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Ashley E. Balaker, MD

Accepting New Patients
Head and Neck Associates - Irvine
18 Endeavor, Suite 208
Irvine, CA 92618
Speaks: English

About Ashley E. Balaker

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.

UCLA Plastic Surgery


UCLA Plastic Surgery


California Ear Institute

Medical Education

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Associates - Irvine
18 Endeavor, Suite 208
Irvine, CA 92618
Head and Neck Associates - Newport Beach
351 Hospital Road, Suite 218
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Affiliated Locations

Mission Hospital, Laguna Beach
Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo