Brian Schmidt at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Brian L. Schmidt, MD, PHD, DDS

  • Specialties: Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, General Surgery, Dentistry
  • 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
Board Certifications
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS), 2002
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Surgery Oncology, 2002
  • PHD from University Of Ca San Francisco, 2001
  • Residency, University of California - San Francisco, Oral & Maxillofacial, 1999
  • Residency, University of California - San Francisco, Surgery (Gen), 1997
  • DDS from University Of Ca San Francisco, 1992

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

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.


  • TMPRSS2, a novel membrane-anchored mediator in cancer pain

    Lam, David K; Dang, Dongmin; Flynn, Andrea N; Hardt, Markus; Schmidt, Brian L
    Pain. 2015 May. 156 (5): 923-930

  • TRPV1 expression level in isolectin B4-positive neurons contributes to mouse strain difference in cutaneous thermal nociceptive sensitivity

    Ono, Kentaro; Ye, Yi; Viet, Chi Tongalien; Dang, Dongmin; Schmidt, Brian Lee
    Journal of neurophysiology. 2015 Mar. 113 (9): 3345-3355 jn.00973.2014

  • What pain tells us about cancer

    Schmidt, Brian L
    Pain. 2015 Apr. 156 Suppl 1: S32-S34

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