Dr. Scheidemandel was born in Germany and studied medicine at the universities of Erlangen and Munich, Germany. He had his specialty training at the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver and at Baylor University, in Houston Texas. He is board certified in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. From 1962 to 2000 he was on the teaching staff of George Washington University. He has a special interest in problems of the ear.