Duke's Vestibular Clinic, located in Durham, North Carolina, is the premiere dizzy clinic in the Southeast United States.
Debara Tucci, MD, and David Kaylie, MD, are neurotologists specializing in diseases of the inner ear such as Meniere’s disease, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), vestibular neuronitis, vestibular labyrinthitis, migraine associated vertigo, among others disorders. These specialists will manage your case.
Our multidisciplinary balance assessment and treatment center provides patients with a comprehensive evaluation of dizziness, unsteadiness, and vertigo, as well as fall prevention. The clinical staff includes:
The dizzy team is able to provide a thorough evaluation of the vestibular system, medical management of the specific problems the patient is having, and a rehabilitative treatment plan if such therapy will be helpful.
The Duke Vestibular Clinic uses a comprehensive test battery to evaluate if the dizzy symptoms are related to the inner ear. Tests may include:
The physician will interpret all test results, including the results of a hearing test, to arrive at a diagnosis and develop the most appropriate treatment plan.
Many cases of dizziness are best managed with vestibular rehabilitation therapy. We will develop a rehabilitation plan, incorporating patient goals and a realistic timeline to improve the patient’s balance and ultimately improve their quality of life.
Vestibular rehabilitation therapy is particularly helpful to reduce the risk of a fall.
To contact the Duke Hearing Center or schedule an appointment with one of our otologists or neurotologists, please complete the contact form.
Physicians offering this service include: