World Class Treatment In Your Hometown
UTHSC Hearing and Balance Center:
The diagnosis and treatment of these disorders requires the expertise of a variety of medical professionals. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Hearing and Balance Center brings together Neurotologists, Pediatric Otolaryngologists, Audiologists, and Physical Therapists to give each patient the comprehensive care that they need. This team offers the latest technological advances in the diagnosis and treatment of these orders, including “incisionless” endoscopic ear surgery, cochlear implantation, and skull base surgery. Our hearing specialists will work to reconnect you to your loved ones, and our balance team will work with you to help you get back control over your life from vertigo.
Our providers are leaders in the field, working with other national and international experts in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Neurotology Society, American Otological Society, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, North American Skull Base Society, and others.
Bruce MacDonald, M.D.
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Fellowship Trained in Neurotology
Robert Yawn, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Director of Otology, Neurotology, & Lateral Skull Base Surgery, Fellowship trained in Otology/Neurotology
Andrew Griffith, M.D.
Professor Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
World Class Treatment
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Hearing and Balance Disorders:
♦ Cerumen impaction/Ear wax removal
♦ Eardrum perforation
♦ Hearing loss
♦ Hearing aids
♦ Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak
♦ Cholesterol Granuloma
♦ Migraine-associated vertigo
♦ Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence
♦ Meniere’s Disease
♦ Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
♦ Vertibular Neuronitis
♦ Vestibular Schwannoma/Acoustic Neuroma
♦ Glomus Tumors of the ear
♦ Middle Ear Meningioma
♦ Middle ear infections/Otitis Media
♦ External ear infections/Otitis Externa/Swimmer’s ear
♦ Fungal ear infections
♦ Tinnitus/ear ringing
Techniques & Technology:
Our multidisciplinary team utilizes the latest technology and instrumentation to treat skull base pathology. Some of the techniques utilized include:
♦ Comprehensive Diagnostic Imaging
♦ “Incisionless” Endoscopic Ear Surgery
♦ Advanced Microscopic Otologic Surgery
♦ Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
♦ Image-Guided Skull Base Surgery
♦ Cochlear Implants
♦ Middle Ear and Stapes Prostheses
♦ Advanced Hearing Aid Technology
♦ Balance Function Testing
♦ Diagnostic Audiology
In Your Hometown
Methodist Medical Group
1325 Eastmoreland Ave | Suite 260
Memphis, TN 38104 | Directions
Phone: 901-272-6051 | See More
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