Bradley W. Kesser, MD

Bradley W. Kesser, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Otology/Neurotology

Bradley Kesser, MDDr. Kesser specializes in Otology/Neurotology, having completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck surgery at the University of Virginia in 1998 and having received his fellowship training in Otology/Neurotology from the world-renowned House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles, CA in 2000.

His numerous awards include the Triological Society’s Fowler Award, given to the best basic science research paper presented at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting in 2007 and the Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence at the University of Virginia in 2011. He was inducted into the University of Virginia Academy of Distinguished Educators in the Fall of 2011.  His national and international speaking engagements and presentations as well as his publications have focused on the diagnosis and surgical restoration of impaired hearing and congenital hearing loss.

Prior to the University of Virginia, Dr. Kesser worked in private practice in Atlanta, GA with a clinical appointment at Emory University.  Dr. Kesser returned to the University of Virginia to continue the pioneering work of Dr. Robert Jahrsdoerfer, the world’s foremost authority on surgery for congenital middle ear malformations and aural atresia.  His research interests also include a simulation tool used for teaching diagnostic otoscopy and myringotomy with ventilation tube insertion.

Dr. Kesser is a diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology and is Board-certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery with subspecialty certification in Otology/Neurotology.

Recent Publications:

Development and validation of a novel ear simulator to teach pneumatic otoscopy.  Morris E, Kesser BW, Peirce-Cottler S, Keeley M.  Simul Healthc. 2012 Feb;7(1):22-6.

Assessment and management of chronic otitis externa.  Kesser BW Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Oct;19(5):341-7.

Age focused approach to dizziness. Preface.  Kesser BW, Gleason AT.  Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2011 Apr;44(2):xiii-xv.

Revision aural atresia surgery: indications and outcomes.  Oliver ER, Hughley BB, Shonka DC, Kesser BW Otol Neurotol. 2011 Feb;32(2):252-8.

Duplication of the internal auditory canal: radiographic imaging case of the monthKesser BW, Raghavan P, Mukherjee S, Carfrae M, Essig G, Hashisaki GT.  Otol Neurotol. 2010 Oct;31(8):1352-3.