Robert Brody, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania where he is completing a Master’s of Science in Clinical Epidemiology. He completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania followed by fellowship training in Head & Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Brody has clinical appointments at both the University of Pennsylvania and at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center. He has clinical expertise in the oncologic treatment of mucosal malignancies of the upper aerodigestive tract as well as cutaneous and salivary malignancies of the head and neck.
His research primarily focuses on clinical outcomes research utilizing institutional data to better understand the risk factors for poor oncologic outcomes, poor functional outcomes, and poor quality of life outcomes after treatment for head and neck cancer. He further explores these questions by analyzing and curating data from nationwide oncology outcomes databases and cancer registries.