Marcello Cherchi, MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Cherchi

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Clinic: Chicago Dizziness and HearingResearch/Teaching: https://dizziness-and-balance.comContact


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Publications related to dizziness and hearing (also see ResearchGate)

  1. Cherchi M. Otovestibular symptoms of Covid-19 and Its Vaccines/Treatments. MDPI Encyclopedia, 2, 1200-1209, 2022
  2. Renato Gonzaga Barreto, Darío Andrés Yacovino, Marcello Cherchi, Saulo Nardy Nader, Lázaro Juliano Teixeira, Delice Alves da Silva, Daniel Hector Verdecchia. (2021)The Role of the Smartphone in the Diagnosis of Vestibular Hypofunction: A Clinical Strategy for Teleconsultation during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2021;25(4):e602–e609.
  3. Cherchi M, DiLiberto F, Yacovino D, Das S (2021). The enduring controversy of cervicogenic vertigo and its place among positional vertigo syndromes. Audiol Res, 11, 491-407.
  4. Yacovino, D. A., et al. (2021). "The spectrum of acute vestibular neuropathy through modern vestibular testing: A descriptive analysis." Clin Neurophysiol Pract 6: 137-145.
  5. Giardino, D., et al. (2021). "A comparative study of two methods for treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in the emergency department." Journal of Otology 16: 231-236.
  6. Cherchi, M. V. and D. A. Yacovino (2021). "Dysfunction along the continuum of vestibulocochlear anatomy, and the corresponding spectrum of clinical presentation: how little we know, and what else we need to learn." Hearing, Balance and Communication.
  7. Cherchi M, Yacovino D. (2021) In reference to SARS Cov-2 presence in the saliva, tears and cerumen of Covid-19 patients. (Letter to the Editor) Laryngoscope 2021.
  8. Hain TC, Cherchi M (2021) Vestibular Testing. Continuum. Neurology. 331-337
  9. Cherchi M.(2019) Utricular function in vestibular neuritis: a pilot study of concordance/discordance between ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials and ocular cycloposition. Exp Brain Res. Mar 27. doi: 10.1007/s00221-019-05529-8.
  10. Hain TC, Cherchi M (2019). Migraine associated vertigo.Adv in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, vol 82. (eds: Lea and Pothier), 119-126
  11. Hain TC, Marcello Cherchi, Nicolas Perez-Fernandez (2018). The Gain-Time Constant product quantifies total vestibular output in bilateral vestibular loss, Frontiers in Neurology - Neuro-Otology
  12. Hain TC, Marcello Cherchi and Dario Andres Yacovino (2018), Bilateral vestibular weakness. Frontiers in Neurology-Neuro-Otology.
  13. Hain, T. C. and M. Cherchi (2016). "Mal de debarquement syndrome." Handb Clin Neurol 137: 391-395.
  14. Shirley D, Hain T, Cherchi M. Triceps acoustically evoked myogenic potentials in patients with spinal cord lesions. 2015. JNNP.
  15. Hain TC, Cherchi M. Non-otologic vertigo. Chapter in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull-Base Surgery: A Clinic Reference Guide. (Eds. Brackman DE, McRackan T). Submitted 12/1/2014 (In press)
  16. Hain TC, Cherchi M, Yacovino DA (2013) Bilateral Vestibular Loss. Semin Neurol 33:195-203
  17. Cherchi M, Hain TC (2011). Migraine associated vertigo. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. Apr;44(2):367-75
  18. Cherchi, M. and T. Hain (2010). Provocative Maneuvers for Vestibular Disorders. Vertigo and Imbalance: Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System. S. Eggers and D. S. Zee (Editors) , Elsevier.
  19. Cherchi, M., et al. (2009). "Sound evoked triceps myogenic potentials." Otol Neurotol 30(4): 545-550.
  20. Hain TC,  Cherchi M (2008). "Pulse-synchronous torsional pendular nystagmus in unilateral superior canal dehiscence." Neurology 70(14): 1217-8.
  21. Cherchi M, Huo E, Nelson N, Frankfurt O, Russell E, Raizer R. Gradual hearing loss with bilateral labyrinthine hemorrhage in chronic myelogenous leukemia., Neurology 67(1):177-178, 2006.
  22. Cherchi M. Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve syndrome (meralgia paresthetica, Bernhardt-Roth syndrome) secondary to ascites,” Resident and Staff Physician 2006;52(8):25-28.
  23. Cherchi M. Challenges in the investigation of cerebral function: Neuroanatomical substrates of language processing, 58 pp.  Munich and Newcastle: Lincom Europa, 2000.

