Derald Brackmann MD | Otolaryngologist | Los Angeles, CA | PIH Health
Derald Elmer Brackmann

Derald Elmer Brackmann MD


Neurotology (Ear Surgery) and Otolaryngology
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Dr. Brackmann was raised in a small town in Central Illinois. After a year of internship and residency in Chicago, he served in the United States Air Force as a flight surgeon. 

After completing military duty, Dr. Brackmann completed his residency in otolaryngology—head and neck surgery at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles. He then completed a fellowship in neurotology at the House Clinic and joined that practice where he spent his entire career in the practice of otology and neurotology.

 In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Brackmann has been active in clinical research. His current interests are in management of Neurofibromatosis Type II and the auditory brainstem implant. He is the author or co-author of more than 300 publications and is the editor of 5 textbooks.

Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians





  • Neurotology (Ear Surgery)
  • Otolaryngology


Medical School

University of Illinois College of Medicine


Illinois Central Hospital (AKA Hyde Park Community Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Hyde Park)


LAC+USC Medical Center

University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System


House Clinic

Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology