Ted A. Meyer, MD, PhD

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties:ENT - Cochlear Implant, ENT - Otology & Neurotology, ENT - Sleep and Facial Skeletal Surgery
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Ted Albert Meyer, MD, PhD

Director, Otology & Neurotology

Ted A. Meyer, M.D. Ph.D. joined the Department of Otolaryngology &- Head and Neck Surgery at MUSC in 2004 and later named the director of the MUSC cochlear implant program. Dr. Meyer grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, 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 at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Urbana-Champaign with a medical degree and a doctoral degree from the Department of Speech & Hearing Science.Dr. Meyer then completed a residency in otolaryngology &- head and neck surgery at Indiana University where he trained with Dr. Richard Miyamoto. Residency was followed by a fellowship in neurotology at the University of Iowa where he trained with Dr. Bruce Gantz. Dr. Meyer limits his practice to the evaluation and treatment of adults and children with otologic and neurotologic disorders. Most patients have disorders affecting the ear that are managed surgically. Examples of his specialty areas include acoustic neuromas, cochlear implants, CSF leaks, glomus tumors, meningiomas and other skull-based lesions, hearing loss, ear infections, tympanic membrane perforations, cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, vertigo, Meniere's disease, facial paralysis and congenital ear malformations. As director of the MUSC cochlear implant program, Dr. Meyer oversees all clinical and research protocols involving patients with cochlear implants. MUSC has performed more than 100 cochlear implants yearly since 2012.Dr. Meyer has published numerous manuscripts and book chapters. He has received several grants to study mechanisms of speech perception with cochlear implants and is involved in many clinical trials, He frequently presents his results from these trials at national and international research meetings. Dr. Meyer is a fellow in the American Academy of Otolaryngology &- Head and Neck Surgery.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. He directs the MUSC otolaryngology residency program and neurotology fellowship program.

Board Certifications: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Neurotology
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • CSF (brain fluid) leaks
  • Cholesteatoma (adult and children)
  • Chronic ear disease (adult and children)
  • Chronic ear surgery (adult and children)
  • Cochlear implants (adult and children)
  • Congenital ear malformations
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Facial nerve disorders and tumors
  • Glomus tumors
  • Hearing loss (adult and children)
  • Neurotology
  • Otology
  • Otosclerosis
  • Skull base lesions
  • Sleep implants
  • Tympanic membrane perforations (adult and children)
  • Vertigo
  • Fellowship at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Residency at Indiana University
  • Internship at Barnes Jewish Hospital
  • Medical School at University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Medical School at University of Illinois

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My Offices

  • Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston
    MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
    Primary Office
    135 Rutledge Ave
    Charleston, SC 29425
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