Thomas Schrepfer

Thomas Schrepfer, MD

Assistant Professor, Division Of Pediatric Otolaryngology

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About Thomas Schrepfer

Thomas Schrepfer, M.D., MSc, FMH, ORL, is an assistant professor of head and neck surgery in the University of Florida Department of Otolayrngology. Dr. Schrepfer attended medical school at the University of Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. After obtaining his medical degree, he completed an anesthesiology internship and a general surgery residency at a regional hospital in Horgen, Switzerland. He then pursued his otolaryngology residency at the University Hospital Zurich, where he focused on head and neck surgery. He completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, followed by a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Prior to joining UF Health, Dr. Schrepfer was a research fellow at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Kresge Hearing Research Institute at the University of Michigan Schacht Lab. During his more than 10 years of clinical and research training, he gained experience in multiple areas of ENT, ranging from facial trauma to pediatric endoscopies to open airway surgery.

Dr. Schrepfer is a member of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology and the Swiss Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He has contributed to a number of research publications, book chapters, posters and oral presentations at national and international conferences.

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Swiss Board of Otolaryngology

Clinical Profile

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat ENT


A novel approach to treat pediatric sialorrhea using sialendoscopy for salivary gland directed sclerotherapy.
American journal of otolaryngology. 43(4) [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjoto.2022.103489. [PMID] 35569211.
A Post-Auricular Accessory Tragus.
Cureus. 13(3) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.13645. [PMID] 33824798.
Isolated Unilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis Secondary to Left Distal Vagus Nerve Injury Following Closed Head Injury in a Toddler.
Journal of child neurology. 36(10):812-815 [DOI] 10.1177/08830738211007678. [PMID] 33866833.
Design, Multigram Synthesis, and in Vitro and in Vivo Evaluation of Propylamycin: A Semisynthetic 4,5-Deoxystreptamine Class Aminoglycoside for the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Other Gram-Negative Pathogens
Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141(12):5051-5061 [DOI] 10.1021/jacs.9b01693. [PMID] 30793894.
Synaptopathy as a Mechanism for Age-Related Vestibular Dysfunction in Mice
Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 11 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2019.00156. [PMID] 31293415.
Aspiration and Dysphagia in the Neonatal Patient.
Clinics in perinatology. 45(4):645-660 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clp.2018.07.005. [PMID] 30396410.
From Otic Induction to Hair Cell Production: Pax2EGFP Cell Line Illuminates Key Stages of Development in Mouse Inner Ear Organoid Model.
Stem cells and development. 27(4):237-251 [DOI] 10.1089/scd.2017.0142. [PMID] 29272992.
Spontaneous retropharyngeal and mediastinal thoracic duct cyst in an infant with respiratory distress.
International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. 105:33-35 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijporl.2017.11.021. [PMID] 29447814.
Age-related hearing impairment and the triad of acquired hearing loss.
Frontiers in cellular neuroscience. 9 [DOI] 10.3389/fncel.2015.00276. [PMID] 26283913.
Structural basis for selective targeting of leishmanial ribosomes: aminoglycoside derivatives as promising therapeutics.
Nucleic acids research. 43(17):8601-13 [DOI] 10.1093/nar/gkv821. [PMID] 26264664.
XBP1 mitigates aminoglycoside-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress and neuronal cell death.
Cell death & disease. 6(5) [DOI] 10.1038/cddis.2015.108. [PMID] 25973683.
Detection and grading of endolymphatic hydrops in Menière disease using MR imaging.
AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 35(7):1387-92 [DOI] 10.3174/ajnr.A3856. [PMID] 24524921.
Blood markers of alcohol use in epistaxis patients.
European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 269(8):1917-22 [DOI] 10.1007/s00405-011-1881-7. [PMID] 22183501.
Clinical evaluation of the NiTiBOND stapes prosthesis, an optimized shape memory alloy design.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 33(2):132-6 [DOI] 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31823e28cb. [PMID] 22215449.
Ossiculoplasty with total ossicular replacement prosthesis and Omega Connector: early clinical results and functional measurements.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 32(7):1102-7 [DOI] 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3182267e3b. [PMID] 21730881.
The value of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography for staging of primary extranodal head and neck lymphomas.
The Laryngoscope. 120(5):937-44 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.20843. [PMID] 20422687.
Impact of posture and fixation technique on impedance spectroscopy used for continuous and noninvasive glucose monitoring.
Diabetes technology & therapeutics. 6(4):435-41 [PMID] 15320996.


Residency – Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
2008-2013 · University of Zurich
Residency – General Surgery
2007-2008 · Regional Hospital Horgen
Internship – Anesthesiology
2007 · Regional Hospital Horgen
Medical School
2000-2006 · University of Zurich

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