Penn otology and neurotology physicians have extensive experience in surgical and medical management of conditions that affect the ear and skull base.

Penn otology and neurotology physicians treat patients with:

  • Abnormal growths in the ear (cholesteatomas and otosclerosis)
  • Balance disorders
  • Benign tumors of the ear such as acoustic neuromas and glomus tumors
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Dizziness
  • Hearing loss
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Malignant tumors within the ear or skull base

Penn's nationally recognized team of physicians and audiologists is the most experienced in the Philadelphia region.

Otology and neurotology physicians also collaborate with Penn Neurosurgery and the Penn Brain Tumor Center for management of tumors and lesions along the skull base including acoustic neuromas, glomus tumors, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, encephaloceles and cancers along the ear and skull base.

Penn otology and neurotology also works closely with radiation oncologists for radiosurgery treatment of acoustic neuromas, glomus tumors and other types of ear tumors.

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Conditions Treated

View a list of conditions treated by the Otology and Neurotology program.

Treatment Teams

Penn Otology and Neurotology physicians provide expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for the full spectrum of conditions that affect the ear and skull base.

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