Dr. Emily Stucken is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Michigan. She specializes in diseases of the ear and skull base. Dr. Stucken completed a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, the University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. During this time, she performed skull base operations at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and trained in pediatric otolaryngology at the Children’s Hospital of New York. Subsequently, Dr. Stucken completed advanced fellowship training in Otology and Neurotology at the Michigan Ear Institute. Throughout her training, Dr. Stucken received four awards for excellence in research, as well as the top award for clinical excellence as an otolaryngology resident at Cornell University. She has published numerous scholarly articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals and otolaryngology texts. She is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and serves on national committees, including the Otology and Neurotology Education Committee and the Women in Otolaryngology Development and Mentorship Committee. Dr. Stucken is also involved in humanitarian outreach work and has traveled to Cambodia to perform ear surgery on underserved patients. She is proficient in Spanish and French.
Dr. Stucken’s approach to otolaryngology and otology-neurotology combines a strong background of clinical and academic expertise with a dedicated personal approach to patient care. Through this personal approach, she works to help patients understand their disease process and treatment options. The ear represents one of the most complex and intricate organs in the human body; just as diseases of the ear and skull base can be debilitating to a person’s interactions with the everyday world, the treatment for these diseases can restore a patient’s quality of life. Dr. Stucken works diligently toward providing specialized care to every patient on an individual basis in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.