About Steven Rauch, MD

Dr. Steven D. Rauch graduated from Amherst College with a BS cum laude in Biology in 1975 and received his MD from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1979. He took two years of General Surgery training at University of Massachusetts Medical Center and then took his Otolaryngology residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he has remained on faculty ever since. He is Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Surgeon on the Otology Service at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston. He is Director of The Clinical Balance Center of the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. He is Co-Chair of Research Training in his department and Chair of the Human Studies Committee of the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Rauch has just completed a 4-year term on the Advisory Council of the NIH-NIDCD and has just been appointed to the NIDCD Board of Scientific Councilors. Dr. Rauch divides his time between clinical practice of otology, teaching, and research. His research focus is on combined disorders of hearing and balance, with special attention to M?ni?re's syndrome and to sudden deafness. He has been principal investigator of an NIH-supported project on measurement of vestibular function in M?ni?re's syndrome and Study Chair and PI of an NIH-supported multicenter clinical trial of treatment for sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Dr. Rauch is an expert in the diagnosis and management of human inner ear and balance disorders and in clinical assessment of human balance.

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114 - 3002
617-573-3644
Fax: 671-573-3914

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts Eye & Ear
  • Residency, UMASS School of Medicine

American Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology

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Research

Dr. Rauch's research focus is on combined disorders of hearing and balance, with special attention to diagnosis and management of Meniere's syndrome and sudden deafness. 

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