Dr John Rutka, Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Dr Rutka is a professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. For 20 years he was the chief fellowship mentor for the TWJ Foundation (UK). He is the co-director of the UHN Center for Advanced Hearing and Balance Testing and the Hertz Multidisciplinary Neurotology Clinic. His chief academic interests have been in areas of topical and systemic ototoxicty, canal based surgery for dizziness, the conservative management of patients with vestibular schwannomas, time trends in the surgery for chronic ear disease and recently the evaluation of dizziness in the head injured patient. His CV lists over 100 peer-reviewed publications and 4 text books in addition to numerous book chapters/supplements/non-peer reviewed articles.
Dr Rutka lives in Toronto with his wife Marilena.