Ear and Hearing Care

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Comprehensive Ear and Hearing Care

At UChicago Medicine, our expert team of ear surgeons (otologists/neurotologists), audiologists, nurses and speech-language pathologists are specially trained to treat everything from mild hearing loss to complex ear conditions.

Roughly 45 million people suffer from hearing loss in the United States alone. Hearing loss is a complicated disease, and whether you have chronic ear infections, a perforated eardrum or inner ear nerve damage, the University of Chicago Medicine has the expertise you need.

With our dedication to world-class ear and hearing health care, ongoing advancements in medicine, and providing education for the public and aspiring health professionals, we set the standard for excellent care. If you are having hearing problems, our specialists can diagnosis your condition and will work with you to find the best treatment for your specific condition and personal needs.

Our team specializes in:

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Meet Our Ear and Hearing Team

Our multidisciplinary team utilizes the latest diagnostic and treatment options to meeting your unique needs.

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Hearing Loss FAQ

Get answers to common questions about hearing loss, including types, symptoms and causes.

US News and World Report 2023-24 Badge for ENT

Nationally Ranked in Ear, Nose & Throat

According to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-24 Rankings

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The Sound Around UChicago

Get the latest updates from our UChicago Medicine Ear and Hearing Team with this quarterly newsletter.

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Schedule an Appointment Online

Learn more about our specialists and schedule an appointment directly through our online scheduling portal.

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Schedule a Video Visit

Save time by skipping the trip to the doctor's office and video conference with your provider instead. Video visits are a secure, quick, and convenient way to connect with your doctor and other members of your care team.

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Don't have time right now? Submit an appointment request form and we'll call you back within two days to schedule an appointment.

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Hearing Loss: Expert Q&A

Michelle Havlik, Drs. Ted Imbery and Brittney Sprouse discuss causes and treatments for hearing loss as well as the multidisciplinary approach taken for individualized patient care.