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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, Veteran’s Administration Hospital of Philadelphia
Staff, Division of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Children’s 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
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
Co-Chair, Committee on Clinical Operations, Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of PA
Co-Chair, Professionalism Committee, Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of PA
Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
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

Boon, Maurits, Thaler, E et al: BMI Is—but Age, Gender, and Previous Palate or Hypopharyngeal Surgery Are Not—Associated with Subsequent Efficacy of Cranial Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. American Academy of OTO;HNS, Atlanta, GA. October 2018.

Mahmoud, A; Thaler,E: Outcomes of Hypoglossal Nerve Upper Airway Stimulation in Patients with Isolated Retropalatal Collapse American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery October 2018.

Heiser, C; Thaler, E; Soose, R; Woodson, T; Boon, M: Technical Tips during Implantation of Selective Upper Airway Simulation. Laryngoscope Feb 2018.

Maurits Boon MD, Colin Huntley MD, Armin Steffen MD, Joachim T. Maurer MD, J. Ulrich Sommer MD, Richard Schwab MD, Erica Thaler MD, Ryan Soose MD, Courtney Chou MD Patrick Strollo MD, Eric J. Kezirian MD MPH, Stanley Chia MD, Kirk Withrow MD, Mark Weidenbecher MD, Kingman Strohl MD, Karl Doghramji MD, Benedikt Hofauer MD, Clemens Heiser MD: Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Results from the Adhere Registry. Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 2018 Notes: accepted for publication.

Green, Katherine; Kent, David; D'Agostino, Mark; Hoff, Paul; Lin, Ho-Sheng; Soose, Ryan; Gillespie, M.; Yaremchuk, Kathleen; Carrasco-Llatas, Marina; Woodson, B. Tucker; Jacobowitz, Ofer; Thaler, Erica; Barrera, Jose; Capasso, Robson; Liu, Stanley; Hsia, Jennifer; Mann, Daljit; Meraj, Taha; Kezirian, Eric: Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Surgical Outcomes: A Multi-center Cohort Study. SLEEP submitted 2018.

Valay Parikh; Erica Thaler; Masanari Kato ; Boyd Gillespie ; Shaun Nguyen ; Kirk Withrow ; David Calhoun; Ryan Soose; Damien Stevens ; Suzanne Stevens; Chris Larsen; Madhu Reddy; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy: Early feasibility of Hypoglossal Nerve Upper Airway Stimulator in Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure-Intolerant Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Heart Rhythm accepted for publication 2018 Notes: doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.0218.04.016.

Darwin, Evan, BA; Thaler, Erica, MD; Lev-Tov, Hadar, MD: Wound Odor: Current Methods of Treatment and need for Objective Measures. submitted for publication 2018.

Mahmoud, A., Thaler,E.: Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy and Prior Airway Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Laryngoscope September 2017.

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.

Mahmoud, A, Thaler, E: Transoral Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Curr Sleep Medicine Rep DOI 10.1007, June 2017.

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