Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, MD, PA
TRAVIS J. PFANNENSTIEL, MD
Otology/Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery

EDUCATION
Fellowship: Otology/Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery
Michigan Ear Institute / Wayne State University - 2009

Residency: Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX - 2007

Internship: General Surgery
Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX - 2003

Doctor of Medicine
Loyola University-Chicago Stritch School of Medicine - 2002

Bachelors of Science - Biochemistry w/ Honors
Regis University, Denver, CO - 1998

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Otolaryngology
American Board of Otolaryngology - Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology
-Ethics Committee -  AAO-HNSF 2009 - Present
-Otology and Neurotology Education Committee - AAO HNSF - 2009 - 2011
Society of Military Otolaryngologists 2003 - Present

HONORS & AWARDS
Honor Award - American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (2016)
Faculty Hammer Award for Excellence in Resident Education, SAUSHEC (2013)
James and Marie Doyle Award for Excellence in the Field of Chemistry, Regis Univeristy (1998)
Kappa Gamma Pi - National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, Regis University (1998)
Alpha Sigma Nu - Jesuit Honor and Service Society, Regis University (1997)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
1. Stevens JR, Pfannenstiel TJ. The Otologist's Tuning Fork Examination-Are You Striking It Correctly? 
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar; 152(3):477-9.
2. Scalzitti NJ, Pfannenstiel TJ. A Lightning Strike Causing a Cholesteatoma: A Unique Form of 
    Otologic Blast Injury. Otology & Neurotology. 2014 Dec;35(10):e298-300
3. Scalzitti NJ, Pfannenstiel TJ. Spontaneous Size Regression of a Vestibular Schwannoma. 
    J Otol Rhinol Apr 2014, 3:3. 
4. Pfannenstiel TJ. Noise-induced hearing loss: a military perspective. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology 
    & Head & Neck Surgery. 22(5):384-387, October 2014.
5. Capra GG, Ge X, Balough BJ, Shah AN, Turner S, Mullin DP, Pfannenstiel TJ. Management of the 
    Incus Body in Ossiculoplasty. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Mar; 148(3): 482-487.
6. Mullin D, Ge X, Jackson RL, Liu J, Pfannenstiel TJ, Balough BJ. Effects of tympanomeatal blunting 
    on sound transfer function. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2011 Jun; 144(6):940-4 

BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Bojrab D, Bansali S, Pfannenstiel T, Kato M. Vestibular Testing. In Ed. Glasscock-Shambaugh Surgery of the Ear. 6th     Edition.  Editor: A. Julianna Gulya, Lloyd B. Minor, Dennis S. Poe. Aug 2010
2. Pfannenstiel, T, Bojrab D. Ossicular Chain Reconstruction. In Ed. Practical Otology for the Otolaryngologist. 1st Edition.     Editor: Seilesh Babu. 2013






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