Melissa Zofchak, MD


​​Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Professional Interests: Undecided

Hobbies: Reading, running, hiking, cycling, watching college football

What are your favorite things to do in the Denver area? Going to local breweries and restaurants, going to sporting events in the city, making it out to the mountains to hike whenever I get a chance.

What is the biggest strength of our program? The University of Colorado provides some of the best breadth of training in the country with amazing faculty in every subspecialty. Faculty are extremely approachable and invested in your training. I grew up and went to school in the Midwest, so I was excited to experience a new area of the country.

Melissa Schopper

Cass ND, Schopper MA, Lubin JA, Fishbein L, Gubbels SP. The Changing Paradigm of Head and Neck Paragangliomas: What Every Otolaryngologist Needs to Know [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 2]. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020

Howell R, Schopper M, Giliberto JP, Khosla S. “Office-Based Esophageal Dilation in Head and Neck Cancer: Safety, Feasibility, and Cost Analysis.” Laryngoscope. 2018;128:2261-2267.

Redmann AJ, Schopper M, Ragsdale J, Hart CK, Rutter M, Myer III CM. “Posttonsillectomy hemorrhage in a pediatric Jehovah's Witness and the decision to transfuse.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;159:238-241.

Schopper M., Walkup L, Tkach J, Higano N, Lim F, Haberman B, Woods J, Kingma PS. “Evaluation of Neonatal Lung Volume Growth by Pulmonary Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.” J Pediatrics. 2017;188:96-103.​

Podium presentation: “In-office Esophageal Dilation in Head and Neck Cancer: Safety and Feasibility Study.” The Fall Voice Conference, October 12-14, 2017, Washington, DC.

Podium presentation: “Pulmonary MRI to Evaluate Neonatal Lung Growth in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.” American Thoracic Society International Conference, May 13-18, 2016, San Francisco, CA.

Poster: Schopper M, Redmann AJ, Crane R, Hart CK, deAlarcon A, Myer CM3. “To Transfuse or Not?- Jehovah’s Witnesses and Pediatric Postoperative Hemorrhage.” Presented at SENTAC 2017 meeting.

​AOA Honor Medical Society

American Academic of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

​Third place, Poster presentation, SENTAC

CMF Management of Facial Trauma, La Jolla, CA, December 2019
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