Curriculum Vitae - LTC Benjamin B. CableDate of Birth: August 30, 1970 - Miami, FloridaCurrent Address: 677 Mokapu Road Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 226-4708 Benjamin.email@example.comFamily: Wife - Jennifer Children - Devon 14, Zach 12Current Position: July 2003- Present, Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Tripler Army MedicalCenter, Honolulu, HIEducation: June 2001–July 2003, University of Iowa Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship1997-June 2001, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Residency, WalterReed Army Medical Center1996-1997, Surgical Internship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center1992-1996 M.D., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences,Bethesda, Md1988-1992 B.S., United States Military Academy at West Point, New YorkOtolaryngology Board Certification: - 2002, American Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology Board Re-Certification – 2011 American Board of Otolaryngology (Expires June 2022)
Academic Appointments – Associate Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesHonors and Awards:“A” Proficiency Designator Award, 2011Order of Military Medical Merit Selection, 2011American Academy of Otolaryngology Honor Award ,2011Tripler Army Medical Center Bass Research Competition, First Place, RNA Interference of Tissue Growth Factor Beta 2, 2010Tripler Army Medical Center Bass Research Competition, First Place, Airway Injury Model for the Application of RNAi Therapy, 2006 American Bronchoesophagology Association Foreign Body Management Presidential Citation Award 2002Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - Maryland Gamma Chapter , 1995Army Surgeon General ‘s Award Recipient, 1996Resident Research Awards, WRAMC Otolaryngology Department, 1999/2000AMEDD Officer Basic Course Commandants List, Ft. Sam Houston, 1992Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, West Point, 1992Deans List, West Point, 1989,1990,1991,1992Deans Distinguished Cadet Award (highest 5% of students academically), West Point, 1991,1992Superintendents Award (academic, military leadership, and physical fitness excellence), West Point, 1991,1992
Leadership: Chair, Tripler Army Medical Center Ethics Committee 2009-currentAlternate Chair, TAMC Performance Improvement Committee 2009-currentHawaii Society of Otolaryngology President 2007-2008Hawaii Society of Otolaryngology Vice President 2006-2007Hawaii Society of Otolaryngology Treasurer 2005-2006West Point Honor Committee Board President, 1992West Point Honor Committee Member, 1990-91Professional Society Membership: American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association – Member since 2008 Association of Military Surgeons of the United States – Lifetime MemberInvited Journal Reviewer: Annals of Otolaryngology Laryngoscope Head and Neck Archives of Pediatrics Journal of Pediatrics
Asia Pacific AOR Activity2010 Singapore Multinational Pediatric Airway Conference, invited instructor - Fifteen participating nations.2010 Sight, Sound, Smile Team, Kathmandu, Nepal Multilateral surgical mission with Nepali Army via PACOM APRI program2009 Sight, Sound, Smile Team, Trinco – Sri Lanka Multilateral surgical mission with Sri Lankan Army via PACOM APRI program2008 University of Malaysia Pediatric Airway Conference, invited instructor Multinational conference2008 Singapore Multinational Pediatric Airway Conference, invited instructor - Thirteen participating nations.2008 Sight, Sound, Smile Team, Bogra –Bangladesh Multilateral surgical mission with BG Army via PACOM APRI program2007 Singapore Multinational Pediatric Airway Conference, invited instructor - Fourteen participating nations.2007 Sight, Sound, Smile Team Originator and Co-leader , Bogra –Bangladesh -Multilateral surgical mission with BG Army via PACOM APRI programMilitary Education 2008 U.S. Army Command and General Staff College 2004 AMEDD Officer Advanced Course (constructive credit) 1992 AMEDD Officer Basic Course 1992 Army Master Fitness Trainer
Publications:Wirtz ED, Fredericks G, Robitschek J, Cable BB. RNA Interference of Transforming Growth Factor (beta 2) in HumanRespiratory Fibroblasts. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011, 145(3): 476-81.Rooks VJ, Cable BB. Head and neck ultrasound in the pediatric population. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010, 43(6): 1255-66.Senchak AJ, Dann M, Cable B, Bessinger G. Successful treatment of cutaneous hemangioma of infancy with topicalimiquimod 5%: A report of 3 cases. ENT Journal March 2010, E21-5.Salivary Gland Anlage Tumor. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Mar;135(3):320,322.Senchak A, Bager J, and Cable B. Oropharyngeal and Laryngeal Burn resulting from exposure to endoscope disinfectant: acase report. ENT Journal. October 2008, 87(10):580-1.Senchak AJ, Sato AK, Vazquez R, Keller CE, Cable BB. Characterization of transforming growth factors beta1 and 2 in ferrets(Mustela putorius furo). Comp Med. 2007 Dec;57(6):594-6.Bothwell NE, Shvidler J, Cable BB. Acute rise in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in a coastalcommunity. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Dec;137(6):942-6.Shvidler J, Bothwell NE, Cable B. Refining indications for the use of mitomycin C using a randomized controlled trial with ananimal model. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Apr;136(4):653-7.Purdom E, Robitschek J, Littlefield PD, Cable B. Acute airway obstruction from a thyroglossal duct cyst. Otolaryngol HeadNeck Surg. 2007 Feb;136(2):317-8.Shvidler J, Cable BB, Sheridan M. Hairy polyp in the oropharynx of a 5-week-old infant with sudden-onset respiratorydistress. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Mar;136(3):491-2.
