David J. Eisenman, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Eisenman is also vice chair and director of the Otology and Neurotology Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Prior to coming to the University of Maryland School of Medicine he spent two years as chief of Otology & Neurotology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, and three years in private practice in Washington, DC. At Walter Reed he was instrumental in the creation of a cochlear implant program and a multidisciplinary, integrated balance disorder center.
Dr. Eisenman graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College in New York in 1987, and was selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He received his MD from the Yale University School of Medicine in 1992. While at Yale, he was awarded the Logan-Clendening Traveling Fellowship for research in the History of Medicine. He also spent an additional year at Yale working in the Laboratory of Developmental Respiratory Neurophysiology. Dr. Eisenman then completed two years of general surgery training at the New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center and four years in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. He then completed a fellowship at the University of Michigan in neurotology and skull base surgery.
Dr. Eisenman specializes in diseases of the ear and lateral skull base and has delivered numerous invited lectures on topics in the field of hearing, balance and facial nerve disorders to students, residents and health care practitioners.
- Effects of gamma knife irradiation on vestibular function
- Efficacy of tinnitus retraining therapy
- Management of temporal bone trauma
- Radiology of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma
Otology and Neurotology