Sebahattin Cureoglu, MD

Seb Cureoglu, MD


Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Turkish

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Ear Problems
  • External, middle and inner ear infections
  • FESS
  • General otolaryngology
  • Hearing loss
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Medical and surgical treatments
  • Neck mass removal
  • Ossicular reconstruction
  • Pharyngolaryngeal problems (tonsillitis, pharyngitis, vocal cord problems, sleep related disorders)
  • Reconstructive surgeries
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinonasal problems (sinusitis, deviation, nasal masses, infections)
  • Submandibular gland excision
  • Turbinoplasty
  • Tympanoplasty

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey


  • Erciyes University Medical School, Kayseri, Turkey


  • University of Minnesota, Fairview/PEHNI, Minneapolis, MN (Otology, Neurotology)

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - Board Eligible

Recognition and Leadership


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Honor Award
  • Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) President award for the study entitled “Labyrinthine Changes in Otitis Media”, American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • Pulitzer Prize Winner on Basic and Clinical studies, “Dysfunction of the cochlea contributing to hearing loss in vestibular schwannoma”
  • Principal Investigator, National organization for hearing research "Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Otitis Media"
  • Innovation research grant, University of Minnesota Medical School (2005)
  • IHF Award of Merit for the research in the area of cochlear changes in otitis media


  • Co-Director, Otopathology Laboratory, University of Minnesota
  • Member, CORLAS (Collegium Oto-Rhino_Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum) ORL
  • Member, Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO_HNSF)
  • Member, Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO)
  • Member, Otopathology Society (The Schuknecht Society)
  • Biomedical Engineering Institute (BMEI), University of Minnesota
  • Board Member, International Hearing Foundation

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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