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Audiology Research

Audiology Research

Learn more about research projects in the Audiology Research Laboratory

Communication Evaluations

Communication Evaluations

Professional assessment for pediatric patients diagnosed hearing loss

Financial Resources

Financial Resources

Learn more about what financial assistance may be available

Hearing Loss Identification

Hearing Loss Identification

Identification of hearing loss has never been easier than it is now

Hearing Loss Prevalence

Hearing Loss Prevalence

Find out more on the statistics of the number of people who suffer from hearing loss

Hearing Assessment

Hearing Assessment

Approximately 12% of the US populations has significant hearing loss – do you? Take this assessment to determine if you should seek treatment

Craig W. Newman, PhD
Section Head, Audiology

Mission Statement

The mission of Cleveland Clinic's Head & Neck Institute Section of Audiology is to be a national leader in the provision of collaborative, patient-centered, and comprehensive hearing healthcare for individuals of all ages, exemplified by excellence in patient outcomes, education, research, and service.

We are one of the largest audiology programs in the country today, with over 20 clinical and research audiologists located at either Cleveland Clinic's main campus (including our Hearing Implant Program) or one of the Family Health Centers throughout Northeast Ohio (Beachwood, Independence, Strongsville, Twinsburg and Westlake). Each audiologist is part of the hearing healthcare team at Cleveland Clinic, working closely with our physician partners in otolaryngology in the Head & Neck Institute and other professional colleagues in a variety of specialty areas including pediatrics, geriatrics, neurology, psychology, dentistry, speech language pathology, plastic/reconstructive surgery and oncology to treat hearing disorders.

Our goals in the Section of Audiology are three-fold. First, to provide state-of-the-art audiologic assessment and rehabilitative clinical services for patients of all ages with hearing loss using evidence-based practices with quantifiable quality outcomes. Second, to offer educational opportunities by serving as clinical preceptors for Doctor of Audiology (AuD) students and otolaryngology residents and by providing continuing education experiences for our staff and other professionals working in the community. Third, to maintain an active research program through the Audiology Research Laboratory (ARL) by focusing on clinical investigations in the areas of sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus outcomes measurement, hearing aid signal processing and auditory electrophysiology.

Most importantly, our audiologists are dedicated to helping people with hearing loss improve their quality-of-life while dealing with the disorder. We understand that untreated hearing loss can interfere with relationships involving family members, friends and business associates. In turn, reduced communication function may cause feelings of frustration, isolation and withdrawal and even depression. By providing our hearing loss patients and family members with the most appropriate audiologic treatment plan, we continue to help each person overcome the consequences and achieve his or her individual communication goals.

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