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Yoav Hahn, M.D.

Yoav Hahn, M.D.Dr. Yoav Hahn is a Board-Certified Otologist/Neurotologist and Otolaryngologist at the Dallas Ear Institute. He has completed specialized fellowship training in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery. He attended the University of Chicago, medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and general surgery training at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Hahn completed Otolaryngology residency at the University of California-Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Following this, he served for two years as Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California-Davis and a staff Otolaryngologist for the Head and Neck Surgery Department at Kaiser Sacramento Medical Center. He then successfully completed his Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery fellowship training at the prestigious Michigan Ear Institute.

Dr. Hahn’s practice focuses on ear disorders in adults and children, hearing loss and reconstruction, cochlear implants, acoustic neuroma, skull base lesions, dizziness, and facial nerve disorders. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Neurotology Society, the Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology, and the Dallas County Medical Society. He has also volunteered his surgical expertise in treating craniofacial abnormalities in Ecuador, through Operation of Hope.

Dr. Hahn is proud to be on staff at both Medical City Dallas Hospital and Forest Park Medical Center. He resides in Dallas with his wife Caroline, and their three young children.

Dr. Yoav Hahn's Full CV (pdf)

Education/Experience

Dallas Ear Institute

Otology, Neurotology, & Skull Base Surgery
August 2010-Present
Dallas, Texas

Michigan Ear Institute

Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
July 2008-July 2010
Wayne State University, Providence Hospital
Southfield, Michigan

University of California, Davis Medical Center

Assistant Clinical Professor
July 2006-June 2008
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Sacramento, California

Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center

Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon
July 2006-June 2008
Department of Head & Neck Surgery
Sacramento, California  

University of California, Davis Medical center

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency
July 2002-June 2006
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Sacramento, California

Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital

Resident, General surgery
July 2001-June 2002
Department of Surgery
Providence, Rhode Island

Brown University-Rhode island Hospital

Intern, General Surgery
July 2000- June 2001
Department of Surgery
Providence, Rhode Island

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Doctor of Medicine    August 1994-May 2000
Bachelor of Science  August 1994-May 2000

University of chicago

Liberal Arts Major    
September 1993-June 1994
Chicago, Illinois

Board Certification

1998 USMLE I
1999 USMLE II
2002 USMLE III
2007 American Board of Otolaryngology
2011 Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery

Honors and Awards

Ongoing - Treasurer
Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology
Dallas, Texas

Ongoing - Chief of Otolaryngology
Medical City Dallas Hospital
Dallas, TX

Ongoing - Manuscript Reviewer
The Laryngoscope
Otology/Neurotology Section

2010 - Radio Interview Expert- Daybreak USA
Teenage Hearing Loss
August 18th

2009 - First Prize Winner Oral Presentation
74th Annual Research Day
St. John Health System/Providence Hospital

2006 - Winner Best Temporal Bone Dissection
UC Davis Medical Center

2006 - Division of Laryngology Airway Award
UC Davis Medical Center

2005 - Winner Best Sinus Dissector
UC Davis Medical Center Sinus Course

2002 - Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award
Brown Medical School

2000 - Dr. Edward J. Twin Physician’s Scholar Award
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

2000 - Excellence in Research Award
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

1999 - James Mongan Fellowship in Health Policy and Administration
Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners Healthcare

Administrative Appointments

2004-2006 Resident Representative
Quality of Care Committee
University of California Davis Medical Center

2003-2004 Information Officer
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck
Surgery Section for Residents & Fellows

2003-2006 Resident Representative
Graduate Medical Education Committee
University of California Davis Medical Center

2003-2006 Resident Representative
Medical Records Committee
University of California Davis Medical Center

2002-2006 Vice Chairman
Resident Medical Staff Committee
University of California Davis Medical Center

Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Dallas County Medical Society
Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology

Book Chapters

Hahn Y, Kartush J.  Otosclerosis.  In Essentials of Otology & Neurotology.  Babu S editor.  Plural Publishing, 2013

Hahn Y, Bojrab DI.  Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. In Essentials of Otology & Neurotology.  Babu S editor.Plural Publishing, 2013

Hahn Y, Brodie HA.  Osteoradionecrosis of the Temporal Bone.  In The Textbook of Essential Tissue Healing of the Face and Neck.  DB Hom, PA Hebda, AK Gosain, CD Friedman editors.  BC Decker, Inc. 2008

Publications/Presentations

Hahn Y, Bojrab DI.  Cochlear fistula in a noncholesteatomatous ear.  ENT-Ear, Nose &Throat Journal.  2014 September;(93)9.

Krass J, Hahn Y, Karami K, Babu S, Pieper DR. Endoscopic Assisted Resection of Prepontine Epidermoid Cysts.  Journal Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg.  2013 Mar 15.

Park SS, Grills IS, Bojrab D, Pieper D, Kartush J, Maitz A, Martin A, Perez E, Hahn Y, Ye H, Martinez A, Chen P.  Longitudinal Assessment of Quality of Life and Audiometric Test Outcomes in Vestibular Schwannoma Patients Treated With Gamma Knife Surgery. Otology & Neurotology, 2011 Mar 23.

Hahn Y, Isaacs R, Belafsky PC.  Laryngeal Paraganglioma.  ENT Journal.  2010 Oct;89(10):482-3.

Hahn Y, Bojrab DI.  Minimally Invasive Laser Contraction Myringoplasty in Gerbils. 

Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Meeting.  September 26-29, 2010.  Boston, MA

Hahn Y, Zappia J.  Modified Resurfacing Repair for Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 2010 May;142(5):763-4.

Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Meeting.  Oct 4-7, 2009.  San Diego, CA
 
Hahn Y, Diaz R, Hartman J, Bobinski M, Brodie HA. Assessing Stapes Piston Position using Computed Tomography: A Cadaveric Study.  Otology & Neurotology. 2009 Feb;30(2):223-30.
Presented at the American Neurotology Society Annual Meeting.  May 2-3, 2008.  Orlando, FL

Blumenfeld L, Hahn Y, LePage A, Leonard R, Belafsky PC. Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation Versus Traditional Dysphagia Therapy: A Case-Control Study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Nov;135(5):754-7.

Hahn Y, Bojrab DI.  Cochlear Fistula in a Non-Cholesteatomatous Ear. (In Process)

Martin AN, Maitz A, Grills I, Bojrab DI, Kartush J, Chen P, Hahn Y, Pieper D.  Successful Treatment of Glomus Jugulare Tumors with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: Clinical and Physical Aspects of Management and Review of the Literature.  International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. (Accepted for publication—in press)

Hahn Y, Hadley K, Bojrab DI.  Outcomes of Ossicular Chain Reconstruction using Titanium versus Hydroxyapatite: A long term study. Otology & Neurotology (In press—presentation American Neurotology Society Meeting, May 2009)
First Prize Winner. 74th Annual St. John Health/Providence Hospital Research Day, April 29, 2009

Hahn Y, Pieper D, Sargent E, Babu S.  Endoscopic Resection of Prepontine Epidermoid Cysts.  (Presentation AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, Oct 4-7, 2009.  San Diego, CA)

Hahn Y, Grills I, Pieper D, Chen Y, Maitz A, Bojrab D.  Longitudinal Assessment of Quality of Life, Dizziness Handicap Inventory, and Tinnitus Handicap Inventory in Vestibular Schwannoma Patients Treated with Radiosurgery.  (Presentation AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, Oct 4-7, 2009.  San Diego, CA 2009)

Bojrab D, Grills I, Hahn Y, Maitz A, Pieper D, Chen P.  Quality of Life in Patients Treated with Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuroma.  (Presentation American Society of Radiation Oncology, Nov 1-5 2009.  Chicago, IL)

Enepekides DJ, Hahn Y, Donald P.  Temporal Bone Carcinoma: The UC Davis Experience.
Presented at the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 58th Annual Meeting.  May 16-19, 2004 Quebec City, Quebec.

Chang C, Hahn Y, Van Way C, Dhar A.  “The Use of Insulin and Dextrose during Resuscitation from Hemorrhagic Shock increases Hepatic ATP.”  J Surgical Research 2000, Aug; 92(2): 171-6.

Hahn, Y: “The Story of David.” The Human Factor (Humanities Journal of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine). 1999; 1:13.

Ongoing Research

Hahn Y, Bojrab DI.  Histologic Effects of CO2 Laser Myringoplasty on Atelectatic Tympanic Membranes: An Animal Study.  (In Progress)

Hahn Y, Bojrab DI.  Long term outcomes of laser myringoplasty: A clinical follow-up study. (In Progress)

Hahn Y, Naumann I, Babu S, Bojrab DI. Assessing Stapes Piston Position using Multi-Planar Reconstruction Computed Tomography: A Cadaveric Study. (In Progress)

Meetings and Courses

American Neurotology Society Annual Meeting.
Orlando, FL.  October, 2014.

Endoscopic Ear Surgery and Advanced Otology Workshop.
St. Louis, MO.  10/31/2013-11/3/2013.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Meeting.
San Francisco, CA.  September 2011.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Meeting.
Boston, MA.  September 2010.

American Otological Society/American Neurotology Society Annual Meeting.
Phoenix, AZ.  May 2009.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Meeting.
San Diego, CA.  October 2009.
                       
American Otological Society/American Neurotology Society Annual Meeting.
Orlando, FL.  May 2008.

Stanford University Otology & Neurotology Update.
San Francisco, CA.  November 2006.

House Ear Institute Temporal Bone Dissection Course.
Los Angeles, CA.  June 4-7, 2006

The Osler Institute Otolaryngology Review Course.
Chicago, IL  April   8-13, 2005

University of California-Davis Medical Center Temporal Bone Dissection Course.
Sacramento, CA  March 2006, March 2005,  February 2004, February 2003

University of California-Davis Medical Center Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Course.
Sacramento, CA February  2005

AO/ASIF Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction.
New York, NY  September 2004

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Annual Meeting, New York, NY September 2004

University of California-Davis Medical Center Sinus Course
Sacramento, CA May 2005, May 2004, May 2003

Legislative Briefing Day/Washington Advocacy Week Lobbying on Capitol Hill.
Washington, DC March 2004

Clinician-Patient Communication to Enhance Health Outcomes,
The Bayer Institute.

University of California-San Francisco Otolaryngology Update Course.
San Francisco, CA October 2003

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL  September 2003           

AO/ASIF Principles of Craniofacial Reconstruction Course
Orlando, FL  September 2003

Leibinger Mandibular Fracture Plating Course
University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA March 2003

Licensure

State of Texas 2010-present
State of California 2002-present
State of Michigan 2008-present

Languages

Fluent in Hebrew
Conversational in Spanish

Other Activities

Piano Recitalist at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY 1993
Enjoys spending time with his three young children and wife.
Hobbies include sports and playing the piano.

 


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