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John Li, MD, FACS

Primary Specialties:
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)  (Board Certified)

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Insurance Accepted:
  • Avmed
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Beech Street
  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Care Plus
  • Coventry
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • About

    About

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Li’s areas of expertise include:

    • Envoy Esteem® – the World's First FDA-Approved Totally Implantable Hearing Device
    • Cochlear Implants
    • Baha Implants
    • Hearing Loss, Dizziness and Balance Disorders
    • Adult and Pediatric General Ear, Nose and Throat Medical and Surgical Care
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Hearing Amplification Devices (Hearing Aids)
    • Chronic Nasal and Sinus Disorders and Balloon Sinus Surgery

  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    Jefferson Medical College, ·Philadelphia, PA

    Internship:

    Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency:

    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Otolaryngology

    Awards

    The Nicholas Torok Vestibular Award - Presented by the American Neurotology Society for innovative vestibular research with Research Honorarium for the 360 degree BPPV maneuver, 2005;
    American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery's Honor Award in recognition of outstanding service through the presentation of instructional courses, scientific papers & continuing education,2001

  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    PUBLICATIONS: TEXTBOOKS

    "Approaches to Acoustic Neuromas", Briggs, Rand John Li, M.D. illustrator, Book Chapter in 1997 Edition of the textbook Operative Otorhinolaryngology, edited by Bleach et al. Blackwell Company

    "Approaches to Craniofacial Resection", Briggs, Rand John Li, M.D. illustrator, Book Chapter in 1997 Edition of the textbook Operative Otorhinolaryngology, edited by Bleach et al. Blackwell Company

    "Oral Antral Fistulae" John Li, M.D. and James Stankiewicz, M.D. Book Chapter 31 in 1993 Edition of the textbook Otolaryngology edited by Gerald English, M.D. J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA.

    PUBLICATIONS: INTERNET

    Chapter Editor E-medicine On-line textbook of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery http://www.emedicine.com/

    "Benign Positional Vertigo", John Li, M.D.; John Epley, M.D, Book Chapter in 1999 Edition of the E-medicine On-line textbook of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery and of Neurology, http: //www.emedicine.com/

    "Meniere's Disease, Medical Management, “John Li , M.D.; Book Chapter in 1999 Edition of the E-medicine On-line textbook of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery http://www.emedicine.com/

    "Meniere's Disease, Surgical Management", John Li, M.D.; Book Chapter in 1999 Edition of the E-medicine On-line textbook or Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery , http://www.emedicine.com/

    · o talgia", John Li, M.D.; Jared Brunk , PA-C; Book Chapter in 1999 Edition of the E-medicine On-line textbook or Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery , http://www.emedicine.com/

    "Otology Neurotology Resources , John Li, M.D.. Informational web site. http://Dr-Li.net

    "Neurotology On-line" - Moderator. Webmaster of Otology and Neurotology Difficult Case Study Forum

    Reviewer for Journal Articles: Otolaryngology , Head and Neck Surgery 2008 - present

    PUBLICATIONS:

    JOURNAL ARTICLES

    "The 360 Degree Maneuver For Treatment Of Benign Positional Vertigo." John Li, M.D.; John Epley. M.D; Otology & Neurotology. 2006 Jan;27(1):71-7

    "The Cost Effectiveness Of The Canalith Repositioning Procedure". John Li, M.D.; Celeste Li, M.D.; Lynn Weinberg, MS, CCA.; John Epley. M.D.: Otolaryngology. Head & Neck Surgery 2000:122:334-339.

