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Philip Perez, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Perez subspecializes in Otology and Neurotology and is and is board certified in Neurotology by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He treats the full range of otologic and neurotologic disorders, with a clinical focus on cochlear implantation and treatment of vestibular schwannoma.

The son of a Mexican immigrant, he is also interested in health disparities in minority populations and expanding UPMC’s outreach to underserved communities through work with the Birmingham Free Clinic and Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh. He serves on the board of Pittsburgh’s Center for Hearing and Deaf Services and as Co-Medical Director of the Western Pennsylvania Lion’s Hearing Foundation.

    Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Fellowship in Otology-Neurotology
  • University of California San Francisco, Internship and Residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Washington University in St. Louis, MD
  • Harvard University, A.B. in Neurobiology
Research Interests

Dr. Perez's research interests include functional imaging as a tool to understand brain connectivity in bothersome tinnitus.