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Ear Institute of Chicago, LLC


11 Salt Creek Lane, Suite 101
Hinsdale, IL 60521

Telephone: 630-789-3110
Fax: 630-789-3137
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Statement about the Center

The Ear Institute of Chicago, LLC, is an academic-affiliated, private practice that specializes exclusively in the medical/microsurgical treatment of all aspects of diseases of the ear and related skull base structures. Over 1,000 patients with an acoustic neuroma have been treated during a twenty-five year period by the physicians of the Ear Institute of Chicago, LLC. Acoustic neuroma treatment is performed utilizing a team approach that includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, physical therapists and/or radiation oncologists.


Richard J. Wiet, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
Northwester University Medical School

Medical School: Stritch School of Medicine (Loyola University), Chicago, IL, 1971
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1971-1976
Fellowship: Otology/Neurotology, Otology Clinic, Beziers, France, Early August 1978
The London Hospital, London, England, Late August 1978
University of Zurich, Dept. of Otolaryngology, Zurich, Switzerland, September, 1978
Otology/Neurotology, The Ear Foundation, Nashville, TN, 1978-1979
Board Certification: Otolaryngology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery

Robert A. Battista, M.D.

Assistant Professor in Clinical Otolaryngology
Northwestern University of Medical School
Co-Director of Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Northwestern University Medical School

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 1986
Internship: General Surgery, UMDNJ-University Hospital, Newark, NJ, 1986-1987
Residency: Otolaryngology, UMDNJ-University Hospital, Newark, NJ, 1987-1991
Fellowship: Otology, Minnesota Ear Clinic, Minneapolis, MN, 1991
Otology/Neurotology, Lippy Group for Ear Nose and Throat, Warren, OH, 1991-1992
Board Certification: Otolaryngology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery 

R. Mark Wiet, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Head, Section of Otology, Neurotology, and Lateral Skull Base Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, 2001
Internship: General Surgery, Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH 2001 - 2002
Residency: Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2002 - 2006
Fellowship: Neurotology & Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006 - 2008
Lateral Skull Base Surgery, Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza, Italy, 2008
Board Certification: Otolaryngology and Neurotology

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