    "Transtympanic Steroids For Treatment Of Sudden Hearing Loss·· Girard J. Gianoli, M.D.: John Li, M.D.; Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. 2001: 125:142-6

    "Otalgia in the Normal Appearing Ear" , John P. Leonetti, M.D., John Li , M.D.; Celeste Li, M.D.: Otolaryngology. Head & Neck Surgery. 1997 117: P202,

    "Mastoid Oscillation, a Critical Factor ror Success in the Canalith Repositioning Procedure," John Li , M.D. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 1995; 112:670-5

    "Modified Retrosigmoid Approach: Use with Selected Acoustic Tumor Removal." Clough Shelton, M.D.: Sassan Alavi, M.D.; John Li, M .D ., William Hitselberger, M.D. American Journal or Otology, 1995; 16:5 ; 664-668

    "Reclassification of Aggressive Adenomatous Mastoid Neoplasms as Endolymphatic Sac Tumors." John Li, M .D.; Derald Brackma nn, M.D. : William Lo, M.D.; Joseph Carberry, M.D.; John House, M.D. Presented at the Triologic Society Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. April. 1993. Laryngoscope, 1993; 103 :1342-1348

    "Endolymphatic Sac Tumors: Radiologic Appearance,' William Lo, MD; Laura Applegate, MD; Joseph Carberry, MD; Livia Salli-Bohman, MD; John House, MD; Derald Brackmann, MD; Victor Waluch , Ph.D., MD: John Li, MD. Radiology 1993; 189:199-204

    "Neurotologic Considerations in the Treatment of Advanced Clival Tumors." John P. Leonetti, M.D.; 0 . Howard Reichman, M.D.; Ossama AI-Mefty, M.D.; Peter G. Smith, Ph.D John Li, M.D.; Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Kansas City, MO, July, 1991. Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, 1992; 107:49-56.

    "The Concept of Transtympanic Injection of Fibrin Caulk" by John Li, M.D.; John P. Leonetti, M.D.; Victor Mokkary, M.D. Presented at the Middle Section of the Triologic Society, 1992. Archives of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, 1993 119: 854-857

    "The Endoscopic Approach to the Lateral Accessory Sinus." John C. Li, M.D.; and James Stankiewicz, M.D. First Place President's Award - Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Otolaryngology Fall Meeting, 1990, San Diego. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Vol. 105, No 4, 1991

    "Dynamic Amaurosis Secondary to Compression of the Vertebral Artery: A Case Study." John C. Li, M.D.; L. Magargal. M.D.; and A. Carabasi, M.D.; Wills Eye Hospital/Thomas Jefferson University; Annals of Ophthalmology July 1988.

    "The Use of Gabapentin in the Treatment of Neurogenic Cough" Veronica del Calvo, Alexandra Lackey and John Li; Global Journal of Otolaryngology, Volume 13 Issue 4 - March 2018

    "The Canalith Repositioning Procedure A Review of 1000 Patients," John Li, M .D et. al In Preparation.

    PRESENTATIONS & TEACHING ACTIVITIES:

    American Academy of Otolaryngology Course Instructor "The Canalith Repositioning Procedure" Yearly course given in conjunction with John Epley, MD at the American Academy of Otolaryngology Fall meetings. New Orleans, LA Sept. 1995; Washington DC, Oct. 1996; San Francisco, Sept. 1997; San Antonio, Sept. 1998; New Orleans, LA Sept. 1999; Washington DC, Oct. 2000, Denver, CO Sept. 2001, San Diego. CA Sept. 2002, Orlando FL, Sept. 2003, NY, NY Sept. 2004, LA Oct. 2005. Currently, the course has been given with Dr. Gerry Gianoli (after Dr. Epley's retirement) Oct 2009, Sept 2010, Sept 2011, and Sept, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

    International Center for Otologic Training -- "Distinguished faculty" Temporal Bone Laboratory Course at Georgia Ear Institute Savannah, Georgia, April, 2001 May. 2002 May, 2003, May, 2004, May, 2005, May, 2006, May. 2007, May, 2008, May 2010.

    "The Secrets of Successful Parenting" Redirecting Children's Behavior class series 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. 2012, 2013 "Bringing Up Boys" and "Bringing Up Girls" -- Dobson Studies - facilitator for class series 2010. "Teens" 2011

    "The 360 Degree Maneuver For Treatment Of Benign Positional Vertigo: Presented at the Triologic Spring meeting, Boca Raton, FL May. 2005. Won Nicholas Torok Award for innovative Neurotology.

