Editorial Board : Otology & Neurotology Open

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Michael E. Hoffer, MD, FACS
Professor of Otolaryngology and Neurological Surgery
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Email: [email protected]


Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Elizabeth H. Toh, MD, MBA
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology
Boston University School of Medicine
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Burlington, MA
Email: [email protected]


​Joni K. Doherty, MD, PhD, FACS
Assistant Clinical Professor
USC Caruso Dept of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery​
Keck USC School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA


Samuel P. Gubbels, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO


Michael Hoa, MD
Associate Professor
Dept of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC
Medical Officer
Principal Investigator, Auditory Development and Restoration Program
NIDCD Otolaryngology Surgeon-Scientist Program
Division of Intramural Research, NIH
Bethesda, MD


Meredith A. Holcomb, AuD
Director, Hearing Implant Program
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Miami​, FL


Ken Kazahaya, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACS
Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology/HNS, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


Ashley M. Nassiri, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology 
Neurotology Fellow
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN


Elizabeth Lauren Perkins, MD                           
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN


Suhrud Rajguru, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Miami, Biomedical Engineering
Coral Gables, FL​

Sarah N. Bowe, MD, EdM, FACS 
Social Media
Associate Professor of Surgery /Otolaryngology
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Joint Base San Antonio
Fort Sam Houston, TX



Simon I. Angeli, MD
Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Director, UHealth Ear Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL


Carey D. Balaban, PhD
Special Projects
Professor of Otolaryngology, Neurobiology, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science 
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA


David S. Haynes, MD, MMHC, FACS
Special Projects - Liaison to O&N, Inc
Professor of Otolaryngology, Neurosurgery and Hearing and Speech Sciences
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
The Otology Group of Vanderbilt
Nashville, TN



North America

Ksenia Aaron, MD​
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Dunia Abdul-Aziz, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA

Oliver Adunka, MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Yuri Agrawal, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Julie Arenberg, AuD, PhD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA

Sebastian Ausili, PhD
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Ben Balough, MD
The Permanente Medical Group
Sacramento, CA

Nikolas Blevins, MD
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Jason Brant, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Kevin Brown, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill​
Chapel Hill, NC

John Carey, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Matthew Carlson, MD
Mayo Clinic​
Rochester, MN

Stephen Cass, MD
University of Colorado​​
Denver, CO

Alan Cheng, MD
Stanford University​​
Stanford, CA

David Chi, MD
University of Pittsburgh ​​​
Pittsburgh, PA

Rebecca Chiffer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University​​​
Philadelphia, PA

Daniel Choo, MD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH

Michael Cohen, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary​
Boston, MA

James Crawford, MD
Madigan Army Medical Center​​​
Dupont, WA

Matthew Crowson, MD
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Robert Cullen, MD
House Ear Clinic​
Los Angeles, CA

Calhoun Cunningham, MD
Duke University Medical Center​​​
Durham, NC

Sharon Cushing, MD
The Hospital for Sick Children​​​
Toronto, ON

Chenkai Dai, MD, PhD
University of Oklahoma​​​​
Oklahoma City, OK

Matthew Dedmon, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine​​​​​
Chapel Hill, NC

Melissa DeJong, AuD
Mayo Clinic​​​
Rochester, MN

Margaret Dillon, AuD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill​​​​
Chapel Hill, NC

Isaac Erbele, MD
Brooke Army Medical Center​​​​
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Matthew Fitzgerald, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine​​​​​
Palo Alto, CA

Carrie L. Francis, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center​​​​​​
Kansas City, KS

Kevin Franck, PhD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary​​​​​​​​​
Boston, MA

Gene Fridman, PhD
Johns Hopkins University​​​​​​​
Baltimore, MD

Rick Friedman, MD, PhD
House Clinic and House Research Institute​​​​​​​​
Los Angeles, CA

Rene Gifford, PhD
Vanderbilt University​​​​​​​​​
Nashville, TN

Michael Gluth, MD
University of Chicago​​​​​​​​​
Chicago, IL

Joel Goebel, MD
Washington University School of Medicine​​​​​​​​​
St. Louis, MO

Karen Gordon, PhD
The Hospital for Sick Children​​​​​​​​​​
Toronto, ON

Christopher Grindle, MD
Connecticut Children's Medical Center​​​​​​​​​
Hartford, CT

O'neil Guthrie, PhD
Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Hospital​​​​​​​​​
Flagstaff, AZ

Tanisha Hammill, PhD
Department of Defence Hearing Center of Excellence​​​​​​​​​
Washington, DC

Earl Harley, MD
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital​​​​​​​​​​
Washington, DC

