Balance and Ear CenterThe Balance and Ear Center is a full service Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) practice with specific subspecialty in disorders of the ear and balance systems. They have been successfully serving Central Virginia for over 35 years.

Dr. Wayne Shaia and Dr. Fred Shaia passionately work within the specialty of Otology and Neurotology. They are focused on treating people for any disorder that causes vertigo, imbalance, or dizziness. They pride themselves on their treatments of Meniere's disease, labyrinthitis, acoustic neuromas, inner ear fistulas, tinnitus, and hearing loss; concentrating their efforts in finding solutions to all of your ear nose and throat concerns. The physicians here at Balance and Ear Center enjoy working closely with their staff Audiologists to ensure the best possible solution for their patients. Featuring Virginia's only freestanding facility completely dedicated to diseases of ear and balance systems for both adults and children.

Known for maintaining the highest level of care with state of the art technology, training and education, Dr. Wayne Shaia and Dr. Fred Shaia are experts in the latest treatment options for their patients. Proficiency in the field of cochlear implantation, cholesteatoma surgery, acoustic neuroma management and repair of superior canal dehiscense keeps the Balance and Ear Center as a leader in the management for disorders of the ear and balance systems.


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Monday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

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