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Indian Creek Campus Walk-In Lab Services Relocating

Walk-in lab services will be closed on Indian Creek Campus February 4-5. If you need to visit the lab this weekend, go to the Medical Pavilion on the health system’s campus in Kansas City, Kansas. Weekend hours are 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday only. The Medical Pavilion is located at the corner of Olathe Boulevard and Cambridge Street. The lab is on Level 1.

Our Urgent Care location at T-Mobile Center
on Grand Blvd. is closed until further notice due to winter weather-related water damage. Find a convenient alternate location using Find Care Now.
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Otology/Neurotology

 
Doctor adjusting woman's hearing aid.

Cochlear implantation

Cochlear implants are an important part of treatment modality available for certain individuals with severe hearing loss unresponsive to hearing aids. Patients are evaluated extensively in a variety of areas before undergoing implantation. Medical suitability is established first prior to the evaluation of other factors. These include social and psychological factors which are very important in the long term successful use of cochlear implants. An extensive postoperative rehabilitation program is necessary for successful cochlear implant use.

Children and adults can benefit from cochlear implantation. The eligibility requirements vary depending on the age of the patient. All patients are evaluated with a team approach. Speech pathology and psychological consultants are available as well.

Hearing and balance evaluations

Complete hearing and balance evaluations are available through the department. Elizabeth Karlsen and Erin McMahan perform these tests. State of the art hearing aids, including new programmable digital aids by Resound and others, are available. Complete balance testing, including electronystagmography, rotary chair testing, and platform posturography, are also available.

Vestibular rehabilitation

Vestibular rehabilitation is a program designed to restore normal balance, orientation and function to patients with disease of the vestibular system. Our vestibular rehabilitation program is under the direction of Vicki Bouckhout, R.P.T.

We offer a variety of appointment types. Learn more or call 913-588-1227 to schedule now.