Gerard J. Gianoli

University of New Orleans, USA


Gerard J. Gianoli, M.D., F.A.C.S., graduated summa cum laude from Tulane Engineering School, where he majored in biomedical engineering and then completed Medical School at Tulane as well. He did a general surgery internship, general pediatrics internship, and an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at Tulane. He completed a fellowship in neuro-otology and skull base surgery at the Michigan Ear Institute and then joined the Faculty of Tulane Medical School. Although he continues his affiliation with Tulane as a Clinical Associate Professor in the departments of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics, he has been in private practice at The Ear and Balance Institute in Baton Rouge since July 2000, where his practice is limited to otology, neuro-otology, and skull base surgery. He opted out of Medicare in 2001 and has had a 100% third-party-free practice since 2005. He is board certified in otolaryngology since 1993 and is board certified in neurotology since 2004. He has received numerous awards including the American Academy of Otolaryngology’s Honor Award and has been named to America’s Top Doctors and America’s Top Physicians for every year since their inception in 2001 and 2003 respectively. He practices all aspects of neuro-otology but has a special interest in vestibular (balance) disorders. He has had 8 research grants, mostly dealing with inner ear issues. He has been the Director and/or on the Faculty of the National Vestibular Testing Course jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Neuro-otology Society for 7 years and has given numerous other courses regarding vestibular subjects. He has given 119 international or national presentations, has 94 publications in peer-reviewed journals, has written 29 textbook chapters, and has served as an Editor or as a Reviewer for 15 professional journals.

Biography Updated on 2 October 2011

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