Education

Fellowship
Neurotology, Vanderbilt Otology Group, 1997
Residency
Otolaryngology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996
Internship
Otolaryngology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1992
Degree
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 1990

Medical Board Certifications

Neurotology
American Board of Otolaryngology, 2012
Otolaryngology
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1997

Gender

Male

State License

G74490
  • About Me

    About Me

    Subspecialty: Otology/Neurotology

    Professional Memberships

    • Northwestern University Medical School Alumni Association
    • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • Association for Research in Otolaryngology
    • American Otological Society
    • Association of University Otolaryngologists

    Academic Staff Appointment

    • Professor, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

    Dr. Ishiyama received his medical degree in 1990 from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his internship and head and neck surgery residency training at UCLA. In 1997, Dr. Ishiyama was appointed to the faculty in the UCLA Division of Head and Neck Surgery to cover the service at Olive View UCLA Medical Center. In 1999, Dr. Ishiyama became Chief of the Olive View UCLA Head and Neck Service and in June 2008, Dr. Ishiyama was given an accelerated promotion to full Professor in the UCLA Head and Neck Division.

    Dr. Ishiyama is actively involved in the research projects on Meniere’s disease and Human Temporal Bone Pathology. He is the Director of the Victor Goodhill Human Temporal Bone Laboratory at UCLA and he has been funded by the NIH/NIDCD. Currently, Dr. Ishiyama is working on the vestibular pathology in Meniere’s disease to understand the disease mechanism. Dr. Ishiyama is the Director of the UCLA Cochlear Implant Program, which is recognized as one of the centers for excellence in California. He has also started a cochlear implantation program in Armenia in 2004.

    Dr. Ishiyama has mentored a long list of students and residents in his laboratory and in the clinical arena, where he maintains an active practice in all aspects of Otology and Neurotology ranging from balance disorders, cochlear implantation, pediatric otology, facial nerve disorders, acoustic neuroma and skull base tumor surgeries.

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA Head and Neck Surgery

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 550
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-206-6688
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Neurotology
    American Board of Otolaryngology, 2012
    Otolaryngology
    American Board of Otolaryngology, 1997

    Education

    Fellowship
    Neurotology, Vanderbilt Otology Group, 1997
    Residency
    Otolaryngology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996
    Internship
    Otolaryngology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1992
    Degree
    MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 1990
  • Clinical Interests
    • Balance Disorder
    • Cochlear Implant
    • Facial Nerve
    • Neuro Otology
    • Otology
    • Pediatric Ear Problems
    • Skin Lesion Ear
    • Skull Base Surgery
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Meniere's disease and human temporal bone pathology

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • Armenian Government Ministry of Health, Gold Medal, 2012
    • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Humanitarian Award, 2009
    • Armenian Council General Award, 2009