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Richard K. Gurgel
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Richard K. Gurgel, MD, MSCI

Languages spoken: English, Tagalog

Clinical Locations

TOSH Hearing and Balance Center

Murray
801-595-1700

University of Utah Hospital

Otolaryngology/ENT, Area E
Salt Lake City
801-587-8368
  • Dr. Richard Gurgel, MD MSCI, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with an Honors B.A. in Biology. He then continued his training by attending medical school at the University of Utah. There he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society as a junior.



    Dr. Gurgel did his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, which is consistently ranked as a top 10 Otolaryngology program in America, according to U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals. He went on to do his fellowship in Otology, Neurotology, and Skullbase Surgery at Stanford University, also a leading institution in the field. There he was a member of Stanford Society of Physician Scholars and elected fellow teacher of the year for two consecutive years.


    Dr. Gurgel’s clinical interests include the full spectrum of neurotology, specifically in the care of patients with vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas), glomus tumors, and other skull base lesions. He also has an interest in the surgical restoration of both conductive and sensorineural hearing loss and auditory prosthesis such as cochlear implants. He is the section chief of Otology and director of the cochlear implant program at the University of Utah, caring for children and adults, and the Salt Lake Veteran’s hospital, caring for our country’s veterans.

    Dr. Gurgel is an NIH-funded surgeon-scientist with research focusing on the impact of hearing loss on cognition in older adults, and how cochlear implants can improve cognition. He has published two leading books in his field, Otologic Surgery and Imaging in Otolaryngology, as well as over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He has served as the chair of the prestigious Hearing Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is also the fellowship director of the Neurotology fellowship at the University of Utah.

    Dr. Gurgel has lived in Germany, Israel, and the Philippines. He is fluent in Cebuano and Waray-Waray (both Filipino dialects). Outside of the hospital, his time is mainly spent with his wife on all activities pursuant to raising five daughters.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Otolaryngology (Sub: Neurotology)

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 147 reviews )

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    Patient Comments

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    April 30, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    I liked the doctor very well I am praying he can fix my ear

    April 27, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Caring, knowledgeable, & helpful.

    April 26, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    He listened and I can't wait to know what's next

    April 26, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Very professional and kind

    April 25, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Great DR.

    April 25, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    A very caring compassionate Dr. Was very kind explaining my up coming procdeure

    April 08, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    He was thoughtful as he discussed medical care options with us.

    March 29, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Gurgel is extremely knowledgeable and professional. I felt that my situation was addressed quickly and all my questions were answered

    March 28, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Gurgle cuts t9 the chase. He finds out what is wrong and personalizes his care to meet my needs. He listens, is thorough and personable.

  • Dr. Richard Gurgel, MD MSCI, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with an Honors B.A. in Biology. He then continued his training by attending medical school at the University of Utah. There he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society as a junior.



    Dr. Gurgel did his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, which is consistently ranked as a top 10 Otolaryngology program in America, according to U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals. He went on to do his fellowship in Otology, Neurotology, and Skullbase Surgery at Stanford University, also a leading institution in the field. There he was a member of Stanford Society of Physician Scholars and elected fellow teacher of the year for two consecutive years.


    Dr. Gurgel’s clinical interests include the full spectrum of neurotology, specifically in the care of patients with vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas), glomus tumors, and other skull base lesions. He also has an interest in the surgical restoration of both conductive and sensorineural hearing loss and auditory prosthesis such as cochlear implants. He is the section chief of Otology and director of the cochlear implant program at the University of Utah, caring for children and adults, and the Salt Lake Veteran’s hospital, caring for our country’s veterans.

    Dr. Gurgel is an NIH-funded surgeon-scientist with research focusing on the impact of hearing loss on cognition in older adults, and how cochlear implants can improve cognition. He has published two leading books in his field, Otologic Surgery and Imaging in Otolaryngology, as well as over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He has served as the chair of the prestigious Hearing Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is also the fellowship director of the Neurotology fellowship at the University of Utah.

    Dr. Gurgel has lived in Germany, Israel, and the Philippines. He is fluent in Cebuano and Waray-Waray (both Filipino dialects). Outside of the hospital, his time is mainly spent with his wife on all activities pursuant to raising five daughters.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Otolaryngology -Primary
    Communication Sciences & Disorders -Adjunct
    Neurosurgery -Adjunct
    Board Certification
    American Board of Otolaryngology (Sub: Neurotology)

