Clinical Advisory Board

Steven D. Rauch, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School

Dr. Rauch is Director of the Vestibular Division at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, a center of excellence that brings together specialists from both otolaryngology and neurology to provide highly specialized clinical care and research initiatives with the goal of improving the lives of patients with vestibular and balance disorders. Dr. Rauch has more than 30 years of experience in the diagnosis and management of hearing and balance disorders and is a Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School. At Mass Eye and Ear, he also serves as the Vice Chair for Clinical Research in Otolaryngology, former Chair of the Human Studies Committee and current member of the Mass General Brigham Human Studies Committee. He is board-certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Rauch’s clinical interests include both hearing and balance disorders. He focuses his research efforts on combined disorders of hearing and balance, particularly Ménière’s disease, autoimmune inner ear disease, sudden deafness and migraine. Dr. Rauch has also cultivated an interest in performing arts medicine. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Liberal Arts Department at Berklee College of Music, where he teaches a course on Health and Wellness for undergraduate music students.

An active participant in the otolaryngology and research communities, Dr. Rauch has served as a member of the Board of Scientific Councilors of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and as President of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. He is also a former Chair of the Research Advisory Board of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member of the American Otological Society and the American Neurotological Society. He sits on numerous grant review, editorial and advisory boards in the U.S. and internationally.

A graduate of Amherst College, Dr. Rauch received his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine prior to joining Mass Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School for his residency in otolaryngology.