Matthew Ng, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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Matthew Ng, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Neurotology & Otolaryngology



Dr. Ng is a clinical associate professor. He specializes in otology-neurotology and lateral skull base surgery. He treats all forms of hearing loss, tinnitus, chronic ear infection, cholesteatoma, facial nerve disorders, dizziness and imbalance, and tumors of the lateral skull base. He performs cochlear implant surgery as well as placement of other implantable hearing devices.

He received his medical degree from the USC Keck School of Medicine. He was a research associate at the House Ear Institute Temporal Bone Morphology Laboratories (1989-1993). He completed his residency training in otolaryngology-head & neck surgery at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and neurotology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Prior to joining the academic faculty at UNLV, he was full-time academic faculty in the Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology at UNSOM and, prior to that, USC Keck School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. He served as a physician member of the State of Nevada Board of Hearing Aid Specialists. He is a volunteer otolaryngologist for the Southern Nevada Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Clinic.

Special Interests

  • Chronic ear infections/otitis media
  • Mastoiditis
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Hearing loss (sensorineural, mixed and conductive)
  • Congenital hearing loss
  • Otosclerosis
  • Cochlear implants
  • Implantable hearing devices
  • Hearing disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness & vertigo
  • Eustachian tube problems
  • Lateral skull base tumors
  • Facial nerve paralysis
  • General ear, nose, & throat problems