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Yuri Agrawal, M.D.

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4.8 out of 5
80 Ratings
  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Languages: English, French


Bone Anchored Hearing Devices, Cochlear Implantation, Ear Surgery, Hearing Loss, Hearing Restoration, Implantable Hearing Devices, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Otology, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Vestibular Disorders, Vestibular Therapy more

Research Interests

Vestibular dysfunction, aging, vestibular compensation and rehabilitation

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Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3492 | Fax: 410-367-2282

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2300
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Fax: 410-367-2282


Dr. Yuri Agrawal is an Neurotologist-Skull Base Surgeon whose practice is focused on the medical and surgical treatment of ear, hearing and balance disorders. She sees patients for a range of conditions including hearing loss, deafness, otosclerosis, cholesteatoma, skull base tumors, acoustic neuromas and vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders. She directs a research program focused on studying age-related changes in vestibular function, and her group’s work is funded by several NIH and foundation grants. more


  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Professor of Neurology

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  • MD, Yale School of Medicine (2005)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology (2010)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery / Neurotology (2014)
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery / Otolaryngology (2011)

Research & Publications


Lab Website: Agrawal Lab

Selected Publications

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Ward BK, Agrawal Y, Nguyen E, Della Santina CC, Limb CJ, Francis HW, Minor LB, Carey JP. Hearing outcomes after surgical plugging of the superior semicircular canal by a middle cranial fossa approach. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Oct;33(8):1386-91.

Zuniga MG, Davalos-Bichara M, Schubert MC, Walston JD, King WM, Carey JP, Agrawal Y. Association between hearing loss and saccular dysfunction in older individuals. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Oct 11.

Harun A, Agrawal Y, Tan M, Niparko JK, Francis HW. Sex and Age Associations With Vestibular Schwannoma Size and Presenting Symptoms. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Sep 19.

Davalos-Bichara M, Lin FR, Carey JP, Walston JD, Fairman JE, Schubert MC, Barron JS, Hughes J, Millar JL, Spar A, Weber KL, Ying HS, Zackowski KM, Zee DS, Agrawal Y. Development and Validation of a Falls-Grading Scale. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2012 Jul 17.

Lin BM, Aygun N, Agrawal Y. Cystic Lesions of the Petrous Apex: Identification Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characteristics. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Jul 13

Agrawal Y, Zuniga MG, Davalos-Bichara M, Schubert MC, Walston JD, Hughes J, Carey JP. Decline in semicircular canal and otolith function with age. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Jul;33(5):832-9.

Best SR, Starmer HM, Agrawal Y, Chien WW, Hillel AT, Francis HW, Tamargo RJ, Akst LM. Risk Factors for Vagal Palsy following Cerebellopontine Angle Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Mar 23.

Agrawal Y, Minor LB, Schubert MC, Janky K, Davalos-Bichara M, Carey JP. Second side surgery for superior canal dehiscence syndrome. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Jan;33(1):72-7.

Starmer HM, Best SR, Agrawal Y, Chien WW, Hillel AT, Francis HW, Tamargo RJ, Akst LM. Prevalence, characteristics, and management of swallowing disorders following cerebellopontine angle surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Nov 18.

Agrawal Y, Carey JP, Hoffman HJ, Sklare DA, Schubert MC. The modified Romberg balance test: normative data in US adults. Otol Neurotol. Oct 2011;32(8):1309-11.

Agrawal Y, Carey JP, Della Santina CC, Schubert MC, Minor LB. Diabetes, vestibular dysfunction, and falls: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2004. Otol Neurotol. Dec 2010;31(9):1445-50.

Agrawal Y, Minor LB. Physiologic effects on the vestibular system in Menieres disease. Otolaryngol Clin N Am. Oct 2010;43(5):985-93.

Agrawal Y, Clark JH, Limb CJ, Niparko JK, Francis HW. Predictors of vestibular schwannoma growth and clinical implications. Otol Neurotol. Jul 2010;31(5):807-12.

Dobie RA, Agrawal Y. The Annex C Fallacy: why unscreened databases are usually preferable for comparison to industrially-exposed groups. Audiol Neurotol. May 29 2010;16(1):29-35.

Agrawal Y, Niparko JK, Dobie RA. Estimating the effect of occupational noise exposure on hearing thresholds: the importance of adjusting for confounding variables. Ear Hear. April 2010;31(2):234-7.

Agrawal Y, Migliaccio AA, Minor LB, Carey JP. Vestibular hypofunction in the initial postoperative period after surgical treatment of superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Otol Neurotol. Jun 2009;30(4):502-506.

Agrawal Y, Carey JP, Della Santina CC, Schubert MC, Minor LB. Disorders of balance and vestibular function in US adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2004. Arch Intern Med. May 25 2009;169(10):938-944.

D''Souza G, Agrawal Y, Halpern J, Bodison S, Gillison ML. Oral sexual behaviors associated with prevalent oral human papillomavirus infection. J Infect Dis. May 1 2009;199(9):1263-1269.

Agrawal Y, Platz EA, Niparko JK. Risk factors for hearing loss in US adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999 to 2002. Otol Neurotol. Feb 2009;30(2):139-145.

Agrawal Y, Koch WM, Xiao W, Westra WH, Trivett AL, Symer DE, Gillison ML. Oral HPV infection before and after treatment for HPV 16-positive and HPV 16-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. Nov 1 2008;14(21):7143-7150.

Agrawal Y, Platz EA, Niparko JK. Prevalence of hearing loss and differences by demographic characteristics among US adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004. Arch Intern Med. Jul 28 2008;168(14):1522-1530.

Agrawal Y, Godin DA, Belafsky PC. Cytotoxic agents in the treatment of laryngeal sarcoidosis: a case report and review of the literature. J Voice. Sep 2006;20(3):481-484.

Cirillo DJ, Agrawal Y, Cassano PA. Lipids and pulmonary function in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Am J Epidemiol. May 1 2002;155(9):842-848.

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