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Ronald L. Steenerson

1.  Name: Ronald Leif Steenerson
2.  Business Address: 980 Johnson Ferry Road,  N.E.  Suite 470,  
Atlanta, GA 30342
4.  Date of  Birth: May 11th, 1938
5.  Place of  Birth: Indianapolis,  Indiana

1.  High School: Angola High School
Angola, Indiana  1956
2.  University: Purdue University  1960
3. Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
4.  Internship: Orange County General Hospital
Orange, CA     July 1964-June 1965
5.  Residencies: Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
January 1968-December 1972  One Year of General Surgery and
three years of Otolaryngology 1972
6.  Fellowships: Otology--Michael Glasscock, M.D., 
1811 State Street,   Nashville,  TN.,   July 1977-July 1978
7.  Licensure: Indiana,  California,  Tennessee,  and Georgia
8.  Board of Certification: American Board of Otolarngology  1972

1.  Military Service: Captain,  U.S. Air Force,  July 1965-December 1967
Flight Surgeon
2.  Other Significant Employment: Private Practice in Otolaryngology,  Beverly Hills, CA.
January 1972-June 1976  Consulting Otolaryngologist,
Santa Fe Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles,  CA  1974-1976
Private Practice in Otolaryngology, Bakersfield, CA   1976-1977
Private Practice,  Otology and Neuro-otology,  Bakersfield, CA
August 1978-August 1984
Private Practice,  Colorado Ear Clinic,  Denver, CO 
September 1984- December 1986
December 1986-March 1987 Setting up practice in Atlanta, GA
Private Practice in Otology and Neuro-otology, Atlanta, GA
March 1987 to Present

1.  Local: Atlanta Medical Association,  Greater Atlanta Society of
2.  State:   Medical Association of Georgia
3.  National: American Medical Association   Ossicular Hookers of America

1.  Children's Medical Service of Georgia "Cleft Palate Service"

1.  Area of Research Interest: Vertigo,  Tinnitus,  Cochlear Implants
2.  Research Now in Progress: Surgical Dimensions of the Cochlea ,  Single Treatment Maneuvers for Positional Vertigo,  Tinnitus
1. "A History of Acoustic Tumor Surgery:  1961-Present",  Acoustic Tumors,  Vol. 1;   Diagnosis,  University Park Press,  Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.
2. "Mediastinal Goiter and Superior Vena Cava Syndrome",  The Laryngoscope,  Vol.   LXXXVIII,  October 1978,  No.  10,  pp  1688-1690
3. "Symposium:  Otologic Surgery Reassessment after 25 Years.  The Current Status of Tympanoplasty",
Laryngoscope,    Vol.  LXXXIX,  No. 5,  pp.   716-724.  May 1979.  Michael F. Glasscock,  III,  F.A.C.S.,   C. Gary  Jackson, M.D.,  and Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.
4. "Selective Section of Vestibular Nerve",  Controversies on Otolaryngology,   James B. Snow, Jr., M.D.,
Michael F. Glasscock , III, M.D.,  and Ronald Steenerson, M.D.
5. "Technique for Closure of the Floor of the Mouth in Monoblock Resection ",  Archives of Otolatyngology,
January 1975,  Vol.  101,  p 50,  Richard Thomas Barton, M.D.,   and Ronald Steenerson, M.D.
6. "Tracheal Compression Secondary to Unusual Mediastinal Tumor",  (Read at the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons,  January 1976),  Laryngoscope,   Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.
7. "Vertigo in Children",   Pediatric Otology,  Thomas Balkany, M.D.,  Co Mosby,  1986
8. "Central Findings on ENG Examination",  Ear and  Hearing ,  Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.,
Sandra Van de Water,  M.S.,  CCC,   Wendy Systma,  M.S.,   CCC,   Eileen J. Fox,  M.D.
9. "Ventilation Tube Surgery and Middle Ear Irrigation",  Laryngoscope,  Vol.  96,  May 1986, Thomas J. Balkany, M.D.,  F.A.C.S.,  I. Kaufman Larenberg, M.D.,   F.A.C.S.,  Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.
10. "Giant Cholesteral Granuloma of the Petrous Apex",  Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, accepted for publication 1986,  Charles Siebert,  James Driesbach,   Gary Vanderark,  Stan Smazal and Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.
11. "Bilateral Facial Paralysis",  American Journal of Otology,  March 1986,  Vol. 7,   pp 99, 
Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.
12. "Scala Vestibuli   Cochlear Implantation for Scala Tympani Ossification",  American Journal of Otology, September 1986,  p 360, Ronald L. Steenerson, M.D.
13. "Hydrocephalus in the Patient with Acoustic Neuroma"
14. "A Systemic Approach to Electrode Insertion in the Ossified Cochlea",  T.A. Balkany, M.D., B.J. Gantz, M.D.,  R. L. Steenerson, M.D.
15. "Comparison of Canalith Repositioning Procedure and Vestibular Habituation Training in Patients with Benign Positional Vertigo", Otolaryn, Head and Neck Surq, R.L. Steenerson, M.D., G.W. Cronin, MHE, OTR. 114: 61-64.
16. "Comparison of Scala Vestibuli and Scala Tympani Measurements", Archives of Otolaryngology, October 1995, A.J. Gulya, M.D., R.L. Steenerson, M.D.
17. "Electrical Stimulation in the Treatment of Tinnitus", Transactions of Fifth International Symposium on Tinnitus, Portland, OR, July 12-16, 1995, R.L. Steenerson, M.D., G.W. Cronin, MHE, OTR.



