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Cochlear Implants in the Older Adults by Richard K. Gurgel MD, University of Utah.

Dr Gurgel is an associate professor at the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah. He is a leading authrity on cochlear implants in the elderly.
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Cochlear Implants in the Older Adults by Richard K. Gurgel MD, University of Utah.

Time & Location

09 May 2020, 17:00 – 18:00
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About the Event

Dr. Richard Gurgel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with an Honors B.A. in Biology. He then continued his training by attending medical school at the University of Utah. There he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society as a junior.

Dr. Gurgel did his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. In 2005, ranked as the #2 Otolaryngology program in America according to U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals and continues to be one of the top five programs in the country. He went on to do his fellowship in Neurotology – Skull Base Surgery at Stanford University. There he was a member of Stanford Society of Physician Scholars and elected fellow teacher of the year for two consecutive years.

Dr. Gurgel’s clinical interests include the full spectrum of neurotology, specifically in the care of patients with acoustic neuromas, glomus tumors, and other skull base lesions. He also has an interest in the surgical restoration of both conductive and sensorineural hearing loss and auditory prosthesis such as cochlear implants. His research focuses on innovations in hearing restoration and medical education.

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