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Singer regains her hearing following acoustic neuroma surgery

Ruby Gorcey Biblowitz is a 26-year-old musician whose ability to hear is an absolute necessity for her career. On a regular visit with her physician, she told him that she had to use her phone on the opposite ear because she was having difficulty hearing. She soon found out that the sudden loss of hearing had been caused ...  
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A Majestic Recovery: USC alumnus returns to business after acoustic neuroma surgery

Commercial real estate developer Kevin D. McCarthy was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma in mid-2014 after noticing sudden hearing loss in his left ear. The USC alumnus researched his options carefully and knew his best chance at preserving his hearing, balance and facial function was to have surgery at the USC Acoustic Neuroma Center, under ...  
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Search and Rescue: Firefighter’s wife freed from acoustic neuroma at Keck Medicine of USC

Christine House, a mother of two and wife to a New Hampshire firefighter, was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma and had surgery at a prestigious medical center near her home. The surgery was unsuccessful, leading Christine to seek out the best in the field. Her search brought her across the country to Keck Medicine of ...  
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Acoustic Neuroma Treatment at Keck Medicine of USC Gives Pilot Wings of Hope

Commercial airline pilot Luke Bagato discovered that the hearing problems and discomfort he was experiencing in his ear were the result of an acoustic neuroma. After extensively researching the best treatment options across the country, he came from the midwest to Keck Medicine of USC to receive care from Drs. Giannotta and Friedman of the ...  
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Sight and Sound: Hollywood producer gets blockbuster results from acoustic neuroma surgery

Leah Keith, a studio exec turned independent producer and writer, underwent surgery for an acoustic neuroma in 2011. Three years later, she reflects on the treatment she received under Rick Friedman, MD, PhD, who is now director of the USC Acoustic Neuroma Center, Keck Medicine of USC.