    "Secrets of Canalith Repositioning in 20 Minutes·· - Lecture to the Society of Otolaryngologie. Lima. Peru 6-23-2011

    Miniseminar, American Academy of Otolaryngology. "Update in BPPV" given in conjunction with Mohamed Hamid, Allain Semont. John Epley. and Brian Blakley at the American Academy of Otolaryngology Fall meeting, Denver, CO Sept 9, 2001, San Diego. CA Sept. 2002

    Invited Faculty for American Academy of Physician's Assistants Annual Conference: Scottsdale AZ. 2007, Boston. MA, 2008, Atlanta, 2011, Orlando FL 2016

    Kaohsiung Medical University, Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital -- Invited lecture on "The Canalith Repositioning Procedure" to faculty and Residents. December, 2001

    American Academy of Osteopathic Medicine -- Invited lecturer on "Advanced Canalith Repositioning" October, 2005 Orlando, FL

    Faculty at THE BALANCE COURSE: Evaluation and Testing of the Dizzy Patient -- Developed and sponsored by The American Neurotology Society September 2000

    International Visiting Professor Program - Invitational "Professor"' for Symposium and Workshop on Canalith Repositioning - Full sponsorship by Dr. Erfan & Bagedo General Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. October 17-23 , 1999

    Invited faculty at Georgia Ear Institute Temporal Bone Laboratory Course: Savannah, Georgia, December 1998

    Faculty at THE BALANCE COURSE: Evaluation and Testing of the Dizzy Patient -- Developed and sponsored by The American Neurotology Society September 23-24, 1999

    Faculty at 7th Annual interdisciplinary Seminar: Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Aspects of Dizziness and Balance Disorders. Denver, CO; Dec. 1995. Dec. 1996. Dec. 1997

    Temporal Bone Dissection Course Instructor with Sean McMenomey, MD Patrick Antonelli, MD: Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Nov 13, 1999 Anspach Sponsored Course.

    Temporal Bone Dissection Course Instructor with Malcolm Graham, MD Sean McMenomey, MD; Palm Beach Gardens, FL -­ May 7, 1998 For Anspach Sponsored Course.

    "Advances in Neurotology "Temporal Bone Dissection Course Instructor with Sean McMenomey , MD; Palm Beach Gardens. FL - Nov. 2-3, 1998

    Guest Speaker. US Navy Medical Center, San Diego. CA. Lecture to Otolaryngology Residents on BPPV 7/30/97

    Faculty BPPV and Vestibular Testing Workshops at 5th Annual Symposium and Workshops on Inner Ear Medicine and Surgery and the Prosper Meniere Society Annual Winter Meeting. Aspen, CO; March, 1996.

    "The Cost Effectiveness Of The Canalith Repositioning Procedure:· Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology Fall meeting, New Orleans, LA Sept. 1999.

    "Mastoid Oscillation, a Critical Factor for Success in the Canalith Repositioning Procedure," John Li, M.D. Presented at the Prosper Meniere Society Meeting, Snowmass, CO. July, 1994. Panelist on Positional Vertigo Discussions.

    Vestibular Rehabilitation - Concepts For Therapists· 2 day Seminar to train Occupational therapists and Physical Therapists in Vestibular Rehabilitation, dizziness and Vertigo. Palm Beach Gardens, FL

    Invited Guest Speaker -- Miami Chapter of the Meniere's Network - Dec. 1995.

    Medical Staff CME Lectures: "'Tracheotomy lnservice" April, 1994. ·Recent Developments in the Treatment of Vertigo" March, 1994, Jupiter, FL

    "The Reclassification of Adenomatous Tumors of the Temporal Bone as Endolymphatic Sac Neoplasms." John Li, M.D.; Derald Brackmann, M.D.; William Lo, M.D.; Joseph Carberry, M.D.; John House, M.D. Presented at the Triologic Society Meeting , Los Angeles, CA. April, 1993.

    "Transtympanic Injection of Fibrin Glue As An Experimental Method of Sealing CSF Leakage" by John Li, M.D. Presented at the Middle Section of the Triologic Society, Cleveland, Ohio, January, 1992.