John Campana, MD
Visiting Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (1987)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (IN) (1983)
Residencies:
  • University of Washington Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (1994)
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program, Surgery (1990)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Titles

  • The term “visiting” is not indicative of the provider's permanent status as a CU Doctor.

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine (2017)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?" Also awarded 2000 - 2016.
  • Humanitarian Award, Melanoma Research Foundation (2016)
  • Physician of the Year, Porter Adventist Hospital (2010)
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Colorado, Department of Otolaryngology (2007)
    Also awarded in 1998, 2001, 2005
  • "Hometown Hero" for Medical Mission Work, Channel 4 (1998)

Publications

  • Friedman M, Jacobowitz O, Hwang MS, Bergler W, Fietze I, Rombaux P, Mwenge GB, Yalamanchali S, Campana J, Maurer JT. Targeted hypoglossal nerve stimulation for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: Six-month results. Laryngoscope. 2016 Nov;126(11):2618-2623. PubMed PMID: 27010361
  • Davies BW, Prescott CR, Said SA, Campana J, Attié-Castro FA, Velasco E Cruz AA, Durairaj VD. Radiation-induced dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma with orbital invasion. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May-Jun;30(3):205-8. PubMed PMID: 24807535
  • Beckmann N, Ponnappan A, Campana J, Ramakrishnan VR. Posterior septal resection: a simple surgical option for management of nasal septal perforation. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Feb;140(2):150-4. PubMed PMID: 24337531
  • Ramakrishnan VR, Yao W, Campana JP. Improved skin paddle survival in pectoralis major myocutaneous flap reconstruction of head and neck defects. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2009 Sep-Oct;11(5):306-10. PubMed PMID: 19797092
  • I have had participation in several poster presentations related to our photodynamic therapy work. Publication is pending. Please see my CV.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, member
  • Colorado Maxillofacial Society, member
  • Highlands Ranch Hospital Cancer Committee, member
  • American Medical Association, member

Practice Locations

CU Head & Neck Specialists - Head & Neck Surgery
1500 Park Central Drive
Sute 501
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-6325

UCHealth Surgical Care - Highlands Ranch Hospital
1500 Park Central Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1000

Hospital Affiliation
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Board Certification (1995)
  • Head & Neck Surgery
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Head and Neck Cancer
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include head and neck surgery, as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (1987)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (IN) (1983)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Washington Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (1994)
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program, Surgery (1990)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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