Dhasakumar Navaratnam, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neuroscience

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Balance Problems | Headache & Facial Pain Center | Navaratnam Lab | Stroke: Stroke Center; Stroke Telemedicine Program

Center for Biomedical Data Science

Hearing & Balance Surgery Program

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dhasakumar Navaratnam MD, PhD is a neurotologist and neurologist who provides advanced comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with hearing and balance problems. He received his MD from the University of Colombo and his PhD from the University of Oxford. He completed his residency in neurology and post-doctoral training in hearing research at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Navaratnam is funded by the NIH and performs basic science research on aspects of hearing and balance, and regeneration in the auditory and vestibular systems.

Education & Training

PhD Oxford University (1991)
MD University of Colombo (1986)
Resident University of Pennsylvania
Resident University of Pennsylvania
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Vascular Neurology (2009, recertified: 2019)

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Contact Info

Dhasakumar Navaratnam, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Hearing and Balance CenterYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale NeurologyYale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8018

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