    Education history

    Graduate Training Master of Science in Clinical Investigation - University of Utah M.S.C.I
    Neurotology – Skull base surgery - Stanford University Hospital and Clinics Fellow
    Residency Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery - University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Resident
    Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine M.D.
    Other Training Brigham Young University Center for Near Eastern Studies
    Biology, major; Chemistry minor, [(magna cum laude)] - University of Utah B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Tooker EL, Espahbodi M, Durham AR, Gurgel RK, Patel NS (2024). Staged implantation of active transcutaneous bone conduction hearing devices (BCHD) after explantation of older generation bone anchored hearing aids (BAHAs): Surgical outcomes and approach to management. Am J Otolaryngol, 45(4), 104328. (Read full article)
    2. Daher GS, Kocharyan A, Carlson ML, Dillon WP, Fischbein NJ, Jackler R, Rassner U, Gurgel RK (2024). MRI Safety of Stapes Prostheses: A Systematic Review. Otol Neurotol, 45(5), 469-474. (Read full article)
    3. Tooker EL, Hamilton CA, Takkoush S, Espahbodi M, Patel NS, Gurgel RK (2024). Comparing Approaches for Repair of Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. (Read full article)
    4. Gurgel RK, Baroody FM, Damask CC, Mims JW, Ishman SL, Baker DP Jr, Contrera KJ, Farid FS, Fornadley JA, Gardner DD, Henry LR, Kim J, Levy JM, Reger CM, Ritz HJ, Stachler RJ, Valdez TA, Reyes J, Dhepyasuwan N (Mar 2024). Clinical Practice Guideline: Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy. PMID: 38408152. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 170 Suppl 1, S1-S42. (Read full article)
    5. Gurgel RK, Baroody FM, Damask CC, Mims JW, Ishman SL, Baker DP, Contrera KJ, Farid FS, Fornadley JA, Gardner DD, Henry LR, Kim J, Levy JM, Reger CM, Ritz HJ, Stachler RJ, Valdez TA, Reyes J, Dhepyasuwan N (Mar 2024). Executive Summary of Clinical Practice Guideline on Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy. PMID: 38408153. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 170(3), 635-667. (Read full article)
    6. Gurgel RK, Baroody FM, Damask CC, Mims JW, Gardner DD, Reger CM, Reyes J, Dhepyasuwan N (Mar 2024). Plain Language Summary: Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy. PMID: 38408155. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 170(3), 668-674. (Read full article)
    7. Babajanian EE, Cervantes MM, Gordon SA, Johnson KM, Horn ML, Patel NS, Gurgel RK (Feb 2024). Understanding Patient Utilization Patterns of Cochlear Implant Processors. PMID: 38384240. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 34894241234589. (Read full article)
    8. Marinelli JP, Herberg HA, Moore LS, Yancey KL, Kay-Rivest E, Casale GG, Durham A, Khandalavala KR, Lund-Johansen M, Kosaraju N, Lohse CM, Patel NS, Gurgel RK, Babu SC, Golfinos JG, Roland JT Jr, Hunter JB, Kutz JW Jr, Santa Maria PL, Link MJ, Tveiten V, Carlson ML (Feb 2024). Salvage Microsurgery Following Failed Primary Radiosurgery in Sporadic Vestibular Schwannoma. PMID: 38358763. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. (Read full article)
    9. Carlson ML, Lohse CM, Agazzi S, Babu SC, Barker FG, Barnett S, Bi WL, Biggs N, Boahene KD, Breen JT, Brown KD, Cay-Thomasen P, Cosetti MK, Deep NL, Dey JK, Dornhoffer JR, Forner D, Gurgel RK, Hansen MR, Hunter JB, Kalamarides M, Kim IA, King AT, Kircher ML, Lassaletta L, Link MJ, Lloyd SKW, Lund-Johansen M, Marinelli JP, Matthies C, Mehta V, Moore EJ, Nassiri AM, Neff BA, Nelson RF, Olson JJ, Patel NS, Celda MP, Plitt AR, Price DL, Thomas Roland J Jr, Sweeney AD, Tasche KK, Tatagiba M, Tveiten, Van Gompel JJ, Vrabec JT, Wanna GB, Weisskopf PA (Dec 2023). Rationale for the Development of a Novel Clinical Grading Scale for Postoperative Facial Nerve Function: Results of a Multidisciplinary International Working Group. PMID: 37875014. Otol Neurotol, 44(10), e747-e754. (Read full article)
    10. Youner ER, Chillakuru YR, Xu H, Dedmon M, Labadie R, Djalilian H, Mahboubi H, Westerberg B, Vaisbuch Y, Blevins N, Chen J, Lin V, Joyce MG, Moncada PX, Dabiri S, Gurgel RK, Kouhi A, Monfared AS (Oct 2023). Content Validity of a High-Fidelity Surgical Middle Ear Simulator: A Randomized Prospective International Multicenter Trial. PMID: 37590880. Otol Neurotol, 44(9), 903-911. (Read full article)
    11. Macielak RJ, Selleck AM, Kocharyan A, Hunter JB, Patro A, Perkins EL, Hamilton CA, Patel NS, Gurgel RK, Sweeney AD, Brown KD, Link MJ, Carlson ML (Jan 2023). Approach to Cochlear Implantation in Patients With Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts. PMID: 36939465. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 168(6), 1485-1493. (Read full article)
    12. Redding TS, Stephens AR, Gurgel RK (Jan 2023). The Effect of Social Deprivation on Patient Satisfaction in Otolaryngology Clinics. PMID: 36631937. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 34894221143579. (Read full article)
