• Anthony Morlandt, M.D., D.D.S., FACS
    Dr. Morlandt was born and raised in Floresville, Texas and graduated from Baylor University. He completed his DDS magna cum laude at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas, and received his MD and internship and residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. Dr. Morlandt then went on to complete a fellowship in head and neck oncology and microsurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Florida. He returned to Birmingham where he currently serves as Chief of the Section of Oral Oncology within the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UAB Medicine and is a full time academic head and neck surgeon. He is Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship program at UAB. Dr. Morlandt is an Associate Scientist in the Cancer Chemoprevention Program with the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. In 2015, Dr. Morlandt received the AAOMS Faculty Educator Development Award and has been inducted into the American Head and Neck Society and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

    Dr. Morlandt specializes in oral oncology, head and neck microvascular surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has authored several peer-reviewed scientific articles and textbook chapters on head and neck ablative and reconstructive surgery. He is particularly interested in helping doctors and their staff identify head and neck cancers and in optimizing patient outcomes following major head and neck surgery.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2018 Advancements in Maxillofacial Trauma: A Historical Perspective 2018
    2017 Fluorescence Imaging for Cancer Screening and Surveillance 2017
    2017 Reconstruction of midface defects with the osteocutaneous radial forearm flap: Evaluation of long term outcomes including patient reported quality of life 2017
    2017 Retraction to: Worst Pattern Of Invasion and occult cervical metastases for oral squamous carcinoma: Update on impact of adjuvant rt for low-stage high-risk oral squamous cancer (Head & Neck, (2017), 10.1002/hed.24754) 2017
    2017 Effects of an Unlabeled Loading Dose on Tumor-Specific Uptake of a Fluorescently Labeled Antibody for Optical Surgical Navigation 2017
    2017 Characterizing the utility and limitations of repurposing an open-field optical imaging device for fluorescence-guided surgery in head and neck cancer patients 2017
    2015 Early oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma sampling of margins from tumor bed and worse local control 2015
    2015 Safety and tumor specificity of cetuximab-IRDye800 for surgical navigation in head and neck cancer 2015
    2015 A ratiometric threshold for determining presence of cancer during fluorescence-guided surgery 2015
    2015 Procedure/Technique: Endocrine tumors of the neck 2015
    2013 Reconstruction of the Scalp, Calvarium, and Frontal Sinus 2013
    2013 Safety and efficacy of intra-articular infliximab therapy for treatment-resistant temporomandibular joint arthritis in children: A retrospective study 2013
    2007 The national student research group of the AADR - An introduction 2007
    2005 Tetracycline at subcytotoxic levels inhibits matrix metalloproteinase-2 and -9 but does not remove the smear layer 2005


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    2015 Surgical Management of the Neck.  424-430. 2015

    Research Overview

  • -Adjunctive Pentoxifylline and tocopherol (PENTO) in the treatment of related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ): a prospective, randomized trial to evaluate a novel non-surgical treatment. (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03040778).
    -2011472- IR-Labeled Cetuximab for Optical Imaging of Odontogenic Neoplasms
    Sponsoring Agency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation. Awarded 2015
    -X080416005 – “Protein Expression in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Craniofacial Complex”
  • Education And Training

  • Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 2011
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 2008
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2012
  • Full Name

  • Anthony Morlandt