ENT Doctor: Eric Thorpe, MD | Loyola Medicine

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Eric Thorpe, MD

Eric Thorpe, MD


Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

Patient Ratings
4.8 / 5 (76 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Advanced Airway Surgery
  • Conservation Larynx And Pharynx Surgery
  • Head And Neck Reconstruction
  • Head Neck And Throat Cancer
  • Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer
  • Minimally Invasive Thyroid And Parathyroid Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery And Sialoendoscopy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Thyroid And Parathyroid Surgery
  • Transoral Laser And Robotic Surgery

About Dr. Thorpe


Medical Education

Medical School
The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Loyola University Medical Center - Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery
  • University of Cincinnati - Head and Neck Oncology, Microvascular, Anterior Skull Base

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology


  • Ollier Disease of the Lateral Skull Base Fridirici, Z. C.; Petrusek, J. J.; Thorpe, E. J.; Leonetti, J. P., Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • Safety and Efficacy of Outpatient Parotidectomy. Ziegler, A; Lazzara, G; Thorpe, E, Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Mechanical venous anastomosis in head and neck microvascular reconstruction as an equivalent to the gold standard. Thorpe, E; Patil, Y, Ear, nose, & throat journal
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  • Mucormycosis Causing Ludwig Angina: A Unique Presentation McSpadden, R. P.; Martin, J. R.; Mehrotra, S.; Thorpe, E., Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Treatment of locally advanced parotid malignancies with parotidectomy and temporal bone resection Martin, J. R.; Filip, P.; Thorpe, E. J.; Leonetti, J. P., American Journal of Otolaryngology
  • A Unique Surgical Technique for Tracheostomy in Heterotopic Ossification: A Case Report. Cheng, E; Thorpe, E, The Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
  • Spinal epidural abscess following glossectomy and neck dissection: A case report Cheng, E.; Thorpe, E.; Borrowdale, R., International journal of surgery case reports
  • Vocal Fold Paralysis after Esophagectomy for Carcinoma Loochtan, M. J.; Balcarcel, D.; Carroll, E.; Foecking, E. M.; Thorpe, E. J.; Charous, S. J., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Temporoparietal fascial flap repair of middle cranial fossa tegmen and dural defects Kircher, M.; Pittman, A.; Thorpe, E.; Marzo, S.; Leonetti, J.; Tsimpas, A.; Anderson, D., The Laryngoscope
  • Recurrent post-tympanostomy tube otorrhea secondary to aerobic endospore-forming bacilli: a case report and brief literature review Jaber, J. J.; Kircher, M. L.; Thorpe, E.; Porter RG, Sr; Leonetti, J. P.; Marzo, S. J., Ear, nose, & throat journal
  • Pressure necrosis masquerading as a burn injury in a patient with a cervical epidural abscess producing acute quadriplegia Thorpe, E. J.; McCallin, J. P., 3rd; Miller, S. F., Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association