Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Otorhinolaryngology
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Erica R. Thaler, MD

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of General Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Staff, Division of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Staff, Division of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Veteran’s Administration Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Division of General Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director, Physician Practices at Radnor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System Radnor Office
Coordinator, Clinical Research Division, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director, Outpatient Surgical Practices, Center for Ambulatory Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Univ. of PA
Director, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Univ. of PA Medical School
member, Committee on Clinical Operations, Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of PA
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
HUP - 5th Floor Silverstein
3400 SPRUCE ST.
4283
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156624533
Fax: 2156140071
Education:
A.B. (Politics)
Princeton University , 1986.
M.D.
Harvard Medical School, 1990.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Surgery , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1990-1991.
Resident in Otorhinolaryngology , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1991-1995.
Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1996.
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Selected Publications

Campanini, A.,Kotecha, B. Thaler, E. : Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE). Vicini, C., Hoff, P., Montevecchi, F., eds., TransOral Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Practical Guide to Surgical Approach and Patient Management. Springer, Page: 41-50, July 2017.

Yu, J., Thaler, E.: Frontal Sinus Pneumocele COSM, San Diego April 2017.

Mahmoud, A., Thaler, E.: Effect of Prior Airway Surgery on Outcomes Following Implantation of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. COSM, San Diego, CA April 2017.

Vicini, C., Montevecchi, F., Campanini, A., Dallan, I., Hoff, P., Spector, M., Thaler, E., Ahn, J., Baptista, P., Remacle, M., Lawson, G., Benazzo, M., and Canzi, P.: Expected Outcomes. Vicini, C., Hoff, P., Montevecchi, F., eds., TransOral Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Practical Guide to Surgical Approach and Patient Management. Springer, Page: 143-150, 2017.

Wray, C., Thaler, E.: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Review of the Literature. World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Elsevier, 10.1016/j.wjorl.2016.11.005, Nov 2016.

Thomas, W., Douglas, J., O'Malley, B., Weinstein, G., Thaler, E., Rassekh, C: Utilization of Sialendoscopy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Academy of Head and Neck Surgery OO, July 2016.

Schwab, R., Leinward, S., Keenan B., Thaler, E.: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Early Experiences at the University of Pennsylvania. SLEEP July 2016.

Thaler, E., Rassekh, C., Lee, J, Weinstein, G, O'Malley, B: Outcomes for Multilevel Surgery for Sleep Apnea, Trans-oral Robotic Surgery, and Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. Laryngoscope 126(1), January 2016.

Heiser, C., Thaler, E., Boon, M., Soose, R., Woodson, B: Updates of Operative Techniques for Upper Airway Stimulation. Laryngoscope submitted, 2016.

Thaler, E: Management of the Epiglottis. Friedman, M., Jacobowitz, O., eds., Sleep Apnea and Snoring - Surgical and Non-Surgical Therapy, 2nd ed. Elsevier (eds.). 2016.

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