A. Eliot Shearer | Medical Services
Programs & Services
- Bone-Anchored Hearing System Program
- Center for Communication Enhancement
- Cochlear Implant Program
- Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement
A. Eliot Shearer | Education
2007, Athens, OH
2014, Iowa City, IA
2014, Iowa City, IA
2015, Iowa City, IA
2019, Iowa City, IA
2020, Boston, MA
A. Eliot Shearer | Certifications
- American Board of Otolaryngology (Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology)
- American Board of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)
A. Eliot Shearer | Professional History
Dr. Eliot Shearer completed his MD, PhD, and residency training Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, considered one of the top training programs in the nation in Otolaryngology for more than 20 years. He then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shearer was invited to join the staff in the Department of Otolaryngology & Communication Enhancement at Boston Children’s Hospital following completion of his fellowship in 2020.
Dr. Shearer has experience and training in the entire breadth of Pediatric Otolaryngology. He has a special interest in the surgical management of pediatric ear disorders (otology) including hearing loss, ossicular abnormalities, cholesteatoma, bone anchored hearing aids, and cochlear implantation. Dr. Shearer is a member of the Cochlear Implant Program at Boston Children's Hospital.
Dr. Shearer is also a scientist. His laboratory studies the genetics of hearing loss and other ear, nose, and throat disorders. He is internationally recognized for his work in developing a new genetic testing platform for the diagnosis of hearing loss and has written many research articles and several book chapters on the subject. Dr. Shearer also studies ways to improve the newborn hearing screen using new technologies and ways to improve outcomes for children with cochlear implants.
A. Eliot Shearer | Media
Dr. A. Eliot Shearer is featured on Episode 6: What do I do about my child’s ear infection?