Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Melissa Boltz, DO

Melissa Boltz, DO

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery
Disease Teams:
Head and Neck Cancer
mmb28@psu.edu

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

2018

Kulaylat, AS, Boltz, M, 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. https://doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001159
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. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.25102

2017

Greenleaf, EK, Goyal, N, Hollenbeak, CS & Boltz, M 2017, 'Resource utilization associated with cervical hematoma after thyroid and parathyroid surgery', Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 218, pp. 67-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.04.035

2015

Boltz, M, Podany, AB, Hollenbeak, CS & Armen, S 2015, 'Injuries and outcomes associated with traumatic falls in the elderly population on oral anticoagulant therapy', Injury, vol. 46, no. 9, pp. 1765-1771. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2015.06.013
Boltz, M, Zhang, N, Zhao, C, Thiruvengadam, S, Siperstein, AE & Jin, J 2015, 'Value of Prophylactic Cervical Thymectomy in Parathyroid Hyperplasia' Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 22, pp. 662-668. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-015-4859-7

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