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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

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
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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This staff is always great
March 11, 2024
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I have already recommended the practice and doctor
March 8, 2024
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Dr Haynes is wonderful. He always takes his time. He never seems rushed. He is very thorough. I feel blessed that he did my acoustic neuroma surgery. I would highly recommend him.
March 8, 2024
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It is my opinion there is no doctor who is vested in the well-being of his patients than Dr. Haynes. There's no more knowledgeable doctor in his chosen field, and no doctor better at patient relations than Dr. Haynes.
March 4, 2024
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March 4, 2024
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Dr. Haynes is wonderful!!!
March 3, 2024
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