P. Ashley Wackym MD

Clinical Vice President of Research wackym
Legacy Health

President, Ear and Skull Base Center 

Clinical Specialty
Otology and Neurotology

Administrative and Laboratory Address
Legacy Research Institute
1225 NE 2nd Ave
Portland, OR  97232

Clinic Address
Ear and Skull Base Center
1225 NE 2nd Ave, Suite 305
Portland, OR  97232

Appointments and Contacts
Clinical practice telephone (appointments):  503-233-6068
Clinical practice fax: 503-233-8558
Administrative office telephone: 503-413-2150
Administrative fax: 503-413-5145
Email: wackym@neurotology.org

Education

  • B.A., Chemistry, California State University, Fullerton, CA
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN


Post Graduate Education
  • Internship, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency, Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology), UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship, Otology and Neuro-otologic Skull Base Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  
  • American College of Healthcare Executives  
  • American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society  
  • American Neurotology Society
  • American Otological Society  
  • American Physiological Society
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology
  • Bárány Society
  • Collegium Otorhinolaryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum
  • Leksell Gamma Knife Society
  • Politzer Society
  • Society for Neuroscience


Clinical Interests and Expertise
  • Pediatric and adult cochlear implantation and auditory brainstem implantation
  • Acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) microsurgery and stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Hearing, balance and facial nerve disorders


Research Interests and Expertise
  • Cochlear implant clinical trials and outcomes research
  • Gene discovery in the peripheral vestibular system

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