USC Acoustic Neuroma Center has ranked Number 1 in the country for case volumes. Additionally, Keck Medicine of USC has low readmission rates and average length of stay compared to like
academic medical centers for acoustic neuroma patients. *
* Vizient, Inc.
Acoustic neuromas occur at the rate of 1 to 2 cases per 100,000 people.
Our team includes experts in the fields of otology, neurotology, otolaryngology, neurology, radiology, radiation oncology, neuro-oncology and neurosurgery. From our administrative staff to our physical therapy support, we are here to help. Click here to see our team.
The cause of an acoustic neuroma is still unknown.
At the center, we focus on compassionate, comprehensive patient care. Starting with the first phone call and extending through all aspects of care, our team commits to achieving the best outcomes for our patients.
Team of Experts
Under the leadership of center director, Rick A. Friedman, MD, PhD, our multidisciplinary team of specialists and researchers work in concert to advance treatment options and deliver exceptional care.
While utilizing the most advanced technologies in modern facilities, we specialize in all forms of care and offer individualized treatment paths as simple as “watch and wait” to more modern, non-invasive radio surgery approaches using our Gamma Knife and CyberKnife.
Patient Education Videos
The USC Acoustic Neuroma Center is committed to serving the needs of our patients. We give high priority to helping our patients understand their condition, their options for treatment and how we can best serve them. In this video series, meet two of our doctors as they answer some commonly asked questions. View All Videos »