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Otology and Neurotology

The Johns Hopkins Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery team is dedicated to treating superior canal dehiscence, acoustic neuromas and other tumors of the skull base. You will benefit from a complete range of services for diagnosing, treating and helping you recover from cranial base lesions. We comprise an experienced multidisciplinary team of skull base surgeons, radiotherapists, neuroradiologists, neurologists, nurses and other medical specialists.

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Video Visits (Telemedicine)

Many new and existing Johns Hopkins patients have the option to have a video appointment (telemedicine) with their provider, depending on their healthcare need. If you don't have a device to use for a video visit, you and your provider may decide that a telephone call will meet your needs.
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Surgeries and Procedures

If you've been already scheduled for a procedure that had to be postponed, we will reach out to you to reschedule. If this is a new procedure, please contact us at 443-997-6467 to schedule a consultation.
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In-person Visits

If you are an existing patient and had an appointment that was postponed, our offices may contact you to reschedule. You can also call your doctor’s office or send a message via MyChart to discuss your healthcare needs so we can determine the appointment that is most appropriate. If you are a new patient, please call us at 443-997-6467 to schedule an in-person primary or specialty care visit.
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*New patients have not been previously seen by a provider at the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. **Existing patients have been seen by the department in the past. Existing patients must have a MyChart account to request an appointment online, or may otherwise need to call. You can enroll in MyChart to manage appointments, communicate with your provider, receive test results and request prescription renewals.

 

Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome – Getting a Correct Diagnosis

Johns Hopkins otologist and SCDS surgeon John Carey, M.D., discusses the importance of getting an accurate SCDS diagnosis, as this condition can be misdiagnosed.

 
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Conditions We Treat

Learn more about treatment for superior canal dehiscense syndrome and acoustic neuroma. 

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Meet the Experts

Our team is comprises specially trained head and neck surgeons working in multidisciplinary teams including skull base surgeons and neurologists.

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Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome: Frequently Asked Questions

Superior canal dehiscence syndrome is a rare condition, leaving suffers with many questions. Here's what you should know.

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One-to-One with the Expert

Three patients discuss their experiences overcoming superior canal dehiscense syndrome with head and neck surgeon John Carey, M.D.