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Selena E. Heman-Ackah, MD, MBA, Joins BIDMC

Specialist in ear, nose and throat surgery

  • Date: 8/24/2012
  • Phone: 617-632-7500

BOSTON - Selena E. Heman-Ackah, MD, MBA, has joined the Division of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Heman-Ackah comes to BIDMC from the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at New York University in New York, where she recently completed her fellowship in neurotology.

At BIDMC, Heman-Ackah is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic ear disease, hearing loss (congenital or acquired), tumors of the ear and cerebellopontine angle, vertigo, tinnitus and facial paralysis.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati-College of Medicine in Cincinnati, OH, Heman-Ackah completed her internship and residency in Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.

Heman-Ackah's research interests include preventive therapies for acquired hearing loss and advances in cochlear implantation.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently ranks third in National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals nationwide. BIDMC is clinically affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center and is a research partner of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. For more information, visit