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67 UCNI Specialists on 2013 ‘Best Doctors’ Lists

67 UCNI Specialists on 2013 ‘Best Doctors’ Lists

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI–Sixty-seven specialists affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), one of four institutes of the UC College of Medicine and UC Health, are included on one or both of the 2013 regional and national lists of leading physicians. In December Cincy magazine published the names of 531…
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Gene Expression Test Changing Practice for Thyroid Care

Contact: Katy Cosse (513) 558-0207 katy.cosse@uc.edu Each year in the U.S, approximately 75,000 patients undergo surgery to remove cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules—small growths of cells near their thyroid gland that can’t be classified as benign or malignant with a traditional biopsy. But David Steward, MD, UC Professor of Otolaryngology and Endocrinology and a member of…
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Leading Airway Reconstruction Program Rebuilds Lives

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cynthia.starr@uchealth.com Pull back the curtain on the nationally acclaimed  ear, nose and throat team at the University of Cincinnati (UC)  Neuroscience Institute, and you find several outstanding programs. The Adult Airway Reconstruction Program, directed by Yash Patil, MD, is one of them. This highly specialized program serves patients who have suffered …
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69 UCNI Specialists on 2012 ‘Best Doctors’ Lists

Contact:  Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI–Sixty-nine specialists affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), one of four specialized institutes within UC Health, are included on one or both of the latest regional and national lists of leading physicians. In December, Cincy magazine published the 2011-2012 list of area physicians named by Best…
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Myles Pensak, MD, Appointed CEO of UC Physicians

Contact: Richard Puff (513) 558-0448 richard.puff@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Myles L. Pensak, MD, has been appointed chief executive officer of University of Cincinnati Physicians, the faculty practice group of the UC College of Medicine and the physician division of UC Health. Pensak also becomes senior vice president of UC Health and senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the…
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US News Weighs in: Otolarynology No. 21, while 20 UCNI Specialists Named to “Top Doctors” Directory

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com CINCINNATI–Twenty University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) specialists, including seven otolaryngologists, have been named to the first U.S. News Top Doctors directory, a free, searchable database that lists nearly 30,000 peer-nominated physicians across the country. The U.S. News Top Doctors directory augments the Best Hospitals rankings, which U.S. News…
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David Hom, MD: Healing Facial Wounds with Science and Art

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com David Hom, MD, recruited to the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the UC Neuroscience Institute in 2007, has achieved a career milestone with the publication of a definitive textbook on tissue healing of the face and neck. Dr. Hom, Professor of Otolaryngology and Director of the Division…
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Cincinnati Regional Chamber Names John Tew, MD, a Great Living Cincinnatian

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com John M. Tew, Jr., MD, a neurosurgeon with the Mayfield Clinic and Clinical Director of the University of Cincinnati (UC) Neuroscience Institute, has been named a Great Living Cincinnatian by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. In becoming a Great Living Cincinnatian, Dr. Tew follows in the footsteps of Frank H….
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UC Is One of 15 Sites in National Hybrid Cochlear Implant Trial

Contact: Katie Pence (513) 558-4561 katie.pence@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Researchers with the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery are participating in a national trial to study a new device that combines two types of existing hearing-loss technology. The device, a Hybrid L 24 cochlear implant manufactured by Cochlear Americas, combines the external amplification technology of…
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Ravi Samy, MD, Heads New Auditory Brainstem Implant Center

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI–If a siren sounded but you were deaf, might you still be able to hear the sound? That is a challenge being addressed by Ravi N. Samy, MD, FACS, Director of the Adult Cochlear Implant Program at the UC Neuroscience Institute’s Neurosensory Disorders Center, a center devoted to people…
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