Dr. Selena E. Briggs, MD

Dr. Selena E. Briggs, MD

Dr. Selena E. Briggs, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-4992

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Specialties
  • Neuro-Otology
Conditions I Treat
  • acoustic nerve injury
  • acoustic neuroma
  • central hearing loss
  • cholesteatoma
  • cochlear nerve damage
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Procedures I Perform
  • auditory brainstem implant
  • baha implant
  • cochlear implants
  • encephalocele repair
  • middle ear exploration
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About the Provider

Selena Heman-Ackah Briggs, MD, MBA, PhD, FACS, is a neurotologist-skull base surgeon within the Department of Otolaryngology. She completed her medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, followed by a surgical internship and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at the University of Minnesota, and a fellowship in neurotology at New York University. Dr. Briggs earned an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. She also earned a doctorate in otolaryngology from the University of Minnesota for her research on prevention and management of age-related hearing loss. She previously served as the director of Otology, Neurotology and Audiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and as an assistant professor of otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Briggs treats patients with a wide variety of ear and skull base-related concerns. She has a clinical interest in cochlear implantation and hearing loss (congenital and acquired), treatment of chronic ear disease and cholesteatoma, management of ear canal atresia or stenosis, repair of encephalocele and meningocele of the middle ear and mastoid, management of temporal bone fractures, care of vestibular and balance disorders, and treatment of tumors of the skull base (e.g. schwannomas, meningiomas, chordoma, etc.). In caring for patients with these concerns, she strives to provide each patient with the individualized, personalized and caring treatment that they deserve. Dr. Briggs maintains that it is critical to listen, to understand and to take the time to provide holistic care that prioritizes the patient's individual goals for their own best exceptional outcome, optimized care and quality of life.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: New York University Langone Medical Center (2012)
  • Residency Program: University of Minnesota (2010)
  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati (2004)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology
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Practice Locations
  • 106 Irving Street Northwest
    4TH FL.
    Suite 410
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: (202) 877-6733
    Fax: (202) 877-4992

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