Dr. Caleb Masterson




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Dr. Masterson completed residency training in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery. He is a candidate for the American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He also is currently completing his fellowship in otolaryngologic allergy. His research has been published in national peer-reviewed journals, and he has lectured at major ENT and medical conventions throughout the country. During his residency training he scored among the highest in the country on his board exams and has been recognized by many professional societies for his research. Addition to general ENT care, he devotes a significant portion of his practice to the diagnosis and treatment of allergies affecting the ears, nose, sinuses, and throat.

Dr. Masterson completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Missouri State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating in the top of his class. Following medical school, Dr. Masterson completed a five year residency in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, & Throat or ENT) / Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery at Oklahoma State University and Kansas City University Affiliated Hospitals.

Dr. Masterson is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Anatomy at Kansas City University College of Medicine and Biosciences. He is known for his warm, caring, and professional demeanor. He will take the time to listen to you and determine how to best meet your needs. In his spare time, Dr. Masterson enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children. He also enjoys playing guitar and piano and is actively involved with his faith community.

Honors & Awards




> American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology Research Award

> AMA Physicians of Tomorrow Award Nominee

> Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee

> Educator Pathway of Distinction, Des Moines University

> Honors In Basic Sciences, Awarded to the student with the highest grade in class

> Chrysalis Project Award, AAAAI

> Meany Merit Scholarship

> Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society Inductee

Research




Masterson, C.G., & McIntire, L. (2018). Pneumatic self-insufflation for treatment of subjective tinnitus. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Masterson, C.G., & McIntire, L. (2016). Pneumatic insufflation for treatment of acute & chronic subjective tinnitus. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Masterson, C.G., & McIntire, K. (2016). Application of powdered antibiotics and steroids for the treatment of acute sinusitis. Presentation a Otolaryngology and Neck Surgery, September, San Diego.

Masterson, C. G., & McClintick (2016). Nociceptive signaling in medullary thyroid cancer. Presentation at American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology, May, Orlando.

Masterson, C.G., & Durham, P. (2014). Human Parafollicular Cancer Cells: A Neuronal Model for Novel Drug Identification to Treat Neuropathic Pain Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Toronto, Canada

Kaf, W, Masterson, C.G., Dion, N., Berg, S., Abdelhakiem, M. (2013). Optimizing Otoscopy Competency in Audiology Students through Supplementary Otoscopy Training. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, Oct;24(9):859-66.

Durham, P., & Masterson, C.G. (2012). Two Mechanisms Involved in Trigeminal CGRP Release: Implications for Migraine Treatment, Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, Jan;53(1):67-80.

Snider, J., Masterson, C.G., Durham, P. (2011). Treatment of mast cells with carbon dioxide suppresses degranulation via a novel mechanism involving repression of increased intracellular calcium levels. Allergy, Mar;66(3):341-50.

Masterson, C.G., & Durham, P. (2010). DHE Repression of ATP-Mediated Sensitization of Trigeminal Ganglion Neurons. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain Oct;50(9):1424-39.