Gift of Hearing Foundation Dr. Joseph Nadol

Dr. Joseph B. Nadol, Chief of Otolaryngology - MEEI Boston

As a CI surgical pioneer, Dr. Nadol is one of the foremost CI surgeons and distinguished professors in the world. After graduation from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, he continued his education and training in Boston at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary.

During his residency in Otolaryngology at MEEI, Dr. Nadol also became an instructor in Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School, and from there rose steadily within the educational hierarchy where he now serves as Chairman of the department.

He is a highly regarded author of countless peer-reviewed publications, and in 1993 co-athored his first book on surgery of the ear and temporal bone; a second edition of which was published in 2005. Other published works include co-authoring a book on surgical anatomy of the head and neck and a handbook of ear, nose and throat disorders.

In addition, Dr. Nadol's ongoing research supported by the NIH, NIDCD includes study of electron microscopy as related to the cochlear implant patient, temporal bone registry education and database, and research training in otolaryngology.

Dr. Nadol provides his professional advice and expertise to the GOHF in support of their efforts to create awareness of and access to the cochlear implant technology.