Michael S. Harris, MD

Assistant Professor


  • Otolaryngology- Center For Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8900 W. Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Otolaryngology

Drexel Town Square Health Center

Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences Clinic


Diseases and Conditions

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Cancer of the Ear
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Ear Disease
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Tinnitus
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Eustachian Tube Disorder
  • Otosclerosis

Treatments and Services

  • Adult Hearing Loss and Rehabilitation
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Implantable Hearing Aids
  • Microsurgery
  • Neurotology
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Pediatric Hearing Loss and Rehabilitation
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Otology
  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Children's Wisconsin - Milwaukee – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Neurotology

Clinic Locations


Dr. Harris is a board–certified otolaryngologist head and neck surgeon, originally from Wisconsin, with fellowship training at The Ohio State University in adult and pediatric otology, neurotology, and cranial base surgery. He has advanced training in surgery for hearing restoration including the placement of cochlear implants (CIs), bone-anchored aids, brainstem implants, and implantable hearing aids.  He also has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders and skull base disorders that affect the hearing, facial, and balance nerves.

Dr. Harris’ clinical and research interests include speech and environmental sound perception among cochlear implant users. He is also interested in electrophysiologic methods of feedback to prevent trauma during cochlear implant electrode insertion. He has published in peer reviewed journals and spoken at national and international meetings on these topics.

Dr. Harris’ personal philosophy and practice style reflects a team approach to provide you with the best individualized care.  A full assessment of your problem is achieved through close collaboration with our excellent team of dedicated Nurse Practitioners, Audiologists, and support staff.  Dr. Harris believes education is essential to shared decision making and optimal treatment. He will explain the diagnosis and therapy in everyday terms, ensure that all questions are answered and that you are comfortable with the plan.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (2009)
Fellowship in Neuro-otology - The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH (2015-2017)
Residency in Otolaryngology - Indiana University - Indianapolis, IN (2008-2015)