Meet Dr. Michelle Inserra

Michelle Inserra, MD


3071 Payne Ave
San Jose, California 95128

Michelle Inserra, M.D.

Dr. Michelle Inserra did both her medical training at her residency in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at Stanford University and Hospitals. She then completed a fellowship in Otology and Neurotology at the California Ear Institute. After finishing her medical training, she joined the Otolaryngology Department at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara, where she practiced subspecialty surgical and clinical care in Otology for over 10 years. She has been with Ear Associates since 2017 and specializes in chronic ear disease, hearing loss, eustachian tube dysfunction, and vertigo and balance disorders. She also is a medical consultant and medical advisory board member for Earlens, a hearing aid start up company.s

Originally from New York, she went to Brown University and obtained a degree in biomedical engineering. She did medical research at the Rockefeller University in New York City, before coming out to California to start her medical career.

When she is not devoting her time to care for patients with ear related issues, she spends her time with her husband, step-sons, and 2 dachshunds. She enjoys pilates and hiking.