Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Herman A. Jenkins, M.D., F.A.C.S.


Member of the Hall of Fame of the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

B.S., magna cum laude, Zoology, Marshall University, 1966
M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1970
Head and Neck Surgery Residency, UCLA, 1977
Neurotology Fellowship, Professor Ugo Fisch, University Hospital of Zurich, 1980

Academic Positions
Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 2000
Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 1987

Awards and Service
Council, American Otological Society, 2006, American Auditory Society, 2006, and Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 1992-1995
Treasurer, Hearing International, 2006
President, Association of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2005
George Davies Howell Award, University of London, for the most distinguished published contribution to the advancement of Otolaryngology during the preceding 5 years Atlas of Otologic Surgery, 2001
Member, Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum; President, U.S. branch, 2001-2007
Fellow, American Otological Society, 1987
Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 1986
Fellow, Triological Society, 1985

Clinical and Research Interests: Otology, neurotology, skull base surgery, vestibular physiology and compensation, and implantable hearing aids