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We found 4 otologists and neurotologists who accept Medicare near Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Dennis Charles Fitzgerald, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
925 Chestnut Street; 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Dennis Fitzgerald is a specialist in otology and neurotology. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for his residency. Dr. Fitzgerald's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. His distinctions include: Commendation Ribbon With Metal Pendant, Department of The Army, Japan; D.c. Medical Society/american Medical Association; and Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology.

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Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Speech Therapy, Otology and Neurotology
219 North Broad Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Robert Sataloff is a specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), speech therapy, and otology and neurotology. Dr. Sataloff has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Sataloff performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Pamela Roehm is a physician who specializes in otology and neurotology. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at UPMC Presbyterian. Dr. Roehm takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. She is professionally affiliated with Temple University Hospital (TUH) and Jeanes Hospital.

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Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
925 Chestnut Street; 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Artz sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. His medical specialty is otology and neurotology. Dr. Artz accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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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.