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J.Gail Neely, MD, FACS

Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Facial Nerve Center
Director, Research in Otolaryngology
Professor, Occupational Therapy Program

Specialty Areas

Otology
Neurotology
Facial Paralysis
Otolaryngology
Cochlear Implants - Adults
Skull Base Tumors
Ear, Nose and Throat
Facial Nerve Injury and Disorders
Hearing Loss
Meniere's Disease

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology
Neurotology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest


Surgical treatment of ear and lateral skull base diseases, Diagnostically difficult and complex cases, Advanced clinical teaching, Surgical hearing restoration and tumor resection (Cochlear Implants, Ossicular Reconstruction/Middle Ear Prostheses, Tympanic Membrane Repair, Mastoidectomy, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids, BAHA, Acoustic/Meningioma Tumor Resection, Glomus Jugulare Resection, Facial Nerve Surgery), draining ear, ear and skull base tumors, facial paralysis, facial paralysis, facial twitching, fluid behind ear drum, pediatric otology (any child with hearing loss), progressive or fluctuating hearing loss, uncontrollable vertigo, Meniere's disease.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

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
Fax: 314-747-8687
Email: neelyg@ent.wustl.edu

Education

Education

Fellowship: Otology/Neurotology House Ear Clinic/Institute, Los Angeles, California 1973
Residency: Otolaryngology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1972
Medical Degree: University of Oklahoma 1965
Sabbatical: Quantitative Clinical Epidemiology, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut 1993

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Practical guide to understanding clinical research compliance.
Neely JG, Paniello RC, Graboyes EM, Sharon JD, Grindler DJ, Nussenbaum B
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 May; 150(5)716-21. doi: 10.1177/0194599814524895.

PMID:
    24598406
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Importance of the brow in facial expressiveness during human communication.
Neely JG, Lisker P, Drapekin J
Otol Neurotol. 2014 Mar; 35(3)e97-103. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3182a006cd.

PMID:
    24136311
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical guide to understanding Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER).
Neely JG, Sharon JD, Graboyes EM, Paniello RC, Nussenbaum B, Grindler DJ, Dassopoulos T, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Washington School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Dec; 149(6)804-12. doi: 10.1177/0194599813506539.

PMID:
    24098005
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical guide to understanding the need for clinical practice guidelines.
Neely JG, Graboyes E, Paniello RC, Sequeira SM, Grindler DJ
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jul; 149(1)1-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599813487501.

PMID:
    23625796
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical guide to understanding multivariable analyses, Part B: conjunctive consolidation.
Neely JG, Lieu JE, Sequeira SM, Graboyes E, Paniello RC, Nussenbaum B, Grindler DJ, Voelker CC
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Mar; 148(3)359-65. doi: 10.1177/0194599812471500.

PMID:
    23264117
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical guide to understanding multivariable analyses: Part A.
Neely JG, Paniello RC, Lieu JE, Voelker CC, Grindler DJ, Sequeira SM, Nussenbaum B
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Feb; 148(2)185-90. doi: 10.1177/0194599812462685.

PMID:
    23034515
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Auditory brainstem response testing in neurodiagnosis: structure versus function.
Peterein JL, Neely JG
J Am Acad Audiol. 2012 Apr; 23(4)269-75. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.23.4.5.

PMID:
    22463940
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sequential bilateral cochlear implantation in a patient with bilateral Ménière's disease.
Holden LK, Neely JG, Gotter BD, Mispagel KM, Firszt JB
J Am Acad Audiol. 2012 Apr; 23(4)256-68. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.23.4.4.

PMID:
    22463939
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sudden sensorineural hearing loss and delayed complete sudden spontaneous recovery.
Ortmann AJ, Neely JG
J Am Acad Audiol. 2012 Apr; 23(4)249-55. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.23.4.3.

PMID:
    22463938
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical guide to choosing an appropriate data display.
Paniello RC, Neely JG, Rich JT, Slattery EL, Voelker CC
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Dec; 145(6)886-94. doi: 10.1177/0194599811423608.

PMID:
    21975544
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hyperventilation-induced nystagmus and vertigo after stereotactic radiotherapy for vestibular schwannoma.
Bradley JP, Hullar TE, Neely JG, Goebel JA
Otol Neurotol. 2011 Oct; 32(8)1336-8. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31822e8666.

PMID:
    21897322
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A practical guide to surveys and questionnaires.
Slattery EL, Voelker CC, Nussenbaum B, Rich JT, Paniello RC, Neely JG
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jun; 144(6)831-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599811399724.

PMID:
    21493322
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Computerized objective measurement of facial motion: normal variation and test-retest reliability.
Neely JG, Wang KX, Shapland CA, Sehizadeh A, Wang A
Otol Neurotol. 2010 Dec; 31(9)1488-92. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181edb6b8.

PMID:
    20729781
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A practical guide to understanding Kaplan-Meier curves.
Rich JT, Neely JG, Paniello RC, Voelker CC, Nussenbaum B, Wang EW
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep; 143(3)331-6. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2010.05.007.

PMID:
    20723767
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sunnybrook facial grading system: reliability and criteria for grading.
Neely JG, Cherian NG, Dickerson CB, Nedzelski JM
Laryngoscope. 2010 May; 120(5)1038-45. doi: 10.1002/lary.20868.

PMID:
    20422701
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A practical guide to understanding systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
Neely JG, Magit AE, Rich JT, Voelker CC, Wang EW, Paniello RC, Nussenbaum B, Bradley JP
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jan; 142(1)6-14. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.09.005.

PMID:
    20096216
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A practical guide for understanding confidence intervals and P values.
Wang EW, Ghogomu N, Voelker CC, Rich JT, Paniello RC, Nussenbaum B, Karni RJ, Neely JG
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jun; 140(6)794-9. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.02.003.

PMID:
    19467392
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical guide to efficient analysis and diagramming articles.
Neely JG, Karni RJ, Wang EW, Rich JT, Paniello RC, Voelker CC, Nussenbaum B
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jan; 140(1)4-8. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2008.10.013.

PMID:
    19130951
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practical guide to understanding the value of case reports.
Neely JG, Karni RJ, Nussenbaum B, Paniello RC, Fraley PL, Wang EW, Rich JT
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Mar; 138(3)261-4. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2007.12.014.

PMID:
    18312868
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A practical guide to understanding outcomes research.
Stewart MG, Neely JG, Paniello RC, Fraley PL, Karni RJ, Nussenbaum B
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Nov; 137(5)700-6.

PMID:
    17967631
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Dr Neely’s research interests center on methods for assessing facial surface dynamic deformity and underlying neuromuscular activity, using surface electromyography and surface laser Doppler virometry. He is the otolaryngology department program director for postdoctoral (residency) research, predoctoral medical student research program and a mentor for the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program for high school student summer research intern. For more information, visit Dr. Neely's lab website.