Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Melissa Boltz, DO

Melissa Boltz, DO

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery
Disease Teams:
Head and Neck Cancer

Research Interests

  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Elderly
  • Length of Stay
  • Mortality
  • Surgical Wound Infection
  • Hematoma
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Population
  • Quality Improvement
  • Kidney
  • Neoplasms
  • Blood Vessels

Recent Publications


Kulaylat, AS, Boltz, MM, Moyer, M, Mathew, A, McKenna, K & Messaris, E 2018, 'Management of large cecal polyps: When can the ileocecal valve be spared?', Diseases of the colon and rectum, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 1089-1095.
Shah-Becker, S, Greenleaf, EK, Boltz, M, Hollenbeak, CS & Goyal, N 2018, 'Neck hematoma after major head and neck surgery: Risk factors, costs, and resource utilization', Head and Neck, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1219-1227.


Greenleaf, EK, Goyal, N, Hollenbeak, CS & Boltz, MM 2017, 'Resource utilization associated with cervical hematoma after thyroid and parathyroid surgery', Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 218, pp. 67-77.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)