DepartmentsOtolaryngology (ENT)/Head and Neck SurgeryLocationJacksonville, FloridaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Biographical summaryDr. Breen is an Otolaryngologist — Head and Neck surgeon with sub specialization and board certification in Otology and Neurotology. His clinical focuses and interests include: Chronic ear disease and cholesteatoma Treatment for hearing loss, including cochlear implantation, bone conduction hearing devices, and stapedotomy Vestibular schwannoma and other tumors of the ear and lateral skull base Pulsatile tinnitus He has been actively involved with the education of residents and fellows. His research and publication efforts have examined treatments for ear and skull base diseases as well as applications of temporal bone imaging techniques. Conditions treatedAcoustic neuromaAge-related hearing lossCholesteatomaConductive hearing lossCSF leakEar canal stenosisEncephaloceleFacial nerve tumorGlomus tumorHearing lossMastoiditisMeniere's diseaseMiddle ear diseaseMiddle ear infectionMiddle ear tumorOtosclerosisPulsatile tinnitusRuptured eardrumSensorineural hearing lossSkull base tumorSuperior semicircular canal dehiscenceTemporal bone cancerTemporal bone fractureTympanic membrane retraction Procedures performedAcoustic neuroma surgeryBone-anchored hearing aid surgeryCochlear implant procedureCSF leak surgeryEar surgeryFacial nerve decompressionLateral skull base surgeryMastoidectomyMiddle ear reconstructionMiddle ear surgeryOssicular chain reconstructionStapedectomySuperior canal dehiscence surgeryTympanoplasty InterestsLateral skull base tumorsVestibular schwannomaOtosclerosisCochlear implantationChronic ear disease and cholesteatomaSuperior semicircular canal dehiscenceCerebrospinal fluid leakHearing lossPulsatile tinnitus Mayo Clinic locations Jacksonville, Florida Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2016Fellowship - Fellowship in NeurotologyBaylor College of Medicine2014ResidentOtolaryngology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2009MDNorthwestern University2005BA - B.A. PhysicsNorthwestern UniversityShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2018NeurotologyAmerican Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery2015Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryAwards and honors2021Top Doctors Cincinnati Magazine 2015Top Rated PosterAAO-HNSF Annual Meeting 2015 Poster Session 2014Mayo Clinic Otorhinolaryngology In-Service Exam Award Mayo Clinic Otorhinolaryngology In-Service Exam Award 2013Mayo Clinic Otorhinolaryngology In-Service Exam Award Mayo Clinic Otorhinolaryngology In-Service Exam Award 2009Distinction in ResearchNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Show more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2023 - presentDirectorTemporal Bone Laboratory2020 - presentActive MemberNorth American Skull Base Society 2020 - 2021DirectorWest Chester Hospital Site Director, Otolaryngology Residency, University of Cincinnati 2018 - 2021DirectorNeurosensory Disorders Center, University of Cincinnati Gardner Neurosciences Institute,Center of Excellence Director 2018 - presentMemberMedical Informatics Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 2017 - presentActive FellowAmerican Neurotology Society 2017 - presentMember, Imaging Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery2014 - presentMemberAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Biographical summaryConditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20522057 Doctors & Medical Staff Breen, Joseph T. M.D.