Michael Harris, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin​​​​​​​​​​​
Milwaukee, WI

Robert Harrison, PhD
University of Toronto​​​​​​​​​​​​
Toronto, ON

LaKeisha Henry, MD
Department of Defence Hearing Center of Excellence​​​​​​​​​​​​​
San Antonio, TX

Ronna Hertzano, MD, PhD
University of Maryland​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Baltimore, MD

Keiko Hirose, MD
Washington University in St. Louis​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
St Louis, MO

Candace Hobson, MD
Emory University​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Atlanta, GA

Stephen Hoff, MD
Northwestern University​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chicago, IL

Jourdan Holder, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Nashville, TN

Timothy Hullar, MD
Oregon Health and Science University​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Portland, OR

Jacob Hunter, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Dallas, TX

Brandon Isaacson, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Dallas, TX

Radha Kalluri, PhD
University of Southern California​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Los Angeles, CA

Anatoli Karas, MD
Rush University Medical Center​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chicago, IL

Elina Kari, MD​
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
San Diego, CA​

David Kaylie, MD​​
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Tawfiq Khoury, MD
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group​
Alexandria, VA

Nathan Kung, MD
Sky Ridge Medica Center​​
Denver, CO​

Walter Kutz, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Dallas, TX

David Landsberger, PhD
New York University School of Medicine​​​
New York, NY

Colleen Le Prell, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Dallas, TX

Daniel Lee, MD
Harvard Medical School​​​​​
Boston, MA

Kenneth Lee, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas​​​​​​
Dallas, TX

Kara Leyzac, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina​​​​​​​
Charleston, SC

Charles J. Limb, MD
University of California San Francisco​​​​​​​​
San Francisco, CA

Jennifer Maw, MD
Stanford University​​​​​​​​​
San Jose, CA

Anne K. Maxwell, MD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center: LSU Health New Orleans​​​​​​​​​​
New Orleans, LA

Alan Micco, MD
Northwestern University Medical School​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chicago, IL

Tamara Mijovic, MD
McGill University - Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Montreal, QC

James Naples, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Rick Nelson, MD, PhD
Indiana University School of Medicine​
Indianapolis, IN

Carrie Nieman, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine​
Bethesda, MD

Brendan O'Connell, MD
Medical University of South Carolina​
Charlotte, NC

Robert O'Reilly, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia​
Philadelphia, PA

Lorne Parnes, MD
University Hospital​​​
London, ON

Alicia Quesnel, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary​​​​
Boston, MA

Miriam Redleaf, MD
​​​​​​University of Illinois Health Sciences at Chicago
Chicago, IL​

Habib Rizk, MD
​​​​​​Medical University of South Carolina​
Charleston, SC

Pamela Roehm, MD, PhD
​​​​​​Temple University School of Medicine​​
Philadelphia, PA

Jay Rubenstein, MD, PhD
​​​​​​Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center​​​
Seattle, WA

Nader Sadeghi, MD
​​​​​​McGill University​​​​
Montreal, QC

Felipe Santos, MD
​​​​​​Harvard Medical School​​​​​
Boston, MA

Aniket Saoji, PhD
​​​​​​Mayo Clinic​​​​​​
Rochester, MN

James Saunders, MD
​​​​​​Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center​​​​​​​
Dartmouth, NH

Caroline Schlocker, MD
​​​​​​University of California San Francisco​​​​​​​​
San Diego, CA

Seth Schwartz, MD
​​​​​​Virginia Mason Medical Center​​​​​​​​​
Seattle, WA

Jeffrey Sharon, MD
​​​​​​University of California San Francisco​​​​​​​​​​
San Francisco, CA

Seiji Shibata, MD, PhD
​​​​​​University of Iowa​​​​​​​​​​​​
Iowa City, IA

Doug Sladen, PhD
​​​​​​Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Hillary Snapp, AuD, PhD
​​​​​​University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

Sam Spear, MD
​​​​​​Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and San Antonio Military Medical Center​
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Hinrich Staecker, MD PhD
​​​​​​University of Kansas Medical Center​
Kansas City, KS

Emily Z. Stucken, MD
​​​​​​University of Michigan​
Ann Arbor, MI

Alex Sweeney, MD​
​​​​​​Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Sarah Sydlowski, AuD, PhD, MBA
​​​​​​Cleveland Clinic​
Cleveland, OH

Holly Teagle, AuD
The University of North Carolina​
Durham, NC

Fred Telischi, MD
University of Miami School of Medicine​
Coral Gables, FL

Aaron D. Tward, MD, PhD​
University of California San Francisco​
San Francisco, CA

