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Mark Syms, MDBoard-Certified Neurotologist/Otologist, Founder


Dr. Syms is one of the first physicians in the country to be board-certified in neurotology and a national leader in hearing technology. After nearly two decades of experience treating ear problems, Dr. Syms has helped thousands of people improve their quality of life.

Dr. Syms graduated with honors from Boston College with degrees in biology and philosophy before earning his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. After completing his ENT residency training at Tripler Regional Medical Center in Honolulu, Dr. Syms did his fellowship training at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles, one of the world’s premier surgery organizations.

Dr. Syms frequently gives lectures on neurotology locally, nationally and internationally and is an extensively published author. He is also a member of numerous professional organizations.

Dr. Syms was born and raised in Philadelphia. He is married with three children. In his free time, he enjoys movies, hiking and spending time with his family.

Honors & Affiliations

Founder, Arizona Hearing Center

Director, Neurotology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Director, Barrow Acoustic Neuroma Center, Barrow Neurological Institute

Past President, Arizona Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Certificate of Honor, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Annual Meeting Program Committee Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Arizona Delegate, Board of Governors, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

President, Board of Directors of Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind