Dr. Katherine Heidenreich

Katherine D. Heidenreich, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Dr. Heidenreich is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  A native of California, she obtained her undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley and her medical degree at UC San Diego. She completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Maryland, followed by a Vestibular and Balance Disorders Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.  She is board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Areas of Interest

Dr. Heidenreich provides care for patients with ear disorders. This includes patients with ear infections, hearing loss, dizziness, and imbalance.  Her research is clinically-oriented, and focuses on disorders of the semicircular canals such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome.  She has published extensively on diagnostic eye movements associated with inner ear disorders.