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Dr. Michael E. Glasscock III

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Dr. Michael E. Glasscock III

Asheville - Dr. Michael E. Glasscock III died peacefully in the home he shared with his daughter, Martina Glasscock Barnes in Asheville, NC. He was 84. Cause of death was kidney disease.

Mike, a pioneer in the field of neurotology, specialized in surgery and treatment of the inner ear. In 1970 he founded the Otology Group in Nashville. He trained 53 doctors in his fellowship program and was regarded as a mentor and friend. He was loved by his patients, and enjoyed an international reputation, teaching and lecturing around the world.

Mike loved new challenges. He flew planes and helicopters, wrote novels, drilled for oil, and took up acting later in his life.

He is survived by his four children, Mike E. Glasscock IV, Martina Barnes, Angie Glasscock, and Bill Glasscock, one grandson, Henri Pretorius, two stepdaughters, Heather Patchett and Ann VanDevender, and a brother, Patrick Glasscock (Yaeko).

A private ceremony will be held for family in Asheville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation - ALZFDN.org
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 21, 2018
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