Otology & Neurotology
An otolaryngologist who treats diseases of the ear and temporal bone, including disorders of hearing and balance. The additional training in otology and neurotology emphasizes the study of embryology, anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, pathology, genetics, immunology, microbiology and the etiology of diseases of the ear and temporal bone. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton added, source added]
Additional Resources: American Board of Otolaryngology, 2007. http://www.aboto.org/.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Otolaryngology.