December 19, 2011

David Eisele named the Andelot Professor of Laryngology, Otology

David W. Eisele, a faculty member from 1988 to 2001 in the School of Medicine’s Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, has been appointed the Andelot Professor of Laryngology and Otology and director of the department, effective March 1, 2012. He will succeed John Niparko, who has served as interim director since August 2009, when then director Lloyd Minor was named university provost.

Since 2001, Eisele has been chairman of the University of California, San Francisco’s Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. He also is director of the UCSF Head and Neck Cancer Program and president of the UCSF medical staff. He specializes in treating malignant and benign tumors of the head and neck, with special interest in salivary gland neoplasms and disorders.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and Cornell University Medical College, he has held appointments at Johns Hopkins in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Oncology, and Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.

Niparko will remain chief of the Division of Otology, Audiology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, as well as director of the Listening Center at Johns Hopkins.