Q&A with alumnus and neurotologist Eric Slattery

Eric L. Slattery, MD, is a neurotologist at the Ear, Nose & Throat Center of Utah, the largest  independent ENT group in Utah, where he is the medical director of the House of Hearing, its audiology division. He is also the director of the Cochlear Implant Center of Utah and vice-chief of otolaryngology of Intermountain […]

ENT celebrates 41st Senturia Lecture

Senturia Lectureship montage

The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University celebrated the 41st annual Senturia Lectureship on Nov. 17, 2021. Invited guest speaker Michael Hoa, MD, presented his recent work on hearing instability disorders, which includes Meniere’s disease, a disorder of the inner ear that often causes hearing loss and vertigo (dizzy spells). Hoa, an associate professor in […]

Auditory brainstem implant provides hope for hearing

Jena and Anusha Oberg with Dr. Buchman

Anusha Oberg is like most five-year-old children – unbridled energy and a strong desire to explore the world around her. But, Anusha is deaf. At least she was. Thanks to a procedure conducted at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Anusha can now detect sounds. Anusha’s new awareness of sound is made possible by an auditory brainstem […]

Buchman elected president of neurotology society

Craig A. Buchman, MD, the Lindburg Professor and head of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected president of the American Neurotology Society, an organization of specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the inner ear and skull base. He first […]