Cable BB, Mair EA. Pediatric functional endoscopic sinus surgery: frequently asked questions. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.2006 Sep;115(9):643-57.Nowlin TP, Freeman JH, Cable B. Pathology Quiz Case : Diagnosis Spitz Nevus. Archives of Otolaryngology Head and NeckSurgery. 2006 Mar;132(3):349-51.Brown CL, Graham SM, Cable BB, Ozer EA, Taft PJ, Zabner J. Xylitol Enhances Bacterial Killing in the Rabbit MaxillarySinus. Laryngoscope 2006 Sep;115(9):643-57.Husein M, Chang E, Cable B, Karnell M, Karnell LH, Canady JW. Outcomes for children with submucous cleft palate andvelopharyngeal insufficiency.J Otolaryngol. 2004 Aug;33(4):222-6.Cable BB, Brenner P, Bauman NM, Mair EA.. Image Guided Surgical Drainage of Medial Parapharyngeal Abscesses inChildren: A Novel Adjuvant to a Difficult Problem.. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Feb;113(2):115-20.Cable BB, Manaligod JM, Bauman NM, Smith RJ. Pediatric Airway Reconstruction - Principles, Decision-Making, andOutcomes at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Apr;113(4):289-93.Cable BB, Canady JW, Karnell MP, Karnell LH, Malick DN. Pharyngeal Flap Surgery: Long-Term Outcomes at a Tertiary Cranio-Facial Center. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Feb;113(2):475-8.Bayazit YA, Cable BB, Cataloluk O, Kara C, Chamberlin P, Smith RJ, Kanlikama M, Ozer E, Cakmak EA, Mumbuc S, Arslan A.GJB2Gene Mutations Causing Familial Hereditary Deafness in Turkey. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2003 Dec;67(12):1331-5.Paulson EP, Cable BB, Manaligod JM, Kernstine KH. Tracheal Spindle Cell Tumor. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2003Dec;112(12):1069-72.Cable BB, Canady JW. The Endoscopically Assisted Pharyngeal Flap. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2003 Mar;40(2):114-5.
Canady JW, Cable BB, Karnell MP, Karnell LH. Pharyngeal Flap Surgery: Protocols, Complications and outcomes at theUniversity of Iowa. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Oct;129(4):321-6.Cable BB, Brietzke SB, Mair EA. Topical Mitomycin Therapy in the Pediatric Airway: State of the Art. Operative Techniques inOtolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery. 2002 Mar; 13(1):57-64.Bothwell DN, Mair EA, Cable BB. Chronic Ingestion of a Zinc Based Penny. Pediatrics. 2003 Mar;111(3):689-91.Cable BB, Mair EA. Radiofrequency Ablation of Lymphangiomatous Macroglossia. Laryngoscope. 2001 Oct;111(10):1859-61.Cable BB, Biega T. Adult Epiglottitis with Abscess. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001 Feb;127(2):212, 214-5.Michaelson PG, Cable BB, Mair EA.. Image-Guided Trans-sphenoidal Drainage of a Cholesterol Granuloma of the PetrousApex in a Child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2001 Feb;57(2):165-9.Cable BB, Leonard D, Fielding CG, Hommer DH. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Hard Palate. Arch OtolaryngolHead Neck Surg. 2000 Jul;126(7):900, 904-5.Cable BB, Wassmuth Z, Mann EA, Hommer D, Connely G, Klem C, Quance-Fitch FJ, Bolger WE. The effect of corticosteroids inthe treatment of experimental sinusitis. Am J Rhinol. 2000 Jul-Aug;14(4):217-22.Cable BB, Mair EA. Avoiding Perils and Pitfalls in Velocardiofacial Syndrome: An Otolaryngologists Perspective. Ear NoseThroat J. 2003 Jan;82(1):56-60.Driben JS, Bolger WE, Robles HA, Cable B, Zinreich SJ. The reliability of computerized tomographic detection of the Onodi(Sphenoethmoid) cell. Am J Rhinol. 1998 Mar-Apr;12(2):105-11.
