Dr. Marcello Cherchi
Office Phone #: 312-274-0197
Fax number: 312-274-0198
Dr. Cherchi is a physician at Chicago Dizziness and Hearing.
There, with Dr. Timothy Hain, he has been taking care of
dizzy patients for 2 years, and has had an immense clinical
experience in evaluating and treating persons disorders of
hearing and balance. He also has a unique expertise related
to central disorders of speech, combining a Ph.D in linguistics
with clinical neurological training and Neurology board certification.
Dr. Cherchi is also engaged in several research projects related
- Assistant Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University (2009-)
- Fellowship in Neurotology (2007-2009)
- Board certified in Neurology (2008)
- Residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in general neurology
- Internship in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at Chicago
- MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago
- PhD in linguistics from the University of Chicago
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Academic and professional honors
- Awarded a grant from NIH - NRSA fellowship - Triceps VEMP's (2008-2009)
- Birtman fellowship in Neurotology (2007-2008)
- Board certified in Neurology, 2008
- American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology, May 2003
- Ph.D. dissertation (in linguistics) defended with distinction, May 1996
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- Cherchi M, Hain TC (2011). Migraine associated vertigo. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. Apr;44(2):367-75
- 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.
- Cherchi, M., Bellinaso NP, Card K, Covington A, Krumpe A, Pfeifer MS, Truitt A, Yoo H J, Rudisill HE, Hain TC. (2009).
"Sound Evoked Triceps Myogenic Potentials." Otol Neurotol.
- Hain TC, Cherchi M (2008). "Pulse-synchronous torsional
pendular nystagmus in unilateral superior canal dehiscence." Neurology 70(14): 1217-8.
- Cherchi M, Huo E, Nelson N, Frankfurt O, Russell E, Raizer R. Gradual hearing loss with bilateral labyrinthine hemorrhage in chronic
myelogenous leukemia. (with ), Neurology 67(1):177-178, 2006.
- Cherchi M. Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve syndrome (meralgia paresthetica, Bernhardt-Roth syndrome) secondary to ascites,”
Resident and Staff Physician 2006;52(8):25-28.
- Cherchi M. Challenges in the investigation of cerebral function: Neuroanatomical substrates of language processing, 58 pp.
Munich and Newcastle: Lincom Europa, 2000.
- Cherchi M. “An introduction to the neuroanatomy of language and its disorders,” chapter to appear in a forthcoming textbook by Bert Vaux (ed.), Contemporary Approaches to Linguistic Theory and Data.
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- 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.
- Georgian, in Ulrich J. Lüders (ed.), Languages of the World/Materials, no. 147, 62 pp. Munich and Newcastle: Lincom Europa, 1999.
- 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.
- “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.
- “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.
- “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
- “‘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.
- “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.
- “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.
- “Über das Nichtvorhandensein von Morphologisierung” in Heinz Fähnrich et al. (eds.), Georgica, vol. 20, pp. 70-82. Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz, 1997.
- “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.
- “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.
- “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.
- “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.
- "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.
- “A Note on Vico’s Typology of Language,” New Vico Studies, vol. 18, pp. 77-93. Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey: Humanities Press International, 2001.
- “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.
- “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.
- “Georgische Verbaltmesis und Wackernagels Gesetz” in Georgica, vol. 27, pp. 73-98. Aachen Shaker Verlag, 2004.
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