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C. Arturo Solares, MD

C. Arturo Solares, MD

Professor

Otolaryngology – Skull Base Surgery

EDUCATION

MD: Francisco Marroquin University, School of Medicine, Guatemala

Otology Postdoctoral Fellowship: Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

General Surgery Internship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Neurosciences Postdoctoral Fellowship: Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Residency: Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Head and Neck/Skull Base Surgery Fellowship: Queensland Skull Base Unit, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Cranial Base Surgery Fellowship: Center for Cranial Base Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Cranial Base Surgery Mini-Fellowship: Department of Otolaryngology, Ospedali (Hospital) Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Advanced Head & Neck Oncological Surgery – Joint Council for the Approval of Advanced Training in Head & Neck Oncological Surgery

State of Georgia medical license

FORMER APPOINTMENTS

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Department of Neurosurgery, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, 2013-2016

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Georgia Health and Sciences University, Augusta, GA, 2013-2016

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Georgia Health and Sciences University, Augusta, GA, 2013-2016

Associate Professor, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Georgia Health and Sciences University, Augusta, GA, 2013-2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Georgia Health and Sciences University, Augusta, GA, 2012-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Georgia Health and Sciences University, Augusta, GA, 2011-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Georgia Health and Sciences University, Augusta, GA, 2009-2013

Clinical Instructor, Center for Cranial Base Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2009

HONORS AND AWARDS

External Examiner, Otolaryngology Qualifying Exam, University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 2015

Best Doctors in America Database, 2013

Lawrence R. Boies Resident Research Award, Middle Section Meeting, Triological Society, 2009

First Place (Cleveland Clinic team), Resident Quiz Bowl, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2007

America's Top Surgeons, 2006

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education: Departmental Clinical Competency and Milestones Committee                                

American Head and Neck Society, Fellow                                            

North American Skull Base Society

American Rhinologic Society, Fellow

The Triological Society

Guatemalan College of Physicians and Surgeons

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Benign and malignant diseases of the anterior and lateral skull base

Head and neck surgery

Microvascular reconstruction

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Surgical simulation/applied anatomy

Perineural spread of cutaneous malignancies

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

"Subtemporal retrolabyrinthine (posterior petrosal) versus endoscopic endonasal approach to the petroclival region: An anatomical and computed tomography study." Mason E, Rompaey JV, Solares CA, Figueroa R, Prevedello D. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2016 Jun;77(3):231-7.

"Surgical management of perineural spread of head and neck cancers." Solares CA, Mason E, Panizza BJ. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2016 Apr;77(2):140-9.

"Computed tomographic exploration of the middle ethmoidal artery." Mason E, Solares CA, Carrau RL, Figueroa R. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2015 Sep;76(5):372-8.

"A novel temporal bone simulation model using 3D printing techniques." Mowry SE, Jammal H, Myer C 4th, Solares CA, Weinberger P. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Sep;36(9):1562-5.

"Pedicled lateral nasal wall flap for the reconstruction of the nasal septum perforation. A radio-anatomical study." Alobid I, Mason E, Solares CA, Prevedello D, Enseñat J, De Notaris M, Prats-Galino A, Bernal-Sprekelsen M, Carrau R. Rhinology. 2015 Sep;53(3):235-41.

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