Dr. Michael LaRouere is a board certified neurotologist who has practiced at Michigan Ear Institute for 22 years. He attended the University of Michigan for both undergraduate and medical school. He served his Surgical Internship at St Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor and completed his Otolaryngology Residency at the University of Michigan in 1988 serving as Chief Resident. He performed his Neurotology Fellowship at University of Michigan under the late Dr. John Kemink.
Since his fellowship training he has served as a Attending Neurotologist at the Michigan Ear Institute. Dr. LaRouere has been the Fellowship Director at Michigan Ear Institute for the past 15 years along with directing the Temporal Bone Lab and the Vestibular and Balance Center. He is currently the Director of Neurosciences at Providence Hospital and Chief of the Division of Neurotology. Dr. LaRouere has served on various boards and committees including being past President of Michigan Otolaryngological Society and serving on the American Neurotology Society Fellowship Committee.
His current clinical and academic interests include acoustic neuroma treatment, facial paralysis, vertigo and disequilibrium and chronic ear disease. He has contributed over 50 peer related articles and 15 book chapters related to the above topics.