Click on our database below for more
information about the hearing care professionals you could see about a
hearing loss. Remember, your first stop should always be a checkup from
your hearing healthcare provider. Your overall health can affect your
hearing and it's important to make sure nothing else is wrong.
All of these professionals
will help you learn if you have a hearing loss and, if so, how severe.
You'll also learn if you could benefit from hearing aids or other types
of assistance, such as telephone amplifiers, TV listening devices, etc.
If you are a hearing healthcare
provider, we encourage you to sign-up
and join our listing of professionals in our Master Provider Network.
Academy of Dispensing Audiologists
An audiologist is a licensed hearing care professional
who specializes in the identification, assessment and treatment of hearing
loss and the fitting of hearing aids. Audiologists hold graduate degrees
in the field of hearing, and are experts in the measurement of hearing
Otologist / Otolaryngologist /
These are medical doctors trained in diagnosing and
treating diseases of the ear, and in identifying types of hearing loss
that respond to medical or surgical treatment. Some offices may have a
hearing aid specialist or dispensing audiologist on staff for patients
who can benefit from the use of hearing aids.
Hearing Instrument Specialists
A hearing instrument specialist is a licensed hearing
care professional who specializes in the testing, selection and fitting
of hearing aids.
Industrial Mobile Testing
Pertains to audiologists, technicians, or
medical doctors who are certified to provide onsite hearing evaluations
that comply with state, federal or provincial regulations.