Dr. Eisenman specializes in Otology, Neurotology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery. This clinical discipline focuses on diseases of the ear and skull base, including treatment of hearing loss from all causes, and cochlear implant surgery in particular. Following completion of his clinical training, including a 2-year accredited fellowship in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Dr. Eisenman began his career at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. While at Walter Reed he secured funding to start the first formal cochlear implant program in the US Military, one that has grown and thrived to this day.

Dr. Eisenman is currently an Associate Professor in, and the Vice-Chairman of, the Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Director of the Division of Otology and Neurotology. He is also the Program Director for the Department’s Residency, and in charge of the overall educational program.


David J. Eisenman
16 S. Eutaw St. Suite 500 Baltimore, MD 21201
Maryland Cochlear Implant Center of Excellence
deisenman [at] som.umaryland.edu