    13. Budohoski KP, Rennert RC, Gordon SA, Raheja A, Brandon C, Henson JC, Azab MA, Patel NS, Karsy M, Gurgel RK, Shelton C, Couldwell WT (Dec 2022). Factors associated with hearing outcomes after a middle fossa approach in 131 consecutive patients with vestibular schwannomas. PMID: 36461828. J Neurosurg, 1-10. (Read full article)
    14. Babajanian EE, Carmichael EC, Gordon SA, Patel NS, Gurgel RK (Oct 2022). Cochlear Implantation in Patients With Known Cognitive Impairment: What Are the Benefits? PMID: 36201563. Otol Neurotol, 43, 1144-1148. (Read full article)
    15. Cole KL, Babajanian E, Anderson R, Gordon S, Patel N, Dicpinigaitis AJ, Kazim SF, Bowers CA, Gurgel RK (Oct 2022). Association of Baseline Frailty Status and Age With Postoperative Complications After Cochlear Implantation: A National Inpatient Sample Study. PMID: 36190901. Otol Neurotol, 43, 1170-1175. (Read full article)
    16. Gurgel RK, Couldwell WT, Patel NS, Cannon-Albright LA (Sep 2022). Is There an Inherited Contribution to Risk for Sporadic Unilateral Vestibular Schwannoma? Evidence of Familial Clustering. PMID: 36113461. Otol Neurotol, 43(10), e1157-e1163. (Read full article)
    17. Fredrickson VL, Mortimer V, Rennert RC, Gurgel RK, Couldwell WT (Aug 2022). Staged and Combined Approach for Resection of Giant Posterior Fossa and Temporal Bone Schwannoma. PMID 35948215. World Neurosurg, 166, 170. (Read full article)
    18. Rennert RC, Budohoski KP, Gurgel RK, Couldwell WT (2022). Extended middle fossa approach for resection of a petroclival meningioma and vestibular schwannoma. Neurosurg Focus Video, 6(2), V5. (Read full article)
    19. Aylward A, Gordon SA, Murphy-Meyers M, Allen CM, Patel NS, Gurgel RK (2023). Caregiver Quality of Life After Cochlear Implantation in Older Adults. PMID 34855684. Otol Neurotol, 43(2), e191-e197. (Read full article)
    20. Redding TS, Keefe KR, Stephens AR, Gurgel RK (2022). Evaluating Factors That Influence Patient Satisfaction in Otolaryngology Clinics. PMID 35094607. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 132, 34894211055531. (Read full article)
    21. Miller RH, Gurgel RK, McCrary HC (2022). Graduating Otolaryngology Residents' Ideal Practice Expectations: A Longitudinal Analysis. PMID 34982583. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 167(3), 1945998211069505. (Read full article)
    22. Santa Maria PL, Shi Y, Aaron KA, Gurgel RK, Corrales CE, Soltys SG, Santa Maria C, Chang SD, Blevins NH, Jackler RK, Gibbs IC (2021). Tumor Control Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Patients with Vestibular Schwannomas - A Retrospective Cohort Study. Otol Neurotol, 42(10), e1548-e1559. (Read full article)
    23. Gurgel RK, Duff K, Foster NL, Urano KA, deTorres A (2021). Evaluating the Impact of Cochlear Implantation on Cognitive Function in Older Adults. PMID 34738240 . Laryngoscope, 132 Suppl 7, S1-S15. (Read full article)
    24. Miller RH, McCrary HC, Gurgel RK (2021). Assessing Trends in Fellowship Training Among Otolaryngology Residents: A National Survey Study. PMID 33618575. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 165(5), 655-661. (Read full article)
    25. McCrary HC, Babajanian E, Patel N, Yang S, Kircher M, Carlson ML, Gurgel RK (2021). Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome Following Head Trauma: A Multi-institutional Review. PMID 34272884 . Laryngoscope, 131(11), E2810-E2818. (Read full article)
    26. Gordon SA, Aylward A, Patel NS, Bowers C, Presson AP, Smith KR, Foster NL, Gurgel RK (2021). Does Frailty or Age Increase the Risk of Postoperative Complications Following Cochlear Implantation? PMID 34595366. OTO Open, 5(3), 2473974X211044084. (Read full article)
    27. Gordon SA, Gurgel RK (2021). Past and Future Biologics for Otologic Disorders. PMID 34119333. Otolaryngol Clin North Am, 54(4), 779-787. (Read full article)
    28. Casazza GC, Gurgel RK, McCrary HC, Ramirez AS, Krakovitz PR, Shelton C, Meier JD (2021). Are Opioids Necessary in Middle Ear Surgery? Comparing the Transcanal and Postauricular Approach. Otol Neurotol, 42(6), 851-857. (Read full article)
    29. Carlson ML, Larson DP, OBrien EK, Lohse CM, Kircher ML, Gurgel RK, Hunter JB, Micco AG, Nogan SJ, OConnell BP, Rangarajan SV, Rivas A, Sweeney AD, Wanna GB, Weisskopf PA, Choby G (2020). Prevalence of and Associations With Distress and Professional Burnout Among Otolaryngologists: Part II, Attending Physicians. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 164(5), 1030-1039. (Read full article)
    30. Larson DP, Carlson ML, Lohse CM, OBrien EK, Kircher ML, Gurgel RK, Hunter JB, Micco AG, Nogan SJ, OConnell BP, Rangarajan SV, Rivas A, Sweeney AD, Wanna GB, Weisskopf PA, Choby G (2020). Prevalence of and Associations With Distress and Professional Burnout Among Otolaryngologists: Part I, Trainees. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 164(5), 1019-1029. (Read full article)
