Neurotology is a upper specialty area of Ear Nose Throat diseases and Head and Neck Surgery. It concentrates on the diseases of ear, balance and hearing systems, skull bone around the ear and surroundings, head and neck diseases involving skull base and related structures.

Neurotology Clinic has been established within Başkent University School of Medicine Ear Nose and Throat Department with the targets of correct diagnosis, determination of appropriate treatment approaches at the shortest time for mainly imbalance and dizziness and every type of hearing, speech and balance disorders which are difficult to determine with routine diagnostic methods and some advanced laboratory/research tests.

Diseases that affect hearing and balance nerve in adults and children, imbalance, dizziness, hearing loss, eras hum/tinnitus, infectious and inflammatory diseases of the ear, facial nerve disorders, congenital/structural disorders of ear, ear tumors and disorders involving skull base can be counted among the situations that is in the concern area of neurotology.

Some diseases that the diagnosis and treatment are carried out in Neurotology clinic are as below:

    • Vertigo and diseases causing imbalance,
      • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
      • Phobic postural vertigo (PPV)
      • Central vestibular vertigo
      • Vestibular migraine
      • Vestibular neuritis
      • Menière's Disease, endolymphatic hydrops
      • Bilateral vestibulopathy
      • Psychogenic vertigo
      • Vestibular paroxysm
      • Perilymphatic fistula
      • Tumors
      • Idiopathic vertigo and other causes of vertigo
    • Hearing disorders
      • Hearing loss
      • Tinnitus
      • Other hearing disorders
    • Tumors
      • Acoustic neuroma / vestibular schwannoma
      • Tumors that affect the ear and the surrounding structures
      • Tumors that affect the hearing/balance/facial nerves 
    • Facial nerve diseases
      • Facial nerve strokes and other conditions affecting the facial nerve
    • Diseases related to the skull base