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The Department of Head and Neck Surgery

Otology/Neurotology

The Otology / Neurotology program specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the inner ear and eye movement control. Particular attention is paid to the causes of dizziness, tinnitus, and imbalance. The UCLA Neurotology Program provides comprehensive management of temporal bone disorders.

Faculty in the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery and the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery comprise an interdisciplinary team for the evaluation and treatment of neurotology disorders, including benign and malignant tumors, recurrent infections and disabling conditions resulting in loss of hearing and balance.

Patients with the following conditions are candidates for referral to the UCLA Neurotology Program:

  • Tumors of the temporal bone, including neuromas, acoustic neuromas, and Glomus tumors
  • Facial nerve disorders, including Bell's palsy
  • Meniere's disease
  • Disabling disorders affecting hearing and balance, such as tinnitus
  • Ossicular problems, including otosclerosis
  • Recurrent infections of the ear and temporal bone
  • Cochlear implantation

For more information, please visit the Otology/Neurotolgy Program page on the Department of Head and Neck Surgery website.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Telephone Number
(310) 206-6688 Appointment, information and referral

Website
www.HeadandNeckSurgery.ucla.edu
PHYSICIANS & SPECIALISTS
Provider Specialty
Baloh, Robert MD Neurology
Gopen, Quinton MD Otolaryngology
Ishiyama, Akira MD Otolaryngology
Ishiyama, Gail MD Neurology
RELATED LINKS
Specialty
Head & Neck Surgery

Body System Location
Ear, Nose and Throat