Brian Schmidt at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Brian L. Schmidt, MD, PHD, DDS

  • Specialties: Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, General Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-998-9310

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

oral and maxillofacial surgery



  • Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS)

Education and Training

  • 2002
  • Fellowship, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Surgery Oncology
  • 2001
  • PHD from University Of Ca San Francisco
  • 1999
  • Residency, University of California - San Francisco, Oral & Maxillofacial
  • 1997
  • Residency, University of California - San Francisco, Surgery (Gen)
  • 1992
  • DDS from University Of Ca San Francisco
  • Other Credentials
  • from


Locations and Appointments

NYU College of Dentistry
421 1st Avenue, Suite 2W
New York, NY 10010


Phone: 212-998-9310

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My Research

Head and Neck Cancer Biomarkers, Cancer Pain

Brian Schmidt is a clinician scientist whose clinical practice and laboratory research program are closely integrated. His research is focused on the identification of diagnostic and predictive cancer biomarkers and symptomatology related to cancer, especially cancer pain. His clinical practice is focused on the comprehensive surgical management of patients with head and neck cancer. Over the last ten years he has developed an independent laboratory and clinical research program that has been both creative and productive in the area of cancer pain and biomarker discovery. He is the author and/or co-author of more than 80 articles that have been published in peer-reviewed journals. He is the principal investigator of numerous NIH-funded studies.


  • Changes in abundance of oral microbiota associated with oral cancer

    Albertson, D G; Kuczynski, J; Bhattacharya, A; Huey, B; Corby, P M; Queiroz, E L S; Nightingale, K; Kerr, A R; DeLacure, M D; Veeramachaneni, R; Olshen, A; Schmidt, B L 2014 01 Oct 2014; -, Cancer research — id: 1474852, year: 2014
  • Persistent breast pain following breast cancer surgery is associated with persistent sensory changes, pain interference, and functional impairments

    Langford, Dale J; Paul, Steven M; West, Claudia; Levine, Jon D; Hamolsky, Deborah; Elboim, Charles; Schmidt, Brian L; Cooper, Bruce A; Abrams, Gary; Aouizerat, Bradley E; Miaskowski, Christine 2014 Dec; 1227-1237, Journal of pain — id: 1371362, year: 2014, page: 1227, stat: Journal Article
  • Preoperative Breast Pain Predicts Persistent Breast Pain and Disability Following Breast Cancer Surgery

    Langford, Dale J; Schmidt, Brian; Levine, Jon D; Abrams, Gary; Elboim, Charles; Esserman, Laura; Hamolsky, Deborah; Mastick, Judy; Paul, Steven M; Cooper, Bruce; Kober, Kord; Dodd, Marylin; Dunn, Laura; Aouizerat, Bradley; Miaskowski, Christine 2014 Dec; 106-107, Journal of pain & symptom management — id: 1410012, year: 2014, page: 106, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
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