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Sarah M. Drejet
( out of 94 reviews )

Sarah M. Drejet, MD

Languages spoken: Danish

Clinical Locations

Huntsman Cancer Institute - Cancer Hospital South

Clinic 1A, Head and Neck
801-585-0193

Primary Children's Hospital

Pediatric ENT Clinic
801-662-1000

University of Utah Hospital

Otolaryngology/ENT, Area E
801-581-2121

Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Sarah Drejet, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery within the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah.

    Dr. Drejet completed her fellowship training in Head and Neck and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery under the instruction of Dr. James Netterville at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology at Indiana University. Through her training, she has benefited from having passionate and supportive mentors and is excited to continue that tradition. She performs the breadth of head and neck surgical operations and has a strong interest in global health. She previously provided surgical support to hospitals in Africa and is now looking to establish international connections that will ultimately lead to programs training and supporting surgeons abroad.

    She obtained an undergraduate degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California at Berkeley and went on to medical school at Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Drejet’s Clinical interests in Head & Neck Surgery include:

    • Cancers of the oral cavity, oropharynx, and larynx

    • Microvascular reconstructive surgery

    • Endocrine surgery

    • Advanced skin cancers

    • Transoral robotic surgery

    • Salivary gland tumors

    • Skull base surgery

    Dr. Drejet’s research interests related to head and neck cancer include:

    • Functional and Quality of life Outcomes

    • Ethics and methods of informed consent

    • Access and causes of delays in care

    Board Certification

    American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 94 reviews )

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    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    August 23, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Very professional and easy to talk to.

    August 12, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Drejet is a wonderful doctor and person. I am grateful for her care and concern for me as a patient and as a person..

    August 11, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Took the time to explain everything going on!

    August 11, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Drejet has the ability and expertise to not only be a topnotch doctor, but has the interest in her patients personally.

    August 05, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    very good

    August 03, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Liked her straight forward examination and questions. Discussion of what's next included our input with her.

    July 23, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    She is the BEST! She treats me like so much more than a patient. She is honest and upfront with my diagnosis.

    July 19, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Drejet was thorough in her examination and was both supportive and clear in her communications.

    July 07, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Drejet is competent, honest, personable and thorough. What else is there to say.

  • Sarah Drejet, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery within the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah.

    Dr. Drejet completed her fellowship training in Head and Neck and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery under the instruction of Dr. James Netterville at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology at Indiana University. Through her training, she has benefited from having passionate and supportive mentors and is excited to continue that tradition. She performs the breadth of head and neck surgical operations and has a strong interest in global health. She previously provided surgical support to hospitals in Africa and is now looking to establish international connections that will ultimately lead to programs training and supporting surgeons abroad.

    She obtained an undergraduate degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California at Berkeley and went on to medical school at Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Drejet’s Clinical interests in Head & Neck Surgery include:

    • Cancers of the oral cavity, oropharynx, and larynx

    • Microvascular reconstructive surgery

    • Endocrine surgery

    • Advanced skin cancers

    • Transoral robotic surgery

    • Salivary gland tumors

    • Skull base surgery

    Dr. Drejet’s research interests related to head and neck cancer include:

    • Functional and Quality of life Outcomes

    • Ethics and methods of informed consent

    • Access and causes of delays in care

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Otolaryngology -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Education history

    Fellowship Head and Neck Surgery—Microvascular Reconstruction - Vanderbilt University Medical Center Fellow
    Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery - Indiana University Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - Jefferson Medical College M.D.
    Integrative Biology - University of California, Berkeley B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Brown BL, Asante T, Welch HR, Sandelski MM, Drejet SM, Shah K, Runge EM, Shipchandler TZ, Jones KJ, Walker CL (2018). Functional and Anatomical Outcomes of Facial Nerve Injury With Application of Polyethylene Glycol in a Rat Model. JAMA Facial Plast Surg, 21(1), 61-68. (Read full article)
    2. Ngouajio AL, Drejet SM, Phillips DR, Summerlin DJ, Dahl JP (2017). A systematic review including an additional pediatric case report: Pediatric cases of mammary analogue secretory carcinoma. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 100, 187-193. (Read full article)
    3. Drejet S, Halum S, Brigger M, Skopelja E, Parker NP (2017). A Systematic Review. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 156(3), 435-441. (Read full article)
    4. Luginbuhl A, Baker A, Curry J, Drejet S, Miller M, Cognetti D (2014). Preoperative cephalometric analysis to predict transoral robotic surgery exposure. J Robot Surg, 8(4), 313-7. (Read full article)
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