We found 4 otologists and neurotologists who accept Medicare near Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Dennis Fitzgerald is an otologist and neurotologist. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Patients rated Dr. Fitzgerald highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fitzgerald has received distinctions including Commendation Ribbon With Metal Pendant, Department of The Army, Japan; D.c. Medical Society/american Medical Association; and Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Robert Sataloff is a medical specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), speech therapy, and otology and neurotology. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Sataloff attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Sataloff completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Sataloff's professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital, and Temple University Hospital (TUH).
Dr. Pamela Roehm is a medical specialist in otology and neurotology. Dr. Roehm's hospital/clinic affiliations include Temple University Hospital (TUH) and Jeanes Hospital. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at UPMC Presbyterian. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.
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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.