Welcome to the Department of Otorhinolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery.
Erica Thaler, MD FACS serves as the Interim Chair of the Division of General Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery and is Vice Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at Penn. She sees all manner of Otorhinolaryngology patients, and has particular expertise in the complex management of patients with chronic sinusitis, and patients with CPAP intolerant Obstructive Sleep Apnea. She also sees patients with thyroid and parotid masses requiring surgery, and other head and neck disorders, including diverticula of the esophagus. She has been in practice for 25 years.
In addition to her clinical practice, she has published over 100 peer reviewed papers and book chapters on these topics, and is editor of a book on the management of chronic sinusitis. She has served in leadership roles in several national Otorhinolaryngology societies, and is a Board examiner for the American Board of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery.