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Natasha Pollak, MD

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Natasha Pollak
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric and adult cochlear implants
  • Hearing loss
  • New hearing aid technologies
  • Implantable hearing devices and BAHA
  • Minimally invasive ear surgery
  • Laser surgery of the ear
  • Management of chronic ear disease and cholesteatoma
  • Vestibular and balance disorders
  • Meniere's disease

Research Interests

  • Application of biological micro-electromechanical devices (bio-MEMs) in the temporal bone
  • Hearing restoration, cochlear implantation and other neural prostheses
  • Physiology of the audiovestibular system
  • Applications of engineering in otology
  • Interdisciplinary and translational research
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Otology and Neurotology, Paparella Ear Head & Neck Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 2008
  • Residency, Otolaryngology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2007
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2002
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1995
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1993


  • Otolaryngology


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Triological Society

PubMed Publications

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