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, 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
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

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.

VALAY PARIKH, MD, Erica Thaler, MD, Masanari Kato, BS, Boyd Gillespie, MD, Shaun Nguyen, MD, Kirk Withrow, MD, David Calhoun, MD, Ryan Soose, MD, Damien Stevens, MD, Suzanne Stevens, MD, Chris Larsen, MD, Madhu Reddy, MD and Dhanujaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS: Safety and Efficacy of Hypoglossal Nerve Upper Airway Stimulator in Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices and CPAPIntolerant Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Heart Rhythms, Chicago, Il May 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.

Schwab, R., Leinwand, S., Keenan, B, Thaler, E: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: early Experiences at the University of PA. ATS meeting March 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.

Jason L. Yu, MD, Ahmad Mahmoud, MD, Erica R. Thaler, MD: Comparison of outcomes: TORS and UAS in OSA patients with anteroposterior collapse on DISE. Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery submitted 2017.

Boon, M, Huntley, C., Steffen, A., Maurer, J., Sommers, U., Schwab, R., Thaler, E., Soose, R., Strollo, P., Kezirian, E., Chia, S., Withrow, K., Weidenbecher, M., Strohl, K., Doghramji, K., Heiser, C.: Upper Airway Stimulation for OSA - Results from the Adhere Registry. Laryngoscope Submitted, 2017.

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