Curriculum Vitae
Murray Grossan M.D.

Board Certified: American Board Of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers
8631 W Third St. Suite 440 East
Los Angeles, Ca. 90048
Phone (310) 659-1006 Fax (310) 652-9906

Education:University of Georgia School of Medicine1948
InternshipNew York Polyclinic1949
ResidencyEar Nose Throat NYU Bellevue1951
Board CertificationAmerican Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
AppointmentsQualified Medical Examiner1995
Independent Medical Examiner
Hospital StaffCentinela Valley Hospital, Inglewood
Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Inglewood
Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital, Marina del Rey
Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles
ChairmanEar Nose and Throat Dept Centinela Hospital 1988 - 91
MemberInternational Society of Aquatic Medicine
Diving PhysicianNAUI Advanced Diver
California Otolaryngology Society
American Association For the Study of Headache
Biofeedback Research Society
Los Angeles County Medical Association
California Medical Association
Ethics Committee - Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital

Consultant for: Los Angeles County District Attorney,U.S. Department of Labor, Freemont Insurance, Water and Power, Industrial Indemnity, Los Angeles City, L.A. County, Culver City , Manhattan Beach, and others President, Los Angeles Chapter of Phi Lambda Kappa Medical Fraternity

Awarded Certificate of Merit for the Scientific Exhibit "Nasal Mucociliary Flow", by American Medical Association

Recommended Referral List: Divers Alert Network

Tinnitus Association,

Headache Association

Meniere's Association.

Partial List of Publications

Nasal Function:

  • Enhancing the Mucociliary System. Advance for Respiratory Care Practitioners. April 17, 1995. 8:12-13

  • Office Measurement of Nasal Mucociliary Clearance. English: Otolaryngology 1994, Vol 2 Chapter 7

  • Mucociliary Flow in Otolaryngology Practice. Insights In Otolaryngology. August 1993, 8:2-8

  • Respiratory Cilia: A New classification of Ear Nose Throat and Allergy Diseae. Presented at Western Triologic Meeting, Feb 1997

  • A Device To Aid Nasal Mucociliary Flow. Auris, Nasalis and Laryngis. July 1976. 3:1-6

  • The Saccharin Test of Nasal Mucociliary Function. The eye ear nose and throat Monthly. Nov 1975

  • Nasal Mucociliary Flow - A Clinical View. Amer Acad of Otol and Ophth Scientific Presentation Dallas 1975 (certificate of merit award)

  • Irrigation of the Child's Nose. Clinical pediatrics. March 1974, 13:229-231

  • A New Nasal Irrigator Device. The eye, ear nose and throat monthly. March 1974

  • A Device for Nasal Irrigation. Transactions of The Ameri Acad of Ophth and Otolar. 78:279-280.

  • Hydroxine - Meperidine Technique for Rhinoplastic Surgery, Medical trials technique quarerly, July 1966.

  • A Technique for Rhinoplastic Surgery Anesthesia; Archives of Otolaryngology, 1954, 82:427-429


  • An Instrument for Throat Irrigation. O.R.L. Digest, July 1972, 39:7-10 Irrigation Treatment for Throat Infections. The ear nose and throat monthly. August 1972. 51:302-305

  • A Mechanical Throat Irrigator. Troansactions of the American Acadamy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, January 1973 Volume 77

  • Mirror Technique of Nasopharyngeal Surgery The ear nose and throat monthly, Feb 1958, 37:111-119

    Scuba Diving

  • Survival Medicine for a Dive Vacation Skin Diver. March 1982 Volume 31

  • Help your Patients Have a Healthy Vacation. Consultant Magazine.April 1982, 22:4 pp256-258

  • Nasal Function and the Diver. Skin diver magazine 1979

  • Questions I've Been Asked About Diving. Skin diver magazine guest column. 1978

  • Care of the Scuba Diver. Osteopathic Annals October 1976

  • How to Dive When Your Sinuses Say You Can't. Proceedings and the 7th Inter. Conference on Underwater Education Sept. 1975


  • If You're going to be an Inventor, Be Prepared. Phi Delta Epsilon News Spring 1976

  • The Use of Helium in Middle Ear Disease. Ear Nose and Throat Monthly March 1971

  • Management of Infections of the Ear, Nose and Throat with Doxycycline. The ear nose and throat monthly. July 1968, 47:56-59.


  • The Twenty Dollar Tinnitus Masker-a drug free approach to Managing Tinnitus. The Hearing Journal. June 1995. 48:39-40

  • Treatment of Subjective Tinnitus with Biofeedback. Ear Nose and Throat Monthly Nov 1976.

  • A Brief Introduction to Biofeedback for Otolaryngologists. O.R.L. Digest, February 1975

  • The Hearing Examination: A one hour video course approved for credit.


  • Treatment of Migraine with a Vasodilator - Nicotinyl Alcohol. O.R.L. Digest March 1975

    Temperomandibular Joint Disease

  • Treatment of Temperomandibular Joint Disease with Biofeedback Chapter in: The Temperomandibular Joint by Leland House 1989

    Murray Grossan, MD.
    Board Certified Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
    8631 W. 3rd Street Suite 440 E
    Cedars Sinai Hospital Medical Towers
    Los Angeles, Ca 90048
    (310) 659 1006 fax (310) 652 9906
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