Emily Stucken
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Program Assistant
Otolaryngology Education Lead

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Emily Stucken
Clinical Associate Professor
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  • About

    Dr. Emily Stucken is an associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Michigan. She specializes in diseases of the ear and skull base. Dr. Stucken completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, the University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. She completed advanced fellowship training in Otology and Neurotology at the Michigan Ear Institute. Dr. Stucken has received awards for excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research. She has published numerous scholarly articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals and otolaryngology texts. She is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and the American Neurotology Society and serves on national committees for these organizations. Dr. Stucken is also involved in humanitarian outreach work and has traveled to Cambodia to perform ear surgery on underserved patients. She is proficient in Spanish and French.

    Dr. Stucken is the director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the University of Michigan. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Stucken is invested in the advancement of knowledge and is an NIH-funded researcher in hearing sciences. She is a clinical faculty member at the Kresge Hearing Research Institute and has led international research collaboration. Dr. Stucken also runs the Temporal Bone Dissection Lab at the University of Michigan and directs the Temporal Bone Dissection Course.

    Dr. Stucken’s approach to Otolaryngology and Otology-Neurotology combines a strong background of clinical and academic expertise with a dedicated personal approach to patient care. Through this personal approach, she works to help patients understand their disease process and treatment options. The ear represents one of the most complex and intricate organs in the human body; just as diseases of the ear and skull base can be debilitating to a person’s interactions with the everyday world, the treatment for these diseases can restore a patient’s quality of life. Dr. Stucken works diligently toward providing specialized care to every patient on an individual basis to achieve the best possible outcomes.

    Research Overview

    Cochlear implants, encephaloceles, stapedectomy surgery, hearing technology

    Recent Publications See All Publications
    • Journal Article
      Changing Management of Intravestibular Schwannomas in the Era of Cochlear Implantation for Single-Sided Deafness.
      Hershey E, Chionis L, Kazemi R, Valenzuela C, El-Kashlan HK, Basura GJ, Stucken EZ. Otol Neurotol, 2024 Apr 1; 45 (4): e337 - e341. DOI:10.1097/MAO.0000000000004140
      PMID: 38361345
    • Journal Article
      Reversing Synchronized Brain Circuits Using Targeted Auditory-Somatosensory Stimulation to Treat Phantom Percepts: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
      Jones GR, Martel DT, Riffle TL, Errickson J, Souter JR, Basura GJ, Stucken E, Schvartz-Leyzac KC, Shore SE. JAMA Netw Open, 2023 Jun 1; 6 (6): e2315914 DOI:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.15914
      PMID: 37266943
    • Journal Article
      A Case of Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Wernicke Encephalopathy.
      Arivoli K, Benvenuto A, Stucken E. Laryngoscope, 2023 Jun; 133 (6): 1492 - 1494. DOI:10.1002/lary.30606
      PMID: 36762433
    • Journal Article
      The Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Vestibular Schwannoma Management: A Single Institution Review.
      Ellsperman SE, Bellile E, Fryatt R, Hoi K, Wang J, Fayson S, Banakis Hartl RM, Stucken EZ. Otol Neurotol, 2023 Jun 1; 44 (5): 507 - 512. DOI:10.1097/MAO.0000000000003883
      PMID: 37167450
    • Presentation
      Health Justice & Healthcare Provider as Agent of Change
      Grob K, Stucken E. 2023 Apr 4;
    • Journal Article
      Hearing Outcomes of a New Cartilage Conduction Device vs Bone Conduction Devices.
      Nairn EM, Chen AS, Nishimura T, Berezovsky A, Stucken EZ. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2023 Apr; 168 (4): 821 - 828. DOI:10.1177/01945998221123057
      PMID: 36066979
    • Journal Article
      Design and testing of ultraminiature microelectromechanical systems middle ear accelerometers
      Kitsopoulos P, Hake AE, Stucken EZ, Welch CM, Grosh K. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2023 Mar 1; 153 (3_supplement): a145 - a145. DOI:10.1121/10.0018451
    • Proceeding / Abstract / Poster
      Delayed Presentation of Massive Skull Base Cholesteatoma Following Ear Overclosure: The Importance of Radiographic Surveillance
      Fischer I, Dermody S, Kahng Y, Stucken E. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B Skull Base, 2023 Feb; 84: s1 - s344. DOI:10.1055/s-0043-1762443