Roy Xiao, MD
Originally from Montgomery, New Jersey, Dr. Roy Xiao attended Princeton University for his undergraduate studies in chemistry and computer science, graduating magna cum laude. His senior thesis resulted in a patented catalytic system for water purification and was awarded the American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award. Dr. Xiao then proceeded to attend the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University for both his medical doctorate and Master's degree.
While at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Xiao worked with Dr. Brian Burkey on numerous studies investigating clinical outcomes for patients with head and neck cancers. He also completed a one-year fellowship at the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders at the National Institutes of Health through their Medical Research Scholars Program. In collaboration with Dr. Carter Van Waes and Dr. Nicole Schmitt, Dr. Xiao completed a medical thesis investigating inhibitors of apoptosis proteins as novel chemotherapeutic and immunotherapeutic agents against head and neck cancers.
Dr. Xiao’s research interests include efficiency of healthcare systems, immunotherapy for head and neck cancers, and surgical quality improvement. His previous work has been published in The American Journal of Medicine, Cancer, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncogene, and The Laryngoscope.
Princeton University (Chemistry and Computer Science)
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University (Master's of Science)