Charles S. Ebert, Jr., MD, MPH, FARS, FAAOA, FACS

Associate Professor

Director, NeuroRhinology, Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
Medical Director of Otolaryngic Allergy Services
Associate Director, Residency Program

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

 

  • MPH: University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Epidemiology, 2002
  • MD: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2002
  • Residency: Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina, National Institutes of Health: National Research Service Award Fellowship, 2003-2005
  • Residency: Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina, 2002-2009
  • Fellowship: Rhinology, Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute, 2009-2009

Professional Experience:

  • Medical Director of Otolaryngic Allergy Services, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 10/2016 – Present
  • Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 4/2015-Present
  • Director of the NeuroRhinology- Advanced Rhinology Fellowship, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 5/2010 – Present
  • Associate Director Residency Program, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1/2010 – Present
  • Assistant Professor Tenure Track, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 7/2009-3/2015

Recent Honors/Awards:

  • UNC Health Care and Faculty Physicians- Carolina Care Excellence Leader, 2018
  • Best Doctors in America Award 2017-2018
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy 2017 President’s Award: for leadership and innovation in the specialty, 2017
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Committee Excellence Award: for distinguished service, 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, 2013
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine Teaching Scholars Program, 2010-2011
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Honor Award, 2009

Recent Publications:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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