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Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Conditions We Treat

The Johns Hopkins Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery team provides state-of-the-art care to patients with:

  1. Tumors and disorders of the ear and lateral skull base, including:
    • Acoustic neuroma
    • Meningioma
    • Glomus tumors (glomus jugulare, glomus tympanicum)
    • Rare tumors (lipoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, chordoma, chondrosarcoma, inflammatory pseudotumor)
    • Cerebrospinal fluid leaks
    • Pulsatile tinnitus and vascular anomalies of the temporal bone
    • Tinnitus
  2. Chronic ear conditions, including:
    • Chronic otitis media and mastoiditis
    • Tympanic membrane perforation
    • Cholesteatoma (skin cyst of the ear)
  3. Hearing loss, including:
    • Age-related hearing loss
    • Congenital hearing loss
    • Otosclerosis
    • Ossicular erosion
    • Sudden hearing loss
    • Autoimmune inner ear disease
    • Cochlear implants
  4. Vertigo and imbalance, including: