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Jeffrey Harris, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), La Jolla, CA, VA San Diego Healthcare System


Otolaryngology (ENT) La Jolla, CA


Distinguished Professor of Surgery, UCSD // Division Chief, Otolaryngology, UC San Diego Health

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  • Office

    9444 Medical Center Drive, Mail code 7895
    La Jolla, CA
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    Phone(858) 657-6933
    Fax(858) 657-6923
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  • I am a neuro-otologic surgeon who deals with disorders of the ear, hearing and balance, and tumors that affect the skull base. I have an active clinical practice and leads a large research team committed to discovering the causes of deafness and other disorders such as acoustic neuromas, skull base surgery, Ménière’s disease and autoimmune inner ear disease.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Massachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryResidency, Otolaryngology, 1976 - 1979
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemInternship, Transitional Year, 1975 - 1976
  • University of PennsylvaniaPhD, Immunopathology, 1975 - 1976
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 1974
  • Case Western Reserve UniversityB.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1971

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1979 - 2022
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American Otological Society Award of Merit American Otological Society
  • Shambaugh Award Collegium Otorhinolaryngologica Amicitae Sacrum
  • Phi Beta Kappa 1971
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Activation of PDGFR and EGFR Promotes the Acquisition of a Stem Cell-Like Phenotype in Schwannomas  
    Yi D, Kuo SZ, Zheng H, Abhold EL, Brown CM, Doherty JK, Wang-Rodriguez J, Harris JP, Ongkeko WM, Otology and Neurotology, 1/1/2012
  • Audiology in the Sudden Hearing Loss Clinical Trial  
    Halpin C, Shi H, Reda D, Antonelli PJ, Babu S, Carey JP, Gantz BJ, Goebel JA, Hammerschlag PE, Harris JP, Isaacson B, Lee D, Linstrom CJ, Parnes LS, Slattery WH, Telia..., Otol Neurotol, 1/1/2012
  • Presidential Research Symposium: Immunologic mechanisms of disease in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery  
    Krause C, Tucci D, Durham D, Richtsmeier W, Naclerio R, Waes C, Harris JP, Bernstein J, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1/1/2009
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Intra-tympanic contrast enhanced MRI evaluation of Meniere's Disease
    J Bykowski, M Miller, J Du, JP Harris, MF Mafee, ASNR Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 1/1/2014
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation of Meniere's Disease
    J Bykowski, M Miller, J Du, JP Harris, MF Mafee, ASHNR Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, 1/1/2012
  • Novel technology platform for the treatment of middle and inner ear disorders
    Piu F, Wang X, Dellamary L, Ye Q, LeBel C, Lichter J, Harris JP, Amicitiae Sacrum (CORLAS) Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, 1/26/2010
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  • Dose Effect of Intratympanic Dexamethasone for Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss:  24 mg/mL is superior to 10 mg/mL 
    Boston, MA - 1/24/2015
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease 
    Multiple Locations, 1985, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 20 - 1/14/2015
  • Beethoven, Horror Autotoxicus and Corticosteroids 
    La Jolla, CA - 1/13/2014
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    Harris JP, University of Pennsylvania

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