Daniel Lander, MD

MD, MSCI: Washington University School of Medicine

Hometown: Highlands Ranch, CO

Personal Statement: I chose Wash U because of its well-rounded clinical training with excellent exposure to all of the different subspecialties of Otolaryngology, abundance of research opportunities, and supportive program culture.


Undergraduate: Pepperdine University, Mathematics, 2014

Master of Science in Clinical Investigation: Washington University School of Medicine, 2020

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, 2020


  • Pepperdine University National Science Division’s Outstanding Graduate, 2014
  • Washington University School of Medicine Dean’s Fellowship, 2016


Lander DP, Durakovic N, Kallogjeri D, Jiramongkolchai P, Olsen MA, Piccirillo JF, Buchman CA. Incidence of Infectious Complications Following Cochlear Implantation in Children and Adults. JAMA. 2020 Jan 14;323(2):182-3.

Lee JJ, Lander DP, Jackson RS, Zenga J, Pipkorn P. Occlusion and Functional Outcomes after Complete Temporomandibular Joint Resection with Soft Tissue Reconstruction. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Epub 2020 Jan 21.

Schuette A, Lander DP, Kallogjeri D, Collopy C, Goddu S, Wildes TM, Daly M, Piccirillo JF. Predicting Hearing Loss After Radiotherapy and Cisplatin Chemotherapy in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer. JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery. 2020 Feb 1;146(2):106-12.

Jiramongkolchai P, Lander DP, Kallogjeri D, Olsen MA, Keller M, Schneider JS, Lee JJ, Jiramongkolchai K, Piccirillo JF. Trend of surgery for orbital cellulitis: An analysis of state inpatient databases. The Laryngoscope. 2020 Mar;130(3):567-74.