What is an Audiologist?

Doctors of Audiology
An Audiologist is a licensed hearing healthcare Doctor who specializes in the diagnostic testing and treatment of hearing loss and balance disorders. You can think of an Audiologist primarily as a Hearing Doctor.

Audiologists typically offer the following services:

Diagnostic Audiologic Hearing Evaluation

  • Comprehensive Audiologic Evaluation
  • Industrial Hearing Screening/Monitoring
  • Ototoxicity Hearing Monitoring
  • Tympanometry and Acoustic Reflexes
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)
  • Hearing In Noise Test (HINT)
  • Speech In Noise (SIN)

Tinnitus Evaluation and Management

  • Tinnitus Evaluation
  • Sound Therapy

Preventative Audiology

  • Custom Music Monitors
  • Custom Noise-Protection Molds
  • Swim Molds

Rehabilitative Audiology

  • Hearing Instrument Fitting/Dispensing
  • Hearing Instrument Check and Troubleshooting
  • Custom Hearing Earmolds
  • Wireless/Loops, TV, and Bluetooth® Hearing Assistive Technology
  • Lip Reading, Listening Skills, DVD, and/or Training
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Comprehensive Communication Needs Assessed and Hearing Instrument Evaluation

Audiologists possess comprehensive knowledge of the human auditory and vestibular systems, and they have extensive training in sound reproduction, which is critical to the accurate fitting and adjustment of hearing aids.