Abraham Shulman

State University of New York, USA


Abraham Shulman, M.D., F.A.C.S., works as a Professor Emeritus of clinical otolaryngology at SUNY/ Downstate Medical Center. He is a graduate of the King's County Hospital Center, Division of Otolaryngology Residency Training Program. Following graduation, he completed a Fellowship with Julius Lempert at the Lempert Foundation and served as a Lieutenant Commander in the USNR as Chief of otolaryngology at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital. His training has been in all aspects of otolaryngology with particular emphasis since 1969 in otology and neurology. He was recruited to serve as an Acting Director of the Division of Otolaryngology in 1975. His efforts as an Acting Director (1975-1980 and 1990-1991) and as a Director (1980-1985) of the Division of Otolaryngology and the Center for Communicative Sciences at the Health Science Center at Brooklyn contributed to the establishment of the Department of Otolaryngology in 1990. His clinical interests are hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo. Symposia, articles, and courses have identified him as an international figure for the symptoms of tinnitus. In 2010, SUNY/Downstate Medical Center included him in a celebration of achievement of 150 years of medical education in Brooklyn. His research interests include sensorineural hearing loss, electrical and ultra-high-frequency acoustical stimulation of the cochleovestibular system, vestibular evoked response, mechanisms of tinnitus production, nuclear medicine imaging of the brain in tinnitus patients, and drug development for tinnitus relief for clinical types of tinnitus.

Biography Updated on 3 May 2011

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