• Westerberg, Brian

    Titles

    Affiliate Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
    Clinical Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

    Degrees / Designations
    FRCSC, MHSc, MD, BA
    Primary Area of Research
    Evidence to Innovation
    Secondary Area(s) of Research
    Phone
    604-806-8540
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    Mailing Address

    1081 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC  V6Z 1Y6

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    Research Areas
    • Otology & Neurotology
    • Telehealth 
    • Under-resourced/under-served populations
    Summary

    Dr. Westerberg is an Otolaryngologist (ENT Surgeon) who specializes in the provision of care to patients with disorders of the ear and its related nervous system. His research in general is focused on improving provision of care to patients with ear-related disorders. Areas of research include studying ways of over-coming barriers to access to care, including novel use of tele-health in remote communities; issues in provision of surgical services in low-resource settings such as Uganda; use of new technologies in health, such as use of an iPad for testing hearing; and studying novel treatments for balance disorders that are affordable and easily accessible to patients. 

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