I had my surgery at Stanford with Dr. Joseph Roberson from the California Ear Institute back in 1998.Ã‚Â I don't believe Dr. Jackler was there at that time, but I have heard wonderful things about him and trust me, you are in very capable and caring hands.
I also had middle fossa, but my tumor ended up being larger than suspected (3.5 cm) and I did end up lose my hearing nerve. As far as the dizziness after sugery, I really did not have much. When I was tested for balance, it showed that I had lost 86%, so my body had already been compensating. The nausea I had came from the anesthesia and pain meds, but got that under control quickly.
I understand how stressed you are, as the wait is the hardest part. Do you live in Northern CA? I live in San Ramon. Please feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions or just want to chat.