Dallas Ear Institute
7777 Forest Lane, Suite A-103, Dallas, TX 75230 | Phone: (972) 566-7600 | Fax: (972) 566-6560 | www.dallasear.com

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Brian Rodgers, M.D.

Brian Rodgers grew up in Northeast Texas. He attended college at Texas A&M University-Commerce and graduated summa cum laude with degrees in biology and chemistry. He moved to Houston and obtained his doctorate of medicine with honors from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Rodgers completed residency training in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. He then received specialty training in otology, neurotology, and lateral skull base surgery at the Michigan Ear Institute near Detroit.

Dr. Rodgers’ clinical interests include hearing and balance, chronic ear infections, Meniere’s disease, cochlear implantation, facial nerve disorders, and skull base tumors. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association, American Academy of Otolaryngology, and American Neurotology Society. Dr. Rodgers is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has volunteered his time on various medical missions including Piedras Negras in Coahuila Mexico, Ciudad Acuna Mexico, and Antigua Guatemala.

Dr. Rodgers is excited to be back near his hometown and a part of the team at the Dallas Ear Institute. He resides in Dallas with his wife and enjoys music, local sports teams, and cycling.


Michigan Ear Institute - 2015-2017

Fellowship in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery

University of Kansas Medical Center - 2011-2015 

Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

University of Missouri-Kansas City - 2010-2011

Internship in General Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine - 2006-2010

Doctor of Medicine with Honor

Texas A&M University-Commerce - 2002-2006

Bachelor of Science with High Honors, summa cum laude
Biological Sciences and Chemistry

Board Certification

2008 USMLE I
2016 American Board of Otolaryngology
2018 Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery


2010 State of Kansas
2010 State of Missouri
2015 State of Michigan
2017 State of Texas


2017 Advanced Techniques in Cochlear Implantation
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA

2017 GammaKnife Radiosurgery
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI

2017 Otology Fellows Congress and Advanced Ear & Skull Base Surgery
University of Arkansas Medical Center
Little Rock, AR

2015 Course Instructor: Temporal Bone Dissection
Wayne State University and Michigan Ear Institute
Detroit, MI

2014 Medical Mission Surgeon
Antigua, Guatemala

2013 AO Fundamentals of Craniofacial Trauma
Boston, MA

2013 AAOA Basic Allergy
Olympic Valley, CA

2012 St. Louis University Endoscopic Ear/Temporal Bone Course
St. Louis, MO

Awards and Honors

2016 First Place Presentation Providence Hospital Research Day: Cochlear Patency
2015 Teaching Resident of the Year
2015 Book Award for Exceptional Performance
2014 Jacquelyne Holdcraft Clinical Excellence
2013 Oscar Pinsker Excellence in Otology/Neurotology
2013 First Place Presentation University of Kansas Research Day: Auditory Neuropathy
2010 Association for Research in Otolaryngology Travel Grant


2017 Factors Influencing Cochlear Patency after Translabyrinthine Surgery.
Brian Rodgers MD, Emily Stucken MD, Aaron Metrailer MD, Eric Sargent MD.
Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. April 1 2017. PMID: 28418275

2016 Transmastoid resurfacing versus middle fossa plugging for repair of superior
canal dehiscence: Comparison of techniques from a retrospective cohort.
Brian Rodgers MD, Jim Lin MD, Hinrich Staecker MD.
World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. 2016.
Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2016, Pages 161–167

2014 Bilateral Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Mastoiditis.
Brian Rodgers MD, Vidur Bhalla MD, Da Zhang MD, Wissam El Atrouni MD,
Fen Wang MD, James Lin MD. Head & Neck: Journal for The Sciences &
Specialties of The Head and Neck. 2014. PMID: 25546323

2014 Nervus Intermedius Menigioma. B Rodgers, R Chamoun, K Newell, J Lin.
Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 2014. PMID 24897007

2013 Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of
the Tongue Associated with Human Papilloma Virus: A Case Report. B Rodgers,
P Neupane, C Lominska, Y Shnayder. Frontiers in Oncology. 2013.

2013 Developments in Delivery of Medications for Inner Ear Disease.
H Staecker, B Rodgers. Expert Opinion Drug Delivery. April 2013.
PMID: 23560526

2012 Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Free Flap Harvesting and Plating.
American Head and Neck Society Website.
B Rodgers, B Cusick, Y More, Y Shnayder

2012 Expanding Cochlear Implantation to Patients with Residual High and
Middle Frequency Hearing. B Rodgers, S Prentiss, H Staecker.
Otorinolaringologia 2012. Vol 62


2017 “The Cost and Yield of Working up Asymmetric Hearing loss”
Michigan Ear Institute Spring Meeting
Traverse City, MI

2017 “Management of Malignancy of the Temporal Bone”
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

2017 “MRI Surveillance of Vestibular Schwannoma after Translabyrinthine Gross Total
North American Skull Base Society
New Orleans, LA

2016 “Sudden SNHL and Asymmetric SNHL: Cost Effective Management”
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
San Diego, CA

2016 “Factors Influencing Cochlear Patency after Translabyrinthine Craniotomy for
Vestibular Schwannoma”
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
San Diego, CA

2014 “Surgical Options for Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence”
American Neurotology Society Spring Meeting
Las Vegas, NV

2013 “Athymic Mice as a Model for Auditory Neuropathy”
American Neurotology Society Spring Meeting
Orlando, FL

2012 “A Case of Atrophic Rhinitis Caused by Klebsiella Ozaenae”
Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Washington D.C

2012 “Endobronchial Fibroepithelial Polyp Presenting as a Foreign Body”
Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children
Charleston, SC

2010 “Modulation of Prestin-associated Charge Movement by an Omega-3 Fatty Acid
Association for Research in Otolaryngology
Anaheim, CA


2017 Texas Medical Association
2015 American Neurotology Society
2010 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
2006 American Medical Association
2010 Alpha Omega Alpha
2010 Gold Humanism Society

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