Scott Steward-Tharp DDS, PhDSenior Associate, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Head & Neck Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Scott Steward-Tharp is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist with research interests exploring lymphocyte functions within the pathogenesis and regulation of autoimmune diseases and cancer. On the clinical side, Dr. Steward-Tharp provides microscopic interpretation and diagnosis of oral and otolaryngology tissue biopsies and resections. He also has substantial experience seeing clinic patients for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of numerous diseases affecting the oral and perioral tissues.
Dr. Steward-Tharp has authored and coauthored a number of research articles and serves as a reviewer for both dental and medical journals. He has received several awards for his accomplishments, including training fellowships through both the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Institutes of Health. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, the American Dental Association, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, among other professional organizations.
Dr. Steward Tharp received his DDS from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, where he underwent residency training in oral and maxillofacial pathology. He was awarded a DPhil/PhD in pathology from the University of Oxford (UK).
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- 2022 Top Story in Clinical Dentistry: Burning Mouth Syndrome
- State-of-the-Science Concepts of HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Circulating Tumor Cells as a Prognostic Biomarker of Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Circulating Tumor Cells as a Predictor for Poor Prognosis and Overall Survival in Treatment-Naïve Patients With Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Survival After Sentinel Node Biopsy vs Elective Neck Dissection in Patients With Node-Positive Early OSCC
- 2021 Top Story in Clinical Dentistry: Influences of Survival of Patients With Head and Neck Cancer
- Review of Oral Mucosal Lesions in Patients With COVID-19
- Timing of Dental Extractions in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy and the Incidence of Osteoradionecrosis
- Prevalence of Malignant Neoplastic Oral Lesions Among Children and Adolescents
- Gingival Carcinoma May Masquerade as Periodontal Disease