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Larissa Sweeny, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Miami, FL


Otolaryngology (ENT) Miami, FL

Head & Neck Microvascular Surgery, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery


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Education & Training

  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUH
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUHFellowship, Head & Neck Surgical Oncology/Microvascular Reconstruction, 2017 - 2018
  • University of Alabama Medical Center
    University of Alabama Medical CenterResidency, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2012 - 2017
  • University of Alabama Hospital
    University of Alabama HospitalPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Translational Cancer Research, 2010 - 2012
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Georgetown University School of MedicineClass of 2010
  • University of Florida
    University of FloridaB.A., Major: English; Minor: History, Summa Cum Laude, 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2017 - 2018
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2014 - 2017
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Second Place, Poster, Combined Sections Meeting Triological Society, 2017
  • Best of Scientific Orals American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2016
  • First Place, Lester A. Brown, MD Resident Research Award University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Reconstruction of Midface Defects with the Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Free Flap: Evaluation of Long Term Outcomes Including Patient Reported Quality of Life  
    Connolly TM, Sweeny L, Morlandt A, Greene BG, Carroll WR, Rosenthal EL, Microsurgery, 1/26/2017
  • Effect of Overlapping Operations on Outcomes in Microvascular Reconstruction of the Head and Neck  
    Sweeny L, Rosenthal EL, Light T, Grayson J, Petrisor D, Troob SH, Greene BJ, Carroll WR, Wax MK, Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 1/1/2017
  • Antiangiogenic Antibody Improves Melanoma Detection by Fluorescently Labeled Therapeutic Antibodies  
    Sweeny L, Prince A, Patel N, Moore LS, Rosenthal EL, Hughley B, Warram JM, Laryngoscope, 1/1/2016
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  • Knockdown of CD147 and AGR2 expression decreased cellular proliferation and metastasis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Sweeny L, Lui Z, Bush B, Hartman Y, Zhou T, Rosenthal EL, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting – Triological Society, San Diego, CA, 1/20/2012
  • CD147, MCT1 and MCT4 Expression in Recurrent Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Sweeny L, Dean NR, Frederick JW, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Desmond RL, Rosenthal EL, Triological Society 114th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 1/29/2011
  • EGFR Expression in Recurrent Head and Neck Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Its Correlation with Survival.
    Sweeny L, Dean NR, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR, Helman EE, Hyde SO, Desmond RL, Rosenthal EL, Combined Sections Meeting of the Triological Society, Scottsdale, AZ, 1/28/2011
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  • Cost Implications of Free Tissue Transfer. 
    Phoenix, AZ - 1/28/2017
  • Outcomes and Cost Implications of Microvascular Reconstruction of the Head and Neck. 
    San Diego, CA - 1/26/2017
  • Overlapping Operations did not Affect Outcomes in Microvascular Reconstructions. 
    San Diego, CA - 1/20/2016
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Authored Content

  • A Preview of Cancer Immunotherapy Advances at AAO-HNSFSeptember 2021

Press Mentions

  • Head and Neck Surgery
    Head and Neck SurgerySeptember 3rd, 2016


  • Member, ABOTO/AAO Content Curation 2019 - Present
  • Member, Robotics 2019 - Present
  • Chair, Resident and Departmental Research 2019 - Present
  • Member, Head and Neck Microvascular Research 2018 - Present
  • Member, Ethics 2017 - Present
  • Member, Head and Neck Education 2017 - Present

Research History

  • NIH T32 Research FellowPost-doctoral translational and basic science research in head and neck oncology2010 - 2012

Professional Memberships