Robert W. Eppsteiner, MD


  • Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
  • Residency: University of Iowa, Hospitals and Clinics


  • Board Eligible, by the American Board of Otolaryngology


Publication: Eppsteiner RW, Gurgel RK, Smith RJH.  Genetics of hearing loss and predictors of cochlear implant outcome, Cochlear Implants: 3rd Edition, Thieme (In Press).

Publication: Shearer AE, Eppsteiner RW, Smith RJH. Deafness, Molecular Pathology In Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition, (In Press).

Research: Alcon Foundation/AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant, - $10,000, grant to fund research proposal “Genetic Contribution to Cochlear Implant Performance, 7/1/12-7/1/14.

Specializing in:

  • Adult and pediatric head and neck surgery
  • Adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat
  • Sudden hearing loss
  • Laryngology
  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Sinus Disease
  • Allergy diagnosis and treatment


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