    31. Dicpinigaitis AJ, Kalakoti P, Schmidt M, Gurgel R, Cole C, Carlson A, Pickett B, Sun H, Mukherjee D, Al-Mufti F, Bowers CA (2021). Associations of Baseline Frailty Status and Age With Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Vestibular Schwannoma Resection. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 147, 608-614. (Read full article)
    32. Aylward A, Murphy-Meyers M, Allen CM, Patel NS, Gurgel RK (2021). Frailty and Quality of Life After Cochlear Implantation in Older Adults. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 166, 1945998211004589. (Read full article)
    33. Aylward A, Naidu SR, Mellum C, King JB, Jones KG, Anderson JS, Foster NL, Gurgel RK (2020). Left Ear Hearing Predicts Functional Activity in the Brains of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease Dementia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 130(4), 343-349. (Read full article)
    34. Gurgel RK, Briggs SE, Dhepyasuwan N, Rosenfeld RM (2021). Quality Improvement in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Age-Related Hearing Loss Measures. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 165, 1945998211000442. (Read full article)
    35. Newberry I, Highland J, DeTorres A, Gurgel R (2021). Transmastoid Hydroxyapatite Resurfacing for Sigmoid Sinus Wall Anomalies Causing Pulsatile Tinnitus. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 130, 3489420987407. (Read full article)
    36. Casazza G, Carlson ML, Shelton C, Gurgel RK (2020). The Medially-Invasive Cholesteatoma: An Aggressive Subtype of a Common Pathology. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 130(1), 38-46. (Read full article)
    37. Aylward A, Auduong P, Anderson JS, Zielinski BA, Wang AY, Weng C, Foster NL, Gurgel RK (2020). Changes in the Auditory Association Cortex in Dementing Illnesses. Otol Neurotol, 41(10), 1327-1333. (Read full article)
    38. Casazza GC, McIntyre MK, Gurgel RK, McCrary HC, Shelton C, Couldwell WT, Bowers CA (2020). Increasing Frailty, Not Increasing Age, Results in Increased Length of Stay Following Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery. Otol Neurotol, 41(10), e1243-e1249. (Read full article)
    39. Carlson ML, Link MJ, Driscoll CLW, Haynes DS, Billings HA, Lohse CM, Hall ER, Agazzi S, Barker FG 3rd, Brackmann DE, Cueva RA, Golfinos JG, Gurgel RK, Kondziolka D, Kutz JW Jr, Neff BA, Sheehan JP, Van Gompel JJ, Yu CP (2021). Working Toward Consensus on Sporadic Vestibular Schwannoma Care: A Modified Delphi Study. Otol Neurotol, 41(10), e1360-e1371. (Read full article)
    40. Buchman CA, Gifford RH, Haynes DS, Lenarz T, ODonoghue G, Adunka O, Biever A, Briggs RJ, Carlson ML, Dai P, Driscoll CL, Francis HW, Gantz BJ, Gurgel RK, Hansen MR, Holcomb M, Karltorp E, Kirtane M, Larky J, Mylanus EAM, Roland JT Jr, Saeed SR, Skarzynski H, Skarzynski PH, Syms M, Teagle H, Van de Heyning PH, Vincent C, Wu H, Yamasoba T, Zwolan T (2020). Unilateral Cochlear Implants for Severe, Profound, or Moderate Sloping to Profound Bilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review and Consensus Statements. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 146(10), 942-953. (Read full article)
    41. Gurgel RK, Cardon BR, Allen CM, Presson AP, Kelly BC, Hopf HW, Choi SS, Miller RH (2019). Evaluating gender parity in operative experience for otolaryngology residencies in the United States. Laryngoscope, 130(7), 1651-1656. (Read full article)
    42. Casazza GC, Thomas AJ, Dewey J, Gurgel RK, Shelton C, Meier JD (2019). Variations in Stapes Surgery Cost within a Multihospital Network. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 161(5), 835-841. (Read full article)
    43. Santa Maria PL, Shi Y, Gurgel RK, Corrales CE, Soltys SG, Santa Maria C, Murray K, Chang SD, Blevins NH, Gibbs IC, Jackler RK (2018). Long-Term Hearing Outcomes Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Vestibular Schwannoma Patients-A Retrospective Cohort Study. Neurosurgery, 85(4), 550-559. (Read full article)
    44. McRackan, T R Hand, B N Cochlear Implant Quality of Life Development, Consortium Gurgel RK, Velozo, C A Dubno, J R (2019). Cochlear Implant Quality of Life (CIQOL): Development of a Profile Instrument (CIQOL-35 Profile) and a Global Measure (CIQOL-10 Global). J Speech Lang Hear Res, 62(9), 3554-3563.
    45. McRackan, T R Hand, B N Velozo, C A Dubno, J R Cochlear Implant Quality of Life Development, Consortium Gurgel RK (2019). Development of the Cochlear Implant Quality of Life Item Bank. Ear Hear, 40(4), 1016-1024.
    46. Casazza GC, McCrary HC, Shelton C, Gurgel RK (2019). Primary Petrous Apex Epidermoids With Skull Base Erosion. Otol Neurotol, 40(5), e556-e561. (Read full article)
    47. Casazza GC, Bowers CA, Gurgel RK (2019). Hearing Outcomes Reporting in Lateral Skull Base Surgery. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base, 80(2), 120-124. (Read full article)
