Lauren Tashima Roland, MD

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA

Statement: I am interested in rhinology and clinical/outcomes-based research. Outside of medicine, I enjoy running and yoga.


Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS, 2007

Medical School: Penn State College of Medicine, 2011


  • Michael Paparella Research Award 1st place 2015
  • Podcast Interview for Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (2015)
  • John R. Lindsay, MD Resident Research Award, 2015
  • Recognition in "The Laryngoscope Top 20 Downloaded Articles, 2014"
  • Michael Paparella Research Award 2nd place 2014
  • "Best in Show" poster presentation at AAPOS, 2010


Chen CL, Zenga J, Roland LT, Pipkorn P. Complications of double free flap and free flap combined with locoregional flap in head and neck reconstruction: A systematic review. Head Neck, 2017

Roland LT, Skillington SA, Ogden MA. Sialendoscopy-assisted transfacial removal of parotid sialoliths: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Laryngoscope, 2017.

Roland L, Fischer C, Tran K, Rachakonda T, Kallogjeri D, Lieu JE. Quality of Life in Children with Hearing Impairment: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2016 

Payne SJ, Mitzner R, Kunchala S, Roland L, McGinn JD. Acute Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis: A 15-Year Experience with 41 Patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2016 

Roland LT, Kallogjeri D, Sinks BC, Rauch SD, Shepard NT, White JA, Goebel JA. Utility of an Abbreviated Dizziness Questionnaire to Differentiate Between Causes of Vertigo and Guide Appropriate Referral: A Multicenter Prospective Blinded Study. Otol Neurotol, 2015. 

Roland LT, Peelle JE, Kallogjeri D, Nicklaus J, Piccirillo JF. The effect of noninvasive brain stimulation on neural connectivity in Tinnitus: A randomized trial. Laryngoscope, 2015

Roland LT, Lenze EJ, Hardin FM, Kallogjeri D, Nicklaus J, Wineland A, Fendell G, Peelle JE, Piccirillo JF. Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy On Subjective Bother and Neural Connectivity in Chronic Tinnitus. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2015

Roland LT, Wineland AM, Leonard DS. Balloon Frontal Sinuplasty for Intracranial Abscess in a Pediatric Acute Sinusitis Patient. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2015.

Tashima L, Piccirillo JF. Are antibiotics indicated for acute sinusitis? Laryngoscope. 2014 Sep;124(9):1979-80.

Tashima L, Mitzner R, Durvesh, S, Goldenberg D. Dyspnea as a prognostic factor in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Apr;269(4):1251-5.

Weinstein JM, Gilmore RO, Shaikh SM, Kunselman AR, Trescher WV, Tashima LM, Boltz ME, McAuliffe MB, Cheung A, Fesi JD. Defective Motion Processing in Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment due to periventricular white matter damage. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012 Jul;54(7).

Nguyen DN, Raghavan SS, Tashima LM, Lin EC, Fredette SJ, Langer RS, Wang C. Enhancement of poly(orthoester) microspheres for DNA vaccine delivery by blending with poly(ethylenimine). Biomaterials. 2008 June;29(18):2783-93.

Book Chapters:

Roland LT, Sinks B, Goebel J. Chapter 6: The Vertigo Case History. Balance and Function Assessment and Management, Second Edition, 2015.

Roland LT, Schneider JS. ENT for the General Surgeon. Washington Manual of Surgery, Seventh Edition, 2015.