Book Chapter:Cable BB, Smith RJH. Laryngeal Disorders, Chapter 234, Oskis Principles and Practice of Pediatrics, Lippincott Williams andWilkins, Philidelphia, PA, 2006.Course Instructor/Course Presentations:Pacific Rim Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Update, February 2011. Invited speaker – Update on Pediatric SleepApnea, Pediatric Ultrasonography. Honolulu, HI.Singhealth KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Airway Course, August 2010. Invited speaker – Management ofLaryngomalacia, Management of Subglottic Hemangioma, Congenital Laryngeal Anomalies, Indications for Tracheostomy.Singapore.24th Annual Madigan Army Medical Center Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Seminar, Jul 2010. Invited Speaker.Controversies in Otitis Media, Tacoma, EA.American Academy of Pediatrics - Practical Pediatrics Course, May 2010, Invited Course Instructor, Managing complicationsof tympanostomy tubes, Pearls for evaluating ears, Noises in the night, an update on pediatric sleep apnea, Spelunking thepediatric airway. Austin, TX.Pacific Rim Otolarynogly - HNS Update, Feb 2009. Pediatric Airway Obstruction. Honolulu, HI.UCSF Otolaryngology Update, Nov 2009. Invited Speaker -The myringotomy tube conundrum, Pediatric AirwayInstrumentation - be prepared. San Francisco, CA.Streit Otolaryngology Conference, Feb 2008, Invited Course Instructor, Mitomycin C and the Airway, Truth or Lies?Washington DC.Pacific Rim Otolaryngology Updates, Feb 2008, Invited Course Instructor, Minimally Invasive Techniques in PediatricOtolaryngology. Honolulu, Hawaii.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Practical Pediatrics Course, 2007, Invited Course Instructor, Demystifying the Evaluation ofPediatric Hearing Loss, Tympanostomy Tubes: Current Indications and Practical Management, Update on Obstructive SleepApnea, Managing Children with Chronic Sinusitis, Chicago.KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Airway Course, September 2007, Invited Instructor and Speaker, PediatricAirway Management, SingaporePacific Rim Otolaryngology Updates, 2007, Invited Course Instructor, New Tools for Evaluating the Pediatric Airway.Honolulu, Hawaii.KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Airway Course, September 2006, Invited Instructor and Speaker, PediatricAirway Management, SingaporePan Pacific Surgical Association Congress, Feb 2006, Invited speaker, Pediatric Sinus Surgery Update, Waikiki, HIOtolaryngology Updates, Feb 2006 – Invited Lecturer – Pediatric Functional Endoscopic Sinus SurgeryControversies, Waikiki, HIArmed Forces Institute of Pathology Head and Neck Course, February 2006, Invited Instructor, Lasers in Head and NeckSurgery, Pediatric Sinusitis, Washington, DCKK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Airway Course, September 2005, Invited Instructor and Speaker, PediatricAirway Stenting, Practical Applications for Mitomycin, Basic Bronchoscopy, SingaporeHarvard Medical School Multispecialty Pediatric Airway Update, August 2005, Invited Speaker, Update on Pediatric SleepDisordered Breathing, Waikiki, HIAmerican Academy of Pediatrics, Practical Pediatrics Course, August 2005, Invited Course Instructor, When Good Tubes GoBad, Managing Typpanostomy Tube Challenges, Update on Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Managing Children with ChronicSinusitis, and Spelunking the Pediatric Airway, Beaver Creek, CO
University of Iowa Pediatric Airway Course, April 2005 – Invited Instructor, Major Airway Collapse and Stenting, Mitomycin:Practical Applications in Wound Healing, Iowa City, IAOtolaryngology Updates, Feb 2005 – Invited Lecturer - Uncommon Applications for Common Devices, Waikiki, HIPan-Pacific Surgical Association 2004 Meeting – Invited Lecturer – Challenging issues in otolaryngology, Waikiki, HIOtolaryngology Updates 2004 – Invited Lecturer –Mitomycin and wound healing – Practical applications, Waikiki, HIOtolaryngology Update for the Primary Care Provider TAMC 2004 – Course Instructor - Pediatric Airway IssuesAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting Instructional Course Co-presenter, Innovative