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John Walter Wayman, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 758-5700

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Dr. Wayman's Areas of Expertise:
• Acoustic Neuroma (Vestibular Schwannoma)
• Cochlear Implants
• Congenital Aural Atresia
• Facial Nerve Disorders
• Hearing and Hearing Loss
• Laser Surgery
• Neurotologic Skull Base Surgery
• Pediatric Otology
• Vertigo/ Meniere's

Dr. Wayman specializes in otology/neurotology with a special interest in hearing and hearing loss, as well as dizziness and balance disorders. A native of Ithaca, New York, Dr. Wayman is a graduate of Hamilton College and received his medical degree from SUNY at Stony Brook. He completed his residency training in otolaryngology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He completed his fellowship training in otology/neurotology at the Michigan Ear Institute before returning to Rochester in 1992 to establish his practice.



MD | SUNY Health Science Center-Stony Brook (USA)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Otolaryngology at Providence Hospital and Medical Center

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Otolaryngology at University of Rochester School of Medicine GME

07/01/1986 - 06/01/1987
Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1985 - 06/30/1986
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at University of Rochester Medical Center

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President, Rochester Otolaryngology Society

Faculty Recognition Award Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Charter Member, Mu of New York Chapter

Gross Anatomy Commendation SUNY Stony Brook, Department of Anatomy

AB Cum Laud with Department Honors Hamilton College

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Journal Articles

Gianoli GJ, Larouere MJ, Kartush JM, Wayman J. "Sac-vein decompression for intractable Meniere's disease: two-year treatment results." Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 1998 Jan; 118(1):22-9.

Crummer, GC; Walton, JP; Wayman, JW; Hantz, EC; Frisina, RD. "Neural Processing of Musical Stimuli by Musicians, Non-Musicians and Musicians Processing Absolute Pitch" . J. Acoustical Society of America. 1994; 95: 2720-2727.

Panosian MS, Wayman JW, Dutcher PO. "Facial nerve paralysis from slag injury to the ear." Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery.. 1993 May; 119(5):548-50.



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