Dr. Mlot is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and Chief of Robotic and Microvascular and Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He attended the University of North Carolina for his undergraduate and medical education. He went on to complete his otolaryngology residency in Manhattan at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and Cornell, which included extensive training in head and neck cancer surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Mlot then completed a fellowship in both ablative and reconstructive head and neck cancer surgery at the University of Miami, where he was awarded the James R. Chandler Fellow Research Award for his work in socioeconomic disparities in the treatment of head and neck cancer. Dr. Mlot’s clinical and research interests lie primarily in the treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, with a particular interest in utilizing microvascular free tissue transfer, transoral robotic surgery, and transoral laser surgery in the care of these complex pathologies. Of particular interest to him is providing high-quality, evidence-based, and cost-effective care to the population of Brooklyn in a manner that emphasizes quality of life and survivorship.