Welcome to the House Ear Institute! HEI is a 501-(c)3 private nonprofit foundation with a threefold mission of otology Education, Research, and Global Health, “so all may hear.”

Founded in 1946 by Howard P. House, MD, and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, House Ear Institute has been and continues to be at the forefront of new discoveries and applications of clinical and translational research in otology (ear medicine) and skull base surgery.

The House Clinic, the Los Angeles otology, neurotology, and skull base surgery medical practice, may be found at: