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for Dizziness

   
Dizziness
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Acute vertigo with dizziness: refer to Emergency Room.
2) Chronic /recurrent: Patient should be referred directly to UMHS Vestibular Testing Center. See suggested additional test/management prior to specialty visit.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Vestibular balance testing and audiogram to be performed at UMHS (outside testing not accepted). Patient should be referred directly to UMHS Vestibular Testing Center. VTC to schedule Neurotology visit if appropriate.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) 1. Dizziness and Motion Sickness
2. Dizziness
Appointment Timeframe Vestibular testing 2 -3 wks
Neurotology next available

Special vestibular consult request form to be filled out and faxed to VTC 734-936-9412
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb.
External Patient: Hand carry Non-UM records and films to visit.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-9420 (for VTC scheduling)
Clinic Location Sites 1. Taubman Healthcare Center
2. Vestibular Testing Center
UM Consulting Physician Otolaryngology Neurotology Faculty:
H. Alexander Arts, M.D.
Hussam K. El-Kashlan, M.D.
Katherine Do Heidenreich, M.D.
Syed Rizvi, M.D.
Steven A. Telian, M.D.
Revised on: 12/02/2011