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Brett T. Comer, MD

Brett T. Comer, MD
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Specialties

  • Anterior Skull Base Surgery
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus
This provider offers TeleCare
  • About

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

    Degree

    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis

    Residency

    University of Kentucky

    Fellowship

    Rhinology & Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Otolaryngology

  • Publications

    1. Challenges in Medicine: The Odyssey of a Patient with Isolated IgG4-Related Eosinophilic Angiocentric Fibrosis Presenting as a Locally Destructive Sinonasal Mass. Nutalapati S, O’Neal R, O’Connor W, Comer BT, Hildebrandt GC.; Case Reports in Rheumatology, vol. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6668184
    2. Management of recurrent acute Rhinosinusitis (RARS): a systematic review. Saltagi MZ, Comer BT, Hughes SJ, Ting JY, Higgins TS.; Accepted for publication in Amer J Rhinol All.
    3. Diagnostic criteria of recurrent acute Rhinosinusitis (RARS): a systematic review. Saltagi MZ, Comer BT, Hughes SJ, Ting JY, Higgins TS.; Amer J Rhinol All, 2020; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32954839.
    4. Otolaryngology education in the setting of COVID-19: current and future implications. Comer BT, Gupta N, Mowry S, Malekzadeh S.; Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2020; 163(1). PMID 32340539
    5. No-show rates in employed otolaryngology practice. Comer BT, Harris LE, Fiorillo CE, Gal TJ, Hughes AL.; ENT J, 2019; PMID 31838919
    6. Analysis of hemostatic packing compared to physiologic hemostasis in functional endoscopic sinus surgery with or without septoplasty. Comer BT, Alfonso KP, Doyle EJ, Gallogly J, Simpson MC, Antisdel JL.; Amer J Rhinol Allergy, 2019; 33(5): 531-539. PMID 31115256.
    7. Factors associated with patient no-show rates in an academic otolaryngology practice. Fiorillo, CE, Hughes, AL, Chen, IC, Westgate, PM, Gal, TJ, Bush, ML, Comer, BT. Laryngoscope, 2018; 128(3): 626-631.
    8. Endoscopically assisted Crawford tube placement results in shorter general anesthesia times in pediatric patients. Dobberpuhl MR, Timoney PJ, Comer BT. Amer J Rhinol Allergy, 2018; 32(1): 31-33(3).
    9. Audible sphenoid-sellar fistula: an unusual complication of transsphenoidal surgery. Alfonso KP, Comer BT. Laryngoscope, 2016; 126(9): E314-316.
    10. Product comparison in otolaryngology: modern model using absorbable hemostatic agents after endoscopic sinus surgery. Antisdel J, Meyer A, Comer BT, Jang D, Gurrola J, Khabbaz E, Christopher K, Kountakis S. Laryngoscope, 2016; 126: Supplement S2.
    11. IgG4 related disease presenting as a neck mass. Hughes AL, Comer BT. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2015; 153(3): 476-7.
    12. Aspirin sensitivity does not compromise quality of life outcomes in patients with Samter’s triad. Jang DW, Comer BT, Lachanas VA, Kountakis SE. Laryngoscope, 2014; 124(1): 34-37.
    13. Frontal sinus septations predict the presence of supraorbital ethmoid cells. Comer BT, Kincaid NW, Smith NJ, Wallace JH, Kountakis SE. Laryngoscope, 2013; 123(9): 2090-2093.
    14. The association between supraorbital ethmoid air cells and orbital proptosis in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Comer BT, Kincaid NW, Kountakis SE. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol, 2013; 3: 147-149.
    15. Challenges in Medicine: The Odyssey of a Patient with Isolated IgG4-Related Eosinophilic Angiocentric Fibrosis Presenting as a Locally Destructive Sinonasal Mass. Nutalapati S, O’Neal R, O’Connor W, Comer BT, Hildebrandt GC. Case Reports in Rheumatology, vol. 2021.
      https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6668184
    16. Management of recurrent acute Rhinosinusitis (RARS): a systematic review. Saltagi MZ, Comer BT, Hughes SJ, Ting JY, Higgins TS. Accepted for publication in Amer J Rhinol All.
    17. Diagnostic criteria of recurrent acute Rhinosinusitis (RARS): a systematic review. Saltagi MZ, Comer BT, Hughes SJ, Ting JY, Higgins TS. Amer J Rhinol All, 2020; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32954839.
    18. Otolaryngology education in the setting of COVID-19: current and future implications. Comer BT, Gupta N, Mowry S, Malekzadeh S. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2020; 163(1). PMID 32340539
    19. No-show rates in employed otolaryngology practice. Comer BT, Harris LE, Fiorillo CE, Gal TJ, Hughes AL. ENT J, 2019; PMID 31838919
    20. Analysis of hemostatic packing compared to physiologic hemostasis in functional endoscopic sinus surgery with or without septoplasty. Comer BT, Alfonso KP, Doyle EJ, Gallogly J, Simpson MC, Antisdel JL. Amer J Rhinol Allergy, 2019; 33(5): 531-539. PMID 31115256.
  • Locations

    Ear, Nose & Throat–KY Clinic

    Kentucky Clinic building
    Kentucky Clinic
    740 S. Limestone
    Third Floor, Wing C
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Fax 859-257-4644

    Ear, Nose & Throat–Morehead

    ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic
    206 W. First St.
    Morehead, KY 40351

    This clinic is held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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