Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease
Vagal Nerve Stimulators
Dr. Siemens received his bachelor’s in mathematics from Vanderbilt University and his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. He completed his general surgery externship and otolaryngology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
With over 18 years of experience in providing personalized care to patients with ear, nose and throat disorders, Dr. Siemens is passionate about building strong doctor-patient relationships, taking great care to explain each patient’s diagnosis, treatment options and expected outcomes in clear, jargon-free language.
He has a special interest in thyroid cancer surgery and management, thyroid nodule and thyroid goiter surgery and management, parathyroid surgery, disorders of the airway, vagal nerve stimulator implantation, head and neck cancer and pediatric ENT.
Dr. Siemens has published several research articles and is on the community faculty for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma State College of Medicine and the University of Oklahoma physician assistant students.
In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and chairman of the otolaryngology department at Saint Francis Health Systems, Yale Campus. Dr. Siemens received the Distinguished Physician Leader Award from Saint Francis Health Systems in 2023.
Distinguished Physician Leader 2023, Saint Francis Health Systems
Vanderbilt University, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, 1995
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Doctor of Medicine, 2000
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, General Surgery, 2001
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, Otolaryngology, 2005
Professional Society Memberships
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Indications for Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy, David H. Darrow, MD, DDS, Christopher R. Siemens, MD, Laryngoscope Vol 112, Issue S100/ p. 6-10. 2009
- Community Faculty for The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
- Community Faculty for Oklahoma State College of Medicine
- Community Faculty for Physician Assistant Students, University of Oklahoma Chairman, Otolaryngology Department, Saint Francis Health Systems, Yale Campus