Balance Disorders and Conditions We Treat

Conditions we diagnose and treat at the UPMC Center for Balance Disorders include:

  • Adult and childhood benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • ​Autoimmune inner ear disease
  • Bilateral vestibular loss
  • Chiari malformation
  • Disequilibrium of aging
  • Dizziness relating to:
    • Migraine headaches
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Psychiatric disorders
  • Drop attacks
  • Fainting (syncope)
  • Labyrinthine concussion
  • Mal de debarquement syndrome
  • Meniere’s disease (endolymphatic hydrops)
  • Multisensory disequilibrium
  • Neck dizziness (cervicogenic)
  • Orthostatic tremor
  • Ototoxicity
  • Perilymphatic fistula
  • Stroke
  • Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular neuritis

Learn More About Balance Disorders

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Contact Us

Call us to schedule an appointment at one of our Center for Balance Disorders locations.

UPMC Mercy Hearing
and Balance Center
Phone: 412-647-2100

UPMC Center for
Balance Disorders
Phone: 412-647-2125

Physical Therapy Office
Phone: 412-647-8091

University Ear, Nose, 
& Throat Specialists
(Oakland/Main Office)
Phone: 412-647-2100

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