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Alexandra E. Kejner, MD, FACS

Cancer Center Member

Dr. Alexandra Kejner

Research Programs:
Drug Discovery, Delivery and Translational Therapeutics

College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Faculty Rank:
Assistant Professor of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction

Research Focus

Wound healing, transoral robotic surgery, human papilloma virus (HPV) related tumors of the head and neck, free flap reconstruction, monitoring of free flap reconstruction, cancer nutrition.

Contact Information

740 S. Limestone Rd
Kentucky Clinic E300E
Lexington, KY 40536
United States


  1. An unusual complication associated with use of transdermal scopolamine. Rebel A, Gambrel SG, Linville N, Kejner A. J Clin Anesth. 2019 May;54:81-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2018.10.034. Epub 2018 Nov 6. No abstract available.
  2. Sialendoscopy for Definitive Management of a Submandibular Abscess following Radiotherapy for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Douglas JE, Thomas WW, Kejner AE, Rassekh CH. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2018;80(5-6):223-226. doi: 10.1159/000492967. Epub 2018 Oct 31.
  3. Lower facial reanimation techniques following cancer resection and free flap reconstruction. Kejner AE, Rosenthal EL. Laryngoscope. 2016 Sep;126(9):1990-4. doi: 10.1002/lary.25852. Epub 2016 Jan 25.
  4. Cystic fibrosis chronic rhinosinusitis: a comprehensive review. Chaaban MR, Kejner A, Rowe SM, Woodworth BA. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2013 Sep-Oct;27(5):387-95. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2013.27.3919. Review.
  5. Bone morphogenetic protein 6 expression in oral cavity squamous cell cancer is associated with bone invasion. Kejner AE, Burch MB, Sweeny L, Rosenthal EL. Laryngoscope. 2013 Dec;123(12):3061-5. doi: 10.1002/lary.24267. Epub 2013 Jul 1.
  6. Hemorrhage after transoral robotic-assisted surgery. Asher SA, White HN, Kejner AE, Rosenthal EL, Carroll WR, Magnuson JS. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jul;149(1):112-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599813486254. Epub 2013 Apr 12.
  7. All-cause mortality after tracheostomy at a tertiary care hospital over a 10-month period. Kejner AE, Castellanos PF, Rosenthal EL, Hawn MT. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jun;146(6):918-22. doi: 10.1177/0194599812437316. Epub 2012 Feb 17.
  8. Method for removing hypopharyngeal salivary bypass tubes. Kejner AE, Rosenthal EL. Laryngoscope. 2011 Jul;121(7):1478-9. doi: 10.1002/lary.21833. Epub 2011 May 3.
  9. Disorders of cranial nerves IX and X. Erman AB, Kejner AE, Hogikyan ND, Feldman EL. Semin Neurol. 2009 Feb;29(1):85-92. doi: 10.1055/s-0028-1124027. Epub 2009 Feb 12. Review.



University of Michigan, School of Medicine, Ann Arbor


University of Alabama at Birmingham


Head & Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia

Certifications and Special Training

Fellow of the American College of Surgery American Board of Otolaryngology