David M. Barrs, M.D.

  1. Otolaryngologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Vertigo
  1. Cochlear implant procedure
  • Diseases of the ear and related structures including vertigo
  • Chronic ear disease
  • Skull base tumors
  • Cochlear implants
  1. 1983
    Fellow - Otology and NeurotologyHouse Ear Clinic and House Ear Institute
  2. 1979
    Resident - OtolaryngologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1973
    Internship - Internal MedicineDavid Grant USAF Medical Center
  4. 1972
    MDMedical Center, University of California, San Francisco
  5. 1968
    BSUnited States Air Force Academy

Certifications

  1. 2004
    NeurotologyAmerican Board of Otolaryngology
  2. 1979
    OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of Otolaryngology

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    2015-2016 Educator of the Year for Surgery and Surgery SubspecialtiesMayo Clinic in Arizona
  2. 2016
    Nominated for 2015-2016 Educator of the Year for ResearchMayo Clinic in Arizona
  3. 2016
    Top 10 ReviewerOtology & Neurotology
  4. 2015
    1st Place Poster Award - Clinical ResearchAcademic Excellence Day - Mayo Clinic Arizona
  5. 2013
    Excellent ReviewerLaryngoscope Journal
  6. 2010
    3rd Place Poster Award (from a field of approximately 35 posters)Academic Excellence Day
  7. 2003
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  8. 1997
    The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward/White, Incorporated
  9. 1992
    Outstanding Teacher of the Year AwardDepartment of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Medical Center
  10. 1991
    Honor AwardAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  11. 1990
    Honorable Mention, Thesis Entitled "Traumatic Facial Nerve Injury: Optimal Timing of Repair"Triological Society
  12. 1989
    Outstanding Teacher of the Year AwardDepartment of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado Medical Center
  13. 1988
    "A" Designator Award for Outstanding Clinical PerformanceU.S. Army Medical Department, United States Army
  14. 1985
    The Surgeon General's Award for Outstanding PaperAnnual Symposium of the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
  15. 1984
    Physician's Recognition AwardAmerican Medical Association
  16. 1983
    The Surgeon General's Award for Outstanding PaperAnnual Symposium of the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Emeritus MentorMayo Clinic School of Medicine - Arizona Campus
  2. 2015 - present
    Life MemberAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  3. 2014
    RepresentativeWestern Section, National Nominating Committee, Triological Society Annual Meeting
  4. 2014 - 2016
    Associate Program DirectorOtolaryngology Residency Program, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery/Audiology
  5. 2014 - 2016
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Otolaryngology Residency Program, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery/Audiology
  6. 2013 - 2015
    MemberHome Study Course, Otology and Neurotology Education Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  7. 2013 - 2014
    MemberWestern Section Program Committee, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  8. 2012
    MemberSearch Committee of Coordinator of International Affairs, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  9. 2012 - present
    SponsorSponsorship and Thesis Advisor, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  10. 2011 - 2012
    Vice PresidentWestern Section, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  11. 2011
    MemberPanel on Clinical Guideline for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Guidelines Development Task Force (GDTF), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  12. 2011
    MemberProgram Advisory Committee, American Otological Society
  13. 2011
    MemberThe Centurions, Hearing Health Foundation
  14. 2011 - present
    MemberHearing Health Foundation
  15. 2010
    MemberTriological Society Sectional Combined Meeting Program Committee, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  16. 2010 - 2011
    Vice President-ElectWestern Section, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  17. 2009
    MemberTravel Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  18. 2009
    MemberPanel on Clinical Guideline for Benign Positional Vertigo, Guidelines Development Task Force (GDTF), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  19. 2008 - 2009
    MemberWestern Section Program Committee, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  20. 2008
    MemberAward of Merit Selection Committee, American Otological Society
  21. 2007 - 2012
    MemberTriological Society Council, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  22. 2007 - 2012
    MemberGuidelines Development Task Force (GDTF), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  23. 2007 - 2012
    DelegateGuidelines Development Task Force (GDTF), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  24. 2007 - 2010
    MemberSocio-Economic Committee, American Neurotology Society
  25. 2007 - 2009
