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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Pyle is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Neurotology. He specializes in otology, neurotology and lateral skull base surgery. Specialty areas include: disorders of the ear, facial nerve and balance disorders, Meniere’s Disease, restoration of hearing and cochlear implantation and skull base tumor surgery, including acoustic neuroma surgery.


Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)

Acoustic Neuroma Removal

Acoustic Neuromas

Bone-Anchored Hearing Aids

Brain Tumor Care

Cochlear Implant

Congenital atresia of the ear canal and middle ear

Ear Tube Insertion

Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)

Endolymphatic sac decompression

Facial nerve decompression

Facial Nerve Disorders

Facial Nerve Grafting

Facial Nerve Paralysis

General Otolaryngology

Gentamicin titration


Mastoid obliteration

Mastoid Surgery


Meniere's Disease


Otology-Neurotology (ENT)


Posterior semicircular canal occlusion

Recurrent Ear Infection

Skull Base Surgery

Skull Base Tumors


Superior semicircular canal dehiscence

Temporal Bone Fracture

Vestibular Schwannoma


University Hospital
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Neurotology

Neurotology and Skull-base Surgery, Chicago Otology Group, Ltd., Chicago, IL, 1989-1991

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship La Crosse Lutheran Hospital, La Crosse, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Pyle's research interests include new techniques in intraoperative monitoring during acoustic neuroma surgery, outcome studies in the surgical treatment of vertigo, objective measurements of middle function, and development of the cochlear and vestibular aqueducts.

PubMed Articles
Grove CR Heiderscheit BC Pyle GM Loyd BJ Whitney SL The Gait Disorientation Test: A New Method for Screening Adults With Dizziness and Imbalance. Arch Phys Med Rehabil . 2021 Apr;102(4):582-590
[PubMed ID: 33338462]
Grove CR Whitney SL Hetzel SJ Heiderscheit BC Pyle GM Effect of Repetitive Administration of a Next-generation Sensory Organization Test in Adults With and Without Vestibular Dysfunction. Otol Neurotol . 2021 Mar 1;42(3):e363-e370
[PubMed ID: 33165160]
Grove CR Whitney SL Hetzel SJ Heiderscheit BC Pyle GM Validation of a next-generation sensory organization test in adults with and without vestibular dysfunction. J Vestib Res . 2021;31(1):33-45
[PubMed ID: 33325418]
Leonhard L Roche J Wieland A Pyle GM The Temporoparietal Fascia Flap is an Effective Strategy for Cochlear Implant Wound Coverage. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol . 2020 Feb;129(2):135-141
[PubMed ID: 31559861]
Sayyahmelli S Dogan I Wieland AM Pyle M BaÅŸkaya MK Aggressive, Multidisciplinary Staged Microsurgical Resection of a Giant Cervicomedullary Junction Chordoma. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base . 2019 Dec;80(Suppl 4):S378-S379
[PubMed ID: 31824818]
Aydin I Sayyahmelli S Pyle M Baskaya MK Gross Total Resection of a Jugular Foramen Thyroid Medullary Metastasis via a Transjugular Transsigmoid Approach. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base . 2018 Dec;79(Suppl 5):S424-S425
[PubMed ID: 30456051]
Dogan I Ocak PE Pyle GM BaÅŸkaya MK Resection of middle petroclival meningioma via combined anterior transpetrosal and retrosigmoid approaches at two separate stages: 3D operative video. Neurosurg Focus . 2017 Oct;43(VideoSuppl2):V12
[PubMed ID: 28967312]
Chow CL Trivedi P Pyle MP Matulle JT Fettiplace R Gubbels SP Evaluation of Nestin Expression in the Developing and Adult Mouse Inner Ear. Stem Cells Dev . 2016 Oct 1;25(19):1419-32
[PubMed ID: 27474107]
Yamanaka T Pyle GM Hosoi H Transmastoid approach to the superior semicircular canal: An anatomical study. Auris Nasus Larynx . 2014 Apr;41(2):169-71
[PubMed ID: 24206827]
Anderson BM Khuntia D Bentzen SM Geye HM Hayes LL Kuo JS Baskaya MK Badie B Basavatia A Pyle GM Tomé WA Mehta MP Single institution experience treating 104 vestibular schwannomas with fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy or stereotactic radiosurgery. J Neurooncol . 2014 Jan;116(1):187-93
[PubMed ID: 24142200]
Izci Y Moftakhar R Pyle M BaÅŸkaya MK Retromandibular fossa approach to the high cervical internal carotid artery: an anatomic study. Neurosurgery . 2008 May;62(5 Suppl 2):ONS363-9; discussion 369-70
[PubMed ID: 18596516]
Durland WF Jr Pyle GM Connor NP Endolymphatic sac decompression as a treatment for Meniere's disease. Laryngoscope . 2005 Aug;115(8):1454-7
[PubMed ID: 16094123]
Badke MB Miedaner JA Shea TA Grove CR Pyle GM Effects of vestibular and balance rehabilitation on sensory organization and dizziness handicap. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol . 2005 Jan;114(1 Pt 1):48-54
[PubMed ID: 15697162]
Badke MB Pyle GM Shea T Miedaner J Outcomes in vestibular ablative procedures. Otol Neurotol . 2002 Jul;23(4):504-9
[PubMed ID: 12170153]
Lapsiwala SB Pyle GM Kaemmerle AW Sasse FJ Badie B Correlation between auditory function and internal auditory canal pressure in patients with vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg . 2002 May;96(5):872-6
[PubMed ID: 12005394]
Badie B Pyle GM Nguyen PH Hadar EJ Elevation of internal auditory canal pressure by vestibular schwannomas. Otol Neurotol . 2001 Sep;22(5):696-700
[PubMed ID: 11568682]
Pyle GM Embryological development and large vestibular aqueduct syndrome. Laryngoscope . 2000 Nov;110(11):1837-42
[PubMed ID: 11081596]
Zundel RS Pyle GM Voytovich M Head and neck manifestations of amyloidosis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 1999 Apr;120(4):553-7
[PubMed ID: 10187957]
Smith DR Pyle GM Outcome-based assessment of endolymphatic sac surgery for Meniere's disease. Laryngoscope . 1997 Sep;107(9):1210-6
[PubMed ID: 9292605]
McGinn CJ Harari PM Fowler JF Ford CN Pyle GM Kinsella TJ Dose intensification in curative head and neck cancer radiotherapy--linear quadratic analysis and preliminary assessment of clinical results. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys . 1993 Sep 30;27(2):363-9
[PubMed ID: 8407411]