    48. King JB1, Jones KG, Goldberg E, Rollins M, MacNamee K, Moffit C, Naidu SR, Ferguson MA, Garcia-Leavitt E, Amaro J, Breitenbach KR, Watson JM, Gurgel RK, Anderson JS, Foster NL (2019). Increased Functional Connectivity After Listening to Favored Music in Adults With Alzheimer Dementia. J Prev Alzheimers Dis, 6(1), 56-62.
    49. Thomas AJ, Casazza GC, MacDonald JD, Gurgel RK (2019). Coexistent Vestibular Schwannoma and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Recognition and Infection Control. Otol Neurotol, 40(3), e240-e243. (Read full article)
    50. Casazza GC, Thomas AJ, Gurgel RK, Shelton C, Meier JD (2018). Variation in Tympanoplasty Cost in a Multihospital Network. Otol Neurotol, 39(10), e1047-e1053. (Read full article)
    51. Casazza GC, Schwartz SR, Gurgel RK (2018). Systematic Review of Facial Nerve Outcomes After Middle Fossa Decompression and Transmastoid Decompression for Bell's Palsy With Complete Facial Paralysis. Otol Neurotol, 39(10), 1311-1318. (Read full article)
    52. Adunka OF, Gantz BJ, Dunn C, Gurgel RK, Buchman CA (2018). Minimum Reporting Standards for Adult Cochlear Implantation. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 159(2), 215-219. (Read full article)
    53. Paul SS, Dibble LE, Walther RG, Shelton C, Gurgel RK, Lester ME (2018). Reduced Purposeful Head Movements During Community Ambulation Following Unilateral Vestibular Loss. Neurorehabil Neural Repair, 32(4-5), 309-316. (Read full article)
    54. Casazza GC, Bowers CA, MacDonald JD, Couldwell WT, Shelton C, Gurgel RK (2018). What Is the Safety and Efficacy of Chemical Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Following Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery? Otol Neurotol, 39(2), e131-e136. (Read full article)
    55. Mazur MD, Gurgel R, MacDonald JD (2017). The Use of Semitranslucent Rubber Pledgets During Microsurgical Dissection of Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors: Technical Note. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown), 14(1), 6-9. (Read full article)
    56. Carlson ML, Sladen DP, Gurgel RK, Tombers NM, Lohse CM, Driscoll CL (2018). Survey of the American Neurotology Society on Cochlear Implantation: Part 1, Candidacy Assessment and Expanding Indications. Otol Neurotol, 39(1), e12-e19. (Read full article)
    57. Bangiyev JN, Gurgel R, Vanderhooft SL, Grimmer JF (2017). Reversible profound sensorineural hearing loss due to propranolol sensitive hemangioma in an infant with PHACE syndrome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 103, 55-57. (Read full article)
    58. Paul SS, Dibble LE, Walther RG, Shelton C, Gurgel RK, Lester ME (2017). Characterization of Head-Trunk Coordination Deficits After Unilateral Vestibular Hypofunction Using Wearable Sensors. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 143(10), 1008-1014. (Read full article)
    59. Thomas AJ, Wiggins RH 3rd, Gurgel RK (2017). Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as Jugular Foramen Paraganglioma: A Role for Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 126(8), 606-610. (Read full article)
    60. Thomson RS, Auduong P, Miller AT, Gurgel RK (16 MAR 2017). Hearing loss as a risk factor for dementia: A systematic review. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol.
    61. Thomson RS, Auduong P, Miller AT, Gurgel RK (2017). Hearing loss as a risk factor for dementia: A systematic review. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol, 2(2), 69-79. (Read full article)
    62. Bowers CA, Gurgel RK, Brimley C, Hawryluk GW, Taggart M, Braden S, Collett T, Gale D, Salzman KL, MacDonald JD (2016). Surgical Treatment of Vestibular Schwannoma: Does Age Matter? World Neurosurg, 96, 58-65. (Read full article)
    63. Sjogren PP, Gurgel RK, Park AH (2016). Does canal wall down mastoidectomy benefit syndromic children with congenital aural stenosis? Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 90, 200-203. (Read full article)
    64. Monfared A, Corrales CE, Theodosopoulos PV, Blevins NH, Oghalai JS, Selesnick SH, Lee H, Gurgel RK, Hansen MR, Nelson RF, Gantz BJ, Kutz JW Jr, Isaacson B, Roland PS, Amdur R, Jackler RK (2016). Facial Nerve Outcome and Tumor Control Rate as a Function of Degree of Resection in Treatment of Large Acoustic Neuromas: Preliminary Report of the Acoustic Neuroma Subtotal Resection Study (ANSRS). Neurosurgery, 79(2), 194-203. (Read full article)
    65. Quist TS, Palmer CA, MacDonald JD, Gurgel RK (2016). Solitary Plasmacytoma of the Petrous Apex: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Otol Neurotol, 37(7), e250-1. (Read full article)
    66. Raheja A, Bowers CA, MacDonald JD, Shelton C, Gurgel RK, Brimley C, Couldwell WT (2016). Middle Fossa Approach for Vestibular Schwannoma: Good Hearing and Facial Nerve Outcomes with Low Morbidity. World Neurosurg, 92, 37-46. (Read full article)
