Alan G. Micco, MD

“Every time we see that AHRF-funded research was directly related to positive advancements in the understanding and treatment of hearing and balance disorders, we’re reminded of just how important our work at AHRF is.”

– Alan G. Micco, MD


A practicing surgeon-educator and leading expert in otolaryngology and neurotology, Alan G. Micco, MD, brings extensive medical knowledge and clinical experience to his roles as President of the AHRF Board and Chairman of the Research Committee. Micco is on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH). He also is a Professor in the departments of Otolaryngology, Neurological Surgery, and Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he heads the section of Otology and Neurotology. In addition, Micco is the residency program director in the Otolaryngology Department and a Fellow of the Hugh Knowles Center. He belongs to several professional organizations, including the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society, the Triological Society, the Chicago Laryngological and Otological Society, and the American College of Surgeons. Micco has published dozens of articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has received numerous awards over the course of his career, including the Edmund Fowler Award from the Triological Society. Micco is a long-time member of the Board of the Chicago Hearing Society. He is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College and earned his MD from Northwestern University, where he also completed his residency and fellowship training.

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