The Silverstein Institute is located in Sarasota, Florida, is an internationally-respected physicians' practice dedicated to diseases and surgery of the Ears, Nose and Throat. The Silverstein Institute provides premier patient care for the treatment of head and neck diseases consistent with the highest standard of medical excellence and the latest innovative technology.Founded in 1979 by renowned ear surgeon and clinical research specialist Herbert Silverstein, MD, the Silverstein Institute is now the hub of a busy, two location practice employing three full-time physicians, one graduate otology Fellow, and 45 support professionals.The Silverstein Institute is composed of four divisions, the Florida Ear and Sinus Center, Medical Hearing Aid Systems, the Premier Facial Plastic Surgery Center, and the Ear Research Foundation.The Florida Ear & Sinus Center is in every sense a full-service practice, offering diagnosis, evaluation, testing, treatment (including office-based laser surgery and balance rehabilitation), and a full range of customized hearing aids through its Medical Hearing Aid Systems. The Center's professional staff specialize in treating ear diseases, hearing loss, skull base tumors, dizziness and balance problems, and sinus diseases. The Premier Facial Plastic Surgery Center and Facial Skin Care round out total medical care from the neck up. At any one time, a variety of clinical research projects are underway at the Silverstein Institute, sponsored by the non-profit Ear Research Foundation, Inc. Many important treatment discoveries have been made through this partnership, bringing improved hearing and quality of life to individuals across the globe.