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Ravi Samy, MD, an otologist, specializes in cochlear implants.  
Ravi Samy, MD
Specialty: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Sub-Specialty: Cochlear Implants
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Title: Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Phone: (513) 475-8400
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MD: Duke University School of Medicine, 1995
BS: Duke University, 1991
Residencies: Stanford University, 1995-2000
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 
Certification: Board certified in neurotology and otology


neurotology, otology, cochlear implants, skull base surgery

Professional Affiliation:

American College of Surgeons (fellow) 
Association for Research in Otolaryngology
American Academy of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery

Selected Publications:

Gantz BJ, Rubinstein JT, Samy RN. Intratemporal Facial Nerve Surgery. Cummings Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Fourth Edition, 2005,Chpt. 148, p. 3354-3370.

Samy RN and Gantz, BJ.  Surgery of the Facial Nerve.  Surgery of the Ear.  5th edition.

Roland PS, Marple B, and Samy RN.  Acoustic Neuroma SIPAC.

Samy RN and Gantz, BJ.  Meniere’s Disease.  Conn’s Current Therapy.

Samy RN and Rubinstein JT.  Revision Cochlear Implant Surgery.  (in press)

Samy, RN, and Roland, PS.  Ch. 143.  Otosclerosis.  Byron J. Bailey, Ed.  4th Edition.  Head & Neck Surgery- Otolaryngology (submitted)

Samy RN, and Roland PS.  Ch. 153.  Aging and the Auditory and Vestibular System.  Byron J. Bailey, Ed. 4th Edition. Head & Neck Surgery- Otolaryngology (submitted)

Patni A, Samy RN, Bojrab D, and Roland PS.  Glomus Tumors of the Temporal Bone SIPAC (in preparation).


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