Fayez Bahmad Jr

University of Brasilia

Professor Dr. Fayez Bahmad Jr. is Livre-docente Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo - FMUSP, São Paulo, SP, Brazil; Professor of the Stricto Sensu Graduate Program of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Brasilia - PPG FCS UnB, Brasilia, DF, Brazil; PhD from the Graduate Program of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the University of Brasilia - PPG FM UnB; Ad Hoc Consultant and Head of the DRI Special Advisory Group (GAE) of the Higher Education Personnel Improvement Coordination - CAPES; Otology Editor, Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - BJORL; Founder and Director of the Brasiliense Institute of Otorhinolaryngology - IBORL, Brasilia, DF, Brazil; President Elected of The International Otopathology Society, which is also known as the “Schuknecht Society,” Harvard Medical School, MA, EUA; Editor in Chief of The International Tinnitus Journal and Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - BJORL. He completed the ENT Residency Program at the University of Brasilia Hospital (Otolaryngology) and received his PhD at the University of Brasilia Medical School under the orientation of Prof. Carlos A. Oliveira, MD, PhD. Professor Oliveira is well known for establishing one of the most successful research groups in Otology in Brazil and South America. Professor Dr. Fayez Bahmad Jr. was awarded the prestigious Schuknecht Prize at The International Otopathology Society Meeting held in Boston in 2003. He was a Fellow in Otology and Neurotology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Fellow in Human Genetics at Seidman Laboratory, Department of Genetics, both at Harvard Medical School when he was engaged in projects under the mentorship of Prof. Saumil N. Merchant, MD, PhD, one of the foremost professors and researchers in otology and otopathology in the Harvard Medical School. Has experience in Medicine, focusing on Otorhinolaryngological Surgery, acting on Surgical Otology;

3books edited

3chapters authored

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Dizziness and vertigo are symptoms related to peripheral vestibular disorders. These are among the most common complaints in medical offices, and knowledge of the major diseases affecting this system is of fundamental importance to the specialist in otolaryngology. In recent years, great advances have been made in otoneurology, which, coupled with increasing knowledge in the field of neurosciences, have substantially modified the approach of the patient with balance complaints. This book studies the most polemic of these vestibular diseases, Ménière’s disease.

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