Department of Audiology
The Department of Audiology at Women & Infants Hospital offers hearing services for children and adults of all ages.Our team works closely with the Newborn Nursery and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) medical providers to coordinate audiology services for newborns, particularly infants with multiple medical challenges. We work closely with Early Intervention and various school systems to provide quality services for toddlers and school-aged children. We have extensive training and experience in the diagnosis and management of hearing loss resulting from middle ear disease, noise exposure, aging, and many other causes.Our audiologists are highly skilled in the use of assistive listening devices and hearing aids and can help design comprehensive management plans for children and adults with hearing loss.
As an affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, we are at the forefront of medical and audiological advancement. We offer an intimate, friendly atmosphere designed to make you and your family members feel at home.
Professional staff at the Audiology Department are certified audiologists, licenced in the state of Rhode Island and affiliated with the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Assocation (ASHA). Most major insurances and state and federal Medicare reimbursement programs are accepted.
Meet our providers
The Women & Infants Hospital Departement of Audiology offers:
-Comprehensive hearing testing for patients of all ages
-Adult Audiology Services
-Pediatric Audiology Services
-Auditory Branistem Response (ABR) testing for children and adults
-State-of-the-Art Hearing Aid services
-Comprehensive Educational Audiology Services
-Assistive Listening Devices
-Custom ear plugs
More about hearing loss.
Other Disorders of the Ear
Middle Ear Infection
Dizziness and Balance Problems
Patulous Eustachian Tube
AUDIOLOGY 101: Short courses on audiology topics
Pure tone audiometry
Visual Reinforcement Audiometry and Condioned Play Audiometry
The following websites are highly recommended for more information on hearing and balance disorders:
Click the video below for an interview with Andrew McGrath, AuD, Director of Audiology at Women & Infants Hospital, and the family of a child with hearing loss.