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Dr. Michael Seidman on the BackTable ENT Podcast

Dr. Michael Seidman


Dr. Michael Seidman is the director of otoligic neurotologic skull base surgery and medical director of wellness at AdventHealth in Orlando, Florida.

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Ep 67 Complementary and Integrative Medicine in ENT with Dr. Michael Seidman
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About Dr. Michael Seidman

Michael D. Seidman, MD, FACS attained both his B.S. in Human Nutrition and M.D. from the
School of Public Health and the Medical School at the University of Michigan. After a five-year
residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) he
completed a fellowship in Otologic/Neurotologic and Skull Base Surgery. At HFHS, he led skull
base surgery, wellness and integrative medicine and secured millions of dollars in philanthropy to
build the first Center for Integrative Medicine, the first organic hydroponic green house to grow
herbs and greenery for patients and employees and he was one of the lead architects for the new
370 million dollar hospital based upon the concepts of wellness.

Seidman was recruited in 2016 to be the Director of Otologic/Neurotologic Surgery and the
Medical Director of Wellness for AdventHealth Celebration and Professor of Oto-HNS for
University of Central Florida and University of South Fla. He served as Director of Research for 28
years for HFHS and is the Chief Scientific Officer for a health and wellness company. Seidman is a
past President of the Michigan Otolaryngology Society, was elected as the Chair-Board of
Governors for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
and elected to the Board of Directors. He works on matters of Governmental and regulatory
concerns, including several presentations to Congress and the FDA. He was appointed to the
medical board for the State of Michigan by the Governor and has the privilege of serving in
numerous leadership roles locally, nationally and internationally, and serves as an editor, associate
editor, and on the review board of eight national or international journals including the American
Journal of Chinese Medicine.

Seidman is an active scientist and has extramural funding from the National Institute of Health and
other major institutions to study Maintenance of Certification and Licensure, hearing loss, NIHL
and alternative therapies. He is an expert on the molecular basis of aging, noise induced hearing
loss, otologic/neurotologic-skull base surgery, all aspects of ear, nose, throat, head and neck
surgery, tinnitus, herbal therapies, nutrition/antioxidants and their relationship to health, sports and
aging and complementary/integrative medicine. He has mentored more than 250 high school,
medical students, residents, post-docs over the past 30 years. Seidman has developed two new
surgical procedures; one to reconstruct the ear bones and the other, a brain surgery for tinnitus. He
was one of several selected to work on Clinical trials with the Envoy Corporation (Fully
Implantable hearing devices), Auris Medical, and Microtransponder.

Seidman lectures internationally on such topics; has more than 130 publications; 30 book chapters,
a book published by Time Warner “Save Your Hearing Now” and two more books
“Complementary and Integrative Therapies”. He has received numerous awards including being
voted by his peers as a Top doctors and Best Doctors (top 3 and 4% of America’s physicians) since
1998 and was honored by the AAO-HNS with the Clinical Practitioner Excellence Award (one
Otolaryngologist selected annually). He has been awarded seven patents in the nutritional/aging
and surgical fields. He consults for WebMD, BASF, Major League Baseball, Football, NHL, the
Mexican Olympic team and other major corporations. Seidman has been interviewed on Good
Morning America, CNN and other national news venues and has been quoted internationally in
such magazines as “O”, “Shape”, Women’s World, Prevention, Men’s Health, The Wall Street
Journal, New York and the London Times.

Since 1981 he has studied conventional and complementary/integrative methodology to promote
health and wellness. Additionally, he is working on humanitarian efforts that include building an
ENT hospital in Bangladesh and helping to solve the devastating problem of Rickets in more than
400,000 children.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Michael Seidman

Episode #67


In this episode of BackTable ENT, Dr. Ashley Agan and Dr. Walter Kutz talk with Dr. Michael Seidman, an AdventHealth neurotologist with a unique interest in complementary and integrative medicine (CIM), about his holistic health approach to treating ENT-related disorders and his supplement company, PEAK 365 Nutrition.

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