Marcos V. Goycoolea
Marcos V. Goycoolea, MD, MS, PhD, completed medical school at the University of Chile and obtained his masters and doctoral degrees in basic sciencesas a Phi Beta Kappa graduate studentat the University of Minnesota. He also completed his Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Goycoolea joined the University of Minnesota faculty as an associate professor in the Minnesota Ear, Head & Neck Clinic (currently the Paparella Clinic). He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Otological Society, the Collegium Otolaryngologicum (where he was a board member for12 years), the Chilean Society of Otolaryngology, and is an honorary member of numerous societies, including the Otolaryngological Society of Spain. He has published more than 180 refereed peer-reviewed papers and numerous chapters, edited textbooks and surgical atlases, and been principal investigator of various research grants. Dr. Goycoolea has developed original surgical techniques, and has described new cell groups in the ear as well as a syndrome of musical memory. He is currently working at Clínica Las Condes in Santiago, Chile where he is an otologist and he is also a member of both the Academic Board and Board of Directors at this institution.