Completed his Neurotology Surgery Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center with The Otology Group, with clinical and research interests including acoustic neuroma surgery, chronic ear disease, cochlear implant surgery, endoscopic ear surgery, neurotology, otology, and skull base surgery.


Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2009)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2010), Otorhinolaryngology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2014), Otorhinolaryngology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2016), Otology/neurotology/skull Base Surgery

Research Interest

  • acoustic neuroma
  • cholesteatoma
  • chronic ear surgery
  • cochlear implants
  • congenital hearing loss
  • endoscopic ear surgery
  • lateral skull base surgery
  • neurotology
  • otology
  • otosclerosis
  • pediatric chronic ear surgery
  • sensorineural hearing loss
  • superior semicircular canal dehiscence
  • vestibular schwannoma


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Audiometric Outcomes Following Endoscopic Ossicular Chain Reconstruction.
Yawn RJ, Hunter JB, O'Connell BP, Wanna GB, Killeen DE, Wick CC, Isaacson B, Rivas A Otol. Neurotol. 2017 Aug
NIH Funding within Otolaryngology: 2005-2014.
Lennon CJ, Hunter JB, Mistry AM, Espahbodi M, Deasey M, Niesner KJ, Labadie RF Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017 Jul 194599817715228
Tumor Progression Following Petroclival Meningioma Subtotal Resection: A Volumetric Study.
Hunter JB, O'Connell BP, Carlson ML, Chambless LC, Yawn RJ, Wang R, Mistry A, Thompson RC, Weaver KD, Wanna GB Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2017 May
Insertion depth impacts speech perception and hearing preservation for lateral wall electrodes.
O'Connell BP, Hunter JB, Haynes DS, Holder JT, Dedmon MM, Noble JH, Dawant BM, Wanna GB Laryngoscope 2017 Mar
Endoscopic Management of Middle Ear Paragangliomas: A Case Series.
Killeen DE, Wick CC, Hunter JB, Rivas A, Wanna GB, Nogueira JF, Kutz JW, Isaacson B Otol. Neurotol. 2017 Mar 38 3 408-415
Plasmacytoma of the Temporal Bone, a Great Imitator: Report of Seven Cases and Comprehensive Review of the Literature.
Sweeney AD, Hunter JB, Rajkumar SV, Lane JI, Jevremovic D, Carlson ML Otol. Neurotol. 2017 Mar 38 3 400-407
Response to Cochlear Implants in Canal Wall-Down Mastoidectomies.
Hunter JB, Haynes DS, Fernando SJ, Bennett ML, Wanna GB Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017 Mar 156 3 583-584
Utility of an Ultrasonic Aspirator in Transcanal Endoscopic Resection of Temporal Bone Paraganglioma.
O'Connell BP, Hunter JB, Carlson ML, Isaacson B, Rivas A, Wanna GB J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2017 Feb 78 1 96-98
The Natural History of Petroclival Meningiomas: A Volumetric Study.
Hunter JB, Yawn RJ, Wang R, O'Connell BP, Carlson ML, Mistry A, Haynes DS, Thompson RC, Weaver KD, Wanna GB Otol. Neurotol. 2017 Jan 38 1 123-128
Automatic Cochlear Duct Length Estimation for Selection of Cochlear Implant Electrode Arrays.
Rivas A, Cakir A, Hunter JB, Labadie RF, Zuniga MG, Wanna GB, Dawant BM, Noble JH Otol. Neurotol. 2017 Jan

Honors & Awards

  • American Neurotology Society Trainee Award
  • Otolaryngology Case Reports Associate Editor

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Cochlear Implant Alliance (2017)
  • American Neurotology Society (2017)
  • North American Skull Base Society (2017)