Paul Zolkind, MD

Paul Zolkind, MD

Head and Neck Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

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

Clinical Expertise

As a member of our head and neck cancer specialist team, Dr. Zolkind cares for patients diagnosed with these cancers through treatment and recovery. Learn more about how Dr. Zolkind and Siteman approach head and neck cancer diagnosis and staging, treatment and recovery.


  • 2013: MD, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn


  • 2013 - 2020: Resident, otolaryngology, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2020 - 2021: Fellow, head and neck surgery/microvascular reconstruction, Stanford University, Palo Alto

Board Certification

  • 2021: American Board of Otolaryngology

Selected Research Publications

Checkpoint blockade-induced CD8+ T cell differentiation in head and neck cancer responders.
  • Zhou L, Zeng Z, Egloff AM, [...] Zolkind P, [...] Uppaluri R
  • J Immunother Cancer 2022

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