Seiji B. Shibata, MD, PhD, specializes in chronic ear disease, otosclerosis, cochlear implantation, vestibular disorders, facial nerve disorders, and skull base tumors including acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, and glomus tumors.
Dr. Shibata graduated from Kansai Medical University in Osaka Japan, where he earned both his medical doctorate and PhD. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Kansai Medical University Hospitals in Osaka Japan. Dr. Shibata then pursued further training in the United States and completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and his surgical fellowship in Neurotology at the world-renowned University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Dr. Shibata has conducted cutting-edge inner ear research at both the University of Michigan and the University of Iowa. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters in his field. He is a board-certified member of both the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Society of Japan. Dr. Shibata is a physician-scientist who strives to offer high quality, compassionate care to patients in his clinic while pursuing scientific advancements in his laboratory.