José P. Zevallos, MD, MPH, has been named the Eugene N. Myers Professor and chair, Department of Otolaryngology, at the University of Pittsburgh.
For the last five years, Zevallos has served as chief of the Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He has also served as the Joseph Kimbrough Professor of Head and Neck Surgery and director of the advanced head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction fellowship program.
“While we will certainly miss Dr. Zevallos’ leadership and collegiality, we are incredibly proud of his accomplishments as we wish him and his family the very best in Pittsburgh,” said Chair Craig Buchman, MD.
Born in Lima, Peru, Zevallos earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Middlebury College, Vt., and his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine affiliated hospitals in Houston, Texas, followed by a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He is board certified in otolaryngology.