Dr. Ebert

Director, NeuroRhinology- Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
Medical Director of Otolaryngic Allergy Services
Associate Director- Residency Program
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Specialty

  • Endoscopic Skull Base Tumor Surgery
  • Encephalocele Repair and Management of CSF Rhinorrhea
  • Primary and Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Chronic Sinus Disease
  • Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis
  • Sino-Nasal Tumors
  • Allergic Disease

Contact Information

  • Appointments: (984) 974-6484 opt. 2
  • Surgery Scheduler: Ali Turner (919) 966-8961
  • Nurse Line: (984) 974-3515
  • Administrative Coordinator: Kathy Bogie (919) 966-3344

 

Education

American College of Surgeons Fellow Certification: October 2015

American Rhinologic Society Fellow Certification: May 2014

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Fellow Certification: September 2012

American Board of Otolaryngology Certification: June 2010

 

Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute

Savannah, Georgia

Fellowship Rhinology: January, 2009-July, 2009.

 

Department of Otolaryngology Residency– University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

May 2002- January 2009

 

Department of Otolaryngology Residency– University of North Carolina

National Institutes of Health: National Research Service Award Fellowship

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

July 2003- July 2005

 

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

M.D., May 2002

 

University of North Carolina School of Public Health

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

M.P.H in Epidemiology, 2002

 

Professional Experience

Medical Director of Otolaryngic Allergy Services (10/2016-present)

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

 

Associate Professor with Tenure (4/2015-present)

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

 

Director of the NeuroRhinology- Advanced Rhinology Fellowship (5/2010-present)

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

 

Associate Director Residency Program (1/2010-present)

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

 

Assistant Professor Tenure Track (7/2009-3/2015)

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

 

Recent Honors/Awards:

  • UNC Health Care and Faculty Physicians- Carolina Care Excellence Leader-2018.
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy 2017 President’s Award: for leadership and innovation in the specialty. September 7, 2017.
  • Best Doctors in America Award 2017-2018.
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Committee Excellence Award: for distinguished service. September 1, 2016.
  • Best Doctors in America Award 2015-2016.
  • UNC Health Care and Faculty Physicians- Carolina Care Excellence Leader 2015.
  • Selection for Membership in Academy of Educators May 2013
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine Teaching Scholars Program 2010-2011.
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Honor Award, October 2009. In recognition of outstanding service through the presentation of instructional courses, scientific papers or participation on a continuing education committee or faculty.