Jennifer Villwock, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Esther X. Vivas, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Courtney Voelker, MD, PhD
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Susan Waltzman, PhD
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY

Peter Weber, MD
Otology & Neurotology
Boston, MA

Peter Weisskopf, MD
Arizona Otologic Associates
Scottsdale, AZ

Jace Wolfe, PhD
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Tulsa, OK

Amit Wolfovitz, MD
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Aventura, FL

Yu-Lan Mary Ying, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School​
Newark, NJ

Christopher Zalewski, PhD
National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders​
Bethesda, MD

Faisal Zawawi, MD
McGill University​
Montreal, QC

Daniel Zeitler, MD
Virginia Mason Medical Center​
Seattle, WA

Teresa Zwolan, PhD
University of Michigan Cochlear Implant Program​
Ann Arbor, MI

Latin and South America

Ricardo Bento, MD
University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine​
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Rubens Brito. MD
University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine​
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Erika Celis, MD
Hospital Angeles Culiacán Torre De Consultorios​
Culiacán, Mexico

Juan Chiossone-Kerdel, MD
Universidad Central de Venezuela​​
Caracas, Venezuela

Leopoldo Cordero, MD
Centro de Investigaciones Otoaudiologicas​
Buenos Aires. Argentina

Federico Alberto Di Lella, MD
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires​
Buenos Aires. Argentina

Vicente Diamante, MD
Universidad del Salvador​
Buenos Aires. Argentina

Israel Alejandro Espinosa Rey, MD, MSc
Hospital Angeles Acoxpa
Mexico City, Mexico

Leon Felipe Garcia Lara, MD
Centro Medical Nationale
Mexico City, Mexico

Norma Pallares, AuD
Universidad del Salvador​
Buenos Aires. Argentina

Jose Alberto Prieto, MD
Universidad Militar Nueva Granada de Bogata​
Bogota, Columbia

Alejo Suarez, MD
British Hospital
Montevideo, Uruguay

Hamlet Suarez, MD
Laboratory of Otoneurology​
Montevideo, Uruguay

Luis Vilchez-Madrigal, MD
Hospital Clinica Biblica
San Jose, Costa Rica


Patrick Axon, MD
Addenbrooke's Hospital​
Cambridge, England

Francoise Denoyelle, MD
Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital
Paris, France

Noel Garabedian, MD
Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital
Paris, France

Alexander Huber, MD
University Hospital of Zurich​
Zurich, Switzerland

Ivan Keogh, MD
University of Galway
Galway, Ireland

Andrej Kral, MD, PhD
Medical University Hannover
Hannover, Germany

Michael Kuo, MD
The ENT Clinic Birmingham
Birmingham, England

Simon Lloyd, MD
Central Manchester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Manchester, England

Jose Antonio Lopez-Escamez, MD, PhD
Center for Genomic GENyO​
Granada, Spain​

Griet Mertens, PhD
University of Antwerp
Antwerp, Belgium

George Sprinzl, MD
University of Innsbruck
St. Polten, Austria

Keith Trimble, MD
Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Andrea Viziano, MD
University of Rome Tor Vegata
Rome, Italy

Athanasia Warnecke, MD
Hannover Medical School (MHH)​
Hannover, Germany

Asia, Australia, and New Zealand

Robert Briggs, MD
The University of Melbourne​
Melbourne, Australia

Venkatakarthikeyan Chokkalingam, MD
All India Institute of Medical Sciences​​
Tamil Nadu, India

Katsumi Doi, MD
Kindai University​
Osaka, Japan

Sunil Nayaran Dutt, MD
Apollo Hospitals
Bangalore, India

A.S. Harugop, MD
J.N. Medcial Collage​​
Karnataka, India

Akihiro Homma, MD
Hokkaido University​​​
Sapporo, Japan

Kimitaga Kaga, MD
National Institute of Sensory Organs, National Tokyo Medical Center​
Tokyo, Japan

Seiji Kakehata MD, PhD
Yamagata University​
Yamagata, Japan

Tadashi Kitahara, MD PhD
Osaka University, School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Hiromi Kojima, MD
The Jikei University School of Medicine​
Tokyo, Japan

Jafri Kuthubutheen, MD
University of Western Australia
Perth, Australia

Americo Migliaccio, PhD
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

Noriko Morimoto, MD
National Center for Child Health and Development
Tokyo, Japan

Raymond Sacks, MD
University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Jae Jin Song, MD
National University Bundang Hospital
Seoul, South Korea

Tetsuya Tono, Md, PhD
University of Miyazaki
Miyazaki, Japan

Tatsuya Yamasoba, MD
University of Tokyo​
Tokyo, Japan