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Joel A. Goebel, MD, FACS

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

Specialty Areas

Skull Base Tumors
Otology
Neurotology
Cochlear Implants - Adults
Hearing Loss
Ear, Nose and Throat
Dizziness
Meniere's Disease
Otolaryngology

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis

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.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Ear, Nose and Throat Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 11
Office Phone: 314-362-7509
Fax: 314-362-7522

West County ENT

1040 N. Mason Road, Suite 123
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-362-7509
Fax: 314-432-8208

Education

Education

Residency: Otolaryngology, Barnes Hospital, Washington University in St Louis 1985
Residency: General Surgery, Jewish Hospital, St Louis 1981
Medical School: Washington University in St Louis 1980
B.S.: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana 1976

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Reforming the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Match: Should We Embrace a Consortia Match?
Graboyes EM, Goebel JA
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Aug 1; 142(8)728-30. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1631.

PMID:
    27389308
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Young Man With Progressive Vision and Hearing Loss.
Kung NH, Bucelli RC, Van Stavern RB, Goebel JA, Van Stavern GP
JAMA Neurol. 2016 Jul 1; 73(7)880-3. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.1336.

PMID:
    27213952
    [PubMed - in process]
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Treatment for Vestibular Disorders: How Does Your Physical Therapist Treat Dizziness Related to Vestibular Problems?
Hall CD, Herdman SJ, Whitney SL, Cass SP, Clendaniel RA, Fife TD, Furman JM, Getchius TS, Goebel JA, Shepard NT, Woodhouse SN
J Neurol Phys Ther. 2016 Apr; 40(2)156. doi: 10.1097/01.NPT.0000481898.55592.6e.

PMID:
    26934418
    [PubMed - in process]
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Vestibular Rehabilitation for Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction: An Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: FROM THE AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION NEUROLOGY SECTION.
Hall CD, Herdman SJ, Whitney SL, Cass SP, Clendaniel RA, Fife TD, Furman JM, Getchius TS, Goebel JA, Shepard NT, Woodhouse SN
J Neurol Phys Ther. 2016 Apr; 40(2)124-55. doi: 10.1097/NPT.0000000000000120.

PMID:
    26913496
    [PubMed - in process]
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2015 Equilibrium Committee Amendment to the 1995 AAO-HNS Guidelines for the Definition of Ménière's Disease.
Goebel JA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Mar; 154(3)403-4. doi: 10.1177/0194599816628524.

PMID:
    26884364
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can High-Resolution Computed Tomography Detect a Therapeutic Response to Medical Treatment in a Patient With Otosclerosis?
Jung ME, WippoldII FJ, Goebel JA
Otol Neurotol. 2016 Feb; 37(2)e7-8. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000863.

PMID:
    26571406
    [PubMed]
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Utility of an Abbreviated Dizziness Questionnaire to Differentiate Between Causes of Vertigo and Guide Appropriate Referral: A Multicenter Prospective Blinded Study.
Roland LT, Kallogjeri D, Sinks BC, Rauch SD, Shepard NT, White JA, Goebel JA
Otol Neurotol. 2015 Dec; 36(10)1687-94. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000884.

PMID:
    26485598
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Diagnostic criteria for Menière's disease. Consensus document of the Bárány Society, the Japan Society for Equilibrium Research, the European Academy of Otology and Neurotology (EAONO), the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) and the Korean Balance Society].
Lopez-Escamez JA, Carey J, Chung WH, Goebel JA, Magnusson M, Mandalà M, Newman-Toker DE, Strupp M, Suzuki M, Trabalzini F, Bisdorff A
Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2016 Jan-Feb; 67(1)1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.otorri.2015.05.005.

PMID:
    26277738
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnostic criteria for Menière's disease.
Lopez-Escamez JA, Carey J, Chung WH, Goebel JA, Magnusson M, Mandalà M, Newman-Toker DE, Strupp M, Suzuki M, Trabalzini F, Bisdorff A, Classification Committee of the Barany Society, Japan Society for Equilibrium Research, European Academy of Otology and Neurotology (EAONO), Equilibrium Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), Korean Balance Society
J Vestib Res. 2015; 25(1)1-7. doi: 10.3233/VES-150549.

PMID:
    25882471
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of the gaze stabilization test and the dynamic visual acuity test in unilateral vestibular loss patients and controls.
Voelker CC, Lucisano A, Kallogjeri D, Sinks BC, Goebel JA
Otol Neurotol. 2015 Apr; 36(4)746-53. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000689.

PMID:
    25502453
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Short-term risk of falling after cochlear implantation.
Stevens MN, Baudhuin JE, Hullar TE, Washington University Cochlear Implant Study Group
Audiol Neurootol. 2014; 19(6)370-7. doi: 10.1159/000363214.

PMID:
    25402502
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Audiology in the sudden hearing loss clinical trial.
Halpin C, Shi H, Reda D, Antonelli PJ, Babu S, Carey JP, Gantz BJ, Goebel JA, Hammerschlag PE, Harris JP, Isaacson B, Lee D, Linstrom CJ, Parnes LS, Slattery WH, Telian SA, Vrabec JT, Rauch S
Otol Neurotol. 2012 Aug; 33(6)907-11. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31825d9a44.

PMID:
    22805100
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pediatric vestibular evaluation: two children with sensorineural hearing loss.
Valente LM, Goebel JA, Sinks B
J Am Acad Audiol. 2012 Apr; 23(4)283-90. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.23.4.7.

PMID:
    22463942
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Atresia and sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
Smith SP, Milov S, Goebel JA
J Am Acad Audiol. 2012 Apr; 23(4)241-8. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.23.4.2.

PMID:
    22463937
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Efficacy and safety of bilateral posterior canal occlusion in patients with refractory benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: case report series.
Ramakrishna J, Goebel JA, Parnes LS
Otol Neurotol. 2012 Jun; 33(4)640-2. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31824bae56.

PMID:
    22429946
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Vestibular tests for rehabilitation: applications and interpretation.
Slattery EL, Sinks BC, Goebel JA
NeuroRehabilitation. 2011; 29(2)143-51. doi: 10.3233/NRE-2011-0688.

PMID:
    22027075
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hyperventilation-induced nystagmus and vertigo after stereotactic radiotherapy for vestibular schwannoma.
Bradley JP, Hullar TE, Neely JG, Goebel JA
Otol Neurotol. 2011 Oct; 32(8)1336-8. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31822e8666.

PMID:
    21897322
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oral vs intratympanic corticosteroid therapy for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a randomized trial.
Rauch SD, Halpin CF, Antonelli PJ, Babu S, Carey JP, Gantz BJ, Goebel JA, Hammerschlag PE, Harris JP, Isaacson B, Lee D, Linstrom CJ, Parnes LS, Shi H, Slattery WH, Telian SA, Vrabec JT, Reda DJ
JAMA. 2011 May 25; 305(20)2071-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.679.

PMID:
    21610239
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Challenges and opportunities in managing the dizzy older adult.
Wetmore SJ, Eibling DE, Goebel JA, Gottshall KR, Hoffer ME, Magnusson M, Raz Y
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 May; 144(5)651-6. doi: 10.1177/0194599810397493.

PMID:
    21493351
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictive capability of historical data for diagnosis of dizziness.
Zhao JG, Piccirillo JF, Spitznagel EL Jr, Kallogjeri D, Goebel JA
Otol Neurotol. 2011 Feb; 32(2)284-90. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318204aad3.

PMID:
    21178804
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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