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Colette had a small acoustic neuroma that was causing severe vertigo, so she turned to specialists at Rush for help.

Lorenzo Munoz, MD, is director of the Neurointensive Care Unit at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He specializes in treatment of intracranial pathology, with particular emphasis on complex brain/spinal cord tumors and cerebrovascular disease such as aneurysms, cavernous malformation and AVMs. He is also experienced in the treatment of congenital conditions like Chiari I malformation and spinal dysmorphysm.

R. Mark Wiet, MD, is director of the Acoustic Neuroma Program at Rush.

Richard W. Byrne, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in surgical treatment for epilepsy, skull base and brain tumor surgery, pituitary surgery, trigeminal neuralgia and radiosurgery. He is chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and medical director of University Neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Tony Lew was told he had two options for treating the acoustic neuroma behind his ear: radiation or surgery.