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TOPs Hearing and Balance Center is part of Texas Otolaryngology Partners (TOPs), which is a partnership between two Ear, Nose, and Throat Physicians, Dr. Raza Pasha and Dr. Philip Matorin. TOPs was established in 2006 when both physicians merged there practices to better serve the growing West Houston community. Carol Orsak completed the TOPs team in 2007 when she brought her passion for helping people hear better to the practice. Since 2007, the practice has expanded to the Kirby District in central Houston and on Chimney Rock near the City of Bellaire. The three providers work together to provide full-service treatment and diagnosis of all types of hearing disorders.
Carol Orsak, MA, CCC-A
Carol Orsak has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Florida and a Masters Degree in Audiology from the University of Texas in Austin. She is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed by the State of Texas to fit and dispense hearing aids. Carol has been practicing Audiology in medical settings in the Houston area since 1989.
Carol is experienced in working with adults and children. She is particularly concerned with the effect of hearing loss on the quality of life. She enjoys the challenge of fitting hearing aids that suite each individual’s lifestyle. Customer satisfaction is her number one priority.
Raza Pasha, MD
Dr. Pasha is a Board Certified Ear, Nose, and Throat – Head and Neck Surgeon with extensive training and research experience. He is a sole author of a highly rated comprehensive review book on his specialty.To receive certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology, Dr. Pasha completed an undergraduate degree, four years of medical school, and five years of specialty training.
Dr. Pasha has been published in many medical journals. He has completed research in many institutions including The Cleveland Clinic, Texas Medical Center, Detroit Medical Center, and Ohio State University. His most infamous achievement was the publication of a review book on his Ear, Nose, and Throat-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Pasha is a strong advocate for patient education. Expect Dr. Pasha and his staff to spend time explaining your medical issues. He believes that maximal therapeutic benefit occurs when you understand your diagnosis and therapy.
Philip A. Matorin, MD
Dr. Matorin is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He trained as an electrical engineer at Rice University before attending medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He spent two years training at Baylor College of Medicine in general surgery where he operated with Dr. Debakey and four years of specialty training in ear, nose and throat surgery at Baylor.
Dr. Matorin’s research has been published in several medical journals. He has also been recognized by his peers by serving as the Chairman of Surgery at West Houston Medical Center and has served in several elected positions at the Harris County Medical Society including the Executive Board, the Board on Socioeconomics, and the Board of Ethics.
Dr. Matorin is committed to a team approach to medicine in order to provide high quality medical care to you and your loved ones.
We treat our patients like our own family because we recognize that hearing well is important in all of your relationships!
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Front Office Staff at West Houston Office
Sarah is our friendly staff member that will welcome you to the West Houston office. She also schedules appointments for Audiology.
Andrea coordinates all billing for both TOPs Hearing and Balance Center and for Dr. Matorin and Dr. Pasha. She assists patients with questions regarding claims and statements for audiology testing and hearing aids.
Our newest staff member, Val Pickersgill is the Administrative Assistant for Audiology at TOPs. Val is the friendly voice you will hear when you call our office. She schedules appointments, verifies insurance benefits, processes claims, and processes hearing aid orders. Val is always willing to help in any way she can!s.
Ashley will greet you and check you out at both the West Houston and Chimney Rock locations.