About the program

The Neurotology Fellowship Program began at The Ohio State University, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in 1995 and was accredited by the ACGME in 1998. The duration of the program is two years and only one fellow is trained during those two years. Training occurs at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Program Objectives

The overarching goals and objectives of the Neurotology Fellowship Program are to provide outstanding training to fellows in all aspects of the field:
  • Neurotology, including medical, surgical and rehabilitative aspects of cranial base tumors, facial paralysis and vestibular dysfunction, concentrating efforts in neurotologic and cranial base procedures
  • Advanced or complicated otology cases, including revision stapes surgery, petrous apex cholesteatoma removal, endolymphatic shunts, intracranial complications of otitis media and cochlear implantation of children and adults
  • Improve surgical skills and intraoperative decision-making processes in neurotologic and cranial base procedures
  • Improve critical thinking in diagnostic development and management of neurotologic and cranial base diseases through collaborative basic and clinical research projects and teaching to promote the continued academic pursuits of the trainee

Application Process


Fellow applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited core otolaryngology residency to apply for the program. Applicants must register for the San Francisco Match.

Application materials must include:
  • A complete CV
  • Three letters of recommendation
To apply, applicants must mail or email the above documents to the program director, Dr. Aaron Moberly or the fellowship coordinator, Jamie Wohrer.

Jamie Wohrer
Program Coordinator
Jamie.Wohrer@osumc.edu

Eye and Ear Institute
915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 4000
Columbus, OH 43212
614-293-9215
Current Fellows

Current Fellows

Neurotology Faculty

Our leaders

Aaron Moberly

Aaron Moberly, MD

Director, Neurotology Fellowship Program

Assistant Professor, Division of Otology, Neurotology and Cranial Base Surgery

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Oliver Adunka

Oliver Adunka, MD, FACS

Vice Chair, Clinical Operations

Director, Division of Otology/Neurotology and Cranial Base Surgery
Medical Director of Audiology
Professor - Clinical

Dodson leader

Ed Dodson, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Otology, Neurotology, and Cranial Base Surgery

Karen Smith Coat crop

Karen Smith, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Past Fellows

2013 - 2015
Jason Beyea, MD, PhD
Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

2011 - 2013
Aaron C. Moberly, MD
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2009 - 2011
Matthew L. Bush, MD
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2008 - 2010
Charles W. Yates, MD
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

2006 - 2008
Mark D. Packer, MD
United States Air Force, San Antonio, TX

2004 - 2006
Abraham Jacob, MD
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
      2002 - 2005
Brian A. Neff, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1999 - 2001
John M. Lasak, MD
Wichita Ear Clinic, Wichita, KS

1997 - 1999
Robert L. Daniels, MD
ENT Consultants, Grand Rapids, MI

1996 - 1998
Patrick W. Slater, MD
Austin Ear Clinic, Austin, TX

1995 - 1997
Iain L. Grant, MD
Ohio Health, Columbus, OH



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