Patrik Pipkorn, MD

Patrik Pipkorn, MD

Head and Neck Surgeon, Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Head and neck surgery, skull base surgery, microvascular reconstruction


  • 2007: MD, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden


  • 2007 - 2008: Intern, Central Hospital, Skövde, Sweden
  • 2009 - 2013: Resident, head and neck surgery, Central Hospital, Skövde, Sweden
  • 2014 - 2015: Fellow, head and neck surgery, microvascular reconstruction, University of California - Davis
  • 2015 - 2016: Fellow, head and neck surgery, transoral surgery and microvascular surgery, Washington University, St. Louis

Selected Research Publications

Microvascular reconstruction of midface osteoradionecrosis.
  • Sweeny L, Konuthula N, Jackson R, [...] Pipkorn P
  • Head Neck 2024
Lateral Skull Base and Auricular Reconstruction.
  • Kejner AE, Lee BJ, Pipkorn P
  • Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2023
Outcomes of Mesh Cranioplasty in Scalp-Free Tissue Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
  • Chang KW, Zhong LM, Lee DS, [...] Pipkorn P
  • Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2023
Cellular states are coupled to genomic and viral heterogeneity in HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinoma.
  • Puram SV, Mints M, Pal A, [...] Pipkorn P, [...] Tirosh I
  • Nat Genet 2023
Infection Control With Topical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Mucosal Head and Neck Surgery: A Meta-analysis.
  • Lee JJ, Chibueze S, Walia A, [...] Pipkorn P
  • Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2023
Risk Factors for Functional Outcomes in Advanced Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
  • Lee DS, Lee JJ, Sinha P, [...] Pipkorn P
  • Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2023
Multiple simultaneous free flaps for head and neck reconstruction: A multi-institutional cohort.
  • Tharakan T, Marfowaa G, Akakpo K, [...] Pipkorn P
  • Oral Oncol 2023
Free Flap Reconstruction of the Anterior Skull Base: A Systematic Review.
  • Dang RP, Ettyreddy AR, Rizvi Z, [...] Pipkorn P
  • J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2022
The two-handed template for planning fibular free flap reconstruction of the head and neck.
  • Wood CB, Ha AY, Puram SV, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P
  • Head Neck 2022
Clinical Challenge: Osteoradionecrosis in a Fibular Free Flap Reconstruction of the Maxilla.
  • Barrett TF, Rich JT, Pipkorn P
  • Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med 2022
A Comprehensive Analysis of Complications of Free Flaps for Oromandibular Reconstruction.
  • Walia A, Mendoza J, Bollig CA, [...] Pipkorn P
  • Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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