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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Quang C. Luu, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Head and neck surgery outcomes, skull base surgery, resident education.


Assistant Professor


Otolaryngology (ENT/Ears, Nose, Throat)



Head and Neck Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation:


Glassrock Building
General Otolaryngology Clinic
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 5200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-5400

Additional Phone:

Phone: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon, 2001
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1997


University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2002


University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2007


University of California, Davis, CA, 2008

Board Certifications:

American Board of Otolaryngology,

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
American Medical Association

Select Honors and Awards:

Summa Cum Laude-University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1997

Select Recent Publications:

Chen LM, Farwell DG, Luu Q, Valicenti RK, Chen AM. Post-operative radiation therapy for head and neck cancer in the setting of orocutaneous fistula. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2009 75(3):S386.

Lau V, Luu Q, Donald P, Sreeraman, R, Purdy JA, Chen AM. Primary radiation for carinomas of the paranasal sinus and nasal cvity using IMRT. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 75(3):S429.

Li B, Li D, Lau DH, Farwell DG, Luu Q, Rocke DM, Newman K, Courquin J, Purdy JA, Chen AM. Clinical-dosimetric analysis of measures of dysphagia including gastrostomy tube dependence among head and neck cancer patients treated definitively by intensity-modulated radiotherapy with concurrent chemotherapy. Radiat Oncol,2009 4(1):52.

Luu Q, Farwell DG. Advances in free flap monitoring: Have we gone too far? Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2009 17(4):267-9

Head CS, Sercarz JA, Luu Q, Collins J, Blackwell KE. Radiographic assessment of inverted papilloma. Acta Otolaryngol, 2007 127(5):515-20.

Luu Q, Tsai V, Berke G, Chhetri D. Safety of percutaneous injection of bovine dermal crosslinked collagen for glottic insufficiency. Head and Neck Surgery, 2007 136(3):445.

Head CS, Luu Q, Sercarz J, Saxton R.Photodynamic therapy and tumor imaging of hypericin-threated squamous cell carcinoma. World J Surg Oncol, 2006 4(1): 87.

Luu Q, Lasky J, Moore T, Nelson S, Wang M. Treatment of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the sinus and orbit with chemotherapy, radiation, and edoscopic surgery. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2006 41:E15-E17.

Luu Q, Anderson P, adams J, Was M, Cohen J. The predictive value of perioperative calcium levels after thyroid/parathyroid surgery. Head and Neck, 2002 24:63-67.

To see if Quang C. Luu is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).