Department of Otolaryngology

Carl H. Snyderman, MD, MBA

  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
  • Vice Chair, Quality & Patient Safety

Education & Training

  • Indiana University, BA, 1978
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, MD, 1982
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Surgical Internship, 1983
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Otolaryngology Residency, 1987
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Cranial Base Surgery Fellowship, 1989
  • University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, MBA, Expected 2011

Representative Publications

Kaplan DJ, Kim JH, Wang E, Snyderman C.  Prognostic indicators for salvage surgery of recurrent sinonasal malignancy.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jan;154(1):104-12.

Nalavenkata SB, Sacks R, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Purkey MT, Feldman MD, Schlosser RJ, Snyderman CH, Wang EW, Woodworth BA, Smee R, Havas TE, Gallagher R, Harvey RJ.  Olfactory neuroblastoma: fate of the neck - a long-term multicenter retrospective study.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.  2015 Dec 15 [Epub ahead of print].

Snyderman CH, Gardner PA (eds).  Master Techniques in Otolaryngology – Skull Base Surgery Volume.  Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2015. 

Snyderman CH, Gardner PA.  Quality control approach to cerebrospinal fluid leaks.  Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;74:130-7.

Pinheiro-Neto CD, Fernandez-Miranda JC, Wang EW, Gardner PA, Snyderman CH.  Anatomical correlates of endonasal surgery for sinonasal malignancies.  Clin Anat.  2012 Jan;25:129-34. 

Snyderman CH, Fernandez-Miranda JC, Gardner PA.  Training in neurorhinology: the impact of case volume on the learning curve.  Otolaryngol Clin North Am.  2011 Oct;44(5):1223-28. 

Snyderman CH, Eibling DE, Johnson JT.  Response to the 2011 Question of the Year – The physician as team leader: new job skills are required.  Acad Med.  2011 Nov;86(11):1348. 

Snyderman CH, Gardner PA.  “How much is enough?” Endonasal surgery for olfactory neuroblastoma.  Skull Base. 2010 Sep;20(5):309-10.

Snyderman CH, Pant H, Carrau RL, Gardner P.  A new endoscopic staging system for angiofibromas.  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.  2010 Jun;136(6):588-94.

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Research Interest Summary

Medical Device Development, Outcomes of Endoscopic Surgery for Sinonasal Malignancy, Surgical Navigation, Surgical Simulation and Training in Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Surgical Telementoring

Research Interests

Dr. Snyderman’s clinical practice focuses on the management of skull base tumors, sinonasal malignancy, inflammatory sinus disease, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, epistaxis, and vascular tumors.