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We found 5 otologists and neurotologists who accept HAP Preferred Health Plan PPO near Farmington, MI.

Dr. Dennis Isaac Bojrab, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
3535 West 13 Mile Road; Suite 444
Farmington Hills, MI
 

Dr. Dennis Bojrab is an otology and neurotology specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bojrab include hearing loss, cochlear implant, and laser surgery. Dr. Bojrab takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Butterworth Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Bojrab is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Clinical interests: Implant Surgery, Ear Problems, Facial Problems, Plastic Surgery Procedures, Laser Surgery, Hearing ... (Read more)

Dr. Seilesh C Babu, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
30055 Northwestern Highway; Suite 101
Farmington Hills, MI
 

Dr. Seilesh Babu practices otology and neurotology. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Babu obtained his medical school training at Northeast Ohio Medical University and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Providence Health System, ProMedica, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Dr. Robert Stephen Hong, PhD, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
30055 Northwestern Highway; Suite 101
Farmington Hills, MI
 

Dr. Robert Hong is a specialist in otology and neurotology. Dr. Hong is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics' residency program. He takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Hong (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Providence - Providence Park Hospitals.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Ear Infection, Facial Problems, Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implant, Weakness

Dr. John Joseph Zappia, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
30055 Northwestern Highway; Suite 101
Famington Hills, MI
 

Dr. John Zappia is an otology and neurotology specialist. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zappia accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Providence Health System and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Facial Paralysis, Skull Base Tumors, Surgical Procedures, Hearing Loss, Cochlear ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Joseph Larouere, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
30055 Northwestern Highway; Suite 101
Farmington Hills, MI
 

Dr. Michael Larouere specializes in otology and neurotology. In his practice, Dr. Larouere focuses on dizziness and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Providence Health System. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Larouere completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Patient ratings for Dr. Larouere average 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Larouere takes. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Dizziness

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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.