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Audiology and Balance Center

Our adult and pediatric audiologists have considerable experience with infants, children, adults and their families. They are devoted to providing exceptional hearing health care.  VCU Medical Center Audiology offers a variety of services for thorough evaluation, management and treatment of hearing and balance disorders.  The Stony Point location is equipped with two oversized audiometric sound suites which are wheelchair accessible, a hearing aid center, and vestibular balance suite with state of the art equipment.

Pediatric Audiology

Our pediatric audiologists specialize in testing your child’s hearing so that they may receive appropriate diagnosis and intervention.  They are skilled in evaluating and providing care for special needs children and the difficult to test population.  If your infant or child has a hearing loss or an auditory processing disorder, the pediatric audiologist will work with your child, family, early intervention and educators to provide a customized treatment plan. Services offered include:

  • Play, visual reinforcement and behavioral audiometry
  • Tympanometry
  • Newborn hearing screening follow-up
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)
  • Auditory Brainstem Evoked Response (ABR)  
  • Auditory processing evaluations
  • Unilateral hearing loss management
  • Digital hearing aids
  • Softband baha bone conduction sound processors
Adult Audiology

Our audiologists work closely with VCU Medical Center Otology and Otolaryngology physicians to evaluate patients with hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and auditory processing disorders.   We listen carefully to your concerns with a focus on patient education.  Services offered include:

  • Comprehensive hearing evaluation
  • Immitance and acoustic reflexes
  • Tinnitus evaluation and management
  • BAHA candidacy for single sided deafness and conductive hearing loss
  • Assessment of vestibular balance function to including Videonystagmography (VNG), Electrocochleography (ECoG) and Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMP)
Hearing Aid Center

VCU Audiology utilizes comprehensive hearing device product lines with the latest styles and technology.  Your audiologist will provide expert advice and discuss how to successfully improve your ability to hear and understand family and friends.  We encourage family members to attend your appointment.  Services offered include:

  • Hearing aid consultation and fitting
  • Digital and wireless hearing aids
  • Bone anchored sound processors
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Telephone and television solutions
  • Hearing protection
  • Hearing aid cleaning and repairs



Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology
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