Dennis R. Maceri

Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Neurological Surgery
Dennis R. Maceri, MD

Areas of treatment:

Thyroid Surgery
Parathyroid Surgery
Cochlear Implants
Ear Surgeries
Neurotology

Specialties:

  • Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery
  • Pediatrics

Departments:

  • Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Department of Pediatrics

Language:

  • English
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Dennis R. Maceri, MD

Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Neurological Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Keck Hospital of USC

About this doctor:

I received my bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UCLA. I then went to medical school at University of California Irvine and did my residency at UCLA in Head and Neck Surgery. After training, I joined the faculty at the University of Michigan where I was an Assistant Professor for two years. Upon moving to USC in 1984, I was Division Head at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles from 1985 to 1993. My current research interest is in thyroid cancer, specifically in the genetic changes responsible for tumor spread.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Medicine, University of California Irvine, 1977
Master of Arts, Zoology, University of California Irvine, 1972

Internships:

University of California Los Angeles, Straight Surgery, 1977 - 1978

Residencies:

University of California Los Angeles, General Surgery, 1978 - 1979
University of California Los Angeles, Head and Neck Surgery, 1979 - 1982

Certifications:

American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional society memberships:

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Otolaryngology
American Neurotology Society
American Thyroid Association

Awards:

Keck School of Medicine Teaching Awards, 2003 and 2007