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Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD, MSc, FACS

The David Myers, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Director, Temple Head & Neck Institute

Cecelia E. Schmalbach
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Contact Information

Contact Information

Phone

215-707-3665
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Melanoma of the head and neck
  • Head and neck skin cancers
  • Endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid)
  • Salivary gland neoplasms
  • Facial trauma

Research Interests

  • Melanoma
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Patient safety/quality improvement
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Microvascular and Skull-Based Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Residency, Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • MSc, Clinical Research Design & Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - HNS
  • American Head & Neck Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of University Otolaryngologists
  • American Medical Women's Association

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Summa Cum Laude - Jefferson Medical College
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - Jefferson Medical College
  • AAO-HNS/F Cochrane Scholar
  • AAO-HNS/F Distinguished Service Award
  • Indianapolis Top Doctor (2016, 2017)
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
  • NATO Medal
Publications

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications

1. Schmalbach CE. Pre-operative planning. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Combat Casualty Care in OIF and OEF. Ed. by R Holt, J Brennan, T Travis. The Borden Institute, Washington, DC. 2015.

2. Schmalbach CE. Repair of midface defects. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Combat Casualty Care in OIF and OEF. Ed. by R Holt, J Brennan, T Travis. The Borden Institute, Washington, DC. 2015.

3. Schmalbach CE, Barerra J. Delayed Pre-operative Planning. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Combat Casualty Care in OIF and OEF. Ed. by R Holt, J Brennan, T Travis. The Borden Institute, Washington, DC. 2015.

4. Schmalbach CE, Durham A, Johnson TM, Bradford CR. Melanoma of the Head and Neck Region. In Myers J, Hanna E, ed. Cancer of the Head and Neck, fifth edition. Wolters Kluwer. Indianapolis, IN. 2016.