Pioneering Patient Education Resource Earsite.com Launches
ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Metropolitan NeuroEar Group and the Balance Center of Maryland are pleased to announce the launch of their patient education website, Earsite.com (http://www.earsite.com/). Dr. Sanjay Prasad, founder, noted that “the website continues our mission of providing the ultimate in patient care by educating our patients about their disorder so that they can make the best decisions regarding their care.” The content-rich, interactive website includes more than 40 original high-definition videos and 80 custom medical illustrations about specific auditory maladies and treatments, from Otitis Externa, or “Swimmer’s Ear,” to serious conditions such as Cholesteatoma and acoustic neuroma. In addition, preliminary diagnostic tools are online, including a “Second Opinion Service” and, soon, a Patient Portal for uploading CT and MRI images. The site features in-depth explanations of the latest hearing aids and cochlear implants in a section entitled “Physicians Audiology Center,” as well as definitive information and treatment programs for vestibular disorders, such as dizziness and vertigo, and tinnitus.
About Metropolitan NeuroEar Group and Balance Center of Maryland
Founded in 1992 by Sanjay Prasad, MD, FACS, a Neurotologist, Otologist, and cranial base surgeon, the Metropolitan NeuroEar Group specializes in treatment of ear conditions including Cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, acoustic neuroma, Meniere’s disease, facial paralysis, hearing loss, and all other hearing maladies. The Balance Center of Maryland, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides comprehensive evaluation and treatments for dizziness, balance, and vertigo, with a focus on vestibular physical therapy. The practice, under the direction of Dr. Prasad and Stacey Buckner, PT, DPT, provides diagnostic testing including Audiograms/Tympanograms, Auditory Brainstem Response, Electrocochleography, Videonystagmography, and Computerized Dynamic Posturography.
About Dr. Sanjay Prasad
Sanjay Prasad, MD, FACS, has been practicing as a board certified Neurotologist and head and neck surgeon since 1992. He has performed more than 4,000 surgeries on ears alone and has dedicated his life to conditions involving the ear, brain, and facial nerve. Dr. Prasad is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland, where he also received his medical degree, in 1985. After completing his residency in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, at Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Prasad completed his advanced fellowship training in otology and neurotology at the University of Pittsburgh.
SOURCE Metropolitan NeuroEar Group, LLC