Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery

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Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery provides care for tumors of the skull base, anterior and middle cranial base and adjacent sinuses, diseases of the ear and related structures. This includes hearing loss, vertigo and balance problems, as well as infections, injuries, tumors, and other ear conditions. We specialize in posterior and lateral cranial base surgery and cochlear implantation.

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