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Craig A. Buchman, MD

Lindburg Professor and Chair, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Specialty Areas

Otology
Neurotology
Skull Base Tumors
Cochlear Implants - Adults
Cochlear Implants - Pediatric
Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology
Neurotology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Ear, nose and throat conditions, hearing loss, facial nerve injury and disorder, facial paralysis, temporal bone tumors and cancer, acoustic neuroma, skull-base surgery, adult and pediatric cochlear implants, auditory brainstem implants, active middle ear implants, neurofibromatosis, otosclerosis, and cholesteatoma.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Ear, Nose and Throat Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 11
Office Phone: 314-362-7509

West County ENT

1040 N. Mason Road, Suite 123
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-362-7509
Fax: 314-432-8208

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Floor: 3
Office Phone: 314-454-6162

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Office Phone: 314-454-5437

Washington University Center for Hearing and Balance DIsorders

226 S Woods Mill Road
Suite 58 West
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: 314-453-0001
Fax: 314-453-0489

Education

Education

Fellowship, Otology/Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery: House Ear Institute and Clinic, Los Angeles, CA 1997
Residency, Otolaryngology: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 1997
Fellowship (Research), Otolaryngology: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1992
Medical Degree: University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 1990
BS, Microbiology: University of Georgia, Athens, GA 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effects of Cochlear Implantation on Binaural Hearing in Adults With Unilateral Hearing Loss.
Buss E, Dillon MT, Rooth MA, King ER, Deres EJ, Buchman CA, Pillsbury HC, Brown KD
Trends Hear. 2018 Jan-Dec; 222331216518771173. doi: 10.1177/2331216518771173.

PMID:
    29732951
    [PubMed - in process]
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Minimum Reporting Standards for Adult Cochlear Implantation.
Adunka OF, Gantz BJ, Dunn C, Gurgel RK, Buchman CA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Mar 1; 194599818764329. doi: 10.1177/0194599818764329.

PMID:
    29557283
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Response Changes During Insertion of a Cochlear Implant Using Extracochlear Electrocochleography.
Giardina CK, Khan TE, Pulver SH, Adunka OF, Buchman CA, Brown KD, Pillsbury HC, Fitzpatrick DC
Ear Hear. 2018 Mar 16; doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000571.

PMID:
    29554036
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Multicenter US Clinical Trial With an Electric-Acoustic Stimulation (EAS) System in Adults: Final Outcomes.
Pillsbury HC 3rd, Dillon MT, Buchman CA, Staecker H, Prentiss SM, Ruckenstein MJ, Bigelow DC, Telischi FF, Martinez DM, Runge CL, Friedland DR, Blevins NH, Larky JB, Alexiades G, Kaylie DM, Roland PS, Miyamoto RT, Backous DD, Warren FM, El-Kashlan HK, Slager HK, Reyes C, Racey AI, Adunka OF
Otol Neurotol. 2018 Mar; 39(3)299-305. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001691.

PMID:
    29342054
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of Cochlear Implantation on Quality of Life in Adults with Unilateral Hearing Loss.
Dillon MT, Buss E, Rooth MA, King ER, Deres EJ, Buchman CA, Pillsbury HC, Brown KD
Audiol Neurootol. 2017; 22(4-5)259-271. doi: 10.1159/000484079.

PMID:
    29298446
    [PubMed - in process]
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Early Outcomes With a Slim, Modiolar Cochlear Implant Electrode Array.
McJunkin JL, Durakovic N, Herzog J, Buchman CA
Otol Neurotol. 2018 Jan; 39(1)e28-e33. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001652.

PMID:
    29227449
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pediatric Auditory Brainstem Implantation: Surgical, Electrophysiologic, and Behavioral Outcomes.
Teagle HFB, Henderson L, He S, Ewend MG, Buchman CA
Ear Hear. 2018 Mar/Apr; 39(2)326-336. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000501.

PMID:
    29023243
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Electrically Evoked Auditory Change Complex Evoked by Temporal Gaps Using Cochlear Implants or Auditory Brainstem Implants in Children With Cochlear Nerve Deficiency.
He S, McFayden TC, Shahsavarani BS, Teagle HFB, Ewend M, Henderson L, Buchman CA
Ear Hear. 2018 May/Jun; 39(3)482-494. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000498.

