Below are the list of presenters and talk topics.  To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete the Grand Rounds request form.

David Eisenman, MD
Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology
Director of Otology and Neurotology Program
  • Management of Acute Facial Paralysis
  • Evaluation of the Patient and Vertigo and Primary Care Setting
  • Evaluation and Management of Acoustic Neuroma


Kyle Hatten, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

  • Diagnosis and Management of the Head & Neck Unknown Primary
    • Review the history of the carcinoma of unknown primary
    • Discuss the diagnostic tool used to identify the primary
    • Report the oncologic and functional outcomes of radiation therapy
    • Recognize the role of surgery as a diagnostic tool and treatment plan


Ronna Hertzano, MD, PhD | PubMed
Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 

  • The Neuroscience of Hearing
  • Age Related Hearing Loss
  • Selected Topics in Cochlear Implantation
  • Hearing Loss - Surgical and Medical Considerations
  • Otosclerosis - Diagnosis and Management
  • Cholesteatoma - Etiology, Diagnosis and Management
  • Otalgia
  • Basic Science - Beyond the Regulation of Early Hair Cell Differentiation
  • Basic Science - A Cell Type-Specific Approach to Study the Inner Ear


Zubair Ahmed, PhD | PubMed
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

  • Role of CIB2 in the development and function of mouse inner ear and retina
  • Neuropathy target esterase impairments cause a spectrum of congenital and childhood neurodegenerative diseases
  • Genetic and Mechanisms of Usher syndrome
  • Utilizing Next Generation DNA sequencing to Understand Retinal diseases