Diseases of the Ear

Clinical Services: Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT; Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Upper East Side
1305 York Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-3681

Issues with hearing or your ears can be very bothersome and make daily life difficult. If you have an ear disorder, you may first notice an earache or mild hearing loss. Without proper treatment, ear diseases can cause long-term and debilitating problems — including infection, hearing loss, vertigo (dizziness) and facial paralysis or weakness.

Why Choose Weill Cornell Medicine for Ear Diseases?

Multidisciplinary care from leading experts: When you choose Weill Cornell Medicine, you have access to a network of doctors and specialists. Your ear disorder specialist may consult with experts in audiology, allergy, neurology, neurosurgery and other medical professionals as needed.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center ranks consistently among the top-rated hospitals in New York City, as well as the U.S.

Comprehensive Care Founded on Cutting-Edge Research: As a patient, your care will be based on the latest knowledge and highest standards. The most innovative surgical tools, including intraoperative image guidance, are utilized in the treatment of ear diseases.

Your comprehensive evaluation and care may include:

●      Audiology evaluation
●      Medication therapy, such as antibiotics
●      Microsurgery, such as stapedotomy
●      Eardrum repair (tympanoplasty)
●      Ear tubes (myringotomy)
●      Cochlear implant surgery

Conditions We Treat

The physicians at Weill Cornell Medicine are committed to providing the highest quality patient care, offering solutions tailored to each patient, and utilizing the latest technological advancements. Our compassionate physicians are leaders in the field of Ear, Nose, and Throat medicine, providing both non-surgical and surgical treatments for diseases of the ear, including:

●      Otosclerosis, an abnormal bone growth near one of the tiny bones in the middle ear
●      Cholesteatoma, an abnormal, noncancerous skin growth that can develop behind the eardrum
●      Perforation (cut) of the tympanic membrane (eardrum)
●      Acute and chronic ear infections
●      Mastoiditis, a bacterial infection of the mastoid cells surrounding the inner and middle ear
●      Ménière's disease
●      Ringing of the ear (tinnitus)

When you become a patient at Weill Cornell Medicine, you and your doctor will discuss your symptoms and health in detail. Your doctor will also conduct a thorough evaluation of your hearing and ears to diagnose your condition.

Treatment options: After diagnosing your specific condition, your doctor will develop a personalized treatment plan. This may include:

●      Medication therapy, such as antibiotics
●      Eardrum repair (tympanoplasty)
●      Ear tubes (myringotomy) inserted into the eardrum to prevent fluid from accumulating
●      Cochlear implant surgery
●      Specialized head and neck surgical treatment, including minimally invasive ear surgery

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Whether you visit us virtually through a Video Visit or you see us in-person, we will never stop providing the highest standards of care with compassion. You can rest assured that we have taken every step to keep our facilities and locations safe. Learn more about our safety measures and the changes we’ve made to your patient experience.

Meet Our Physicians

The physicians at the Weill Cornell Medical Center’s Ear, Nose, and Throat Department offer patients the highest level of safety and care. As a top-ranked academic medical center, you have access to our extensive network of specialists who provide seamless care throughout your treatment — to promote long-term physical and mental health.

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