National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR)
Neil Cherian, M.D.
Neil Cherian, MD is a neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He has subspecialized as an otoneurologist and is interested in the interplay between the auditory and vestibular systems and its interactions with other areas of the brain. His practice is focused on patients with dizziness, imbalance, tinnitus, syncope and various headache syndromes. With his background in electrical engineering, Neil finds it helpful to apply systems engineering theories to the understanding of complex brainstem disorders. His current focus is on the neural control of the neck and role of the mechanics of the neck and jaw on tinnitus.
Dr. Cherian is a board certified in Neurology and also in Headache Medicine. He is a member of the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Neuro-Restoration’s Headache Section, the Tinnitus Management Clinic and the Concussion Center.
Neil is a self-proclaimed closet musician. This interest has been a driving force in his clinical and research endeavors. It has also fueled his active involvement in the music industry with activities regarding recording, live performance, product development and artist relations. He collaborates with the Audio Engineering Society and its technical committee on hearing and hearing loss prevention and was a board director for the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) from 2006 to 2012.
Financial/Nonfinancial Relationships: Dr. Cherian has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.