What type of doctor should you see for Tinnitus is a common questions. You have choices of a primary care physician, neurologist, ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat doc) or an Audiologist. So, who knows the most about Tinnitus?
Many people have to go to their primary care physician for a referral. But, what if your primary care physician isn’t familiar with tinnitus, therefore not knowing who is the best to refer you to? Here is a solution to your dilemma.
An audiologist is the best to see. The reason being, is they know the most about the condition an will run many tests to see what is going on. In most cases they will also send you to a neurologist, to rule out anything that might be going on in the brain and they will also send you to an ENT.
So your answer is, get a referral if you need to from your primary to an audiologist. If you don’t need a referral go to an audiologist that you have heard good things about. Do your research and ask around to find the best in the area.
By visiting the audiologist, even if you don’t get referred to an ENT or Neurologist you are in the best hands for diagnosing your Tinnitus condition.
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