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 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

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.

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.

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.; Schwab, R.: Single-Institution Experience and Learning Curve with upper Airway Stimulation. Laryngoscope 00, 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.

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 125(8): 1988-95, August 2015.

Hoff, P., D'Agostino, M., Thaler, E.: Transoral Robotic Surgery in Benign Disease Including Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Safety and Feasibility. Laryngoscope 125(8): 1988-95, May 2015.

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