Clinical Information


  • Otology/Neurotology

G. Mark Pyle, MD


  • Academic Vice Chairman
  • Chief of Otology/Neurotology Section
  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
(608) 262-8693

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


Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors Otolaryngology

Charles N. Ford Teaching Award (2016-2017)

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, 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.

Research Interests

Dr. Pyle is currently the PI on two studies on vestibular retraining for visual vertigo. 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

  • Efficacy of Cochlear Implantation in Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Related Hearing Loss.
    Sobczak G, Marchant W, Misurelli S, Pyle GM, Gubbels S, Roche J
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2022 Apr 21; 34894221091010
    [PubMed ID: 35450430]

  • Instrumented Gait Analysis to Identify Persistent Deficits in Gait Stability in Adults With Chronic Vestibular Loss.
    Grove CR, Whitney SL, Pyle GM, Heiderscheit BC
    JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2021 08 01; 147(8): 729-738
    [PubMed ID: 34196673]

  • The Gait Disorientation Test: A New Method for Screening Adults With Dizziness and Imbalance.
    Grove CR, Heiderscheit BC, Pyle GM, Loyd BJ, Whitney SL
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2021 04; 102(4): 582-590
    [PubMed ID: 33338462]

  • Effect of Repetitive Administration of a Next-generation Sensory Organization Test in Adults With and Without Vestibular Dysfunction.
    Grove CR, Whitney SL, Hetzel SJ, Heiderscheit BC, Pyle GM
    Otol Neurotol 2021 03 01; 42(3): e363-e370
    [PubMed ID: 33165160]

  • Aggressive, Multidisciplinary Staged Microsurgical Resection of a Giant Cervicomedullary Junction Chordoma.
    Sayyahmelli S, Dogan I, Wieland AM, Pyle M, Başkaya MK
    J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2019 Dec; 80(Suppl 4): S378-S379
    [PubMed ID: 31824818]

All Publications on PubMed