Three Day Course at Colorado Otologic
Research Center, "Skull Base Surgery",
July 19-22, 1984, 1985, 1986.


INSTRUCTOR: "Temporal Bone Dissection Course",
E.A.R. Foundation, Nashville,
Tennessee, July 14-17, 1981 and
March 1-4, 1987.


A. "Giant Cholesterol Granuloma of the Petrous Apex"I presented to American Neurotology Society, September 1985.
B. Georgia Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, November 1987, "Vertigo".
C. Greater Atlanta Otolaryngologic Society (2-18-88, Subject-Vertigo), annual meeting with Greater Atlanta Audiology Society.
D. Georgia Society' of Otolaryngology Annual meeting, November 1988, "Cochlear Implants".
E. Georgia Association for Medical Transcription Third Annual State Convention, 1989, "Cochlear Implants".
F. Panelist, "Surgery of Endolymphatic Hydrops" at International Symposium on the Inner Ear, August 1987.
G. Atlanta Cochlear Implant Group Symposium on "Cochlear Implants", October 1988 and June 1989.
H. Kiwanis Annual Georgia State Meeting for Pare4ts of Handicapped Children. Topic - "Cochlear Implants".
I. University of Georgia Symposium of "Cochlear Implants", September 1987.
J. Joint Meeting - GAAS and Greater Atlanta Otolaryngologic Society, "Cochlear Implants in Children", February 1990.
K. Monthly Meeting, Department of Pediatrics, Scottish Rite Medical Center,.April 1990, "Cochlear Implants in Children".
L. "Meniere's Disease" to Meniere's Support Group, April 1990.
M. "Vertigo" to Vertigo Support Group, May 12, 1990. N. Instructor at Annual Meeting of Academy of Otolaryngology 1990, San Diego, CA. "Vestibular Rehabilitation".
O. "Scala Vestibuli Implantation in Cochlear Ossification" presented at International Symposium on Cochlear Implant, Iowa City, Iowa, June 19, 1990.
P. "Cochlear Implants", Georgia Speech and Hearing Association, Continuing Education meeting, December 13, 1990.
Q. Paper presented at Midwinter Meeting Southern Section Triologic Association, "Hydrocephalus and Acoustic Neuromall, January 1, 1991.
R. "Facial Reanimation" presented at national Meeting Acoustic Neuroma Society, Atlanta, Georgia, July 19th and 20th, 1991
S. Panel member "Alternative Methods of Treatment ofma Society,' July 20, 1991, Atlanta, Georgia. Acoustic Neuromas" at National Meeting of Acoustic Neuro
T. Guest on "Ask the Expert" WSB Larry Cantor, August 3, 1991, 90 minutes.
U. Guest on TNT Medical Show on "Cochlear Implants", June 12, 1991 with Fred Pryor.
V. CNN quest on Cochlear Implants. W.
W. Instructional course on Radical Mastoidectomy with Tympanoplasty at September 22nd Annual Meeting of Academy of Otolaryngology, Kansas City, Missouri.
X. Instructional course on "Vestibular Rehabilitation" given yearly at Annual Meeting of Academy of Otolaryngology. Kansas City, MO., Sept. 1991
Y. Complications of Otitis media presented at Combined meeting Georgia Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics and Georgia.Society of Otolaryngology, October 4, 1991.
Z. Panel on Acute Otitis Media at combined meeting Georgia Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics and Georgia Society of Otolaryngology.
AA. "Vestibular Rehabilitation" presented at Otolaryngology Section Annual Meeting Southern Medical Association, November 15-18, 1991.
AB. "Cochlear Implantation Results in Children" presented at Otolaryngology Section of Annual Meeting Southern medical Association, November 15-18, 1991.
AC. "Medical Aspects of Tinnitus" presented at American Tinnitus Association Greater Atlanta Tinnitus Forum, November 22, 1991.
AD. "Cochlear Implants" presented at Columbus, Macon and Atlanta Cochlear Implant Forums, April 25, May 2 and May 16, 1992.
AD. "Vestibular Nerve Section for Meniere's Disease" presented at 25th Annual Meeting of American Society Physician Assistants. Atlanta, GA 1992
