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Department Head and Neck Institute
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.8500
Desk:
216.444.0578
Fax:
216.445.9409
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Airway Stenosis Treatment
  • Cancer Center
  • Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Facial Reanimation
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Head And Neck Cancer Treatment
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Head and neck reconstructive surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Reconstructive Head And Neck Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Face
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sialoendoscopy
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Tracheotomy
  • Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery
  • Ultrasound-guided Procedures
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis Treatment
View all 25 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Airway Reconstruction
  • Adult and Pediatric Facial Trauma
  • Airway Obstruction and Tracheotomy
  • Benign Maxillofacial Tumors
  • Benign Skull Base Tumors
  • Benign Tumors Of The Head
  • Benign Tumors Of The Neck
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Dysphagia
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • Facial Trauma
  • Glomus Tumors
  • Glomus Vagale Tumors
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Masses
  • Head and Neck Paragangliomas
  • Head and Neck Trauma
  • Head And Neck Tumors
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Stenosis
  • Laryngeal Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Malignant Head and Neck Disease
  • Malignant Tumors Of The Head
  • Malignant Tumors Of The Neck
  • Melanoma
  • Minor Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Paraganglioma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parotid Cancer
  • Pediatric Head And Neck Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Neoplasms
  • Sarcoma
  • Sinonasal Tumors
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Submandibular Gland Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Masses
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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Biography

About Brandon Prendes, M.D.

Brandon Prendes, MD, is a surgeon in the Cleveland Clinic's Head and Neck Institute and a Staff Member of both the Section of Head and Neck Surgery and the Section of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is board-certified by the State of Ohio Medical Board and the American Board of Otolaryngology. His specialty interests include head and neck cancer surgery, microvascular reconstructive surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, transoral robotic surgery, benign and malignant salivary tumors and diseases (including endoscopic removal of salivary gland stones), ultrasonography for diagnosis of head and neck tumors, sinonasal tumors, and skull base surgery.

Dr. Prendes' education includes a Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Michigan and a Medical Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed a surgical internship and an Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Residency at the University of California San Francisco. He pursued further fellowship training in advanced head and neck cancer, endocrine, and microvascular reconstructive surgery at the Cleveland Clinic prior to joining the Head and Neck Institute as Professional Staff.

Dr. Prendes is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and of the American Head and Neck Society. He also serves as an educator teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. He has published a number of journal articles on topics ranging from the involvement of the human papilloma virus (HPV) in throat cancer to the endoscopic treatment of salivary gland diseases and has presented on these topics at national academic meetings.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2015

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Head & Neck Oncologic & Reconstructive Fellowship
Cleveland, OH USA
2015

Residency - University of California-San Francisco
Otolaryngology
San Francisco, CA USA
2014

Medical Education - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
2009

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2004

Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

Robotic transoral surgery, airway stenosis, adult airway reconstruction, laryngeal and tracheal reconstruction, head and neck cancer, congenital and benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, head and neck reconstructive surgery for cancer and for trauma, microvascular reconstructive surgery, head and neck endocrine (thyroid and parathyroid gland) surgery and malignant tumors, salivary gland tumors and cancer, skin cancer of the head and neck including melanoma, paranasal sinus tumors, skull base surgery, parapharyngeal space tumors, endoscopic treatment of salivary gland stones and diseases (sialendoscopy).

Awards & Honors

  • Western Section of the Triologic Society Vice President's Research Award
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 2/21/2022, Dr. Prendes has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

126 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

I have the highest respect and regard for Dr. Prendes. I believe that he is highly qualified and very conscientious.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

The Dr. Was Outstanding!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

I trust only Dr. Prendes for diagnosis

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr Prendes and his team are wonderful. His professionalism is only eclipsed by his kindness. I'm grateful he is my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr Prendes is remarkable. His professionalism is only eclipsed by his kindness. I'm grateful he is my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Dr. Prendes is a great doctor and a caring person! He explained everything and has a great sense of humor.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Awesome doctor

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr. Burkey performed my surgery and was extremely sad to see he went to CCF Florida. However, after my office visit with Dr. Prendes I feel I made a good decision to have him to replace Dr. Burkey at CCF Main in Cleveland.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr. Prendes is great!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Very good experience and even a better outcome. Thanks to MD Prendes and his team.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2021

Dr. Prendes, was very kind and made me feel at ease. Very easy to talk to. I knew I was in very good hands before and after the surgery.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

He seems like a wonderful doctor. Very happy I was able to transition my care to him

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Dr. Prendes is exceptional. His bedside manner is wonderful and his skills as a surgeon are equally great!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Prendes fit me in to his full schedule to evaluate a problem. I so appreciate that!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Prendes spent time with me, gave me his honest opinion, and provided excellent care.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Very good experience with Dr. Prendes and his staff

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

This ended up being a preop consultation everybody involved from the doctor and nurse as well as the intern were very polite an answered any questions and were forthcoming with any and all information.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Dr Prentiss..is an amazing, knowledge, caring and willing to teach physician.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr Prendes is great, very patient, very thorough.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr. Prendes has a good wayside manor of approaching my problems. We're still working on this. I've got faith that we will solve some issues! I'm still in pain from our probing and the drive. Left side of neck and jaw.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Dr Pendes and his staff (Brittney and his notetaker) are the dream team. Extremely caring and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

I would highly recommend Dr Prendes. He is highly knowledgeable and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Bethany was a great advocate from Dr. Prendes' office

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