University of Wisconsin–Madison

G. Mark Pyle, MD


  • Academic Vice Chairman
  • Associate Program Director, Otolaryngology Residency Program
  • Section of Otology/Neurotology
  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
(608) 265-0494

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1984
  • Residency, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1984-1989
  • Fellow, Neurotology and Skull-base Surgery, Chicago Otology Group, Ltd., Chicago, IL, 1989-1991

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Pyle is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Neurotology. He specializes in otology, neurotology, and lateral skull base surgery. Specialty areas include: disorders of the ear, facial nerve and balance disorders, restoration of hearing and cochlear implantation, and skull base tumor surgery.

Dr. Pyle provides a wide range of services including Acoustic Neuroma Removal, Bone-Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA), Cochlear Implants, Congenital Atresia of the Ear Canal and Middle Ear, Endolymphatic Sac Decompression, Facial Nerve Grafting, Gentamicin Titration, Hearing Aids, Labyrinthectomy or Vestibular Neurectomy, Mastoidectomy, Mastoid Obliteration, Ossiculoplasty, Removal of Tumors and Vascular Lesions of the Middle and Posterior Skull Base and Brain, Posterior Semicircular Canal Occlusion, Skull Base Surgery, Stapedectomy, Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence, Tympanoplasty, Zenker’s Diverticulectomy.

Research Interests

Dr. Pyle’s research interests include new techniques in intraoperative monitoring during acoustic neuroma surgery, outcome studies in the surgical treatment of vertigo, objective measurements of middle ear function, and embryologic development of the inner ear.

Recent Publications

    • Resection of middle petroclival meningioma via combined anterior transpetrosal and retrosigmoid approaches at two separate stages: 3D operative video.
    • Dogan I, Ocak PE, Pyle GM, Başkaya MK
    • Neurosurg Focus 2017 Oct; 43(VideoSuppl2): V12
    • [PubMed ID: 28967312]
    • Transmastoid approach to the superior semicircular canal: An anatomical study.
    • Yamanaka T, Pyle GM, Hosoi H
    • Auris Nasus Larynx 2014 Apr; 41(2): 169-71
    • [PubMed ID: 24206827]
    • Single institution experience treating 104 vestibular schwannomas with fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy or stereotactic radiosurgery.
    • Anderson BM, Khuntia D, Bentzen SM, Geye HM, Hayes LL, Kuo JS, Baskaya MK, Badie B, Basavatia A, Pyle GM, Tomé WA, Mehta MP
    • J. Neurooncol. 2014 Jan; 116(1): 187-93
    • [PubMed ID: 24142200]
    • Retromandibular fossa approach to the high cervical internal carotid artery: an anatomic study.
    • Izci Y, Moftakhar R, Pyle M, Başkaya MK
    • Neurosurgery 2008 May; 62(5 Suppl 2): ONS363-9; discussion 369-70
    • [PubMed ID: 18596516]
    • Endolymphatic sac decompression as a treatment for Meniere's disease.
    • Durland WF, Pyle GM, Connor NP
    • Laryngoscope 2005 Aug; 115(8): 1454-7
    • [PubMed ID: 16094123]

All Publications on PubMed