AE. "Vestibular Nerve Section" presented at Medical Grand Rounds, Northside Hospital, May 13, 1992.
AF. Instructional course on Radical Mastoidectomy with Tympanoplasty on September 15, 1992, 23rd Annual Meeting of Academy of Otolaryngology, Washington, D.C.
AG. Instructional course on "Vestibular Rehabilitation" given on September 15, 1992, 23rd Annual Meeting of Academy of Otolaryngology, Washington, D.C.
AH. "Cochlear Implants" presented at Northside Hospital Nursing "Grand Rounds", November 13, 1992.
AI. "Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids" presented at Northside Hospital, February 15, 1993.
AJ. "Complete Cochlear Drillout With Multichannel Cochlear Implantation for Complete Cochlear Ossificationpresented at Winter meeting of Triologic Associa~ion in Boca Raton, Florida.
AK. "Radical Mastoidectomy with Tympanoplasty" presented at Farrior Ear Surgery Course in Tampa, Florida, February 27, 1993.
AL. "Cochlear Implants"presented at Farrior Ear Surgery Course in Tampa, Florida, 
February 28, 1993
AM. "Vestibular Rehabilitation" presented at Farrior Ear Surgery Course in Tampa, Florida, February 28, 1993
AN. "Vestibular Rehabilitation" presented at 6 hour course sponsored by American Speech-Language and Hearing Association in Athens, Georgia, March 9, 1993.
AO. "Comparison of Canalith Repositioning Procedure and Vestibular Habituation Training" presented at Winter meeting Southern Section Triological Society, Marco Island, Florida, January 12, 1994
AP. "Vertigo Diagnosis and Treatment" presented to Vertigo Support Group, March 21, 1994.
AQ. "Acoustic Neuromall presented for the operation room nurses at Northside Hospital, March 22, 1994.
AR. "Multichannel Implants in the Ossified Cochlea: Surgical Technique and Case Reports" presented by Dr. Balkany at International Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Melbourne, Australia, July, 1994.
AS. "Vertigo: Dizziness and Treatment" presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants, San Antonio, Texas, May 24, 1994.
AT. "A Systemic Approach to Electrode Insertion in the Ossified Cochlea", Thomas Balkany, Bruce Gantz, Ronald Steenerson, and Noel Cohen. Presented at COSM, Palm Beach, Florida, May, 1994.
AU. TV Interview with Channel 2 on Meniere's Disease and external otitis with Susan Stone. 
June 7, 1994
AV. Talk to Dunwoody Pals on Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids. June 13, 1994.
AW. "Vertigo and Vestibular Rehabilitation" presented to Audiology, Physical Therapy and otolaryngology Sections of Promina Kennestone Hospital, January 11, 1995.'
AX. "Electrical Stimulation in Management of Tinnitus" presented at COSM, Palm Springs, California, May 2, 1995.
AY. "Electrical Stimulation for tinnitus" presented at the Fifth International Symposium on Tinnitus at Portland, Oregon, May 12-16, 1995.
AZ. "Speech Discrimination in Post Lingual Adults With the Spectra Speech Procession", L. Gary and R. Steenerson, given at Winter Meeting Southern Section Triologic,
January 5, 1996, Naples, Florida.
BA. "Speech Discrimination in Post Lingual Adults With the Spectra Speech Procession" presented at Cochlear Corp Reception Spring Meeting Triological, Orlando, Florida, May 11, 1996
BB. Up-Date in Otolocly, Neurotolocr , "Electrical Stimulation As A Treatment for Tinnitus" & Speech Discrimination in Post Lingual Adult Cochlear Implant Patients"; Nafpaktos, Greece.
BC. Acoustic Neuroma, Diagnosis and Treatment. Surgical Nurses of Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, October 22, 1996.
BD. Cochlear Implant 1996, ENT Society of Georgia, Swiss Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, November 22, 1996.
BE. Cochlear Implants 1996 Pediatric and General Practice Staff, The Medical Center, Columbus, Georgia, January 9, 1997.

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