear Nose Throat J, 2014;93:E1-5 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25397380).

17. Arosarena OA, Del Carpio-Cano FE, Dela Cadena RA, Rico MC, Nwodim E, Safadi FF.  Comparison of bone morphogenetic protein-2 and osteoactivin for mesenchymal cell differentiation: effects of bolus and continuous administration.  J Cell Physiol, 2011;226:2943-52 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21302290).

18. Arosarena O, Dela Cadena R, Denny M, Bryant E, Barr E, Thorpe R, Safadi F.  Osteoactivin promotes migration of oral squamous cell carcinomas.  J Cell Physiol; 2016;231:1761-70 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26636434).

19.  Arosarena OA, Barr EW, Thorpe R, Yankey H, Tarr JT, Safadi FF.  Osteoactivin regulates head and neck squamous cell carcinoma invasion by modulating matrix metalloproteases.  J Cell Physiol, 2017;epub:1-13 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28295306).

Other Articles
1. Arosarena O. Deciding between an academic or private practice. Facial Plastic Times 2002;23:6.

2. Arosarena O. Update on cleft care. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2002;10:303-8.

3. Arosarena O. Tissue engineering. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005;13:233-41 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16012248).

4. Arosarena O, Madsen M, Haug R.  Special considerations with tongue and floor of mouth cancer.  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 2006;18:521-31 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18088850).

5. Arosarena O.  Perioperative management of the head and neck cancer patient. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2007;65:305-13 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17236939).

6. Arosarena O.  Cleft lip and palate.  Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2007;40:27-60 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17346560).

7. Arosarena O, Ducic Y, Tollefson TT.  Mandible fractures:  discussion and debate.  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am, 2012;20:347-63 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22910024).

8. Arosarena O.  Options and challenges for facial rejuvenation in higher Fitzpatrick skin phototypes.  JAMA Facial Plast Surg, 2015;17:358-9 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26313490).

Book Chapters
Arosarena O. Cleft palate.  In:  Byrne P (editor). Atlas of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Elsevier, Philadelphia (accepted for publication July 1, 2006).

Arosarena O. Reconstruction in the Head and Neck.  In:  Lee KJ (editor). Essential Otolaryngology, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, Columbus, 2012, pages 724-743.

Arosarena O. Reconstruction in the Head and Neck.  In:  Lee KJ (editor). Essential Otolaryngology, 11th edition, McGraw-Hill, Columbus, 2016, pages 940-959.

ratings & reviews


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4.60 / 5.0


Give easy to understand instruction
Provider expl in way you understand
Provider listen carefully to you
Show respect for what you say
Spend enough time with you
May 9, 2020

was patient With Me wasn't Rushing.

March 30, 2020

Very good experience

March 17, 2020

Very good experience.

October 28, 2019

I'm new patient to Dr osarana this was my first time seeing her and everyone treated me nice thank u

August 27, 2019

Nothing that wasn't great

August 12, 2019

I had a great experience as always.

May 13, 2019

good experience

April 29, 2019

This was the first time seeing this Doctor and I was very pleased.