What is an Otologist?

An Otologist is a doctor who specializes in disorders of the ear and hearing, with special focus on surgery of the mastoid, ear drum and middle ear bones.  These surgeries commonly include tympanoplasty, mastoidectomy for the treatment of infections and/or for hearing  restoration.

An Otologist is a surgeon who commonly performs stapedectomy for the treatment of otosclerosis.

Some Otologists also have advanced training in Neurotology and Cranial Base Surgery.  Cranial Base Surgery is also commonly referred to as Skull Base Surgery.  Dr. Fishman is an Otologist, Neurotologist and a Cranial Base Surgeon.  

Dr. Fishman is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolarygnolgy (ABO) in the Specialty of Otolaryngology and the Subspecialty of Neurotology.  Dr. Fishman has also served as a Board Examiner for the ABO.


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