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Vincent D. Eusterman, MD, DDS

Associate Professor

Director, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center


Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

Phone: 303-436-3482
Fax: 303-724-1961

Appointments: 303-436-4949 or 303-436-3482

Hospital Affiliations:

Denver Health Medical Center
University of Colorado Hospital
Denver Veteran's Administration Medical Center 

Clinical Interests:

Head and neck trauma, facial plastic and reconstruction, head and neck oncology, otology, sinus surgery, general otolaryngology

Subspecialty Training: Head and neck oncology, skull base surgery, oral & maxillofacial surgery


Medical School

(1986) MD, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

(1978) DDS, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Omaha, NE


(1987) Internship, General Surgery, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

(1991) Residency, Otolaryngology, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, University of Colorado, Denver, CO


(1992) Fellowship, Head and Neck Oncology Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

(1996) Fellowship, Skull Base Surgery, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Denver, CO

2004 AAO-HNS Distinguished Service Award

 Eusterman, VD, Barrs, DM, Casey, K, Henderson, R: Malignant Glomus Tumor of the Temporal Bone. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1989; 101:230.

Eusterman, VD, Lepore ML, Sargent DW: Physiologic Mandibular Translation for Optimum Surgical Access to the Carotid Sheath. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1989; 101:|240.

Eusterman VD, Barrs DM, Casey K, Heffner DK: A Low-Grade Aggressive PapillaryAdenocarcinoma of Probable Endolymphatic Sac Origin: A Newly Recognized Entity. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1989; 101:253.

Yates WF, Sargent DW, Lepore ML, Luethke JM, Lanier DM, Eusterman VD: Embolization and Delayed Surgery of Head and Neck Tumors. Radiology 1989; 173:494.

Eusterman VD, Fitzpatrick JE, Blakeslee DB, Woods, TR: Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1990; 103:278.

Eusterman VD, Yoshida GY, Banks R: Gelfilm Barrier for Prevention of Post-Parotidectomy Frey's Syndrome: An Animal and Human Experience. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1992; 107:207.

Eusterman VD, Yoshida GY: Laryngeal Preservation in Radiation-Induced Chondronecrosis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1994; 111:178.

Eusterman VD, Voss MA, Gerow RK: Intermediate Reconstruction of the Mandibular Ramus With Autologous Rib Following Resection of a Large Giant Cell Granuloma in a Child: A Case Report. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1995; 113:213

 Eusterman VD, Damiano TR, Ecklund JM: Sphenoid Meningeocele: Proceed with Caution. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1995; 113:173

Eusterman VD: Acute Suppurative Cervical Lymphadenitis: Esthetic Drainage in Children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1995; 113:210.

Blakeslee DB, Banks RE, Eusterman VD, Brooks D. Analysis of vocal fold function in the miniswine model. J Invest Surg. 1995; 8(6):409-24. Pub Med ID: 8751152

Eusterman VD: Tumors of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx, In Jafek BW (Ed): ENT Secrets. Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus Inc., 1996, p 193-200.

Eusterman VD, Mount MR: Laryngeal Cancer, In Jafek BW (Ed): ENT Secrets. Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus Inc., 1996, p 208-214.

Baumgartner BJ, Eusterman VD, Myers J, Massengill PL: Initial report of a cutaneous T-cell lymphoma appearing on the auricular helix. Ear Nose Throat J. 2000 May; 79(5):391-4, 396. Pub Med ID: 10832206

Coppit GL, Eusterman VD, Downey T: Endoscopic treatment of chondrosarcoma of the nasal septum. Pub Med ID: 12501109Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2002; 127(6): 569-71.

Satava RM, Fried MP: A methodology for objective assessment of errors: an example using an endoscopic sinus surgery simulator. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2002; 35(6): 1289-301 (acknowledgement)

Williard CC, Eusterman VD, Massengill PL: Allergic fungal sinusitis: report of 3 cases and review of the literature. Oral Pub Med ID: 14600689Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2003; 96(5): 550-60. Review.

Baumgartner BJ, Eusterman VD, Willard CC, Morris JT: Pathology Quiz Case 1: Diagnosis: Mycobacterium tuberculosis cervical lymph adenitis (scrofula) in the parotid gland. Arch Pub Med ID: 15313872. 

Otto CS; Coppit GL; Mazzoli RA; Eusterman VD; Nixon KL; Ainbinder DJ; Raymond WR 4th; Krolicki TJ; Grazko MA; Hansen EA: Gaze-evoked amaurosis: a report of five cases. Ophthalmology 2004; 110(2): 322-6 Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004; 130: 990; diag 992-3. Pub Med ID: 125787

Willard CC, Eusterman VD, Massengil PL. Allergic fungal sinusitis: report of 3 cases and review the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003 Nov;96(5):550- 60.

Kerr JT, Eusterman VD, Yoest SM, Andersen CA. Pitfalls in imaging: differentiating intravagal and carotid body paragangliomas. Ear, Nose & Throat Journal, June 2005. Pub Med ID: 16075856

Baumgartner BJ, Scott CL, Eusterman, VD. Cervical Fibro-osseous Pseudotumor in the Neck. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Nov; 135(5):823-5. Pub Med ID: 17071325

Callahan B, Kang J, Dudekula A, Eusterman V, Rabb C. New Eagles Syndrome variant complicating management of intracranial pressure after traumatic brain injury. Injury Extra 41 (2010) 41-44.

Levi ME, Eusterman VD. Oral infections and antibiotic therapy. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2011 Feb;44(1): 57-78.

Eusterman VD. History and physical examination, screening and diagnostic testing. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2011 Feb;44(1):1-29.

Gurunluoglu R, Glasgow M, Williams SA, Gurunluoglu A, Antrobus J, Eusterman V. Functional reconstruction of total lower lip defects using innervated gracilis flap in the setting of high-energy ballistic injury to the lower face: Preliminary report. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Oct;65(10):1335-42. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2012.04.039. Epub 2012 May 29.


Research Focus

Head and Neck Trauma
Head and Neck Surgery