Theodore Richardson McRackan, MD, MSCR

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Theodore Richardson McRackan, MD, MSCR

Physician in North Charleston, SC
Specialties:ENT - Cochlear Implant, ENT - Otology & Neurotology
Languages:English
Gender:Male
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Theodore Richardson McRackan, MD, MSCR

Ted R. McRackan, M.D., MSCR is the director of the Skull Base Center and medical director of the Cochlear Implant Program in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. McRackan was born in Virginia and moved to Charleston to attend the College of Charleston. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Afterward, he moved to Los Angeles for a fellowship in otology-neurotology and skull base surgery at the House Ear Clinic.

Dr. McRackan's clinical practice is focused on the comprehensive management of ear, hearing, balance, and skull base disorders in adults and children. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to cochlear implantation; chronic ear surgery (cholesteatoma, chronic otitis media); acoustic neuroma and other skull base lesions; otosclerosis; facial nerve disorders and tumors; endoscopic ear surgery; implantable hearing aids; and vertigo.

Dr. McRackan has published a comprehensive neurotology textbook and has written over 60 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His research interests focus on the development and application of novel measures to evaluate outcomes in individuals with hearing loss and cochlear implants in order to improve patient results. Dr. McRackan is a member and serves on multiple committees of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

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 tumor
  • Glomus tumors
  • Hearing loss (adult and children)
  • Neurotology
  • Otology
  • Otosclerosis
  • Skull base lesions
  • Tympanic membrane perforations (adult and children)
  • Vertigo
Education
  • Fellowship at House Ear Clinic
  • Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Medical School at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

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