    67. Cannon RB, Thomson RS, Shelton C, Gurgel RK (2016). Long-term Outcomes After Middle Fossa Approach for Traumatic Facial Nerve Paralysis. Otol Neurotol, 37(6), 799-804. (Read full article)
    68. Chevallier KM, Wiggins RH, Quinn NA, Gurgel RK (2016). Differentiating Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Temporal Bone by Imaging Appearance. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 37(6), 1185-9. (Read full article)
    69. Gurgel RK (2015). Updating Clinical Practice Guidelines: How Do We Stay Current? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 153(4), 488-90. (Read full article)
    70. Ahmad I, Fernando A, Gurgel R, Jason Clark J, Xu L, Hansen MR (2015). Merlin status regulates p75(NTR) expression and apoptotic signaling in Schwann cells following nerve injury. Neurobiol Dis, 82, 114-122. (Read full article)
    71. Kawabata S, Hollander MC, Munasinghe JP, Brinster LR, Mercado-Matos JR, Li J, Regales L, Pao W, Jnne PA, Wong KK, Butman JA, Lonser RR, Hansen MR, Gurgel RK, Vortmeyer AO, Dennis PA (2015). Epidermal growth factor receptor as a novel molecular target for aggressive papillary tumors in the middle ear and temporal bone. Oncotarget, 6(13), 11357-68. (Read full article)
    72. Quist TS, Givens DJ, Gurgel RK, Chamoun R, Shelton C (2015). Hearing preservation after middle fossa vestibular schwannoma removal: are the results durable? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 152(4), 706-11. (Read full article)
    73. Thomas AJ, Wiggins RH 3rd, Gurgel RK (2015). Nonparaganglioma jugular foramen tumors. Otolaryngol Clin North Am, 48(2), 343-59. (Read full article)
    74. Cannon RB, Gurgel RK, Warren FM, Shelton C (2015). Facial nerve outcomes after middle fossa decompression for Bell's palsy. Otol Neurotol, 36(3), 513-8. (Read full article)
    75. Seidman MD, Gurgel RK, Lin SY, Schwartz SR, Baroody FM, Bonner JR, Dawson DE, Dykewicz MS, Hackell JM, Han JK, Ishman SL, Krouse HJ, Malekzadeh S, Mims JW, Omole FS, Reddy WD, Wallace DV, Walsh SA, Warren BE, Wilson MN, Nnacheta LC (2015). Clinical practice guideline: allergic rhinitis executive summary. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 152(2), 197-206. (Read full article)
    76. Seidman MD, Gurgel RK, Lin SY, Schwartz SR, Baroody FM, Bonner JR, Dawson DE, Dykewicz MS, Hackell JM, Han JK, Ishman SL, Krouse HJ, Malekzadeh S, Mims JW, Omole FS, Reddy WD, Wallace DV, Walsh SA, Warren BE, Wilson MN, Nnacheta LC, Guideline Otolaryngology Development Group AAO-HNSF (2015). Clinical practice guideline: Allergic rhinitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 152(1 Suppl), S1-43. (Read full article)
    77. Gurgel RK, Curtis SH, Shelton C (2015). A novel intraoral bone conduction hearing prosthesis: one-year safety and efficacy study. Otol Neurotol, 36(1), 106-10. (Read full article)
    78. Abele TA, Besachio DA, Quigley EP, Gurgel RK, Shelton C, Harnsberger HR, Wiggins RH 3rd (2014). Diagnostic accuracy of screening MR imaging using unenhanced axial CISS and coronal T2WI for detection of small internal auditory canal lesions. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 35(12), 2366-70. (Read full article)
    79. Curtis SH, Miller RH, Weng C, Gurgel RK (2014). The effect of duty hour regulation on resident surgical case volume in otolaryngology. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 151(4), 599-605. (Read full article)
    80. Hudson SK, Gurgel RK, Shelton C (2014). Revision stapedectomy with bone cement: are results comparable to those of standard techniques? Otol Neurotol, 35(9), 1501-3. (Read full article)
    81. London NR, Gurgel RK (2014). The role of vascular endothelial growth factor and vascular stability in diseases of the ear. Laryngoscope, 124(8), E340-6. (Read full article)
    82. Van Buren N, Buchmann L, Gurgel R, Shelton C (2014). Giant cell granuloma of the temporal bone. Otol Neurotol, 35(7), e211-2. (Read full article)
    83. Alyono JC, Corrales CE, Gurgel RK, Blevins N, Jackler RK (2014). Facial nerve schwannomas presenting as occluding external auditory canal masses: a therapeutic dilemma. Otol Neurotol, 35(7), 1284-9. (Read full article)
    84. Gurgel RK, Ward PD, Schwartz S, Norton MC, Foster NL, Tschanz JT (2014). Relationship of hearing loss and dementia: a prospective, population-based study. Otol Neurotol, 35(5), 775-81. (Read full article)
    85. Baugh RF, Basura GJ, Ishii LE, Schwartz SR, Drumheller CM, Burkholder R, Deckard NA, Dawson C, Driscoll C, Gillespie MB, Gurgel RK, Halperin J, Khalid AN, Kumar KA, Micco A, Munsell D, Rosenbaum S, Vaughan W (2013). Clinical practice guideline: Bell's Palsy executive summary. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 149(5), 656-63. (Read full article)
    86. Baugh RF, Basura GJ, Ishii LE, Schwartz SR, Drumheller CM, Burkholder R, Deckard NA, Dawson C, Driscoll C, Gillespie MB, Gurgel RK, Halperin J, Khalid AN, Kumar KA, Micco A, Munsell D, Rosenbaum S, Vaughan W (2013). Clinical practice guideline: Bell's palsy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 149(3 Suppl), S1-27. (Read full article)
