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Ricardo Cristobal, MD

Ricardo Cristobal
Specialties:Otolaryngology, Neurotology
Education:University of Navarra School of Medicine
Residency:Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship:Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Board Certified:Otolaryngology, Neurotology

Ricardo Cristobal, M.D., Ph.D., is Board Certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as well as in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery.  His practice at the Texas Ear Clinic focuses on treating problems of the ear and skull base, including unilateral and bilateral hearing loss, chronically draining ears, disorders of balance, facial nerve problems, and skull base tumors. He routinely performs surgeries, which include but are not limited to placement of cochlear implants and other implantable hearing devices, cholesteatoma surgery, ear drum perforation repair, middle ear reconstruction and otosclerosis procedures, and repair of aural atresia (absence of ear canal).  He works closely with Cook Children’s Audiology and Speech Therapy Programs and medical community in the management of complex ear problems. He enjoys educating patients about their diseases and actively engages and involves them in all decisions throughout their care.  Dr. Cristobal's office is located only a few blocks from Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth.
Dr. Cristobal completed his fellowship in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.  He completed an otolaryngology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a general surgery internship at the University of California Los Angeles. He received his doctoral degree in Neurobiology from the University of California Los Angeles and his medical degree from the University of Navarra School of Medicine in Pamplona, Navarra, Spain. His research focuses on hearing outcomes with implantable hearing devices, as well as management of sudden hearing loss.


923 Pennsylvania Ave., Ste. 200
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-920-0484 (phone), 817-920-0068 (fax)
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