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Ted A. Meyer, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Director, Cochlear Implant Center
  • Associate Professor
Degree M.D., Ph.D.
School M.D. awarded by University of Illinois, 1995; Ph.D. awarded by University of Illinois, 1995
  • Indiana University
  • University of Iowa
Board Certification
  • Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology: Neurotology
  • ENT - Otology & Neurotology
Clinical Interests
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Adult and pediatric otology
  • Bell's palsy
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic ear diseases
  • Cochlear implantation
  • Congenital ear malformations
  • Dizziness and vestibular diseases
  • Facial nerve problems
  • Hearing loss
  • Otosclerosis
  • Skull base surgery
  • Tinnitus
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Ted A. Meyer, MD, Ph.D., joined the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at MUSC in 2004. He was named the director of the MUSC Cochlear Implant Program.  Dr. Meyer grew up in St. Louis, Mo., and graduated from Washington University where he majored in mathematics and was captain of the tennis team.  In 1995, he graduated from the Medical Scholars Program with an medical degree and a doctorate degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

His doctorate degree was from the Department of Speech & Hearing Science. Dr. Meyer then completed a residency in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at Indiana University, followed by a fellowship in Otology-Neurotology at the University of Iowa. Dr. Meyer then joined the faculty at MUSC.

Dr. Meyer limits his practice to the evaluation and treatment of hearing and balance disorders in adults and children. Examples of his specialty areas include hearing loss, cochlear implants, ear infections, tympanic membrane perforations, cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, vertigo, Meniere’s disease, facial paralysis, congenital ear malformations, acoustic neuromas, glomus tumors and other skull base lesions. As director of the MUSC Cochlear Implant Program, Dr. Meyer oversees all clinical and research protocols involving patients with cochlear implants.  MUSC performed more than 100 cochlear implants in 2012.

Dr. Meyer has published numerous manuscripts and book chapters. He has received three grants to study mechanisms of speech perception with cochlear implants, and he frequently presents his results at national and international research meetings. Dr. Meyer is a fellow in the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Meyer and his fiancé live on Johns Island.

Dr. Meyer directs the MUSC Temporal Bone Dissection course annually that attracts physicians from around the country to learn the latest techniques in surgical otology. Dr. Meyer directs the MUSC Otolaryngology Residency Program and Neurotology Fellowship.

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