    87. Gurgel RK, Shelton C (2013). The SoundBite hearing system: patient-assessed safety and benefit study. Laryngoscope, 123(11), 2807-12. (Read full article)
    88. Buchmann LO, Wiggins RH, Gurgel RK, Hunt JP (2013). Skin cancers of the external auditory canal. Facial Plast Surg, 29(5), 384-8. (Read full article)
    89. Nadaraja GS, Gurgel RK, Kim J, Chang KW (2013). Hearing outcomes of atresia surgery versus osseointegrated bone conduction device in patients with congenital aural atresia: a systematic review. Otol Neurotol, 34(8), 1394-9. (Read full article)
    90. Bliss MR, Jackler RK, Gurgel RK (2013). Recurrent contralateral hearing loss after 2 craniotomies for vestibular schwannoma: etiologic implications. Otol Neurotol, 34(7), 1237-40. (Read full article)
    91. Li PM, Linos E, Gurgel RK, Fischbein NJ, Blevins NH (2013). Evaluating the utility of non-echo-planar diffusion-weighted imaging in the preoperative evaluation of cholesteatoma: a meta-analysis. Laryngoscope, 123(5), 1247-50. (Read full article)
    92. Gurgel RK, Jackler RK, Dobie RA, Popelka GR (2012). A new standardized format for reporting hearing outcome in clinical trials. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 147(5), 803-7. (Read full article)
    93. Gurgel RK, Theodosopoulos PV, Jackler RK (2012). Subtotal/near-total treatment of vestibular schwannomas. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 20(5), 380-4. (Read full article)
    94. Corrales CE, Gurgel RK, Jackler RK (2012). Rehabilitation of central facial paralysis with hypoglossal-facial anastomosis. Otol Neurotol, 33(8), 1439-44. (Read full article)
    95. Gurgel RK, Dogru S, Amdur RL, Monfared A (2012). Facial nerve outcomes after surgery for large vestibular schwannomas: do surgical approach and extent of resection matter? Neurosurg Focus, 33(3), E16. (Read full article)
    96. Nadaraja GS, Gurgel RK, Fischbein NJ, Anglemyer A, Monfared A, Jackler RK, Blevins NH (2012). Radiographic evaluation of the tegmen in patients with superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Otol Neurotol, 33(7), 1245-50. (Read full article)
    97. Gurgel RK, Popelka GR, Oghalai JS, Blevins NH, Chang KW, Jackler RK (2012). Is it valid to calculate the 3-kilohertz threshold by averaging 2 and 4 kilohertz? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 147(1), 102-4. (Read full article)
    98. Marcinow AM, Provenzano MJ, Gurgel RK, Chang KE (2012). Primary intraosseous cavernous hemangioma of the zygoma: a case report and literature review. Ear Nose Throat J, 91(5), 210, 212, 214-5. (Read full article)
    99. Gurgel RK, Oghalai JS (2012). Are mastoid pressure dressings necessary after otologic surgery to prevent postoperative hematomas? Laryngoscope, 122(3), 485-6. (Read full article)
    100. Lin FY, Gurgel RK, Popelka GR, Capasso R (2012). The effect of continuous positive airway pressure on middle ear pressure. Laryngoscope, 122(3), 688-90. (Read full article)
    101. Gurgel RK (2012). History of United States Graduate Medical Education in Otolaryngology.
    102. Gurgel RK, Miller RA, Smith RJ (2011). Use of portfolios in otolaryngology graduate medical education. Laryngoscope, 121(6), 1173-6. (Read full article)
    103. Gurgel RK, Schiff BA, Flint JH, Miller RA, Zahtz GD, Smith RV, Fried MP, Smith RJ (2010). Mentoring in otolaryngology training programs. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 142(4), 487-92. (Read full article)
    104. Gurgel RK, Karnell LH, Hansen MR (2009). Middle ear cancer: a population-based study. Laryngoscope, 119(10), 1913-7. (Read full article)
    105. Gurgel RK, Lund G, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Role of otolaryngologists in health care for the homeless. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 118(7), 471-4. (Read full article)
    106. Gurgel RK, Brookes JT, Weinberger MM, Smith RJ (2008). Chronic cough and tonsillar hypertrophy: a case series. Pediatr Pulmonol, 43(11), 1147-1149. (Read full article)
    107. Gurgel RK, Roehm PC, Hansen MR (2006). Disseminated histoplasmosis presenting as a unilateral cranial nerve VIII mass: a case report. Otol Neurotol, 27(7), 1014-6. (Read full article)
    108. Badi AN, Kertesz TR, Gurgel RK, Shelton C, Normann RA (2003). Development of a novel eighth-nerve intraneural auditory neuroprosthesis. Laryngoscope, 113(5), 833-42. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Durham AR, Tooker EL, Patel NS, Gurgel RK (Apr 2023). Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Development of Sporadic Vestibular Schwannoma. PMID: 37019771. [Review]. Otolaryngol Clin North Am, 56(3), 413-420. (Read full article)
    2. Babajanian EE, Gurgel RK (Oct 2022). Cognitive and behavioral effects of hearing loss. PMID: 36004783. [Review]. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 30(5), 339-343. (Read full article)

