Bruce R. Gordon, MD, FACS

Education:

Otolaryngology Residency,
1977-1981,
University of California, San Diego

Surgery Internship,
1976-1977,
University of California, San Diego

MD 1976,
University of Rochester

MA 1972,
University of California, Berkeley,
Molecular Biology

BA 1967,
Pomona College, Zoology and
Chemistry dual major

Licensure:

California, Massachusetts

Board Certification:

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1981

Hospital Privileges:

Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Ma., Staff Surgeon & Chief of Otolaryngology

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, Ma., Associate Surgeon, Courtesy Staff

Teaching Experience:

1986-present Director, AAOA Basic & Advanced Allergy Courses

1985-present Clinical Instructor in Laryngology & Otology, Harvard University

1983-present Senior Teaching Faculty, Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston

1970-1971 Teaching Assistant, postgraduate Molecular Biology, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley

Honors:

Lifetime Achievement Award, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, 2009

President, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, 2002- 2003

Sam Sanders Award for Clinical Allergy Research, AAOA Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, 2003

President, International Society Otorhinolaryngologic Allergy & Immunology, 1998-2001

1996 American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Honor Award

1994 American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence

1967-1972 N.I.H. Science Traineeship, University of California, Berkeley

1963 N.C.T.E. Award for Excellence in English

Eagle Scout

Memberships:

Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Board of Directors and Research Committee member
Past Scientific Affairs Chairman, Continuing Medical Education Director

Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Past Allergy-Immunology, and Environment Committee member

Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

American Society of Lipo-Suction Surgery

Massachusetts Medical Society
Council, Past Member

Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngologists
Board of Directors, Past Member

Publications:

Gordon BR. The Allergic March: Can We Prevent Allergies and Asthma? Otolaryngol Clin N Am. 2011. accepted for publication.

Gordon BR. Patch testing for allergies. Curr. Opinion Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 2010;18:191-4

Meltzer EO, Blais MS, Derebery MJ, Gordon BR, Sheth KK, Simons AL, Wingertzahn MA, Boyle JM. Burden of allergic rhinitis: results from the pediatric allergies in America survey. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009;124(3): S43-70

Wang DY., Gordon, BR. Management of persistent allergic rhinitis in the tropics: Singapore experiences. Clinical and Experimental Allergy Reviews, 2008; 8:37-44

Gordon BR. Asthma – History and Presentation. Otolaryngol Clin N Am 2008; 41:375-86

Wang DY, Gordon BR, ChanYH, Yeoh KH Potential non-IgE mediated food allergies : comparison of open challenge and DBPCFC. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007, 137(5):803-809

Gordon BR. Prevention and Management of Anaphylaxis. In Marple B, Mabry RL, eds. Quantitative Skin Testing for Allergy: IDT and MQT. 2nd ed., 2006, New York, Thieme, p. 75-91

Gordon BR. Prevention and Management of Allergic Emergencies. In Mabry RL, Ferguson BJ, and Krouse JH, eds. Allergy: The Otolaryngologist’s Approach. 2006 Washington DC, Amer. Acad. Otolaryngic Allergy, p. 99-118

King HC, Mabry RL, Mabry CS, Gordon BR, Marple BF. Allergy in ENT Practice: The Basic Guide. 2nd ed., 2004, New York, Thieme

Yeoh KH, Wang DY, Gordon BR. Safety and efficacy of radioallergosorbant test-based allergen immunotherapy in treatment of perennial allergic rhinitis and asthma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004; 131:673-8

Wang DY, Razaa T, Gordon BR. Control of nasal obstruction in perennial allergic rhinitis. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004:165-170

Gordon BR. Approaches to Testing for Food and Chemical Sensitivities. Otolaryngol Clinics North Am. 2003; 36:917-940

Hurst DS, Gordon BR, Krouse JH. The importance of glycerin-containing negative control tests in allergy research studies that use intradermal skin tests.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002; 127:177-181

Allergy and Immunology, An Otolaryngic Approach. Eds.: Krouse J, Chadwick S, Gordon B, Dereberry J 2002, New York, Lippincott

Gordon, BR. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: an Allergic Entity? Current Opinion in Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2000; 8:253-259

