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
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 University 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

Chiffer, R., Schwab, R., Thaler, E.: Volumetric MRI Analysis Pre & Post Transoral Robotic-assisted Posterior Glossectomy & UPPP for OSA. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, NV April 2014.

Vicini.C, Montevecchi F., Campanini A., Dallan I.,BenazzoM., Canzi P. Remacle M., Lawson G., Hoff P., Spector M., Thaler E.,Ahhan J.,Baptista P. : Clinical outcomes and complications associated with TORS for OSAHS in 243 patients:A benchmark for evaluating an emerging surgical technology in a targeted application for benign disease ORL 76(2): 63-9, Apr 2014.

Prokop-Prigge, K., Thaler, E., Wysocki, C., Preti, G.: Identification of Volatile Organic Compounds in Human Cerumen. Journal of Chromatography B Page: 953-4, Mar 2014.

Hoff, P., D'Agostino, M., Thaler, E.: Transoral Robotic Surgery in Benign Disease Including Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Safety and Feasibility. Laryngoscope submitted 2014.

Thaler, E., Hanson, C.W.: Intubation and Upper Airway Management. Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th edition. Grippi, M., Elias, J., Fishman, J, et al. (eds.). McGraw-Hill, 2014.

Prokop-Prigge, K., Mansfield, C., Parker, M.R., Thaler, E., Grice, E., Wysocki, C., Preti, G.: Ethnic/Racial and Genetic Influences on Cerumen Odor Profiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology submitted 2014.

Chiffer, R., Schwab, R., Keenan, B., Borek, R., Thaler, E.: Volumetric MRI analysis Pre and Post Transoral Robotic-assisted Posterior Glossectomy and Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Laryngoscope submitted 2014.

Katharine A. Prokop-Prigge, Erica Thaler, George Preti : Identification of volatile organic compounds in human earwax Journal of Sensors and Actuators 2013 Notes: submitted.

Lee, JM, Weinstein, GS, O'Malley Jr., BW, Thaler ER. : Transoral Robot Assisted Lingual Tonsillectomy and Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty For Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2012 Notes: in print.

Borek, R., Thaler, E., Kim, C., Jackson, N., Mandel, J., Schwab, R.: A Preliminary Study Using Quantitative Airway Endoscopy Analysis to Describe Outcomes after Upper Airway Surgery Using TORS in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, COSM. San Diego, CA April 2012.

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