Mark Weissler, MD

Mark Weissler, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Chapel Hill, NC

Professor of Otolaryngology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Office Address

Office Map
  • 170 Manning Dr
    G106 Physician's Office Bldg, Campus Box 7070
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    Phone: (919) 843-4820
    Fax: (919) 966-7941


  • I am an Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon who specializes in Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Dr. Weissler's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Otolaryngology (ENT): General Otolaryngology/ENT, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery, Laryngology & Voice Disorders
  • Clinical Interests: Head and Neck Neoplasms; Survival Rate; Retrospective Studies; Combined Modality Therapy; X-Ray Computed Tomography; Local Neoplasm Recurrence; Genetic Polymorphism; Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Dr. Weissler's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ProfessorUniversity of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • Professor and ChiefUniversity of North Carolina School of Medicine
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Asst Professor, Div of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dept of Surgery (1986-1992); Associate Professor , Div of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dept of Surgery (1993-1996); Professor, Div of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dept of Surgery (1996-2001)
  • Joseph P. Riddle Distinguished Professor of OtolaryngologyUniversity of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Assistant Professor of Surgery (1986-1992); Associate Professor of Surgery (1993-Present)
  • ChairUniversity of North Carolina
    Chairman, UNC Credentials Committee (1998-2007); Chairman, UNC Clinical Cancer Advisory Committee (2001-2006)
  • DirectorAmerican Board of Otolaryngology
  • ChairAmerican Laryngological Association
  • Vice ChairmanAmerican College of Surgeons
    Governor from the American Laryngological Association, Board of Governors (2002-2005, 2005-2008)
  • PresidentAmerican College of Surgeons, North Carolina Chapter
    Chairman, District #3 Committee on Applicants (1999-2002); Vice President (2000-2001); President-Elect (2001-2002);
  • PresidentNorth Carolina Society of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
    President-Elect (1993-1994)
  • ConsultantWomack Army Hospital
    Fort Bragg, NC

Dr. Weissler's Education & Medical Training

  • University Cincinnati College of MedicineUniversity Cincinnati College of MedicineFellowship, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery
  • Mass Eye & Ear InfirmaryMass Eye & Ear InfirmaryResidency, Otolaryngology
  • Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • Boston Univ Sch of MedBoston University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Boston University School of Liberal ArtsBoston University School of Liberal ArtsOther Training, B.A., Pre-Medicine/ Psychology, Summa Cum Laude

Dr. Weissler's Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1986 - 2015
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology, Current

Dr. Weissler's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Best Doctors in North CarolinaBusiness North Carolina, 2012
  • Vice Presidential CitationSouthern Section Triological Society, 2011
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Dr. Weissler's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • ACS Perspective: Public Reporting of Surgical Outcomes  Weissler MC, Surgery News, 11/1/2013
  • Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, cigarette smoking, and the risk of head and neck cancer  Wyss AB, Herring AH, Avery CL, Weissler MC, Bensen JT, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Funkhouser WK, Olshan AF, Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 8/1/2013
  • Patterns of care in older patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: a surveillance, epidemiology, and end results-medicare analysis  VanderWalde NA, Meyer AM, Liu H, Tyree SD, Zullig LL, Carpenter WR, Shores CD, Weissler MC, Hayes DN, Fleming M, Chera BS, J Geriatr Oncol, 7/1/2013
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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