Dr. Malis

Dr. Malis2023-09-19T14:22:51-04:00

David J. Malis, MD, FACS, FAAP

Dr. David J. Malis received his undergraduate training at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and his medical doctorate from The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He then entered active duty in the U.S. Army and received his residency training in Otolaryngology at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas; this was followed by Fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital & Health Center, San Diego, California. Dr. Malis served over 15 years on active duty in the U.S. Army culminating in his last duty assignment as Chief, Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Throughout his military career, Dr. Malis had the honor of providing medical care to active duty service members and their families, from infants to military retirees. Dr. Malis is proud to have been able to serve and provide for the Otolaryngological needs of the entire military “family” and of all branches of military service.
Dr. Malis is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); additionally, he is an active member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), the Society of Ear, Nose, Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC), and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery (AAOHNS). Dr. Malis is Brevard and Indian River County’s only Fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist and is here to meet all of your family’s ear, nose, and throat needs…“from 2 to 102.”


Scope of Practice

Now Serving Kids of All Ages—From 2 Through 102!

From Sinus Infections to Snoring, Get You and Your Child the Best Possible Care.

Dr. Malis not only provides specialized treatment for complex ear, nose and throat/head and neck conditions, he has introduced advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures to the Space Coast.

  • In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty™
  • Minimally Invasive Reflux testing
  • Coblation® Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy

Dr. Malis’ field of specialty and expertise encompasses treating conditions in infants, children, and adults including, but not limited to:

  • Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
  • Snoring/Enlarged Tonsils
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Hearing Loss
  • Tongue Tie
  • Nosebleeds (Epistaxis)
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Facial Nerve Injuries/Paralysis
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)
  • Tonsil Infections (Tonsilitis)
  • Breathing Difficulties/Airway Abnormalities
  • Hoarseness
  • Head and Neck Mass/Tumors
  • Abnormal Voice/Speech
  • Chronic Ear Problems
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Traumatic Injuries to the Head and Neck

Dr. Malis performs surgeries in infants, children, and adults including, but not limited to:

  • Ear Tubes
  • Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Removal of Neck Mass/Tumors
  • Repair Face and Neck Injuries
  • Otoplasty Sinus Surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty™
  • Repair Ear Drums (Tympanoplasty)
  • Airway Evaluation: Laryngoscopy/Bronchoscopy
  • Airway Repair: Laryngotracheoplasty
  • Vocal Cord Surgery (including Laser)
  • Removal of Foreign Bodies

Dr. Malis treats hearing loss & related conditions in infants, children, and adults including, but not limited to:

  • Otitis Media (ear infections)
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Congenital Hearing Loss
  • Progressive Hearing Loss
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Neurosensory (nerve) Hearing Loss
  • Tinnitus
  • Central Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Vertigo/Dizziness

Dr. Malis evaluates and treats medically complex & special needs children including, but not limited to:

  • Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Delay
  • Learning Disorders
  • Syndromic/Genetic Disorders
  • Cleft Lip/Palate
  • Speech/Language and Articulation Disorders

Why choose Dr. Malis?

  • Dr. Malis was the first ENT in Brevard, Indian River, and Volusia Counties certified to offer the procedure in-office
  • He has performed hundreds of successful In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty procedures (and counting!)
  • Dr. Malis has performed the second most In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty procedures in the state of Florida
  • His patients have experienced close to a 100% success rate

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