Practice Contact Information
University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South. Bldg. 56, Suite 500
Orange CA 92868-3201
Web Site: http://www.ent.uci.edu
Areas of surgical specialization in Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Surgeon
William B. Armstrong, MD
Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine
Dr. William B. Armstrong joined the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California Irvine in July 1994, and has been department chair since July 2010. He was appointed Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology July 2009.
Dr. Armstrong’s primary clinical and research interests are in head and neck cancer surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He has a strong interest in minimally invasive procedures to treat head and neck tumors including endoscopic and robotic approaches to head and neck and thyroid tumors. He is actively involved with the Optical Coherence Tomography Project at UC Irvine and Beckman Laser Institute. In addition, he is utilizing office based ultrasound in the outpatient setting and resident education.
Since 1999, Dr. Armstrong is happily married to his wife Susan, and they have two children William Harry, born December 2000 and Eric Byron born February 2002. Recreational interests include jogging, hiking, backpacking, cooking, planting fruit trees and participating in activities with his two boys. The most recent addition to the family is Ricky our second lab, who is keeping everyone more active.
Journal Articles, Peer-Reviewed
P064 Moshtaghi, O., Haidar, Y. M., Mahmoodi, A., Tjoa, T., Armstrong, W. B. (2017). The Role of In-Office Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Neck Masses. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 157(1), 58-61. doi: 10.1177/0194599817696288.
P063 Haidar, Y. M., Moshtaghi, O., Mahmoodi, A., Helmy, M., Goddard, J. A., Armstrong, W. B. (2017). The Utility of In-Office Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Parotid Lesions. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 156(3), 511-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599816687744.
P062 Sindhu, K., Armstrong, W. B., Hasso, A. N., Farzaneh, T., Daroui, P. (2016). Recurrent squamous cell carcinoma involving cranial nerves in a patient with left glottic carcinoma treated with definitive radiation therapy: A case report. Practical Radiation Oncology, 7(2), 100-2. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.11.004.
P061 Sharma, G. K., Sofferman, R. A., Armstrong, W. B. (2016). Evaluation of the American College of Surgeons thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound course: results of a web-based survey. Laryngoscope, 127(8), 1950-8. doi: 10.1002/lary.26335.
P060 Haidar, Y. M., Mahboubi, H. M., Ghavami, Y., Zia, K., Hojjat, H., Armstrong, W. B., Djalilian, H. (2016). Association Between Electronic Medical Record Implementation and Otolaryngologist Productivity in the Ambulatory Setting. JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, 143(1), 20-24. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2528.
P058 Moshtaghi, O., Kelley, K., Armstrong, W. B., Ghavami, Y., Gu, J., Djalilian, H. (2015). Using Google Glass to solve communication and surgical education challenges in the operating room. Laryngoscope, 125(10), 2295-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.25249. 25775933.
participation in testing of the device and providing input.
P057 Kuan, E. C., Badran, K. W., Passy, V., MD, Armstrong, W. B. (2014). Medical Students’ Comfort Levels with Performing the Basic Head and Neck Examination in Practice: Follow-up During the Core Clerkship Year. Journal of Surgical Education, 72(1), 117-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.06.007. 25168714.
P056 Badran, K., Kelley, K., MD, Conderman, C., MD, Mahboubi, H., MD, Armstrong, W. B., Bhandarkar, N. (2014). Improving Applicant Section: Identifying Qualities of Unsuccessful Otolaryngology Resident. The Laryngoscope, Epub 8-5-2014. doi: 10.1002/lary.24860. 25093659.
P055 Mahboubi, H., MD, Salibian, A. A., MC, Wu, E. C., Patel, M. S., Armstrong, W. B. (2013). Contributing Factors to Adoption of Medical Records in Otolaryngology Offices. Laryngoscope, 123(11), 2658-63. 23712469.
P054 Armstrong, W. B., Taylor, T. H., Kennedy, A. R., Melrose, R. J., Messadi, D. V., Gu, M., Le, A. D., Perloff, M., Civantos, F., Goodwin, W. J., Wirth, L. I., Kerr, A. R., Meyskens, F. L., MD (2013). Bowman Birk Inhibitor Concentrate and Oral Leukoplakia: A Randomized Phase llb Trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila), 6(5), 410-8. 23639862.
P053 Mahboubi, H., MD, Salibian, A. A., MD, Wu, E. C., Patel, M. S., Armstrong, W. B. (2013). The Role and Utilization of Electronic Medical Records in Ambulatory Otolaryngology. Laryngoscope, 123(10), 2418-22. 23619936.
P052 Wu, E. C., Passy, V., MD, Armstrong, W. B. (2011). Preliminary Evaluation of Junior Medical Students’ Exposure and Comfort with Performing the Basic Head and Neck Examination. Laryngoscope, 121(7), 1431-5. 21671238.
P051 Rubinstein, M., MD, Armstrong, W. B. (2011). Transoral laser microsurgery for laryngeal cancer: A primer and review of laser dosimetry. Lasers Med Sci, 26(1), 113-24. PMC2981737.
P050 Ridgway, J. M., MD, Parikh, D. A., MD, Wright, R., MD, Holden, P., MD, Armstrong, W. B., Camilon, F., MD, Wong, B. J.-f. (2010). Lemierre Syndrome: A pediatric case series and review of literature. American Journal of Otolaryngology, 31(1), 38-45. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2008.09.006. 19944898.
P049 Taylor, T. H., MD, Armstrong, W. B., Meyskens, F. L. (2010). Effectiveness of Chemoprevention Agents is Underestimated when Lesion Sizes are Rounded. Cancer Preventions Research (Phila), 3(2), 136-9. PMC2818119.
P048 Rubinstein, M., Fine, E., Sepehr, A., Armstrong, W. B., Crumley, R., Kim, J., Chen, Z., Wong, B. (2010). Optical Coherence Tomography of the Larynx Using the Niris System. Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 39(2), 150-6. PMC2898737.
manuscript editing and review, provided patient data and performed imaging on my patients
Book Chapters, Peer-Reviewed
CH011 Armstrong, W. B., Vokes, D., MD, Verma, S. (2014). Malignant Tumors of the Larynx (Ch. 106). In Flint, P. W., Haughey, B. H., Lund, V., Niparko, J. K., Robbins, K. T., Thomas, J. R., Lesperance, M. M. (Eds.) Cummings Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (6th ed., Vol. 2, pp. 1601-33). Philadelphia, PA, United States: Saunders. 978-1-4557-4696-5. (Copyright 2015).
CH010 Armstrong, W. B., Vokes, D., MD (2010). Malignant Tumors of the Larynx (Ch. 107). In Flint, P. W., Haughey, B. H., Lund, V. J., Niparko, J. K., Richardson, M. A., Robbins, K. T., Thomas, J. R. (Eds.) Cummings Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (5th ed., Vol. 2, pp. 1482-511). Philadelphia, PA, United States: Mosby. 978-0-323-08563-2.
CH009 Armstrong, W. B. (2009). Disorders of the Salivary Glands, Thyroid, and Parathyroid. In Djalilian, H. R. (Ed.) 10 Minute ENT Consult (pp. 437-454). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing, Inc.
CH008 Crumley, R. L., MD, Armstrong, W. B., Byrne, P. J. (2004). Rehabilitation of Facial Paralysis. (4th ed., Vol. 1, pp. 822-52). St Louis, MI: Ed Mosby.