Jacques Herzog, M.D., a native of St. Louis, received his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1980, where he was named a University Scholar. While in medical school Dr. Herzog was honored with the "Friends of University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine Student Research Award."
Dr. Herzog completed his residency in Otolaryngology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1985. He then completed a fellowship on Otology and Neurotology at the University of Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland under Professor Ugo Fisch.
He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in Otolaryngology as well as Neurotology. He is a Fellow of the American Neurotology Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Herzog has served on several committees for both societies, including facial nerve disorders, skull base surgery and hearing and equilibrium.
Dr. Herzog established
the Center for Hearing and Balance Disorders at St. Luke’s hospital in 1993.
He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine. He has previously served on the Board of Managers at Central Institute for the Deaf, as well as a research collaborator. Currently, he is a member of the Editorial Board of Otology and Neurotology, the world’s leading scientific journal of the specialty. Dr. Herzog has lectured extensively both nationally, as well as internationally on various disorders of the ear and related structures. He has a particular interest in Cochlear Implantation, Acoustic Neuroma, Meniere’s Disease, Bell’s Palsy, Chronic Otitis Media and Cholesteatoma, as well as surgery for hearing loss.
The Cochlear Implant Program has been recognized nationally for its work in improving outcomes following surgical placement of the devices. In May, 2006, the Center for Hearing and Balance Disorders was recognized by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the deaf by awarding a grant for fellowship training in the area of cochlear implants. The Center has multiple ongoing research projects all directed toward improving outcomes and quality of life in cochlear implant recipients.
Dr. Herzog serves on the medical advisory board of Cochlear, the surgical advisory board of Grace medical, as well as a consultant for Medtronic and Stryker/Leibinger. Dr. Herzog has been cited in “Best Doctors in America” since 1994 and is annually recognized among “Top Docs” in St. Louis.