Jeffrey Sharon, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
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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. Juszczak H, Aubin-Pouliot A, Sharon JD, Loftus PA. Sinonasal risk factors for eustachian tube dysfunction: Cross-sectional findings from NHANES 2011-2012. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2019 Jan 15. PMID: 30644666.
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    2. Formeister EJ, Rizk HG, Kohn MA, Sharon JD. The Epidemiology of Vestibular Migraine: A Population-based Survey Study. Otol Neurotol. 2018 Sep; 39(8):1037-1044. PMID: 30020261.
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    3. Pross SE, Ward BK, Sharon JD, Weinreich HM, Aygun N, Francis HW. A Prospective Study of Pain From Magnetic Resonance Imaging With Cochlear Implant Magnets In Situ. Otol Neurotol. 2018 Feb; 39(2):e80-e86. PMID: 29210950.
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    4. Naert L, Van de Berg R, Van de Heyning P, Bisdorff A, Sharon JD, Ward BK, Van Rompaey V. Aggregating the symptoms of superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2018 08; 128(8):1932-1938. PMID: 29280497.
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    5. Zenga J, Sharon JD, Gross J, Gantz J, Pipkorn P. Soft palate reconstruction after radionecrosis: Combined anterolateral thigh adipofascial and nasoseptal flaps. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2018 Aug; 45(4):875-879. PMID: 29146179.
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    6. Alkhafaji MS, Varma S, Pross SE, Sharon JD, Nellis JC, Santina CCD, Minor LB, Carey JP. Long-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes After Surgery for Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome. Otol Neurotol. 2017 10; 38(9):1319-1326. PMID: 28902804.
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    7. Xie Y, Sharon JD, Pross SE, Abt NB, Varma S, Della Santina CC, Minor LB, Carey JP. Surgical Complications from Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome Repair: Two Decades of Experience. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 08; 157(2):273-280. PMID: 28653553.
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    8. Pross SE, Sharon JD, Lim M, Moghekar A, Rao A, Carey JP. Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension after Vestibular Schwannoma Resection Due to an Unexpected Pathology: Tarlov Cysts. Cureus. 2017 May 19; 9(5):e1261. PMID: 28652945.
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    9. Nellis JC, Sharon JD, Pross SE, Ishii LE, Ishii M, Dey JK, Francis HW. Multifactor Influences of Shared Decision-Making in Acoustic Neuroma Treatment. Otol Neurotol. 2017 03; 38(3):392-399. PMID: 27930442.
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    10. Sharon JD, Northcutt BG, Aygun N, Francis HW. 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. PMID: 27525711.
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    11. Sharon JD, Carey JP, Schubert MC. Upbeat nystagmus after bilateral superior canal plugging: A peripheral cause of vertical nystagmus. Laryngoscope. 2017 07; 127(7):1698-1700. PMID: 27666432.
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    12. Kochhar A, Albathi M, Sharon JD, Ishii LE, Byrne P, Boahene KD. 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. PMID: 27348018.
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    13. Sharon JD, Kraus CL, Ehrenburg M, Weinreich HM, Francis HW. Risk Assessment and Prevention of Corneal Complications After Lateral Skull Base Surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2016 09; 37(8):1148-54. PMID: 27348388.
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    14. Sharon JD, Pross SE, Ward BK, Carey JP. Revision Surgery for Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome. Otol Neurotol. 2016 09; 37(8):1096-103. PMID: 27348392.
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    15. Nieman CL, Weinreich HM, Sharon JD, Chien WW, Francis HW. 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. PMID: 26980911.
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    16. Meiklejohn DA, Corrales CE, Boldt BM, Sharon JD, Yeom KW, Carey JP, Blevins NH. Pediatric Semicircular Canal Dehiscence: Radiographic and Histologic Prevalence, With Clinical Correlation. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Sep; 36(8):1383-9. PMID: 26164444.
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    17. Zenga J, Sharon JD, Santiago P, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Fox IK, Myckatyn TM, Diaz JA, Chicoine MR. 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. PMID: 26401483; PMCID: PMC4569504.
    18. Sharon JD, Trevino C, Schubert MC, Carey JP. Treatment of Menière's Disease. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2015 Apr; 17(4):341. PMID: 25749846.
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    19. Desai SC, Sand JP, Sharon JD, Branham G, Nussenbaum B. Scalp reconstruction: an algorithmic approach and systematic review. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2015 Jan-Feb; 17(1):56-66. PMID: 25375669.
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    20. Sharon JD, Khwaja SS, Drescher A, Gay H, Chole RA. Osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone: a case series. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Aug; 35(7):1207-17. PMID: 24914789; PMCID: PMC4134375.
    21. Neely JG, Paniello RC, Graboyes EM, Sharon JD, Grindler DJ, Nussenbaum B. Practical guide to understanding clinical research compliance. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 May; 150(5):716-21. PMID: 24598406.
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    22. Sharon JD, Hullar TE. Motion sensitivity and caloric responsiveness in vestibular migraine and Meniere's disease. Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr; 124(4):969-73. PMID: 23818082; PMCID: PMC3883909.
    23. Neely JG, Sharon JD, Graboyes EM, Paniello RC, Nussenbaum B, Grindler DJ, Dassopoulos T. Practical guide to understanding Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Dec; 149(6):804-12. PMID: 24098005.
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    24. Pence MA, Sharon J, McElvania Tekippe E, Pakalniskis BL, Ford BA, Burnham CA. Two cases of Kerstersia gyiorum isolated from sites of chronic infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jun; 51(6):2001-4. PMID: 23596236; PMCID: PMC3716053.