    Book

    1. Brachmann DE, Arriaga M, Shelton C, Gurgel RK (2022). Otologic Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
    2. Gurgel RK, Harnsberger R (Published). Imaging in Otolaryngology (1st). Elsevier.

    Book Chapter

    1. Patel NS, Gurgel RK, Shelton C (2022). 28. Facial Nerve Tumors. In Arriaga, Brackmann, Gurgel, Shelton (Eds.), Otologic Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
    2. Gurgel RK (2022). 31. Bone-Vibrating Cochlea Stimulator. In Arriaga, Brackmann, Gurgel, Shelton (Eds.), Otologic Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
    3. Gurgel RK (2022). 32. Surgery of the Endolymphatic Sac. In Arriaga, Brackmann, Gurgel, Shelton (Eds.), Otologic Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
    4. Shelton C, Brackmann D, Gurgel RK (2022). 43. Middle Fossa Approach. In Arriaga, Brackmann, Gurgel, Shelton (Eds.), Otologic Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
    5. Gurgel RK (2022). 60. Vascular Considerations in Neurotologic Surgery. In Arriaga, Brackmann, Gurgel, Shelton (Eds.), Otologic Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
    6. Sowder JC, Schiffer BL, Gurgel RK, Shelton C (2017). Middle Fossa and Translabyrinthine Approaches. In Couldwell W (Ed.), Skull Base Surgery of the Posterior Fossa (1st Edition, pp. 37-53). Springer.
    7. Gurgel RK, Shelton C (2017). Facial Nerve Hemangiomas. In De Souza C (Ed.), Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (2nd, 2). Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.

    Letter

    1. Budohoski KP, Gurgel RK, Couldwell WT (Feb 2023). Vestibular Schwannoma: From a "Certain Hard Body" Through the "Bloody Angle" to Hearing Preservation Surgery. PMID: 36863961 [Letter to the editor]. World Neurosurg. (Read full article)
    2. Bowers CA, Varela S, Kazim SF, Gurgel R (Sep 2022). Association of Patient Frailty With Vestibular Schwannoma Resection Outcomes and Machine Learning Development of a Vestibular Schwannoma Risk Stratification Score. PMID: 36094282 [Letter to the editor]. Neurosurgery, 91, e139-e140. (Read full article)
    3. Bowers CA, Gurgel RK, MacDonald JD (2017). In Reply to "Indication of Surgical Management of Vestibular Schwannoma in the Older Age Group: Mysteries Still Unsolved". [Letter to the editor]. World Neurosurg, 105, 1024-1025. (Read full article)
    4. Cannon RB, Shelton C, Gurgel RK (2017). Response Regarding Combined Transmastoid and Middle Fossa Approach. [Letter to the editor]. Otol Neurotol, 38(2), 304. (Read full article)
    5. Jackler R, Gurgel R, Dobie R, Popelka G (2013). Letter to the editor response--Entong Wang. [Letter to the editor]. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 149(2), 351. (Read full article)
    6. Jackler R, Gurgel R, Dobie R, Popelka G (2013). Reply to Dr Carlson's letter: A new standardized format for reporting hearing outcome in clinical trials. [Letter to the editor]. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 149(2), 350. (Read full article)