Ralph Tufano, MD

Specialty: Otolaryngology
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Telephone: 410-955-3628

About Dr. Tufano

Doctor Tufano is an Otolaryngologist who practices in Maryland.

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Johns Hopkins Hospital
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore , MD 21287

Johns Hopkins Medicine – Green Spring Station
10751 Falls Road
Falls Concourse Suite 408
Lutherville, MD 21093

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimor, MD 21287

Selected Publications

Farrag TY, Agrawal N, Sheth S, Bettegowda C, Ewertz M, Kim M, Tufano RP>Algorithm for safe and effective reoperative thyroid bed surgery for recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid cancer. Head Neck. 2007 Dec;29(12):1069-1074

Farrag TY, Koch WM, Cumming CW, Goldenberg D, Abou-Jaoude PM, Califano JA, Flint PW, Webster K, Tufano RP> Supracricoid Laryngectomy Outcomes-The Johns Hopkins Experience. Laryngoscope. 2007 Jan;117(1):129-132

Nahas ZS, Farrag TY, Lin FR, Belin RM, Tufano RP> A safe and cost effective short hospital stay protocol to identify patients at low risk for the development of significant hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy. laryngoscope. 2006 jun;116(6):906-910

Nayhas, Z., Cohade, C., Fakhry, C., ladenson, P., Zeiger, M., Wahl, R., Tufano, R.P. The Role of PET-CT in management of ZRecurrent Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Laryngoscope. 2005 Vol. 115(2); 51(1);35

Ha, P., Hdeib, A., Patel, P., Koch, W.M., Califano, J., Cummings, C.W.C., Flint, P., Wahl, R., Tufano, R.P.: The Role of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Fusion in the Management of Early and Advanced Stage Primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Jan;132(1):12-16

Farrag, T., Samlan, R.A., Lin, F.R., Tufano, R.P.: The Utility of Evaluating True Vocal fold motion Before thyroid Surgery. Laryngoscope 2006 Feb; 116(2):235-8

Ralph P. Tufano and Phillip K. Pellitteri, Reoperative Parathyroid Surgery: Techniques and Tips for Success (2017)