Jeffrey Sharon, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2233 Post Street
San Francisco CA 94115
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    Mount Sinai School of MedicineMD2009
    Washington University in Saint LouisResidency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery2014Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Johns Hopkins HospitalFellowship in Neurotology2016Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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    Jeffrey Sharon, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery division, and he is also the Director of the Balance and Falls Center in Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York. He completed both his one-year internship and his OHNS residency at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, followed by a Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

    Dr. Sharon is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, the American Auditory Society, and the American Neurotology Society. His research interests include patient outcomes in vestibular disorders, including vestibular migraine, superior canal dehiscence syndrome, and Meniere’s disease. In addition, he has published research on patient safety in lateral skull base surgery, magnetic resonance imaging in the setting of cochlear implantation, and osteoradionecrosis of the skull base.

    Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery

    Dizziness, vertigo, hearing loss, ear infections, cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, tumors of the ear and lateral skull base, vestibular schwannoma, cochlear implants, superior canal dehiscence syndrome

    Professional Interests:
    Vestibular disorders, superior canal dehiscence syndrome, vestibular migraine, meniere’s disease, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, outcomes in vestibular disease, temporal bone surgery

    Education and Training:
    • Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    • Internship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
    • Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
    • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery

    Awards and Honors:
    • 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha
    • 2013 Michael Paparella Research Award
    • 2016 American Neurotology Society, Chicago - Nicholas Torok Vestibular Award

