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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Ashley E Balaker, MD

Specialty
  • Otolaryngology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
  • Providence
Address
Head & Neck Associates
18 Endeavor
Suite 208
Irvine, CA 92618
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Head & Neck Associates
18 Endeavor
Suite 208
Irvine, CA 92618
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 364-4361

Secondary Office

Address
351 Hospital Road
Suite 218
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone
(949) 515-0051
Fax
(949) 515-0052

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Otolaryngology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Fellowship
      California Ear Institute - 2014
    • Internship
      UCLA Plastic Surgery - 2008
    • Medical Education
      University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine - 2007
    • Residency
      UCLA Plastic Surgery - 2012
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Balaker is board certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and a subspecialist in Otology – Neurotology. She graduated from USC Keck School of Medicine with Honors after earning a B.S. in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics from UCLA. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA. Dr. Balaker then completed a two-year subspecialty Fellowship in Otology/Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at the California Ear Institute in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Balaker is caring for adult and pediatric patients, specifically those with ear disorders, hearing loss, vertigo and dizziness, ear and skull base tumors, sinusitis and eustachian tube disorders. Additionally, she is experienced in minimally invasive surgery for the ears and sinuses, including endoscopic transcanal ear surgery, surfer’s ear surgery, balloon sinuplasty, and endoscopic balloon dilation of the eustachian tube. Dr. Balaker also performs surgery for hearing restoration, including laser stapedotomy for otosclerosis and cochlear implantation for profound hearing loss.