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Robert F. Labadie, M.D., Ph.D

 

Professor of OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery

Professor of Bioengineering

 

 

Curriculum Vitae


Contact:

Office: 10269 Medical Center East, South Tower
Email: robert.labadie@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: (615) 936-2493
Fax: (615) 936-5515
Mail: 7209 Medical Center East, South Tower
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN 37232-8605
Deliveries: 10450 Medical Center East, South Tower
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN 37232-8605

Schedule:

Days and Locations:

  • Monday and Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Research Lab
  • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Clinical: Medical Center East, 7th Floor
  • Alternate Wednesdays/Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – OR

Unscheduled Appointments:

  • Please request an appointment by email or phone.

Research:

  • Areas: Image-Guided Otologic Surgery, Eustachian Tube Function, and Bilateral Cochlear Implantation Clinical Trials.

Patents:

  1. Antaki JF, Borovetz HS, Labadie RF, Fluid Delivery Apparatus and Associated MethodU.S. Patent No. 5,537,335.
  2. Fitzpatrick JM, Labadie RF, Fiducial Marker System for SurgeryU.S. Provisional Patent No. 60-469,229.
  3. Fitzpatrick JM, Labadie RF, Surgical Instrument Disablement Via Image-Guided Feedback Patent Pending (filed 3-22-04).
  4. Labadie RF, Dissolvable cutting sleeve for ear tube and method for use thereof. Patent Pending (filed 8-13-04).
  5. Fitzpatrick JM, Labadie RF, System and Methods of Using Image-Guidance for Placement of Cochlear Stimulator Devices, Drug Carrier Devices or the Like (filed 5-1-05).

Grants:

  1. Vanderbilt University Medical Center Discovery Grant, Image-Guided Otologic Surgery.
  2. NIH/NIBIB, Image-Guided Otologic Surgery.
  3. Triological Society Career Development Award, Clinical Validation and Testing of Percutaneous Cochlear Implantation.
  4. NIH/NIDCDD, Clinical Validation and Testing of Percutaneous Cochlear Implantation.
  5. NIH/NIBIB, Robotic Mastoidectomy.
  6. Alcon Research, LTD, The Role of Ototopically Applied Anti-Histamines in the Treatment of Allergic Otitis Media.
  7. American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, Dynamic Surfactant Protein Expression in Otitis Media.

Publications:

Biographical Information:

  • B.S. (summa cum laude), University of Notre Dame, Mechanical Engineering,1988. Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1995.
  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1996.
  • At Vanderbilt University since July, 2001.

 



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The Otology Group at Vanderbilt

The Otology Group was founded in 1974 by Michael E. Glasscock III, M.D. C. Gary Jackson, M.D. joined the group in 1978. In the 30-year history of The Otology Group it became one of the world’s acknowledged centers of excellence for treatment of ear disorders. Dr. Glasscock retired in 1998 and Dr. Jackson in 2008. The tradition continues with the merger with Vanderbilt in 2004, with Dr. David Haynes as Division Chief.

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