School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


The Division of Otology, Neurotology and Neurotological Skull Base Surgery provides evaluation, medical and surgical care for disorders of the ear, hearing, balance, facial nerve, and related areas of the lateral skull base in children and adults. These conditions include vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma), paraganglioma (glomus tumors of the middle ear and skull base), otosclerosis (stapedectomy), acute and chronic otitis media, cholesteatoma, hearing loss, vertigo, Meniere's disease, congenital disorders of the ear such as aural atreasia, Bell's palsy, and temporal bone trauma. Treatments include medical therapy microsurgery, laser treatments, Baha and cochlear implants, stereotactic radiosurgery (Gamma Knife) and rehabilitation.