Books (non-medical)

  1. Modern Georgian morphosyntax: A grammatico-categorial hierarchy-based analysis with special reference to ‘indirect verbs’ and ‘passives of state’, 350 pp.  Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 1997.
  2. Georgian, in Ulrich J. Lüders (ed.), Languages of the World/Materials, no. 147, 62 pp.  Munich and Newcastle: Lincom Europa, 1999.
  3. Disciplines and Nations: Niko Marr vs. his Georgian Students on Tbilisi State University and the ‘Japhetidology’/‘Caucasology’ Schism (with H.P. Manning), in William Chase, Bob Donnorummo and Ronald H. Linden (eds.), The Carl Beck Papers, no. 1603, 64 pp.  University of Pittsburgh: Center for Russian and East European Studies, 2002.

Articles/Chapters (non-medical)

  1. “Yezidis” (with Stephanie Platz and Kevin Tuite) in Paul Friedrich and Norma Diamond (eds.), Encyclopedia of World Cultures, volume 6: Russia and Eurasia/China, pp. 407-11.  Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1994.
  2. “The feature geometry of modern Georgian harmonic clusters” in John Goldsmith, Salikoko Mufwene, Barbara Need and David Testen (eds.), Contemporary Linguistics, vol. 1, pp. 57-87.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Linguistics Department, 1994.
  3. “Verbal tmesis in Georgian” (Part I) in Domenico Silvestri (ed.), AION: Annali del Dipartimento di Studi del Mondo Classico e del Mediterraneo Antico, Sezione Linguistica, vol. 16, pp. 33-115.  Naples: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 1994
  4. “‘Declensional paradigm’ transfer of appellatives with verbs of naming in Old Georgian: an instance of morphosyntactic analogy” in Howard Aronson (ed.), Non-Slavic Languages of the Soviet Union, vol. 8, pp. 45-66.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Linguistics Department, 1996.
  5. “Una contina logudorese-catalana” (with Paolo Cherchi) in Arrigo Castellani and Luca Serianni (eds.), Studi Linguistici Italiani, vol. 22 (1st of the 3rd series), fascicle 2, pp. 231-4.  Rome: Salerno Editrice, 1996.
  6. “Verbal tmesis in Georgian” (Part II) in Domenico Silvestri (ed.), AION: Annali del Dipartimento di Studi del Mondo Classico e del Mediterraneo Antico, Sezione Linguistica, vol. 19, pp. 63-137.  Naples: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 1997.
  7. “Über das Nichtvorhandensein von Morphologisierung” in Heinz Fähnrich et al. (eds.), Georgica, vol. 20, pp. 70-82.  Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz, 1997.
  8. “La Divina Commedia in georgiano tradotta da Konstantine Gamsaxurdia e Konstantine Cicinadze” in L’Alighieri, vol. 10 (Nuova Serie), pp. 55-70.  Ravenna: A. Longo Editore, 1997.
  9. “Perché le gerarchie dovrebbero intersecarsi nell’analisi grammaticale” in Studi italiani di linguistica teorica e applicata, vol. 27, no. 2 (Nuova Serie), pp. 257-74.  Pisa: Pacini Editore, 1998.
  10.  “An instance of Georgian verbal analogy in light of Manczak’s tendencies and Word-and-Paradigm generative formalism” in Helma van den Berg (ed.), Studies in Caucasian Linguistics, pp. 60-72.  Leiden: Leiden Research School CNWS, 1999.
  11. “The properties of certain classes of indirect verbs and passives of state in modern Georgian,” Languages of the World, vol. 21, 24 pp.  Unterschleissheim and Munich: Lincom Europa, 2000.
  12. "Variant order of surface segmentables on the border between morphology and syntax: The case of preradical verbal morphology in Kartvelian” in Rosanna Sornicola, Erich Poppe and Ariel Shisha-Halevy (eds.), Stability and Variation of Word Order Patterns over Time, in Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Science, pp. 187-202.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2000.
  13. “A Note on Vico’s Typology of Language,” New Vico Studies, vol. 18, pp. 77-93.  Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey: Humanities Press International, 2001.
  14. “Die ‘Divina Commedia’ in der georgischen Übersetzung von Konstantine Gamsaxurdia und Konstantine Cicinadze” in Heinz Fähnrich et al. (eds.), Georgica, vol. 24, pp. 84-100.  Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz, 2001.
  15.   “How many verb classes are there in Mingrelian?” in Dee Ann Holisky and Kevin Tuite (eds.), Current Trends in Caucasian, East European and Inner Asian Linuistics: Papers in honor of Howard I. Aronson, pp. 29-39.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2003.
  16. “Georgische Verbaltmesis und Wackernagels Gesetz” in Georgica, vol. 27, pp. 73-98.  Aachen Shaker Verlag, 2004.