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Brent Wilkerson, M.D.

Dr. Brent Wilkerson Dr. Wilkerson is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of ear and skull base disorders in both children and adult populations.

Dr. Wilkerson attended Bob Jones University where he earned a BS in pre-medicine. He earned his medical degree from The University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at University of California, Davis in Sacramento, California. He completed specialized training in the treatment of ear and lateral skull base conditions through and Otology and Neurotology fellowship at Michigan Ear Institute.

After completing fellowship, Dr. Wilkerson served as one of two Neurotologists in the United States Air Force at the San Antonio Military Medical Center and the Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. In his time in the military he helped to manage the ear and lateral skull base care of our active duty servicemen and women and their families.

In addition to patient care, Dr. Wilkerson is engaged in research and education of residents and fellows. He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters in the field of Otology and Neurotology. His research interests include the management of blast induced hearing loss and tinnitus, cochlear implantation in the elderly, and hearing regeneration methods.

Dr. Wilkerson is an avid wood worker and pen maker in addition to enjoying time in the Michigan outdoors. Most of all he enjoys spending time with his family including his wife and their 5 children.

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