Techniques in PediatricOtolaryngology, September 2002, September 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.University of Iowa Pediatric Airway Course - Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea - June 2002, 2003.University of Iowa Laser Course - Laser Supraglottoplasty Instructor - June 2002,University of Iowa Laser Course - Argon Plasma Coagulation Instructor - June 2003American Academy of Pediatrics - Practical Pediatrics CME Course Instructor - Update on Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea,Update on Otitis Media 2002, Spelunking the Pediatric Airway, Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Sinusitis - Hilton Head,South Carolina - May 2002University of Iowa Basic Science Course - Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Diagnostic and Treatment Issues - July 2001,Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis & Clinical Genetics - July 2002
PosterPresentations:Treatment of Cutaneous Hemangiomas with Topical Imiquimod 5%. Senior Author, presentated at the the AmericanAcademy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Sep 2006Airway Injury Model for the Application of RNAi Therapy. Senior Author, presentated at the the American Academy ofOtolaryngology Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Sep 2006Acute Rise in Methicillin-Resistant Staph. Aureus. Senior Author, presentated at the the American Academy ofOtolaryngology Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Sep 2006Refining Indications for the Use of Mitomycin in the Airway. Senior Author, presentated at the the American Academy ofOtolaryngology Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Sep 2006Airway Injury Model for the Application of RNAi Therapy. Senior Author, presented at the RNAi Research and TheraputicsMeeting, San Diego, CA, Dec 2005Oropharyngeal and Laryngeal Burn Secondary to Endoscope Disinfectant, Senior Author, Presented at the AmericanAcademy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, Sep 2005Acute Airway Obstruction from a Thyroglossal Duct Cyst, Senior Author, Presented at the American Academy ofOtolaryngology Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, Sep 2005Emergent and Long-term Management of Laryngotracheal Relapsing Polychondritis, Senior Author, Presented at theAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, Sep 2005Hairy Polyp in the Oropharynx of an Infant with Sudden Onset Respiratory Distress, Senior Author, Presented at theAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, Sep 2005Metastatic Spitz Nevus of the Auricle, Senior Author, Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology AnnualMeeting in New York City, NY, Sep 2004
Laryngeal Ventricle Mass in a Newborn with Stridor, Senior Author, Presented at the American Academy of OtolaryngologyAnnual Meeting in New York City, NY, Sep 2004. First Place Award – Society of Military Otolaryngologists PosterCompetition.Laryngeal Myxedema: An Unusual Etiology of Infant Stridor, Senior Author, Presented at the American Academy ofOtolaryngology Annual Meeting in New York City, NY, Sep 2004. Second Place Award – Society of Military OtolaryngologistsPoster Competition.Articles inPopular Press:Pediatric News. Tympanostomy tube placement often engenders a new appreciation for physicians, published October2005.University of Iowa Healthcare Currents Newspaper, Acute Otitis Media: New Approaches to a Common Problem, publishedFall 2002.Infectious Diseases in Children, Find Obstructions Origin to Treat Airway Problems in Children, published July 2002OtherPublications:GenBank SubmissionsSenchak AJ, Sato A, Vazquez R, and Cable BB. Transforming growth factor beta 1 cDNA sequence in mustela putorius furo.GenBank International Database. Accession number DQ228357.Senchak AJ, Sato A, Vazquez R, and Cable BB. Transforming growth factor beta 2 cDNA sequence in mustela putorius furo.GenBank International Database. Accession number DQ217927.
Area of activeresearch:Wound healing using RNA interference.Wound healing using laser and broad-band light therapy.Would healing using alternate packing materials.