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We found 8 otologists and neurotologists who accept Humana Open Access near Hinsdale, IL.

Dr. Robert Andrew Battista, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
11 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 101
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Robert Battista is a specialist in otology and neurotology. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Battista include hearing loss, otosclerosis, and acoustic neuroma. Dr. Battista's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he completed his residency training at The University Hospital, Newark.

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Clinical interests: Hearing Loss, Cholesteatoma, Otosclerosis, Stapedectomy, Implantable Hearing Aid, Acoustic Neuroma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dennis Michael Moore, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
6800 N. Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Dennis Moore is an otology and neurotology specialist. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His clinical interests include ruptured eardrum, cochlear implant, and deafness. Dr. Moore's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Moore honors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Clinical interests: Deafness, Ruptured Eardrum, Ear Problems, Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implant, Cholesteatoma

Dr. Griffith S Hsu, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
40 S Clay Street; Suite 130
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Griffith Hsu's area of specialization is otology and neurotology. Dr. Hsu's clinical interests include hearing aids, sinusitis (sinus infection), and hearing loss. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Hsu has an open panel. He studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hsu trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Meniere's Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. John P Leonetti, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. John Leonetti is an otologist and neurotologist. Dr. Leonetti's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include bell's palsy, otosclerosis, and skull base surgery. His professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leonetti honors. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Leonetti attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Leonetti has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Otosclerosis, Inner Ear Perfusion, Tinnitus, Tumor, Deafness, Bell's Palsy, Facial Paralysis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sam J Marzo, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Sam Marzo is a physician who specializes in otology and neurotology. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His clinical interests include bell's palsy, skull base surgery, and cochlear implant surgery. Dr. Marzo is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Inner Ear Perfusion, Deafness, Cochlear Implant Surgery, Bell's Palsy, Facial Paralysis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard James Wiet, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
11 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 101
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Richard Wiet is a specialist in otology and neurotology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at the University Hospital, Cincinnati. Dr. Wiet's professional affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Dr. Jesse G Wardlow, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology, Otolaryngic Allergy
12 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 106
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Jesse Wardlow is an otology and neurotology and otolaryngic allergy specialist. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), thyroid problems, and swallowing problems (dysphagia). Dr. Wardlow takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more. Dr. Wardlow attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hearing Evaluation, Dizziness, Neck Pain, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nose Problems, Hearing Loss, ... (Read more)

Dr. Justin Edward Wittkopf, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
11 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 101
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Justin Wittkopf's area of specialization is otology and neurotology. Dr. Wittkopf honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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What is Otology and Neurotology?

Otologists/neurotologists are otolaryngologists, or ear nose and throat doctors, that specifically treat problems affecting the ears or balance. They may also treat tumors and nerve disorders that affect the area surrounding the structure of the ear, such as the temporal bone or base of the skull. Otologists/neurotologists have an interest in neurological ear problems, or disorders affecting the way the ear connects to the brain. These specialists offer both medical and surgical treatment, and they typically treat both adults and children.

The specialty may be referred to as otology/neurotology, otology and neurotology, otoneurology, neuro-otology, or sometimes simply as “O/N.” All of these titles refer to physicians who treat disorders that afflict balance, the ear, and the bones and nerves surrounding the ear. Examples of some of the conditions treated by otologist/neurotologists include:

  • Hearing loss or tinnitus
  • Infectious diseases of the ear
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Facial and cranial nerve disorders
  • Tumor at the base of the skull
  • Acoustic neuroma, or a tumor within the ear
  • Meniere’s disease, an inner ear disorder that causes balance problems and a ringing sound
  • Placement of cochlear implants
  • Vestibular function disorders, which interfere with the sense of motion and balance
  • Encephalocele or meningocele, where the brain bulges into the ear canal

These disorders are more than just typical hearing loss. They can severely impact quality of life, or in some cases even be life-threatening. Otologists/neurotologists are uniquely specialized doctors who work closely with related specialists such as audiologists and neurosurgeons to help patients with balance, ear, and nerve problems.