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Tiffany Peng Hwa, MD

Tiffany Peng Hwa
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Otolaryngology (ENT), Head and Neck Surgery

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Dr. Tiffany Hwa is a comprehensively trained otolaryngologist (ENT doctor) with advanced training in disorders of hearing, balance, and the lateral skull base. After attending Rutgers University under the Presidential Full Tuition Scholarship, she earned her degree summa cum laude in Biology. She then completed her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College and graduated with an Honors in Research, earning the Connie Guion MD Scholarship and the Arthur Palmer Prize for Efficiency in Otolaryngology. She completed resident training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at New-York Presbyterian Hospital with leaders in the field at Columbia, Cornell, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Subsequently, Dr. Tiffany Hwa pursued advanced fellowship training in Otology & Neurotology (Ears and Lateral Skull Base Surgery) at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hwa has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in addition to presentations at national and international meetings.

She is committed to comprehensive care of each patient, and aims to tailor expert treatment plans to your priorities and concerns. She prioritizes patient education as paramount to good care, and seeks to help you fully understand your condition.


Office Locations

Temple Head & Neck Institute

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus
3509 N. Broad Street
Boyer Pavilion, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Temple Head & Neck Institute – Rydal Office

1077 Rydal Road

2nd Floor, Suite 201

Meadowbrook, PA 19046


Digital Bibliography
Selected Publications

1. Hwa, T. P., Luu, N., Henry, L. E., Naples, J. G., Kaufman, A. C., Brant, J. A., ... & Bigelow, D. C. (2021). Impact of Reconstruction With Hydroxyapatite Bone Cement on CSF Leak Rate in Retrosigmoid Approach to Vestibular Schwannoma Resection: A Review of 196 Cases. Otology & Neurotology, 42(6), 918-922.

2. Hwa, T. P., Tian, L. L., Caruana, F., Chun, M., Mancuso, D., Cellum, I. P., & Lalwani, A. K. (2021). Novel Web-Based Music Re-Engineering Software for Enhancement of Music Enjoyment Among Cochlear Implantees. Otology & Neurotology, 42(9), 1347-1354.

3. Hwa, T. P., Sturm, J. J., Losenegger, T., Owen, A., Kuhlmey, M., Cellum, I., ... & Kim, A. H. (2020). Impact of underlying diagnosis on speech and quality of life outcomes after cochlear implantation for single-sided deafness. Otology & Neurotology, 41(4), e432-e440.

4. Hwa, T. P., Wen, C. Z., & Ruckenstein, M. J. (2021). Assessment of music experience after cochlear implantation: A review of current tools and their utilization. World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

5. Hwa, T. P., Brant, J. A., Eliades, S. J., & Ruckenstein, M. J. (2021). What is the Right Treatment for Adults With Unilateral Deafness?. The Laryngoscope.

6. Dumberger, L. D., Hwa, T. P., Panara, K., Husain, S., Yver, C., & Bigelow, D. C. (2021). Profound Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Hematologic Malignancy: A Case for Urgent Cochlear Implantation With Discussion and Systematic Review of the Literature. Otology & Neurotology, 42(7), e815-e824.

7. Layfield, E., Hwa, T. P., Naples, J., Maina, I., Brant, J. A., Eliades, S. J., ... & Ruckenstein, M. J. (2021). Failure and Revision Surgery After Cochlear Implantation in the Adult Population: A 10-year Single-institution Retrospective and Systematic Review of the Literature. Otology & Neurotology, 42(3), 408-413.

8. Bankoti, K., Generotti, C., Hwa, T., Wang, L., O'Malley Jr, B. W., & Li, D. (2021). Advances and challenges in adeno-associated viral inner ear gene therapy for sensorineural hearing loss. Molecular Therapy-Methods & Clinical Development.

9. Hwa, T. P., Husain, Q., Brant, J. A., & K. Lalwani, A. (2021). Jugular Bulb Anomalies Involving the Internal Auditory Canal: A Case Series. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, 0003489421990153.

10. Nimmo, Z. M., Hwa, T. P., Naples, J. G., Shah, R., Brant, J. A., Eliades, S. J., ... & Ruckenstein, M. J. (2021). Age-related Patterns of Vestibular Dysfunction in Dizziness and Imbalance: A Review of Vestibular Testing Results Among 1,116 Patients. Otology & Neurotology, 42(6), 897-905.

Book Chapters

1. Peng T, Ramaswamy A, Kim HA. “Common Otological Surgical Procedures: Clinical Decision-Making Pearls and the Role of Imaging.” Neuroimaging Clinics on Temporal Bone Imaging. (2018).

2. Lantos JE, Leeman K, Weidman E, Dean KE, Peng T, Pearlman A. “Imaging of Temporal Bone Trauma: A Clinicoradiologic perspective.” Neuroimaging Clinics on Temporal Bone Imaging. (2018).

3. Dua AN, Peng T, Alexiades G. “Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis.” Multiple Sclerosis for the Non-Neurologist. (2019).

4. Hwa TP, Bewley AF, Ruckenstein MJ. “Systemic manifestations of otologic disease.” Bailey’s Otolaryngology 6th Edition (2021).

5. Hwa TP, Brant JA. “Otalgia.” Medical Clinics: An Update in ENT for Internists. (2021)

6. Hwa TP, Eliades SJ, Ruckenstein MJ. “Meniere’s Disease and Vestibular Migraine.” Essential Otology & Neurotology: KJ Lee. (2021: ahead of print).

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