Dr. Joseph A Califano MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Joseph Califano is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Califano accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 34 doctors at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and one of 35 at Johns Hopkins Hospital who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #2 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1994

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1994–1999

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Otolaryngology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Fellow (FAAO-HNS), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Publications & Presentations

Clinical, Genomic and Metagenomic Characterization of Oral Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Patients Who Do Not Smoke.
Li, R.,Faden, D. L.,Fakhry, C.,Langelier, C.,Jiao, Y.,Wang, Y.,Wilkerson, M. D.,Pedamallu, C. S.,Old, M.,Lang, J.,Loyo, M.,Ahn, S. M.,Tan, M.,Gooi, Z.,Chan, J.,Richmon, J.,Wood, L. D.,Hruban, R. H.,Bishop, J.,Westra, W. H.,Chung, C. H.,Califano, J.,Gourin, C. G.,Bettegowda, C.,Meyerson, M.,Papadopoulos, N.,Kinzler, K. W.,Vogelstein, B.,DeRisi, J. L.,Koch, W. M.,Agrawal, N.

The use of ultrasound in the search for the primary site of unknown primary head and neck squamous cell cancers.
Fakhry, C.,Agrawal, N.,Califano, J.,Messing, B.,Liu, J.,Saunders, J.,Ha, P.,Coquia, S.,Hamper, U.,Gillison, M.,Blanco, R.

Key tumor suppressor genes inactivated by "greater promoter" methylation and somatic mutations in head and neck cancer.
Guerrero-Preston, R.,Michailidi, C.,Marchionni, L.,Pickering, C.,Frederick, M.,Myers, J.,Yegnasubramanian, S.,Hadar, T.,Noordhuis, M. G.,Zizkova, V.,Fertig, E.,Agrawal, N.,Westra, W.,Koch, W.,Califano, J.,Velculescu, V. E.,Sidransky, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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