PMID:
    28968281
    [PubMed - in process]
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Audiological Outcomes and Map Characteristics in Children With Perimodiolar and Slim Straight Array Cochlear Implants in Opposite Ears.
Park LR, Teagle HFB, Brown KD, Gagnon EB, Woodard JS, Buchman CA
Otol Neurotol. 2017 Oct; 38(9)e320-e326. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001539.

PMID:
    28902802
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Longitudinal Changes in Electrically Evoked Auditory Event-Related Potentials in Children With Auditory Brainstem Implants: Preliminary Results Recorded Over 3 Years.
He S, Teagle HFB, McFayden TC, Ewend M, Henderson L, He N, Buchman CA
Ear Hear. 2018 Mar/Apr; 39(2)318-325. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000488.

PMID:
    28891823
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intraoperative Electrocochleographic Characteristics of Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder in Cochlear Implant Subjects.
Riggs WJ, Roche JP, Giardina CK, Harris MS, Bastian ZJ, Fontenot TE, Buchman CA, Brown KD, Adunka OF, Fitzpatrick DC
Front Neurosci. 2017; 11416. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00416.

PMID:
    28769753
    [PubMed]
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The Electrically Evoked Compound Action Potential: From Laboratory to Clinic.
He S, Teagle HFB, Buchman CA
Front Neurosci. 2017; 11339. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00339.

PMID:
    28690494
    [PubMed]
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Clinical role of electrocochleography in children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder.
Fontenot TE, Giardina CK, Teagle HF, Park LR, Adunka OF, Buchman CA, Brown KD, Fitzpatrick DC
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Aug; 99120-127. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2017.05.026.

PMID:
    28688553
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Direct administration of 2-Hydroxypropyl-Beta-Cyclodextrin into guinea pig cochleae: Effects on physiological and histological measurements.
Lichtenhan JT, Hirose K, Buchman CA, Duncan RK, Salt AN
PLoS One. 2017; 12(4)e0175236. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175236.

PMID:
    28384320
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cochlear Implantation in Cases of Unilateral Hearing Loss: Initial Localization Abilities.
Dillon MT, Buss E, Anderson ML, King ER, Deres EJ, Buchman CA, Brown KD, Pillsbury HC
Ear Hear. 2017 Sep/Oct; 38(5)611-619. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000430.

PMID:
    28375876
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Developing Quality Measures for Adult Cochlear Implant Centers: Preliminary Findings.
Vila PM, Lieu JE, Hullar TE, Buchman CA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Nov; 155(5)748-752.

PMID:
    27554517
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrically Evoked Auditory Event-Related Responses in Patients with Auditory Brainstem Implants: Morphological Characteristics, Test-Retest Reliability, Effects of Stimulation Level, and Association with Auditory Detection.
He S, McFayden TC, Teagle HF, Ewend M, Henderson L, Buchman CA
Ear Hear. 2016 Nov/Dec; 37(6)634-649.

PMID:
    27579988
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Compound Action Potential in Subjects Receiving a Cochlear Implant.
Scott WC, Giardina CK, Pappa AK, Fontenot TE, Anderson ML, Dillon MT, Brown KD, Pillsbury HC, Adunka OF, Buchman CA, Fitzpatrick DC
Otol Neurotol. 2016 Dec; 37(10)1654-1661.

PMID:
    27749750
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of interdevice interval on speech perception performance among bilateral, pediatric cochlear implant recipients.
Kocdor P, Iseli CE, Teagle HF, Woodard J, Park L, Zdanski CJ, Brown KD, Adunka OF, Buchman CA
Laryngoscope. 2016 Oct; 126(10)2389-94. doi: 10.1002/lary.26012.

PMID:
    27098767
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Analysis of Outcome Domains in Adult Cochlear Implantation: A Systematic Review.
Vila PM, Hullar TE, Buchman CA, Lieu JE
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Aug; 155(2)238-45. doi: 10.1177/0194599816641382.

PMID:
    27048664
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Advanced Bionics

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,000 - $19,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


Company Name: Advanced Cochlear Diagnostics

Royalties: $80,000 - $99,999

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board: $20,000 - $39,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018

Areas of Research Interest

Cochlear implant outcomes, auditory and cortical electrophysiology, clinical trials