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Health professionals dealing with dizziness and balance problems

Here is a list of health professionals you may come into contact with if you have dizziness and balance problems.

Otologist: a doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of people with problems relating to the ear (hearing and balance
problems).

Neuro-otologist: a doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of people with hearing and balance problems, and eye movement disorders.

Audiovestibular specialist: a doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance problems.

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon: a specialist doctor who performs operations on the ears, nose, throat, head and neck.

Neurologist: a doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of people with neurological conditions (conditions affecting the brain and spine).

Audiologist: a doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance problems.

Physiotherapist: a specialist health professional who assesses, plans and treats people with physical problems.

Radiologist: a specialist doctor who performs, reports and reads scans such as CT scans, MRI scans, and X-rays.

Counsellor: a person trained to give guidance on personal or psychological problems.



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