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    1. Ocular Vestibular-Evoked Myogenic Potential Amplitudes Elicited at 4 kHz Optimize Detection of Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence. Front Neurol. 2020; 11:879. Tran ED, Swanson A, Sharon JD, Vaisbuch Y, Blevins NH, Fitzgerald MB, Steenerson KK. PMID: 32982915.
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    2. Cross-Sectional Analysis of Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients With Vestibular Disorders. Ear Hear. 2020 Jul/Aug; 41(4):1020-1027. Rizk HG, Sharon JD, Lee JA, Thomas C, Nguyen SA, Meyer TA. PMID: 31842021.
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    3. Vestibular Migraine Following Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannoma. Cureus. 2020 Jun 11; 12(6):e8569. Chae R, McDermott M, Muacevic A, Adler JR, Sharon JD. PMID: 32670705.
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    4. Development and Validation of VM-PATHI: Vestibular Migraine Patient Assessment Tool and Handicap Inventory. Otol Neurotol. 2020 Apr; 41(4):e494-e500. Sharon JD, Krauter R, Kirk L, Pasquesi L, Allen IE, Formeister EJ, Michael RL, Levin M. PMID: 32176141.
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    5. Underwater Endoscopic Repair of Superior Canal Dehiscence. Otol Neurotol. 2020 Apr; 41(4):560. Creighton F, Barber SR, Ward BK, Sharon JD, Carey JP. PMID: 32176150.
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    6. Replicating Skull Base Anatomy With 3D Technologies: A Comparative Study Using 3D-scanned and 3D-printed Models of the Temporal Bone. Otol Neurotol. 2020 Mar; 41(3):e392-e403. Chae R, Sharon JD, Kournoutas I, Ovunc SS, Wang M, Abla AA, El-Sayed IH, Rubio RR. PMID: 31789969.
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    7. Understanding the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI): A Cross Sectional Analysis of Symptom Factors That Contribute to DHI Variance. Otol Neurotol. 2020 01; 41(1):86-93. Formeister EJ, Krauter R, Kirk L, Zhu TR, Rizk HG, Sharon JD. PMID: 31644479.
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    8. Special Considerations in Patients with Cranial Neurostimulatory Implants. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2020 Feb; 53(1):57-71. Wickemeyer JL, Sharon JD, Weinreich HM. PMID: 31685238.
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    9. Quantification of Cognitive Dysfunction in Dizzy Patients Using the Neuropsychological Vertigo Inventory. Otol Neurotol. 2019 08; 40(7):e723-e731. Liu YF, Locklear TD, Sharon JD, Lacroix E, Nguyen SA, Rizk HG. PMID: 31295206.
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    10. Isolated Malleus Fracture from Sneezing: A Case Report. Cureus. 2019 Jun 29; 11(6):e5037. Zhao NW, Perez P, Sharon JD. PMID: 31501729.
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    11. Longus Capitis Reconstruction of the Soft Palate. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 09; 161(3):536-538. Gross JH, Zenga J, Sharon JD, Jackson RS, Pipkorn P. PMID: 31084255.
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    12. The Interrelations Between Different Causes of Dizziness: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Vestibular Disorders. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2019 Sep; 128(9):869-878. Zhu RT, Van Rompaey V, Ward BK, Van de Berg R, Van de Heyning P, Sharon JD. PMID: 31018648.
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    13. Sinonasal risk factors for eustachian tube dysfunction: Cross-sectional findings from NHANES 2011-2012. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2019 05; 9(5):466-472. Juszczak H, Aubin-Pouliot A, Sharon JD, Loftus PA. PMID: 30644666.
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    14. The Epidemiology of Vestibular Migraine: A Population-based Survey Study. Otol Neurotol. 2018 09; 39(8):1037-1044. Formeister EJ, Rizk HG, Kohn MA, Sharon JD. PMID: 30020261.
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    15. A Prospective Study of Pain From Magnetic Resonance Imaging With Cochlear Implant Magnets In Situ. Otol Neurotol. 2018 02; 39(2):e80-e86. Pross SE, Ward BK, Sharon JD, Weinreich HM, Aygun N, Francis HW. PMID: 29210950.
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    16. Aggregating the symptoms of superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2018 08; 128(8):1932-1938. Naert L, Van de Berg R, Van de Heyning P, Bisdorff A, Sharon JD, Ward BK, Van Rompaey V. PMID: 29280497.
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    17. Soft palate reconstruction after radionecrosis: Combined anterolateral thigh adipofascial and nasoseptal flaps. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2018 Aug; 45(4):875-879. Zenga J, Sharon JD, Gross J, Gantz J, Pipkorn P. PMID: 29146179.
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    18. Long-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes After Surgery for Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome. Otol Neurotol. 2017 10; 38(9):1319-1326. Alkhafaji MS, Varma S, Pross SE, Sharon JD, Nellis JC, Santina CCD, Minor LB, Carey JP. PMID: 28902804.
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    19. Surgical Complications from Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome Repair: Two Decades of Experience. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 08; 157(2):273-280. Xie Y, Sharon JD, Pross SE, Abt NB, Varma S, Della Santina CC, Minor LB, Carey JP. PMID: 28653553.
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    20. Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension after Vestibular Schwannoma Resection Due to an Unexpected Pathology: Tarlov Cysts. Cureus. 2017 May 19; 9(5):e1261. Pross SE, Sharon JD, Lim M, Moghekar A, Rao A, Carey JP. PMID: 28652945.
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    21. Multifactor Influences of Shared Decision-Making in Acoustic Neuroma Treatment. Otol Neurotol. 2017 03; 38(3):392-399. Nellis JC, Sharon JD, Pross SE, Ishii LE, Ishii M, Dey JK, Francis HW. PMID: 27930442.
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    22. Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 1.5 Tesla With a Cochlear Implant Magnet in Place: Image Quality and Usability. Otol Neurotol. 2016 10; 37(9):1284-90. Sharon JD, Northcutt BG, Aygun N, Francis HW. PMID: 27525711.
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    23. Upbeat nystagmus after bilateral superior canal plugging: A peripheral cause of vertical nystagmus. Laryngoscope. 2017 07; 127(7):1698-1700. Sharon JD, Carey JP, Schubert MC. PMID: 27666432.
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    24. Transposition of the Intratemporal Facial to Hypoglossal Nerve for Reanimation of the Paralyzed Face: The VII to XII TranspositionTechnique. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Sep 01; 18(5):370-8. Kochhar A, Albathi M, Sharon JD, Ishii LE, Byrne P, Boahene KD. PMID: 27348018.
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    25. Risk Assessment and Prevention of Corneal Complications After Lateral Skull Base Surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2016 09; 37(8):1148-54. Sharon JD, Kraus CL, Ehrenburg M, Weinreich HM, Francis HW. PMID: 27348388.
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    26. Revision Surgery for Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome. Otol Neurotol. 2016 09; 37(8):1096-103. Sharon JD, Pross SE, Ward BK, Carey JP. PMID: 27348392.
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    27. Use of Pericranial Flap Coverage in Cochlear Implantation of the Radical Cavity: Rationale, Technique, and Experience. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 09; 155(3):533-7. Nieman CL, Weinreich HM, Sharon JD, Chien WW, Francis HW. PMID: 26980911.
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    28. Pediatric Semicircular Canal Dehiscence: Radiographic and Histologic Prevalence, With Clinical Correlation. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Sep; 36(8):1383-9. Meiklejohn DA, Corrales CE, Boldt BM, Sharon JD, Yeom KW, Carey JP, Blevins NH. PMID: 26164444.
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    29. Lower Trapezius Flap for Reconstruction of Posterior Scalp and Neck Defects after Complex Occipital-Cervical Surgeries. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2015 Sep; 76(5):397-408. Zenga J, Sharon JD, Santiago P, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Fox IK, Myckatyn TM, Diaz JA, Chicoine MR. PMID: 26401483.
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    30. Treatment of Menière's Disease. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2015 Apr; 17(4):341. Sharon JD, Trevino C, Schubert MC, Carey JP. PMID: 25749846.
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    31. Scalp reconstruction: an algorithmic approach and systematic review. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2015 Jan-Feb; 17(1):56-66. Desai SC, Sand JP, Sharon JD, Branham G, Nussenbaum B. PMID: 25375669.
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    32. Osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone: a case series. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Aug; 35(7):1207-17. Sharon JD, Khwaja SS, Drescher A, Gay H, Chole RA. PMID: 24914789.
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    33. Practical guide to understanding clinical research compliance. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 May; 150(5):716-21. Neely JG, Paniello RC, Graboyes EM, Sharon JD, Grindler DJ, Nussenbaum B. PMID: 24598406.
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    34. Motion sensitivity and caloric responsiveness in vestibular migraine and Meniere's disease. Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr; 124(4):969-73. Sharon JD, Hullar TE. PMID: 23818082.
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    35. Practical guide to understanding Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Dec; 149(6):804-12. Neely JG, Sharon JD, Graboyes EM, Paniello RC, Nussenbaum B, Grindler DJ, Dassopoulos T. PMID: 24098005.
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    36. Two cases of Kerstersia gyiorum isolated from sites of chronic infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jun; 51(6):2001-4. Pence MA, Sharon J, McElvania Tekippe E, Pakalniskis BL, Ford BA, Burnham CA. PMID: 23596236.
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