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
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