Selena E Briggs MD

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Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon

Selena E. (Heman-Ackah) Briggs, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, is an otologist, neurotologist and skull base surgeon within the Department of Otolaryngology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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Sudden hearing loss is a medical emergency: What patients need to know

by Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon
May 01, 2018

Every year in the U.S., one in 5,000 people experience sudden sensorineural hearing loss, or sudden hearing loss. This is…

6 lesser-known and better-known causes of hearing loss

by Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon
May 18, 2017

About 48 million Americans, or approximately 20 percent of the population, have some degree of hearing loss. According to the…

Listen up: Get your hearing tested!

by Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon
May 01, 2017

According to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 25 percent of people between the ages…

The dangers of loud–and dirty–earbuds and headphones

by Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon
February 20, 2017

We live in a noisy world. The ear-splitting sounds of rush-hour traffic, the drone of a lawn mower, loud washing…