Hurst DS, Gordon BR, Fornadley JA, Hunsaker DH. Safety of Home Based and Office Allergy Immunotherapy: a multicenter prospective study Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 1999; 121:553-561

Gordon BR. Inhalant Allergy Diagnosis. Current Opinion in Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 1999; 7:371-374

Gordon BR. Skin Testing to Detect Cyclic Food Allergy: Current Technique. In: Mattox DE, ed. Diagnostic Tests in Otolaryngology (1998)

Gordon, BR. Allergy Skin Tests for Inhalants and Foods: Comparison of Methods in Common Use. Otolaryngol Clinics North Am. 1998;31:35-54

Gordon BR. Update on the Importance of Nutrition in Allergy Management. Curr Opinion Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1998;6:67-69

Davidson TM, Webster RC, Gordon, BR. The principles and dynamics of local skin flaps. 4th ed.,: American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Alexandria, VA (1998)

Gordon, BR. The Importance of Nutrition in Allergy Management. Curr Opinion Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1997;5: 53-54

Gordon BR. Asthma: An Important Disease to Otolaryngologists, ENT J. 1996;75: 97-101; 136-142; 216-224

Gordon BR. Immunotherapy Basics. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995;113: 597-602

Gordon BR. Future Immunotherapy: What Lies Ahead ? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995;113:603-605

Trevino RA, Gordon BR. Allergic Rhinosinusitis. ENT J. 1993;72:116-129

Gordon BR. Immunotherapy: Rationale and Mechanisms. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1992;107:861-865

Gordon BR. Prevention and Management of Office Allergy Emergencies. Otolaryngol Clinics North Am. 1992;25:119-134

Gordon BR. Allergy Skin Tests and Immunotherapy: Comparison of Methods in Common Use. ENT J. 1990;69:47-62

Gordon BR. Topical cocaine nasal anesthesia.
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987;113:211

Harris JP, Calloway CA, Gordon BR. Subclavian Vein Thrombosis Associated With Central Venous Cannulation in Head and Neck Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1982;90:715-22

Davidson TM, Gordon BR. Prophylactic Antibiotics in Facial Plastic Surgery. Trans. Pacific Coast Oto-Opthal. Soc. 1980;61:105

Segel GB, Lukacher A, Gordon BR, Lichtman MA, Glucocorticoid Suppression of Human Lymphocyte DNA Synthesis: Influence of Phytohemagglutinin Concentration, J. Lab. Clin. Med. 1980;95:624-32

Gordon BR. The Teaching-Case Conference: Esthesioneuroblastoma. Head Neck Surg. 1979;1:541

Gordon BR, Segel GB, Brennan JK, Lichtman MA. Effect of Molecular Modification on the Inhibition of Lymphocyte Blastogenesis by Cardiac Glycosides Blood 1978;51:497-505

Segel GB, Lichtman MA, Gordon BR, MacPherson J, Nusbacher J, Plateletpheresis Residues: A Source of Large Quantities of Human Blood Lymphocytes. Transfusion 1976;16:455-9

Segel GB, Lichtman MA, Hollander MM, Gordon BR, Klemperer MR. Human Lymphocyte Potassium Content During the Initiation of Phytohemagglutinin-Induced Mitogenesis, J. Cell. Physiol. 1976;88:43-8

Segel GB, Gordon BR, Lichtman MA, Hollander MM, Klemperer MR. Exodus of 42-K+ and 86-Rb+ from Rat Thymic and Human Blood Lymphocytes Exposed to Phytohemagglutinin, J. Cell. Physiol. 1976;87:337-43

Segel GB, Hollander MM, Gordon BR, Klemperer MR, Lichtman MA. A Rapid Phytohemagglutinin-Induced Alteration in Lymphocyte Potassium Permeability, J. Cell. Physiol. 1975;86:327-35

Burr JG, Gordon BR, Park EH. Photochemical Genetics I: The Ionic Nature of Uracil Photohydration. In: Radiation Chemistry, I:418 Amer. Chem. Soc., Washington, DC,1968

Burr JG, Gordon BR, Park EH. The Mechanism of Photohydration of Uracil and N-Substituted Uracils. Photochem. Photobiol. 1968;8:73