Cochlear Implant Program Staff
Timothy E Hullar, MD - Director, Cochlear Implant Program
Sachin Gupta, MD - Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery
Dr. Gupta's clinical interests include all aspects of otology and neurotology, with a special focus on transcanal endoscopic ear surgery (TEES) and skull base surgery. Outside the clinic, he is engaged in cochlear implant research in collaboration with Dr. Lina Reiss in the Oregon Hearing Research Center.
Dr. Gupta is board certified in Otolaryngology, with additional subspecialty certification in Neurotology. In his free time, he enjoys basketball, hiking, and classical piano.
Yael Raz, MD - Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery
Dr. Raz completed her undergraduate studies at Harvard University and her medical training at UCLA School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery as well as a fellowship in Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has been extensively involved in basic science and clinic research during her training and early career at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Raz relocated to Portland over the summer of 2016 to join the Otology Division. Dr. Raz's clinical interest focuses on surgical rehabilitation of hearing. In her free time, Dr. Raz looks forward to exploring the gardens, food scene and nature trails of the Pacific Northwest with her husband, two kids and one giant dog.
Sarah Liebler, MS, PA-C
Jessica Eggleston, AuD, CCC-A
Jennifer Fowler, AuD, CCC-A
Sara Funatake, AuD, CCC-A
Carrie Lakin, AuD, CCC-A
Lindsay Schlobohm, AuD, CCC-A
Ashley Sobchuk, AuD, F-AAA
Jessica Van Auken, MA, CCC-A
Brittany Wilson, AuD, F-AAA
Lina Reiss, PhD
Dr. Reiss is the director of the Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Research Lab (CIHAR Lab). She is currently recruiting children and adults (normal-hearing, hearing-aid users, and cochlear implant users) for research studies on auditory perception.
- More about CIHAR Lab research participation opportunities, click here.
- Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Research Lab, click here.