Otology and Neurotology

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center offers a comprehensive program of care for diseases and conditions of the external, middle and inner ear, including the auditory, vestibular and facial nerves.

Medical conditions treated by our specialists include

  • Impacted earwax
  • Infections of the outer and middle ears
  • Chronic otitis media and cholesteatoma
  • Perforations of the eardrum
  • Tumors of the ear and skull base
  • Osteomas
  • Glomus tumors
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Meningiomas
  • Facial nerve tumors
  • Ear cancers
  • Hearing loss
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders
  • Bell’s palsy and other facial nerve disorders

Our multispecialty team approach is key to our success in delivering uniquely coordinated patient care. Our team of physicians, audiologists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists and psychologists collaborate in evaluating and managing hearing and balance problems. To learn more about hearing problems, including information on our audiology programs, hearing aids and implantable devices, visit our Hearing Aid Center. For information on balance problems, including Ménière’s disease and benign positional vertigo, please visit our Balance Center.