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Von Doersten, Peter G., MD

Von Doersten, Peter G. MD





Certified In

American Board of Otolaryngology, Subspecialty Board of Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery


Rocky Mountain Ear, Nose and Throat, P.C.


700 W. Kent Ave - Missoula, MT 59801








Dartmouth College, BA Chemistry

Medical School:
University of Missouri School of Medicine, MD

Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center, General Surgery Internship

Clinical Research:
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Clinical Research, Otolaryngology

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Residency


Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Fellowship-Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery


Adenoviral and AAV-mediated gene transfer to the inner ear: Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2009

Jugular Foramen Neuromas: In Tumors of the Ear and Temporal Bone: 2000

Skull Base Surgery-The Facial Nerve: 2000

The Facial Nerve, Current Trends in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation-Otolaryngology for the Internist: 1999

Facial Nerve Outcome in Benign Lateral Skull Neoplasms-Laryngoscope: 1998

Temporal Bone and Lateral Skull Base Malignancy: Experience and Results with 81 Patients-American Journal of Otology: 1998


Dr. Von Doersten is a board certified Otolaryngologist, and is also one of 300 physicians in the country who has Subspecialty Board Certification in Neurotology, a field of medicine concerning ear surgery, disorders of the inner ear, skull base surgery, and cochlear implantation. After graduation from Dartmouth College, Dr. Von Doersten completed medical school at the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1989. He performed an internship at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital in Chicago, followed by a second year of General Surgery at the University of California Davis. After completing his residency in Otolaryngology at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland, California, he engaged in a fellowship in Neurotology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, affiliated with the Otology Group. He was on the faculty at Vanderbilt for one year, became board certified in 1996, and subspecialty board certified in 2004. He has practiced at Rocky Mountain Ear, Nose, and Throat Center since 1996, and has been a faculty affiliate at the University of Montana since 2002 and University of Washington since 2010.