Recent Publications

  1. Schuman TA, Kimple AJ, Edgerly CH, Ebert CS, Zanation AM, Thorp BD. “Sinonasal epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma: Report of a novel subsite and review of the literature.” Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2018 Apr 9. PMID 29977654
  2. Masood MM, Stephenson BA, Farquhar DR, Farzal Z, Shah PV, Buckmire RA, McClain WG, Clark JM, Thorp BD, Kimple AJ, Ebert Jr CS, Kilpatrick LA, Patel SN, Shah RN, and Zanation AM. “Surgical Simulation and Applicant Perception in Otolaryngology Residency Interviews.” Laryngoscope. doi:10.1002/lary.27211 [Epub Ahead of Print] PMID 29696657
  3. Adams KN, Farquhar D, Senior BA, Thorp BD, Zanation, Ebert CS. “A Pilot Comparison between Caregiver’s and Patient’s Perceived Quality of Life in Chronic Rhinosinusitis.” Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2018 May;32(3):153-159. PMID: 29649892
  4. Adams KN, Schuman TA, Ebert CS, Yow W, Tomoum MO, Senior BA. “ Self-reported anxiety and depression unchanged after endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis.” Rhinology. 2018 Apr 8. {Epub ahead of print} PMID: 29626844.
  5. Wise SK, Lin SY, Toskala E, Orlandi RR, Akdis CA, Alt JA, Azar A, Baroody FM, Bachert C, Canonica GW, Chacko T, Cingi C, Ciprandi G, Corey J, Cox LS, Creticos PS, Custovic A, Damask C, DeConde A, DelGaudio JM, Ebert CS, Eloy JA, Flanagan CE, Fokkens WJ, Franzese C, Gosepath J, Halderman A, Hamilton RG, Hoffman HJ, Hohlfeld JM, Houser SM, Hwang PH, Incorvaia C, Jarvis D, Khalid AN, Kilpeläinen M, Kingdom TT, Krouse H, Larenas-Linnemann D, Laury AM, Lee SE, Levy JM, Luong AU, Marple BF, McCoul ED, McMains KC, Melén E, Mims JW, Moscato G, Mullol J, Nelson HS, Patadia M, Pawankar R, Pfaar O, Platt MP, Reisacher W, Rondón C, Rudmik L, Ryan M, Sastre J, Schlosser RJ, Settipane RA, Sharma HP, Sheikh A, Smith TL, Tantilipikorn P, Tversky JR, Veling MC, Wang Y, Westman M, Wickman M, Zacharek M. “International Consensus Statement on Allergy and Rhinology: Allergic Rhinitis.” Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2018 Feb;8(2):108-352. PMID: 29438602
  6. Desai DD, Brandon BM, Perkins EL, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation Am, Thorp BD. “Staging of Sinonasal and Ventral Skull Base Malignancies”. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2017 Apr;50(2):257-271. PMID: 28314399
  7. Perkins EL, Brandon BM, Sreenath SB, Desai DD, Thorp BD, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM. “Transfacial and Craniofacial Approaches for Resection of Sinonasal and Ventral Skull Base Malignancies.” Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2017 Apr;50(2):287-300 PMID: 28162241
  8. Lemos-Rodriguez AM, Farzal Z, Sreenath SB, Thorp BD, Senior BA, Zanation AM, Ebert CS Jr, “The impact of total IgE levels on outomces of maximal medical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis”. Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2017. Mar; 8(1):5-12). PMID: 28381321
  9. Miller JD, Taylor RJ, Ambrose EC, Laux JP, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM. “Complications of Open Approaches to the Skull Base in the Endoscopic Era.” J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2017 Feb;78(1):11-17. PMID: 28180037
  10. Selleck AM, Desai D, Thorp BD, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM. “Management of Frontal Sinus Tumors”. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2016 Aug;49(4):1051-1065. PMID: 27450620
  11. Klatt-Cromwell CN, Thorp BD, Del Signore AG, Ebert CS, Zanation AM. “Reconstruction of Skull Base Defects”. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2016 Feb;49(1):107-117. PMID: 26614831
  12. Rawal RB, Deal AM, Ebert CS Jr, Dhandha VH, Mitchell CA, Hang AX, Gore MR, Senior BA, Zanation AM. “Post-operative budesonide irrigations for patients with polyposis: a blinded, randomized controlled trail.” Rhinology. 2015 Sep53(3):227-234. PMID: 2626314
  13. Tomoum MO, Klatt-Cromwell C, Del Signore T, Ebert CS Jr, Senior BA. “Depression and anxiety in chronic rhinosinusitis”. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2015 Aug;5(8):674-81. PMID: 25952937
  14. Sreenath SB, Taylor RJ, Miller JD, Ambrose EC, Ebert CS Jr, Senior BA, Zanation AM. “A prospective randomized cohort study evaluating 3 weeks versus 6 weeks of oral antibiotic treatment in the setting of maximal medical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis.” Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2015 Sep;5(9):820-8.. PMID: 26009989
  15. Lu Y, Deal A, Miller JD, Thorp BD, Sreenath SB, McClurg SM, Senior BA, Zanation AM, Ebert CS Jr. “Comparison of Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jul;153(1):137-43. PMID: 25917670
  16. Wofford MR, Kimbell JS, Frank-Ito DO, Dhanda V, McKinney KA, Fleischman GM, Ebert Jr CS, Zanation AM, Senior BA. “A computational study of functional endoscopic sinus surgery and maxillary sinus drug delivery.” Rhinology. 2015 Mar;53(1):41-49. PMID: 25756077
  17. Askar MH, Gamea A, Tomoum MO, Elsherif HS, Ebert CS Jr, Senior BA. “Endoscopic Management of Chronic Frontal Sinusitis: Prospective Quality of Life Analysis.” Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Aug;124(8):638-48. PMID: 25736024
  18. Rawal RB, Sreenath SB, Ebert Jr CS, Huang BY, Dugar DR, Ewend MG, Sasaki-Adams D, Senior BA, Zanation AM. “Endoscopic Sinonasal Meningoencephalocele Repair: A 13-Year Experience with Stratification by Defect and Reconstruction Type.” Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2015 Vol 152(2):361-368. PMID: 25645526
  19. Fleischman GM, Miller JD, Kim GG, Zanation AM, Ebert CS Jr. “Treatment of chronic frontal sinusitis with difficult anatomy: A hybrid balloon technique in four cases”. Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2014 Jan;5(3)120-124. PMID: 25565046
  20. Taylor RJ, Miller JD, Rose AS, Drake AF, Zdanski CJ, Senior BA, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM. “Comprehensive quality of life outcomes for pediatric patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery.” Rhinology. 2014 Dec;52(4):327-333. PMID: 25479210
  21. Thorp BD, Sreenath SB, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM. “Endoscopic Skull Base Reconstruction: A Review and Clinical Case Series of 152 Vascularized Flaps Utilized for Surgical Skull Base Defects in the Setting of Intraoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak” Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Oct:37(4):E4. PMID: 25270144
  22. Austin GK, McKinney KA, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM. “Imaged-guided robotic skull base surgery.” J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2014 Aug;75(4):231-235. PMID: 25093145
  23. Fleischman GM, Ambrose EC, Rawal RR, Huang BY, Ebert CS, Rodriguez KD, Zanation AM, Senior BA. “Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Surgical Repair of Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea”. Laryngoscope. 2014 Nov;124:2645-2650. PMID: 24591190
  24. Ebert CS Jr, McKinney KA, Urrutia G, Wu M, Rose AS, Fleischman GM, Thorp BD, Senior BA, Zanation AM. “Expression of protease-activated recetpors in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis”. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2014 Apr;4(4):266-71. PMID: 24500840
  25. Miller JD, Deal AM, McKinney KA, McClurg SW, Rodriguez KD, Thorp BD, Senior BA, Zanation AM, Ebert CS Jr. “Markers of disease severity and socioeconomic factors in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis”. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2014 Apr;4(4):272-9. PMID: 24449482
  26. Frank DO, Zanation AM, Dhanda VH, Mckinney KA, Fleischman GM, Ebert CS Jr, Senior BA, Kimbell JS. “Quantification of airflow into the maxillary sinus before and after functional endoscopic sinus surgery”. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013 Oct;3(10):834-40. PMID: 24009143
  27. Rose AS, Thorp BD, Zanation AM, Ebert CS Jr. “Chronic rhinosinusitis in children.” Pediatr Clin North Am. 2013. Aug;60(4):979-991. PMID: 23905832
  28. Farag AA, Deal AM, McKinney KA, Thorp BD, Senior BA, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM. “Single-blind randomized controlled trial of surfactant versus hypertonic saline irrigation following endoscopic endonasal surgery in the early post-operative period”. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013. Apr;3(4):276-280. PMID: 23169768
  29. Gore MR, Ebert CS Jr, Zanation AM, Senior BA. “Beyond the “central sinus”.: radiographic findings in patients undergoing revision functional endoscopic sinus surgery.” Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013. Feb;3(2):139-146. PMID: 23129221