Princeton Balance Program

Finding Balance in Life and Work


Individuals experiencing fainting, dizziness, ongoing nausea, vertigo and other balance issues desire one thing... long-lasting relief from their discomfort. For many, this is found at the Princeton Balance Program at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. 

Princeton Balance Program specialists understand the debilitating effect that these conditions can have on people's lives, and work to provide the accurate diagnosesand exceptional treatments they need to live life normally.


Comprehensive Diagnostic and Treatment Services

Balance issues and dizziness can be caused by something as straightforward as an ear infection, or may be the result of amore complex cardiac or neurological condition.

To help correctly identify the problem, all prospective patientswho contact the Princeton Balance Program first take part in a complimentary phone screening with a certified nursepractitioner. This process allows patients to be “fast tracked” tothe appropriate specialists and services, thus saving them time and unnecessary appointments.

When caring for patients, specialists at the Princeton Balance Program draw upon highly advanced diagnostic tools and treatment approaches.

Some of the services offered by the Program include:

  • Comprehensive ENT screening
  • Balance screening
  • Cardiac, neurologic or ophthalmologic work up
  • Neurologic management
  • Cardiac or stroke rehabilitation
  • Audiological rehabilitation
  • Otologic management
  • Diet and lifestyle counseling

Expert Care for a Range of Balance-Related Conditions

Patients of the Princeton Balance Program benefit from a highly qualified team of physicians and care providers who collectively possess the knowledge and tools needed to diagnose and manage symptoms related to the following conditions:

  • Dizziness alone or in conjunction with:
    • Blurry vision, vision loss or change, bright spots, or other visual distortions
    • Headache, head pressure, confusion, tiredness
    • Clogging or fullness of the ear, ear pain, ringing in the ear, decreased hearing, or other auditory distortions
  • Vertigo/spinning
  • Balance problems–both at rest or when moving
  • Lightheadedness, feeling faint or “drunk”
  • Fainting (syncope)
  • Ongoing nausea
  • Feeling as though falling
  • Tilting, pulling, floating, rocking sensations

A Multidisciplinary Team of Balance Experts

Situated within an academic medical center, with access to a range of resources, Princeton Balance Program enables patients to receive all of their services in one convenient location.

Balance Program-Doctor Page 2  The Program includes specialists from audiology, otolaryngology (ENT), cardiology, neurology,emergency medicine, physical therapy, nursing and other areas, who work together to assesspatients and develop a personalized treatment plan focused on providing relief from their symptoms. Patients of all ages–from children to adults–are treated by the Program, and most major insurance carriers are accepted.

To schedule an evaluation with a Princeton Balance Program specialist, call 609.853.6400.