Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Hearing and Balance Center

Our program includes a board-certified neurotologist, the highly experienced audiologists at Augusta University Audiology Associates and a physician assistant. Together, they diagnose and treat disorders of the ear, temporal bone and lateral skull base. Their areas of expertise include hearing loss, chronic ear disease, skull base tumors, balance disorders and disorders of the facial nerve.

Otological Services

  • Acute/Chronic Otitis Media
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Sudden/Chronic Hearing Loss
  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation
  • Otosclerosis
  • Ménière’s Disease
  • Glomus Tumors of the Middle Ear and Jugular Foramen
  • Deafness
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks
  • Facial Nerve Tumors
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Vestibular Schwannoma/Acoustic Neuroma
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 2
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Ramsey Hunt Syndrome Types 1&2

Audiological Services

  • Pure tone audiometry
  • Speech audiometry tests
  • Tympanometry
  • Acoustic-reflex testing
  • Electrocochleography
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Auditory brainstem response testing
  • Hearing aid evaluations, fitting and follow-up
  • Cochlear implant evaluations, mapping and follow-up
  • Osseo integrated device evaluations and fitting
  • Videonystagmography
  • Vestibular evoked myogenic potential
  • Rotational chair
If you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists, please call 706-721-4400 for adults and 706-721-5500 for pediatrics. See a complete list of our team members here. If you’re a physician, please utilize our physician referral tool, augustahealth.org/referral