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Ian S. Storper, MD, FACS

Ian S. Storper, MD, FACS

The Center for Hearing & Balance Disorders

Clinical Offices

110 East 59th Street, Suite 10A
New York, NY 10022
Tel: (212) 434-4500
Fax: (212) 434-4597

Academic Appointments

  • Director of Otology

About Ian Storper MD, FACS

Dr. Storper is an internationally recognized otologist/neurotologist. He specializes in medical and surgical treatment of ear disease, including hearing loss, sudden hearing loss, Meniere’s Disease, acute and chronic ear infections, cholesteatoma, tumors of the ear (including acoustic neuroma, glomus jugulare and carcinoma), tinnitus, and vertigo. He has particular interest in hearing restoration surgery, including stapedectormy, ossicular reconstruction and cochlear implantation. He has contributed innovative techniques in the area of laser stapes surgery, implantable hearing aids, surgery for Meniere’s disease, and surgery for cholesteatoma, tympanoplasty, and mastoidectomy. In addition to his expertise in otology, Dr. Storper maintains an active general practice in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat disorders).


  • Undergraduate – Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Valedictorian
  • Medical School – University of Pennsylvania


  • General Surgery Internship- University of California, Los Angeles
  • Otolaryngology – University of California, Los Angeles


  • Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery – The Otology Group/The EAR Foundation, Nashville, TN
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Neuroscience, UCLA School of Medicine
  • NIH Summer Research Fellowship, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Board Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Awards and Recognition (Partial listing)

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors in NY Metro Area (special recognition for 10 years in a row)
  • New York Superdoctors
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • First Place Award, Clinical Science Category, Resident Research Competition, American Academy of Otolaryngolgy-Head and Neck Surgery/Association for Research in Otolaryngology
  • Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi Honor Societies

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Neurotology Society
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Director of Neurotology, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia Univ. College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1996-2012.
  • Director, Columbia University Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Temporal Bone Course, 2002-2011.
  • Director of Resident Education, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia Univ. College of Physicians and Surgeons 1995-2005.

Clinical Trials and Research Interests

  • Principal Investigator: Use of Glycopyrrolate in the Treatment of Meniere’s Disease
  • Principal Investigator: Use of Antivirals in the Treatment of Sudden-Onset Hearing Loss
  • Principal Investigator: Effects of Gentamicin on Vestibulospinal Tracts (Triological Society Research Training Award)
  • Principal Investigator: Measurement of The Human Vestibulospinal Reflex via Triceps Surae Electromyogram Response to Galvanic Stimulation
  • CoInvestigator: Use of Clarion HiFocus Electrode and Electrode Positioner in Adults with Severe Profound Hearing Loss

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