Following guidelines of local, state and federal health officials, the CDC and the WHO, we have begun re-opening our hearing centers. However, the health of our patients, hearing care professionals and associates remains our top priority. For more information and a list of the locations that are open, click here.

What is an Audiologist?

An audiologist is a person who has a masters or doctoral degree in audiology. Most Audiologists today have a clinical doctorate. This has been the entry level degree for the past 5 years. Doctors of Audiology (Au.D.) have extensive training academically and clinically. Audiology is the science of hearing. In addition, the audiologist must be licensed or registered by their state to practice audiology, after obtaining over 2000 supervised hours of clinical experience.

Audiologists are health-care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance disorders. An Audiologist is a person who has a minimum of a masters or doctoral degree in Audiology. The Clinical doctorate has been the entry level degree since approximately 2008. Individuals with a Doctor of Audiology, or Au.D., have extensive training academically and clinically. Audiologists must licensed in the state they practice and can have a certificate of clinical competence in Audiology by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, or CCC-A.

  • prescribe and fit hearing aids
  • bill insurances for medically necessary diagnostic testing and for hearing aids when the individual has a policy with a benefit
  • assist in cochlear implant programs
  • perform ear- or hearing-related surgical monitoring
  • design and implement hearing conservation programs and newborn hearing screening programs
  • provide hearing rehabilitation training such as
  • auditory training
  • speech reading
  • listening skills improvement

Our Locations

Sarasota Office
1901 Floyd Street, 2nd Floor
Sarasota, FL, 34239
(941) 203-4233

Lakewood Ranch Office
8433 Enterprise Circle, Suite 150
Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34202
(941) 548-4227

Venice Office
400 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 260
Venice, FL, 34285
(941) 486-0950