Dr. Brian Fligor is a board-certified pediatric audiologist and owner and staff audiologist of Tobias and Battite Hearing Wellness, a large private audiology practice in downtown Boston. He is a co-founder, and clinical strategic advisor of Lantos Technologies, Inc.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Fligor was director of diagnostic audiology at Boston Children’s Hospital and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. He is author/co-author of 29 peer-reviewed scientific publications, author of eight chapters in medical textbooks, and author of general audience book Understanding Childhood Hearing Loss (Rowman and Littelfield, 2015).
He is adjunct faculty at Salus University, a consultant member of the Children’s Oncology Group, chair of the World Health Organization Make Listening Safe Taskforce on manufacturing standards of headphones, and founder and past-chair of the Music-Induced Hearing Disorders Taskforce for the National Hearing Conservation Association.
Dr. Fligor’s publications on hearing loss risk from music received considerable popular media attention, including being spoofed on the David Letterman Show in 2005. His publications on ototoxicity were incorporated into the JCIH Position Statement (2007) and helped shape a consensus international chemotherapy ototoxicity grading scale. He holds a BS in biomedical engineering and doctorate in audiology from Boston University, and post-doctoral research fellowship from Harvard Medical School.
Disclosures: Dr. Fligor has a financial interest in Lantos Technologies, Inc., including ownership interest.