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We found 2 otologists and neurotologists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Dennis Isaac Bojrab MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
4160 John R; Suite 1007
Detroit, MI
(313) 966-9471; (313) 425-3804

Dr. Dennis Bojrab works as an otologist and neurotologist in Farmington, MI, Novi, MI, and Dearborn, MI. His areas of clinical interest consist of hearing loss, cochlear implant, and laser surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Bojrab graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Butterworth Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Bojrab has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Clinical interests: Ear Disorders, Cochlear Ear Implants, Acute Ear Disease, Facial Plastic Surgery, Balance Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edwin Moreland Monsell MD PHD, PhD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
4160 John R; Suite 512
Detroit, MI
(313) 253-0800; (313) 831-0960

Dr. Edwin Monsell is an otology and neurotology specialist. He is especially interested in cochlear implant. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Monsell is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Monsell's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Clinical interests: Acoustic Neuroma, Baha Hearing Implant, Cholesteatoma, Chronic Ear Infections, Facial Paralysis ... (Read more)


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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.