We found 5 otologists and neurotologists who accept MO HealthNet near Saint Louis, MO.
Dr. J. Neely's medical specialty is otology and neurotology. Dr. Neely's areas of expertise include hearing loss, skull base tumors, and meniere's disease. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Neely trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Clinical interests: Facial Paralysis, Bone Problems, Facial Problems, Skull Base Tumors, Mastoidectomy, Hearing Loss, ... (Read more)
Dr. James Benecke, who practices in Saint Louis, MO, is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Benecke has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Benecke accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center.
Dr. Jonathan McJunkin's specialty is otology and neurotology. His areas of expertise include hearing loss, dizziness, and skull base tumors. Dr. McJunkin is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Clinical interests: Dizziness, Skull Base Tumors, Hearing Loss, Cholesteatoma, Vertigo, Otosclerosis, Acoustic Neuroma, ... (Read more)
Dr. Joel Goebel practices otology and neurotology in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Goebel attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Goebel's clinical interests: hearing loss, dizziness, and skull base tumors. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Goebel is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He speaks German. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Clinical interests: Dizziness, Bone Problems, Skull Base Tumors, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Meniere's Disease, ... (Read more)
Dr. Andrew Drescher is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and otology and neurotology specialist in Saint Louis, MO, Creve Coeur, MO, and Town and Country, MO. Dr. Drescher's areas of expertise include hearing loss, thyroid problems, and sleep apnea. He is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Drescher's residency was performed at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis.
Clinical interests: Nosebleeds, Facial Paralysis, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Bone Problems, Endoscopic Sinus ... (Read more)
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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.