    Nationally Elected MemberNominating Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  26. 2007 - 2009
    ChairmanSocio-Economic Committee, American Neurotology Society
  27. 2007 - 2008
    MemberOtology and Neurotology Education Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  28. 2007 - 2008
    MemberContinuing Education Committee, American Neurotology Society
  29. 2007
    ChairAudit Committee, American Otological Society
  30. 2007
    MemberNominating Committee, Otosclerosis Study Group, American Neurotology Society
  31. 2007
    SponsorSponsorship and Thesis Advisor, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  32. 2006 - 2010
    Secretary/TreasurerWestern Section, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  33. 2006 - 2007
    MemberAudit Committee, American Otological Society
  34. 2005 - 2008
    ConsultantHearing Aids Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  35. 2005 - 2008
    MemberSelf-Instructional Package Committee (SiPac), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  36. 2005 - 2006
    MemberWestern Section Nominating Committee, American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc. (Triological Society)
  37. 2004
    MemberFinance Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  38. 2003 - 2009
    MemberHumanitarian Efforts Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  39. 2003 - 2005
    ConsultantEquilibrium Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  40. 2003
    ConsultantCPT Editorial Panel, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  41. 2002 - 2003
    ChairEquilibrium Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  42. 2002
    MemberProgram Advisory Committee, XXVIII Congress, Pan American Association of Otorhinolaryngology
  43. 2000 - 2007
    MemberProgram Advisory Committee, American Otological Society
  44. 1999 - 2005
    MemberHearing Aids Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  45. 1999 - 2004
    MemberPractice Management Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  46. 1999 - 2003
    MemberContinuing Education Committee, American Neurotology Society
  47. 1997 - 2003
    MemberEquilibrium Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  48. 1997 - 2003
    MemberInstruction Course Advisory Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  49. 1995 - 2011
    MemberNorth American Skull Base Society
  50. 1995 - 1996
    MentorPre-Medical Program, United States Air Force Academy
  51. 1995 - 1996
    MemberBoard of Directors, Physicians Foundation, County of El Paso, Colorado
  52. 1995
    MemberPhysician/Nurse Collaboration Committee on Tri-Care, Military Health Delivery System, El Paso County Medical Society, Colorado
  53. 1994 - 2003
    MemberBoard of Directors, Carolina Ear Research Institute
  54. 1994 - 2000
    MemberInternational Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (IFOS) Committee on Prevention of Hearing Impairment, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  55. 1994 - 1995
    MemberColorado, Woodmen Valley Sertoma Club
  56. 1993 - 1995
    MemberPost-Graduate Education Committee, Penrose Hospital
  57. 1993 - 1994
    PresidentAlumni Fellowship Group, House Ear Clinic and House Ear Institute (House Research Institute)
  58. 1992 - 1993
    Vice PresidentAlumni Fellowship Group, House Ear Clinic and House Ear Institute (House Research Institute)
  59. 1992
    OfficerAlumni Fellowship Group, House Ear Clinic and House Ear Institute (House Research Institute)
  60. 1991 - 1995
    MemberMonographs Subcommittee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  61. 1991 - 1993
    MemberFacial Nerve Disorders Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  62. 1991 - 1992
    MemberLong-Range Planning Committee, Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children
  63. 1991
    Acting CoordinatorAnnual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  64. 1990 - 2004
    MemberThe Centurions, Hearing Health Foundation
  65. 1990 - 1992
    MemberBoard of Directors, Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children
  66. 1990 - 1992
    MemberResearch Committee, House Ear Institute Alumni Association, House Ear Clinic and House Ear Institute (House Research Institute)
  67. 1989 - 1993
    MemberFacial Nerve Disorders Committee, American Neurotology Society
  68. 1987 - 1993
    MemberProgram Advisory Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  69. 1983 - present
    MemberHouse Ear Clinic and House Ear Institute (House Research Institute)
  70. 1977 - 1979
    Otolaryngology RepresentativeResident Education Council, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  71.  
    ChairOtolaryngology Subspecialty, Annual Symposium of the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, San Antonio, Texas, 1981
  72.  
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  73.  
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  74.  
    MemberSociety of Military Otolaryngologists
  75.  
    MemberWilliam F. House Society
  76.  
    MemberAssociation of Graduates, United States Air Force Academy
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