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Nikolas Blevins, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Larry and Sharon Malcolmson Professor in the School of Medicine

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Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose and Throat)
  • Cochlear Implantation
  • Hearing Loss
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Facial Nerve
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Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Temporal Bone Laboratory, Stanford University, Department of Otolaryngology (2003 - present)
  • Residency Program Director, Tufts University Department of Otolaryngology (2000 - 2003)
  • Hearing Aid Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology (1996 - 2003)
  • Task Force on New Materials, American Academy of Otolaryngology (1998 - 2002)
  • Home Study Faculty, American Academy of Otolaryngology (2002 - present)
  • Clinical Advisory Group - Hospital Infomatics, Stanord Hospital and Clinics (2005 - 2006)

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University (1983)
  • Best Electronic Publication Award: Temporal Bone Dissector, Association of American Publishers (1998)
  • Excellence in Teaching Awards, Tufts University (1998 - 2002)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in America (2003, 2004, 2005)
  • San Francisco Best Doctors, San Francisco Magazine (2005)

Professional Education

Fellowship: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1995)
Residency: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1994)
Internship: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1990)
Board Certification: Neurotology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2006)
Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (1995)
Medical Education: Harvard Medical School MA (1988)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Inner ear microendoscopy and prosthesis design -- Developing techniques for minimally-invasive imaging of inner ear microanatomy and neural pysiology. Applications include improved cochlear implant development, inner ear regenerative techniques, inner ear surgery, and auditory physiology. Collaboration with Mark Schnitzer PhD, Gerald Popelka PhD, Kwabena Boahen PhD.

Microsurgical robotics -- Developing scalable microsurgical instrumentation and robotic techniques for use in head and neck surgery. Collaboration with Kenneth Salisbury, PhD.

Surgical Simulation -- Developing immersive environment for simulation of ear and skull base surgery for training, technique assessment, and preoperative planning. Collaboration with Kenneth Salisbury, PhD.


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