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Bruce Gantz

Professor,  Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg

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Email: bruce-gantz@uiowa.edu


BS, General Science, University of Iowa
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Internship, Surgery, University of Utah College of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship, Otolarngology Research, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Otolarngology and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Otolaryngology, Universitatsspital Zurich, Otorhinolaryngologische Klinik and Poliklinik


Primary: Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg
Secondary: Neurosurgery

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Research Summary

Research interests of Dr. Gantz include:

Dr. Gantz is the director of the Iowa Cochlear Implant Research Center and serves as principal investigator for a Bells Palsy Cooperative Study involving electrical stimulation of the auditory system.

Recent Publications

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  1. Consonant recognition as a function of the number of stimulation channels in the Hybrid short-electrode cochlear implant. J Acoust Soc Am 132(5):3406-17, 2012. [PubMed]
  2. Prediction of cochlear implant performance by genetic mutation: the spiral ganglion hypothesis. Hear Res 292(1-2):51-8, 2012. [PubMed]
  3. Facial and lower cranial neuropathies after preoperative embolization of jugular foramen lesions with ethylene vinyl alcohol. Otol Neurotol 33(7):1270-5, 2012. [PubMed]
  4. Audiology in the sudden hearing loss clinical trial. Otol Neurotol 33(6):907-11, 2012. [PubMed]
  5. Surgical management of internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle facial nerve schwannoma. Otol Neurotol 33(6):1071-6, 2012. [PubMed]
  6. New frontiers in cochlear implantation: acoustic plus electric hearing, hearing preservation, and more. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 45(1):187-203, 2012. [PubMed]
  7. The effects of musical and linguistic components in recognition of real-world musical excerpts by cochlear implant recipients and normal-hearing adults. J Music Ther 49(1):68-101, 2012. [PubMed]
  8. Growing up with a cochlear implant: education, vocation, and affiliation. J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 17(4):483-98, 2012. [PubMed]
  9. Functional variants in NOS1 and NOS2A are not associated with progressive hearing loss in Ménière's disease in a European Caucasian population. DNA Cell Biol 30(9):699-708, 2011. [PubMed]
  10. Ipsilateral masking between acoustic and electric stimulations. J Acoust Soc Am 130(2):858-65, 2011. [PubMed]