Practice Contact Information
Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University
1120 15th Street
Web Site: https://www.augustahealth.org/find-a-doctor/find-a-doctor?id=2685
Areas of Interest in Head and Neck Surgery
Endocrine Surgery, Head and Neck Surgeon, Reconstructive Head & Neck Surgery
Dr. Albergotti is a head and neck and reconstructive surgeon in Augusta GA. He practices at the Medical College of Georgia / Augusta University where he is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology.
He went to college at Washington and Lee University (Lexington VA), medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston SC), residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh PA) and fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery and Microvascular Reconstructive surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Brody RM, Albergotti WG, Shimunov D, Nicolli E, Harris BN, Bur A. Changes in Head and Neck Oncologic Practice During COVID-19 Pandemic. Head & Neck. Epub ahead of print: 1 May 2020
Werner MT, Carey RM, Albergotti WG, Lukens JN, Brody RM. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Management of Head and Neck Malignancies. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Journal. Epub ahead of print: 21 Apr 2020
Sharbel D, Singh P, Blumenthal D, Sullivan J, Dua A, Albergotti WG, Groves MW, Byrd JK. Preoperative Stellate Ganglion Block for Perioperative Pain in Lateralized Head and Neck Cancer: Preliminary Results. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Epub 3 Dec 2019
Morgan PF, Hornig J, Momin SR, Albergotti WG, Brody RM, Graboyes E. Perforator-based propeller flap for osteocutaneous fibula free flap donor site repair: description and application of a novel surgical technique. Laryngoscope. 2020 May; 130(5):1233-1235
Turner MT, Geltzeiler M, Albergotti WG, Duvvuri U, Ferris RL, Kim S, Wang EW. Reconstruction of TORS oropharyngectomy defects with the nasoseptal flap via transpalatal tunnel. Journal of Robotic Surgery. 2019 June 10; ahead of print
Sharbel DD, Unsal AA, Groves MW, Albergotti WG, Byrd JK. Salivary Clear Cell Carcinoma Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Outcomes: A Population-Based Analysis. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology. 2019 May 29; ahead of print
Geltzeiler M, Bertolet M, Albergotti W, Glysteen J, Olson B, Persky M, Gross N, Li R, Anderson P, Kim S, Ferris RL, Duvvuri U, Clayburgh D. Staging HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer: Validation of AJCC-8 in a Surgical Cohort. Oral Oncology. 2018 Sep; 84:82-87
Albergotti WG, Abberbock S, Mathews F, Ferris RL, Johnson JT, Duvvuri U, Kim S. Oligometastatic status predicts survival in metastatic human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal carcinoma. Head & Neck. 2018 Aug; 40(8):1685-1690
Persky MJ, Albergotti WG, Kubik MW, Abberbock S, Kim S, Duvvuri U, Ferris RL. Risk of positive margins by oropharyngeal subsite in transoral robotic surgery for T1 and T2 squamous cell carcinoma. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Journal. 2018 Apr; 158(4):660-666
Albergotti WG, Schwarzbach HL, Abberbock S, Ferris RL, Johnson JT, Duvvuri U, Kim S. Defining the prevalence and prognostic value of perineural invasion and angiolymphatic invasion in human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal carcinoma. JAMA Otolaryngology. 2017 Dec 1;143(12):1236-1242
Kubik MW, Mandal R, Albergotti W, Duvvuri U, Ferris RL, Kim S. Effect of transcervical arterial ligation on the severity of postoperative hemorrhage after transoral robotic surgery. Head & Neck. 2017 Aug;39(8):1510-1515
Albergotti WG, Jordan J, Anthony K, Wasserman-Wincko T, Abberbock S, Kim S, Ferris RL, Duvvuri U. A Prospective Evaluation of Dysphagia after Transoral Robotic Surgery for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx. Cancer. 2017 Aug 15;123(16):3132-3140
Albergotti WG, Gooding WE, Kubik MW, Geltzeiler MN, Kim S, Duvvuri U, Ferris RL. Learning Curve in Transoral Robotic Surgery for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx. JAMA Otolaryngology. Published online 2017 Feb 2019
Geltzeiler MN, Doerfler S, Turner M, Albergotti WG, Kubik MW, Kim S, Ferris RL, Duvvuri U. Transoral Robotic Surgery for Management of Cervical Unknown Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Updates on Efficacy, Surgical Technique and Margin Status. Oral Oncology. 2017 Mar; 66:9-13
Albergotti WG, Davis KS, Abberbock S, Bauman JE, Ohr JP, Clump DA, Heron DE Duvvuri U, Kim S, Johnson JT, Ferris RL. Association of pretreatment body mass index and survival in human papillomavirus positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncology. 2016 Sep; 60:55-60
Albergotti WG, Psaltis A, Schlosser R. Respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartomas of the olfactory groove: a report of 4 cases and a review of the literature. ENT journal. 2016 Mar; 95(3): E19-E27.
Kim JH, Kim S, Albergotti WG, Choi PA, Kaplan DJ, Abberbock S, Johnson JT, Gildener-Leapman N. Selection of Ideal Candidates for Surgical Salvage of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Impact of Charlson Age-Comorbidity Index and Oncologic Characteristics on One-Year Survival and Hospital Course. JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 2015 Dec 1; 141(12): 1059-6
Sharma AH, Albergotti WG, Duvvuri U. Applications of evolving robotic technology for head and neck surgery. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 2016 Mar;125(3):207-12
Albergotti WG, Byrd JK, Nance M, Choi EC, Koh YW, Kim S, Duvvuri U. Robot-Assisted Neck Dissection Through a Modified Facelift Incision. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 2016 Feb;125(2):123-9
Albergotti WG, Sturm JJ, Stapleton AS, Simons JS, Mehta DK, Chi DC. Predictors of Intensive Care Unit Stay After Pediatric Supraglottoplasty. JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 2015 Aug 1;141(8):704-9
Maxwell JH, Rath TJ, Byrd JK, Albergotti WG, Wang H, Duvvuri U, Kim S, Johnson JT, Branstetter BF, Ferris RL. Accuracy of computed tomography to predict extracapsular spread in p16-positive squamous cell carcinoma. The Laryngoscope. 2015 Jul; 125(7):1613-8
Albergotti WG, Bilodeau EA, Byrd JK, Mims MM, Lee SE, Kim S. Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma: case series and update. Head & Neck. 2016 Mar;38(3):426-33
Albergotti WG, Byrd JK, De Almeida JR, Kim S, Duvvuri U. Robot-Assisted Level II-IV Neck Dissection Through a Modified Facelift Incision: Initial North American Experience. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery. 2014 Dec;10(4):391-
Choby GW, Albergotti WG, Byrd JK, Egloff AM, Johnson JT. Factors contributing to recurrence of oral cavity and laryngeal tumors and estimation of tumor age. The Laryngoscope. 2014 Oct; 124(10): 2297-304
Byrd JK, Smith KJ, De Almeida JR, Albergotti WG, Davis KS, Kim S, Johnson JT, Ferris RL, Duvvuri U. Transoral Robotic Surgery and the Unknown Primary: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Journal. 2014 June; 150(6):976-982
Albergotti WG, Nguyen SA, Zenk J, Gillespie MB. Extracapsular dissection for benign parotid tumors: a meta-analysis. The Laryngoscope. 2012 September; 122(9): 1954-60.
Gillespie MB, Albergotti WG, Eisele DW. Recurrent salivary gland cancer. Current Treatment Options in Oncology. 2012 March. 13(1): 58-70.