Healthcare: Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

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General Information


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Otolaryngology Subspecialties


Balance Disorders Patient Information


Helpful Links for Balance and Vertigo Issues


Acoustic Neuroma Association - a patient-organized support and information organization for those who face or have undergone acoustic neuroma removal.

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - provides additional information on topics in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery.

American Tinnitus Association - a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing tinnitus research and educating patients and professionals through conferences, books, brochures, videos, and the quarterly journal Tinnitus Today.

Deaf Linx - audism refers to discrimination or stigma toward people who do not hear. This web site is devoted to fighting audism through education and empowerment.

Deafness and Other Communication Disorders - National Institutes of Health (NIH) information on communication disorders

Hyperacusis Network - a support group for individuals who are sensitive to sound and their caregivers.

SHHH - Self Help for the Hard of Hearing from the Hearing Loss Association of America.

Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) - VEDA is a non-profit organization that exists to provide information and support to people suffering from inner-ear balance disorders.


Local Hospitals


Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center - an adult teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine

Houston Methodist Hospital - Houston's largest hospital

Texas Children's Hospital - a children's teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine


Hearing and Balance Forms