Otology

Otology is a sub-specialty within the specialty of an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) physician and it is the branch of medicine that focuses on the structure and function of the ear treating disorders of the external, middle, and inner ear. The field of otology was born in 1829 at The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary with the first documented treatment of diseases of the ear. Since then, the field of otology has expanded to include treatment and surgery of the adjacent structures related to the ear known as neurotology. Under the direction of Dr. Trang Vo-Nguyen (Dr. V), at The Virginia Institute of Surgical Arts we provide unsurpassed up-to-date treatments through our extensive and comprehensive procedures. As a medical specialist in the practice of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery), ENT physician Dr. V is nationally recognized and brings her experience and expertise to work everyday to provide her patients the best care possible.

Specializing in the diseases of the ear in adults and children, Dr. V and her professional staff are committed to providing the highest quality of otologic and audiologic diagnosis and treatment for conditions including:

  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Infections of the Ear
  • Chronic Infections of the Middle Ear and Mastoid
  • Tumors of the Ear
  • Congenital Disorders
  • Drug Damage (Ototoxicity)
  • Vertigo
  • Meniere‚Äôs Disease
  • Chronic Ear Disease and Cholesteatoma
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Otosclerosis
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Ear Canal Stenosis
  • Tinnitus

Our goal at The Virginia Institute of Surgical Arts is to provide you with the best service possible because we understand that helping you with your medical needs is a privilege. Dr. V works hard to gain your trust and confidence in the services she provides and she believes that every patient deserves a thorough understanding of their diagnosis and recommended treatment plan. She listens to your symptoms, answers your questions and concerns, explains the results of your diagnostic tests, and recommends the best treatment for your unique situation. If you are tired of living with ear disorders or deformities, please call The Virginia Institute of Surgical Arts today and let us help you change your life.

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