Meet Dr. Jon E. Isaacson

Dr. Jon E. Isaacson


Dr. Jon Isaacson is a board certified otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose, and Throat Physician) and is also board certified in Otology/Neurotology, treating diseases of the ear, hearing, and balance. He is the only board certified Otologist/Neurotologist in Central Pennsylvania. He spent 10 years in academic medicine, serving on the teaching staff of the Medical College of Ohio and the Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center. During that time, he has published several scientific articles, book chapters, and has lectured nationally in the field of medicine and surgery of the ear.

His areas of interests are:

Outer Ear:
• Congenital and acquired defects of the auricle and ear canal
• Infections (acute and chronic otitis externa)
• Tumors including skin cancers.

Middle Ear:
• Congenital and acquired ear drum and ossicular chain abnormalities
• Infections (acute and chronic otitis media)
• Eardrum perforations
• Conductive hearing loss, otosclerosis, and stapes surgery
• Tumors of the middle ear including cholesteatoma and glomus tumors.

Inner Ear:
• Congenital and acquired abnormalities causing hearing loss and dizziness
• Sensorineural hearing loss, sudden, progressive, unilateral or bilateral
• Tinnitus, steady or pulsatile
• Tumors including Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma)

Balance Disorders:
• Meniere's Disease and all medical and surgical treatments
• Recurring positional vertigo
• Viral labyrinthitis or neuronitis
• Vestibular migraine
• Superior canal dehiscence syndrome

Facial Nerve Disorders:
• Bell's palsy
• Traumatic injuries
• Facial nerve tumors

Skull Base Tumors, Surgery and nonsurgical Gamma Knife treatment for:
• Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma)
• Glomus Tumors
• Facial Nerve Tumors

Hearing Rehabilitation:
• Conventional Hearing Aids
• Cochlear Implants
• Bone anchored hearing implants (BAHA)
• Stapes surgery