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David S. Haynes MD

Professor of Otolaryngology and Hearing and Speech Sciences, Chief of the Neurotology Division, Program Director, Neurotology Fellowship, and Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Areas of Expertise

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult and Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear Implant Evaluation and Therapy
  • ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)
  • Hearing and Speech Sciences
  • Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology Surgery
  • Otology and Neurotology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Skull Base Surgery

Conditions and Treatments


1215 21st Ave. S., Floors 6-10
Nashville, TN 37232
1215 21st Ave. S., Suite 7209
Nashville, TN 37232


  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Tennessee Memphis, 1987
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1988
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1993
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt Otology Group/The EAR Foundation, 1995

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 1994
  • Neurotology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 2004

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Patient Comments

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Can't say enough about how all concerned to be friendly and professional
May 12, 2024
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Excellent caring provider who provides detailed Rationale for my problem and treatments options.
May 6, 2024
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Dr Hayes was perfect for me
April 28, 2024
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Would definitely recommend
April 28, 2024
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Dr. Hanes always takes time to listen and carefully consider treatments. Vanderbilt is blessed to have such a compassionate, wise, caring doctor. I fully trust him with my healthcare.
April 26, 2024
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Dr. Haynes went above and beyond to explain my situation and options going forward.
April 21, 2024
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I really like Doctor Hayes . I enjoy see him!!
April 15, 2024
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Dr. Haynes was very thorough and always willing to listen and address my concerns, if any. From the very first time I met him, he showed compassion while rendering expert care. I feel lucky to be his patient.
April 12, 2024
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Dr Haynes was very closely to my concerns. Had very good recommendations
March 24, 2024
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