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Department of Otolaryngology

Department of Otolaryngology

Dr. Brent J. WIlkerson

PGY Level: PGY IV

UC Davis Health System
Department Of Otolaryngology
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 7200
Sacramento, CA 95817

Contact:
Email:  Brent.Wilkerson@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

 

EDUCATION  

  • 2006-2010 The University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2010 (Summa Cum Laude)
  • 2007 Summer Commissioned Officer’s Training, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL;  Graduated top 10% in Flight
  • 2002-2006 Bob Jones University, BS in Pre-medicine, 2006 (Magna Cum Laude)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2011 Gold Humanism Honor Society Resident Inductee, UC Davis Medical School
  • 2010 Dean’s Award, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • 2010 Surgery Student of the Year, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • 2010 Award for Clinical Excellence in Internal Medicine, University of South Carolina
  • 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha, USC School of Medicine, elected to membership Junior year
  • 2009 USC School of Medicine, Gerald N. Olsen Introduction to Clinical Medicine Award,
  • 2006 Magna Cum Laude, Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC 2006

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • 2011 Van der Westhuizen, Lionel, Von, Stephen J, Wilkerson, Brent J, Johnson, Brent L, Jones, Yonge, Cobb, William S, Smith, Dane E.  Impact of Nissen Fundoplication on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Symptoms.  The American Surgeon.  Jul 2011.
  • 2006 (Summer) University of South Carolina School of Medicine, South Carolina Carolina Cancer Center, Dr. Phillip Buckhaults, PhD;  “The TP53 Pro72 allele is a risk factor for the development of early-onset high grade invasive ductal carcinoma.”
     

PEER REVEIWED PUBLICATIONS

  • 2013 Shull AY, Clendenning ML, Ghoshal-Gupta S, Farrell CL, Vangapandu HV, Dudas L, Wilkerson BJ, Buckhaults PJ.  Somatic Mutations, Allele Loss, and DNA Methylation of the Cub and Sushi Multiple Domains 1 (CSMD1) Gene Reveals Association with Early Age of Diagnosis in Colorectal Cancer Patients.  PLoS ONE (3): e58731. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058731
  • 2011 Van der Westhuizen, Lionel, Von, Stephen J, Wilkerson, Brent J, Johnson, Brent L, Jones, Yonge, Cobb, William S, Smith, Dane E.  Impact of Nissen Fundoplication on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Symptoms.  The American Surgeon.  Jul 2011

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

  • 2013: Tollefson TT, Wilkerson, BJ.  Review of “Strength of Titanium Intramedullary Implant versus miniplate Fixation of Mandibular Condyle Fractures.”  F1000 Expert Reviews.  F1000.com.  2013
  • 2012: Tollefson TT, Wilkerson BJ.  Review of “Not just another Face in the Crowd;  Society’s perceptions of facial paralysis.  F1000 Expert Reviews.  F1000.com.  2012
  • 2012: Tollefson TT, Wilkerson BJ.  Review of “The Effects of Alar Batten Grafts on Nasal Airway Obstruction and Nasal Steroid Use in Patients with Nasal Valve Collapse and Nasal Allergic Symptoms.”  F1000 Expert Reviews.  F1000.com. 2012
  • 2011: Diaz, Rodney, Wilkerson, Brent J.  Minimally Invasive Cochlear Implantation.  Emedicine.  2011

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2012 - present: F1000 Associate Faculty Member, with Dr. Travis Tollefson
  • 2007 – present: Captain, United States Air Force Reserves
  • 2002 - present: Hearing Aid Technician and Consultant, Hearing Healthcare Center.  Greenville, SC

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • 2008 – 2010: Downtown Presbyterian Church, Greenville, SC
  • 2009 - 2010: Volunteer, Meals on Wheels

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE 

  • 2012 – present: Resident Medical Staff Committee Member
  • 2009 - present: Founder, USC School of Medicine Otolaryngology Interest Group 
  • 2009 - present: USC School of Medicine Curriculum Committee Member
  • 2007 - present: Class Student Representative for the Organization of Student Representatives  (OSR) for AAMC

Location:

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Mailing address:

2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 5200
Sacramento, CA 95817

Cleft Lip/Palate:

(916) 734-2452

Audiology & Speech Appointments:

(916) 734-5400

Facial Plastic Surgery Appointments:

(916) 734-2347

Dental Appointments:

(916) 734-5429

Academic Office:

(916) 734-2801

Clinic Appointments:

(916) 734-5400