Ear, Nose and Throat Patient Stories

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Richard Schreck

Cochlear Implant Method Allows Local Man to Remain Awake During Surgery

After decades of hearing loss, Dick Schreck got a cochlear implant at UH using local anesthesia instead of general anesthesia, a method used at only a few centers in the country.

Patricia Clifton speaks about her experience with cochlear implant surgery

Cochlear Implant Gives Woman Back Her Independence

When hearing loss compounded Patricia Clifton’s ability to communicate as she had already been diagnosed with a vocal cord issue., she turned to University Hospitals otologist, Sarah Mowry, MD, who performed cochlear implant surgery.

Levestor and Lyvette Johnson

A Question About a Sore Throat Leads to a Cancer Diagnosis

At an appointment for a routine checkup, Levestor Johnson mentioned his throat had been feeling sore and scratchy lately after his doctor asked him if he had any questions or concerns.

A follow-up exam for Amy Haslage

Woman Receives Treatment to Improve Hearing Loss Caused by Tumors

Registered nurse Amy Haslage’s hearing improves after treatment for neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2), a disorder in which tumors grow on both auditory nerves.

Sleep surgery patient Colin Vivolo stands along Route 555

Surgery Opens Airway For a Man Sluggish From Severe Sleep Apnea

After 10 years of struggling for restorative rest following a diagnosis of sleep apnea, Colin Vivolo began a search for better answers and a new doctor. Research brought him to UH.

Newlywed Aly Bobulsky and her husband Greg Cortese

Expert Removal of Benign Brain Tumor Spares Bride her Signature Smile

ICU nurse Aly Bobulsky was able to walk down the aisle at her wedding thanks to the University Hospitals surgeons who removed a 4-centimeter brain tumor.

Maggie Gleason inserting hearing device

Watch as a Teenage Girl Hears for First Time

Maggie Gleason received an auditory brainstem implant at University Hospitals. Witness the joy on the 14-year-old face when she hears for the first time.

Audiologist Ellen Snider poses with her family

Subtle Symptoms Point to Benign Brain Tumor

Audiologist Ellen Snider’s hearing and facial nerve functioning are preserved after UH doctors remove a large benign tumor from her brainstem.

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