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Brian Schmidt at [NYU Langone Health]

Brian L. Schmidt, MD, DDS, PhD

  • Specialties: Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, General Surgery, Dentistry
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7552
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments


  • Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Professor, Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certifications
  • ABOMS - OMFS Qual in Head and Neck Oncologic & Recon Surg, 2016
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS), 2002
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Head & Neck Surgery, 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

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Dental Faculty Practice

530 First Avenue, Suite 9Q
New York, NY 10016

NYU College of Dentistry

421 1st Avenue, Suite 2W
New York, NY 10010

Research My Research


head and neck cancer biomarkers, cancer pain

Research Summary

Dr. Schmidt is a clinician scientist and surgical oncologist who specializes in the comprehensive surgical management of head and neck cancer. His research interests and clinical practice are closely integrated. His basic science laboratory focuses on neuronal mechanisms of cancer pain including the interaction between squamous cell carcinoma and peripheral afferent fibers in the cancer microenvironment. His clinical research program investigates biomarkers of oral cancer.

Academic Contact

Academic office

450 East 29th Street

Third Floor

New York, NY 10016



Research Interests Timeline

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