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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's specialty is otology and neurotology. Patient ratings for Dr. Battista average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Battista's areas of expertise include hearing loss, otosclerosis, and acoustic neuroma. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at The University Hospital, Newark, Dr. Battista attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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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
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL
 

Dr. Dennis Moore is an otologist and neurotologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Moore average 5.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in ruptured eardrum, cochlear implant, and deafness. Dr. Moore is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Moore's hospital/clinic affiliations include Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Loyola Medicine.

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

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

Dr. John Leonetti specializes in otology and neurotology. Dr. Leonetti's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: bell's palsy, otosclerosis, and skull base surgery. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leonetti honors. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Leonetti's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Leonetti's hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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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 an otologist and neurotologist. These areas are among Dr. Marzo's clinical interests: bell's palsy, skull base surgery, and cochlear implant. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Marzo attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Inner Ear Perfusion, Deafness, Bell's Palsy, Facial Paralysis, Implantable Hearing Aid, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Griffith S Hsu, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
1801 S Highland Avenue; Suite 220
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Griffith Hsu's specialty is otology and neurotology. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Hsu performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Jesse Wardlow, who practices in Downers Grove, IL, Plainfield, IL, and Hinsdale, IL, is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology and otolaryngic allergy. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), thyroid problems, and swallowing problems (dysphagia). The average patient rating for Dr. Wardlow is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wardlow is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Wardlow speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include 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. Richard James Wiet, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
11 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 101
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Richard Wiet is an otology and neurotology specialist. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Wiet trained at the University Hospital, Cincinnati for his residency. Dr. Wiet is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Wittkopf 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.