Dr Dayse Tavora completed her PhD on cochlear implant, unilateral deafness and brain plasticity at the School of Surgery, University of Western Australia (WA) and obtained her Doctorate at the University of Florida, USA. Dayse has over 10 years of experience across three continents in the areas of diagnostic audiology and hearing implant.  She is the Audiology Professional Lead at the Fiona Stanley Hospital in WA and faculty member at the University of Western Australia. Her main research interest is focused on cortical activity and brain plasticity after hearing implantation.

Publications List

International Journal Article – Referee

(22) Van de Heyning, P., Távora-Vieira, D., Mertns, G., et al. (2017). Towards a Unified Testing Framework for Single-Sided Deafness Studies: A Consensus Paper. Audio Neurotol, DOI: 10.1159/000455058.
(21) Távora-Vieira, D., Rajan, G.P. (2016). Cochlear implantation in children with congenital unilateral deafness: Mid-term follow-up outcomes, European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck diseases.
(20) Távora-Vieira, D., Marino, R., Acharya, A.N., Rajan, G.P. (2016). Cochlear implantation in adults with unilateral deafness: A review of the assessment/evaluation protocols, Cochlear Implants International, DOI: 10.1080/14670100.2016.1176303
(19) Acharya, A.N.; Távora-Vieira, D., Rajan, G.P. (2016). Using the Implant Electrode Array to Conduct Real-time Intraoperative Hearing Monitoring During Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: Preliminary Experiences. Otol Neurotol. 37(2): e148-53. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000950.
(18) Távora-Vieira, D. & Miller, S. (2015). The Benefits of Using RONDO and an In-The-Ear Hearing Aid in Patients Using a Combined Electric-Acoustic System. Advances in Otolaryngology. Volune 2015, Article 941230.
(17) Gavilan, J., Adunka, O., Agrawal, S. […] Távora-Vieira, D. […]. (2015). Quality standards for bone conduction implants. Acta Otolaryngol. 135(12):1277-85.
(16) Marino, R., Lampacher, P., Dittrich, G., Távora-Vieira, D., Kuthubutheen, J., Rajan, G.P. (2015). Does Coupling and Positioning in Vibroplasty Matter? A Prospective Cohort Study. Otol Neurotol. 36(7):1223-30.
(15) Acharya, A.N., Coates, H., Távora-Vieira, D., Rajan, G.P. (2015). A pilot study investigation basic fibroblast growth factor for the repair of chronic tympanic membrane perforations in pediatric patients. Int. J Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 79: 332-335.
(14) Távora-Vieira, D. & Rajan, G.P. (2015). Cochlear Implantation in children with congenital and noncongenital unilateral deafness: a case series. Otol Neurotol 36(2): 235-239.
(13) Távora-Vieira, D., Marino, R., Acharya, A., Rajan, G.P. (2015) The impact of cochlear implantation on speech understanding, subjective hearing performance, and tinnitus suppression in patients with severe to profound hearing loss. Otol Neurotol 36(3): 430-436.
(12) Távora-Vieira, D, De Ceuler, G., Govaerts, P.J., Rajan, G.P. (2014). Cochlear Implantation Improves Localization Ability in patient with Unilateral Deafness. Ear Hear. [Epub ahead of print] PMID 25474416.
(11) Távora-Vieira, D. & Rajan, G.P. (2014). Assessment of Fine Structure Processing Strategies in unilateral deafened Cochlear Implant Users. Int J Otolaryngol Head Neck Sur 3:347-353.
(10) Vaerenberg, B., Smits, C., De Ceulaer, G.… Távora-Vieira, D., Mancini, P., Cullington, H., Ng, A.H.C., Walkowiak, A., Shapiro, W. H., Govaerts, P. (2014). Cochlear Implant Programming: A Global Survey on the State of the Art. The Scientific World Journal.
(09) Távora-Vieira, D., Boisvert, I., McMahon, C.M., Maric, V., Rajan, G.P. (2013). Successful outcomes of cochlear implantation in long-term unilateral deafness: brain plasticity? Neuroreport 24(13): 724-9.
(08) Távora-Vieira, D., & Miller, S. (2013). Herpes Simplex meningo-encephalitis following cochlear implantation – a case study. Cochlear Implant Int. Sept 14.
(07) Marino, R., Távora-Vieira, D. Rajan, G. (2013). Tinnitus and Quality of Life After Round Window Vibroplasty. Int Tinnitus Journal.
(06) Távora-Vieira, D., Marino, R., Krishnaswamy, Kuthubutheen, J., Rajan, G. (2013). Cochlear implantation for Unilateral Deafness with and without Tinnitus: A Case Series. The Laryngoscope, 123(5): 1251-1255.
(05) Távora-Vieira, D. & Rodrigues, S. (2013) The use of Nucleus CI422 in a ski-slope high frequency hearing loss and chronic external ear pathology – a case report. Cochlear Implant International.
(04) Távora-Vieira, D. & Miller, S. (2012) Misdiagnosis of otosclerosis in a patient with enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 6: 178.
(03) McNeill, C., Távora-Vieira, D., Alnafjan, F., Searchfield, G., & Welch, D. (2012) Tinnitus pitch, masking, and the effectiveness of hearing aids for tinnitus therapy. Int J Audiology, 51(12): 914-9.
(02) Távora-Vieira, D., Eikelboom, R.H., Ivey, G.E. & Miller, S. (2011) A Multi-centre Study on the Long-term Benefits of Tinnitus Management using Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment. Int Tinnitus Journal, 16(2): 111-117.
(01) Távora-Vieira, D., Eikelboom, R.H & Miller, S. (2011) Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment in Patients with Significant Levels of Hearing Loss – an adaptation of the protocol. Int J Audiology, 50(12): 881-886.


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