Geoffrey P. Aaron, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon

Licensure / Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery
  • Children’s of Alabama, Fellow
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • Residency, Chief Resident, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alabama–Birmingham; Birmingham, AL
  • Internship, Surgical / Otolaryngology, University of Alabama–Birmingham; Birmingham, AL
  • Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

Special Interests

  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Complex hearing disease
  • Hearing rehabilitation
  • Cochlear implantation
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Head & Neck masses
  • Pediatric airway disease

Societies / Associations / Honors


  • Aaron, GP, Illing, E, Lambertsen, Z, Ritter, M, Middlebrooks, E, Cure, J, Cho, DY, Riley, KO, Woodworth BW. Enlargement of Meckel’s Cave in Patients with Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks. International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. DOI: 10.1002/alr.21891
 Accepted 4 Nov 2016. Epub 2016 Dec.
  • Cho, DY, Aaron, GP, Shepard, K. Spontaneous Retropharyngeal and Mediastinal Emphysema: Case Report and Review of Literature. Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology. 2016; 9(2): 178-181. DOI: Epub 2016 Apr 19 PMID: 27090269
  • Aaron, GP, Woodworth, BA. Letter to the Editor: In Response to “Minimally Invasive Technique for Repairing CSF Leaks Due to Defects of Posterior Table of Frontal Sinus”. Journal of Neurological Surgery 2015 Sep;76(5):409. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1543968. Epub 2015 May 13. PMID: 26401484
  • Aaron, GP, Doyle. J, Vaphiades, M, Riley, KO, Woodworth, BA. Increased Intracranial Pressure in Spontaneous CSF Leak Patients is not associated with Papilledema. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2014 Dec;151(6):1061-6. doi: 10.1177/0194599814551122. Epub 2014 Sep 23. PMID:25248848
  • McRae, BR, Shew, M, Aaron, GP, Bijangi-Vishehsaraei, K, Halum, SL. A Rapid, Novel Model of Culturing Cranial Nerve X-Derived Motoneuron for Screening Trophic Factor Outgrowth Response. Neurological Research. 2012 Jul; 34(6): 564-75. PMID: 22663932
  • Taler, V, Aaron, GP, Steinmetz, LA, Pisoni, DB. Neighborhood Density Effects on Spoken Word Recognition and Production in Healthy Aging: Neighborhood Effects in Aging. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 2010 Sep; 65B(5): 551-560. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20542997