Biography

Dr. Isaacson joined the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as an Assistant Professor in July 2006. He completed his undergraduate degree at Armstrong State College and received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. After completing an Otolaryngology residency at the University of Michigan, he completed a fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, receiving advanced training in Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery. Dr. Isaacson is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Neurotology.

He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American Neurotology Society, North American Skull Base Society, Dallas Association of Otolaryngology, Texas Association Otolaryngology, Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society. He is a current member of the AAO-HNS Annual Meeting Program Advisory, Hearing, and Skull Base Committees.

He has authored multiple scientific articles and has presented at many national and international meetings.

His clinical interests include all aspects of otology and neurotology with a special interest in skull base surgery. Dr. Isaacson sees patients at the James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He has hospital appointments at Zale Lipshy University Hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, St. Paul University hospital, the Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Childrens Medical Center.

Education

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University (1999)
Internship
University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers (2000), General Surgery
Residency
University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers (2004), Otolaryngology
Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine (2006), Otology/neurotology/skull Base Surgery

Research Interest

  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Cochlear implants
  • Endoscopic ear surgery
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Skull base paraganglioma
  • Skull base tumors

Publications

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Honors & Awards

  • Chief Resident Appreciation Award
    Resident Clinical Leadership and Teaching Award (2017)
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Distinguished Service Award
    (2014)
  • Chief Resident Appreciation Award
    Resident Clinical Leadership and Teaching Award (2012)
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award
    Honor Awards are part of the American Academy’ of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery's system for recognizing meritorious service. (2010)
  • Chief Resident Appreciation Award
    Resident Clinical Leadership and Teaching Award (2008)
  • Merck Manual Award
    Academic Excellence in Medical School (1999)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (1998)
  • Andreas Vesalius Award
    Excellence in Medical Gross Anatomy (1996)
  • Peacock Family Award
    Excellence in Medical Gross Anatomy (1996)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • International Working Group on Endoscopic Ear Surgery (2014)
  • Politzer Society (2014)
  • Otosclerosis Study Group (2012)
  • Texas Association of Otolaryngology (2011)
  • Dallas Association of Otolarygology (2010)
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Neurotology Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • North American Skull Base Society
  • Texas Medical Association