Courtney Christine Joan Voelker, MD, PhD
|Title(s)||Assistant Professor Of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery|
|Address||1537 Norfolk Street Street|
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Courtney Voelker, MD, PhD, is a Rhodes Scholar and board certified neurotologist. She is Division Chief of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery and Director of the Pediatric Chochlear Implant Program. Dr. Voelker has conducted cutting-edge research on the physiology and diseases of the inner ear at Brown University, the University of Oxford, Washington University in St. Louis, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Dr. Voelker’s clinic interests include chronic ear disease, otosclerosis, cochlear implantation (adult and pediatric), vestibular disorders, skull base tumors including acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, and glomus tumors. Her research interests include studying inner ear structure and function, and how that knowledge translates into treatments for patients with hearing and balance problems.
Dr. Voelker has authored numerous research publications and textbook chapters in her field. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Voelker is committed to offering high quality, compassionate care to patients in her clinic, while pursuing scientific advancements in the field.
Dr. Voelker graduated with Honors from Brown University, and earned her medical degree from The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. As a Rhodes Scholar she earned her PhD from the University of Oxford in developmental neurobiology. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery at Washington University (Barnes-Jewish Hospital) in St. Louis and her fellowship at the world renowned House Clinic in Los Angeles.