Nicole C. Schmitt, MD, FACS

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Acting Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Emory University School of Medicine
Head and Neck Surgeon
Head and Neck Cancer


Nicole C. Schmitt, MD, FACS, is Acting Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Emory University School of Medicine. A board certified otolaryngologist, Dr. Schmitt's clinical and research work is focused on head and neck surgical oncology and novel therapeutic combinations.

Dr. Schmitt is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and American Head and Neck Society.


Dr. Schmitt obtained her Medical Degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her general surgery internship, a research fellowship and her residency in otolaryngology at University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She also completed a fellowship in head and neck surgery and tumor biology at University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Dr. Schmitt's research interest is in characterizing immune effects of cytotoxic chemotherapy and designing optimal combinations of chemotherapy and immunotherapy for head and neck cancer.


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