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We treat patients for general ear, nose and throat conditions, allergy and chronic sinusitis, hearing tests and hearing aids, implantable hearing aids, reconstruction surgery of the head and neck, Mohs cancer reconstruction, head and neck cancer, and we offer a full range of face and neck cosmetic surgeries.

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Joel A. Goebel, MD, FACS

Current Position
Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Dizziness and Balance Center

Specialty Areas
Skull Base Tumors
Hearing Loss
Ear, Nose and Throat
Cochlear Implants - Adults
Meniere's Disease

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Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Ear, Nose and Throat Center
4921 Parkview Place, A, 11
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-362-7522
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West County Office
605 Old Ballas Rd., Suite 124
St. Louis, MO  63141
(314) 362-7509
Fax:   (314) 432-8208
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine,
Department of Otolaryngology
660. S. Euclid, Campus Box 8115
St. Louis, Mo  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Hearing loss, dizziness, balance disorders, Meniere's disease, skull base tumors, vertigo, vestibular disorders, progressive hearing loss, fluctuating hearing loss, unilateral (one ear) hearing loss, fluid behind the ear drum, draining ear, tinnitus, hearing loss in children, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA), chronic ear disease, otosclerosis, cholesteatoma.

Board Certification
Otolaryngology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1976
Medical School: Washington University in St Louis, 1980
Residency: General Surgery, Jewish Hospital, St Louis, 1981
Residency: Otolaryngology, Barnes Hospital, Washington University in St Louis, 1985
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis VA Medical Center

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2002-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Listed in America's Top Doctors, 2002-2012 (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.)

Editorial Responsibilities

Editorial Review Board
ACTA Otolaryngologica
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Archives of Otolaryngology
Otology and Neurotology
Journal of Vestibular Research

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Valente LM, Goebel JA, Sinks B. Pediatric vestibular evaluation: two children with sensorineural hearing loss. J Am Acad Audiol. 2012 Apr.

Smith SP, Milov S, Goebel JA. Atresia and sudden sensorineural hearing loss. J Am Acad Audiol. 2012 Apr.

Slattery EL, Sinks BC, Goebel JA. Vestibular tests for rehabilitation: applications and interpretation. NeuroRehabilitation. 2011.

Bradley JP, Hullar TE, Neely JG, Goebel JA. Hyperventilation-induced nystagmus and vertigo after stereotactic radiotherapy for vestibular schwannoma. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Oct.

Zhao JG, Piccirillo JF, Spitznagel EL Jr, Kallogjeri D, Goebel JA. Predictive capability of historical data for diagnosis of dizziness. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Feb.

Ahmed MF, Goebel JA, Sinks BC. Caloric test versus rotational sinusoidal harmonic acceleration and step-velocity tests in patients with and without suspected peripheral vestibulopathy. Otol Neurotol. 2009 Sep.

Goebel JA, Sinks BC, Parker BE Jr, Richardson NT, Olowin AB, Cholewiak RW. Effectiveness of head-mounted vibrotactile stimulation in subjects with bilateral vestibular loss: a phase 1 clinical trial. Otol Neurotol. 2009 Feb.

Brenner MJ, Goebel JA, Wippold FJ 2nd. Insufficient cranial thickness in bone-anchored hearing aid placement. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Sep 9.

Goebel JA, Tungsiripat N, Sinks B, Carmody J. Gaze stabilization test: a new clinical test of unilateral vestibular dysfunction. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Jan.

Goebel JA, Jacob A. Use of Mimix hydroxyapatite bone cement for difficult ossicular reconstruction. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 May.

Fina M, Skinner M, Goebel JA, Piccirillo JF, Neely JG, Black O. Vestibular dysfunction after cochlear implantation. Otol Neurotol. 2003 Mar.

Ahmad S, Rohrbaugh JW, Anokhin AP, Sirevaag EJ, Goebel JA. Effects of lifetime ethanol consumption on postural control: a computerized dynamic posturography study. J Vestib Res. 2002.

Reploeg MD, Goebel JA. Migraine-associated dizziness: patient characteristics and management options. Otol Neurotol. 2002 May.

Goebel JA. The ten-minute examination of the dizzy patient. Semin Neurol. 2001 Dec.

Elluru RG, Dhanda R, Neely JG, Goebel JA. Anterior subannular T-tube for prolonged middle ear ventilation during tympanoplasty: evaluation of efficacy and complications. Otol Neurotol. 2001 Nov.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Joel A. Goebel

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