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Lisa Caulley, MD PhD FRCSC

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road, Box 711
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

Research Administrative Assistant:
Jennifer Brownrigg
Telephone: 613-737-8899
Extension: 73810

Lisa Caulley

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Physician, Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery
The Ottawa Hospital
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine

Research Interests

  • Evaluation of management strategies in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery

  • Large database analyses in health outcomes research

  • Journalology and publication sciences to inform health policy

  • Impact of race, gender and socioeconomic status on health outcomes

Brief Biography

Dr. Lisa Caulley is an Associate Scientist with the Clinical Epidemiology program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She is an otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon with a doctorate in epidemiology from Erasmus University Medical Center and a master’s in public health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is a practicing otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon. She completed an editorial fellowship with the New England Journal of Medicine and a fellowship in advanced sinus and skull base surgery at the Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She has recently completed a doctoral degree in decision sciences from Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam. 

Her research focuses on the evaluation of management strategies in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, large database analyses in health outcomes research and the role of journalology and publications sciences to inform health policy.

Selected Publications

L. Caulley^, M. Sawada^, E. Crighton, M. Khoury, G. Kontorinis. Association between socioeconomic indicators and geographic distribution of vestibular schwannomas in West Scotland: A 15 Year Review. Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 2020 Dec 3

C. Jain*^, L. Caulley^, K. Macdonald, B. Purgina, C. Lai, B. Esche, S. Johnson-Obaseki. Nasopharyngeal Non-Intestinal-Type Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Current Oncology. 2017 Feb

L. Caulley, S. Johnson-Obaseki, L. Luo, H. Javidnia. Outcomes In Total Thyroidectomy: A Prospective, Risk-Adjusted Analysis From The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb

D. Rodin^, L. Caulley^, E. Burger, J. Kim, S. Johnson-Obaseki, D. Palma, A. Louie, A. Hansen, B. O’Sullivan. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Radiation Therapy vs Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC). International Journal of Radiation Oncology.Biology.Physics. 2017 Mar 15

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest

Research and clinical approaches