- ABMS Certification:
- Otolaryngology; Neurotology
- Research Interests:
Meningitis-related hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, cochlear implantation
- Clinical Practice:
- Acoustic Neuroma, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), Cholesteatoma, Hearing Loss, Labyrinthitis, Meniere's Disease, Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection), Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear)-child, Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears), Cochlear Implants-child, CSF Otorrhea, Myringotomy, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Pediatric ENT, Pediatric Audiology
- Associate Professor
George Hashisaki, MD, is an associate professor in the Division of Otology-Neurotology. He treats patients with middle ear disease and inner ear conditions.
Dr. Hashisaki was born in Missoula, Montana, and attended the University of Washington in Seattle for his undergraduate and medical degrees. He completed residencies in medicine and general surgery at the Los Angeles County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. He then came to UVA for a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and a fellowship in otology and neurotology.
After several years at the University of California at Irvine, Dr. Hashisaki returned to UVA as an assistant professor in 1994. In addition to his clinical, research and teaching duties, he serves as medical director for the Virginia Lion’s Hearing Foundation. Outside of work, he volunteers with Project Ear, a nonprofit that runs medical and surgical outreach missions to the Dominican Republic.
- 2011-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
- 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; Third place
- University of Washington, 1981
- General Surgery, Los Angeles County Harbour-UCLA Medical Center; Otolaryngology, University of Virginia
- Neurotology, University of Virginia