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Otolaryngology Health Care Team


Dr. Julian M.  Nedzelski, MD, FRCSC

Secretary: Donna Miyazaki

Phone: 416-480-4141
Fax: 416-480-5761



  • MD, University of Ottawa, 1968

Surgical Training:

  • Residency, University of Toronto, Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, 1969-1973

Fellowship Training:

  • Fellowship in Neurotology-Skull Base Surgery,
  • University of Zurich (Prof. Ugo Fisch), 1973-1974

Current Position:

  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, University of Toronto

Academic Highlights:

  • Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, Univeristy of Toronto, 1992-2002
  • Chair, Undergraduate Education Committee, Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, University of Toronto, 2003-2005

Clinical/Research Foci:

  • Acoustic Neuroma and Skull Base Surgery
  • Cochlear Implantation
  • Advanced Otolgic Surgery
  • Facial Nerve Disorder and Management
  • Dizziness and Imbalance

Select Recent Publications:

Bodmer D, Shipp DB, Ostroff JM, Ng AH, Stewart S, Chen JM, Nedzelski JM. (2007) A comparison of postcochlear implantation speech scores in an adult population.Laryngoscope (in press).

Lin VY, Stewart C, Grebenyuk J, Tsao M, Rowed D, Chen J, Nedzelski J. (2006) Unilateral acoustic neuromas: long-term hearing results in patients managed with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy, hearing preservation surgery, and expectantly. Laryngoscope 115(2): 292-296.

Lin VY, Houlden D, Bethune A, Nolan M, Pirouzmand F, Rowed D, Nedzelski JM, Chen JM. (2006) A novel method in predicting immediate postoperative facial nerve function post acoustic neuroma excision. Otol Neurotol. 27(7): 1017-1022.

Marshall AH, Fanning N, Symons S, Shipp D, Chen JM, Nedzelski JM. (2005) Cochlear implantation in cochlear otosclerosis. Laryngoscope 115(10): 1728-1733.

Perez R, Chen JM, Nedzelski JM. (2005) Intratemporal facial nerve schwannoma: a management dilemma. Otol Neurotol. 26(1): 121-126.

Perez R, Chen JM, Nedzelski JM. (2004) The status of the contralateral ear in established unilateral Menière's disease. Laryngoscope 114(8): 1373-1376.

Chee GH, Goldring JE, Shipp DB, Ng AH, Chen JM, Nedzelski JM. (2004) Benefits of cochlear implantation in early-deafened adults: the Toronto experience. J Otolaryngol 33(1): 26-31.

Kaplan DM, Shipp DB, Chen JM, Ng AH, Nedzelski JM. (2003) Early-deafened adult cochlear implant users: assessment of outcomes. J Otolaryngol. 32(4): 245-249.

Ostroff JM, David EA, Shipp DB, Chen JM, Nedzelski JM. (2003) Evaluation of the high-resolution speech coding strategy for the Clarion CII cochlear implant system. J Otolaryngol. 32(2): 81-86.

Chen JM, Shipp D, Al-Abidi A, Ng A, Nedzelski JM. (2001)Does choosing the "worse" ear for cochlear implantation affect outcome? Otol Neurotol. 22(3): 335-339.

Chee GH, Nedzelski JM. (2000) Facial nerve grading systems. Facial Plast Surg. 16(4): 315-324.

Gysin C, Papsin BC, Daya H, Nedzelski J. (2000) Surgical outcome after paediatric cochlear implantation: diminution of complications with the evolution of new surgical techniques. J Otolaryngol 29(5): 285-289.