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Robert K. Jackler

Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Stanford University
United States of America

Robert K. Jackler

Biography

Dr. Jackler was raised in Waterville, Maine, attended college and medical school in Boston, and moved west to the University of California, San Francisco for residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. After taking a Neurotology fellowship at the House Ear Clinic (1985), Dr Jackler joined the faculty at UCSF where he remained until 2003 when he become the Sewall Professor and Chair of the Department at OHNS and professor in the departments of Neurosurgery and Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Jackler is an otologist-neurotologist who specializes in complex ear diseases. He has a special interest in tumors of the lateral and posterior cranial base and has written numerous analytical papers derived from his microsurgical series. A long standing collaboration with medical artist Chirstine Gralapp has produced over 1500 original illustrations of a wide variety of cranial base and ear microsurgical approaches (http://med.stanford.edu/ohns/atlas_sb/). For over 25 years Dr Jackler has directed a fellowship program in neurotology & skull base surgery which has trained a number of academic leaders in the field.

Research Interest

Tumors of the lateral and posterior cranial base and has written numerous analytical papers derived from his microsurgical series.

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