Dr. Ronen Nazarian


Dr. Ronen Nazarian is the Director of Otology and Hearing Disorders at Osborne Head and Neck Institute in Los Angeles, CA. He is board-certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and has completed fellowship training in Otology and Skull Base Surgery. Dr. Nazarian was raised in Los Angeles, completing his undergraduate education at UCLA and medical school at University of Southern California.

In order to have a diverse clinical experience, he pursued residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Miami Medical Center and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. It was here where Dr. Nazarian trained in one of the busiest cochlear implant programs in America, seeing first-hand the daily gratification of restoring a person’s ability to hear. He decided that he wanted to become an expert in hearing surgery, and pursued an additional year of training in otology and skull base surgery.

Dr Nazarian has been the author of multiple publications, including an article in the journal Nature. He has also published in journals such as Otology & Neurotology, Clinical Cancer Research, PLoS One, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Anatomical Records, Seminars in Plastic Surgery, and Laryngoscope. He has also published a chapter in a pediatric otolaryngology textbook. He is an accomplished public speaker and has presented at national and international meetings, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the 5th International Congress on Bone Conduction Hearing and Related Technologies, the the 14th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, and the Annual Triological Meeting.

Dr. Nazarian has a strong interest in treating hearing and balance disorders, particularly severe hearing loss, ringing in the ears, noise sensitivity, chronic ear infections, cholesteatoma, Meniere’s disease, and other causes of vertigo.