Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

UT Health Medical School

UTHealth Audiology

Hearing, Tinnitus & Balance

As the hearing, tinnitus, and balance specialists, we offer the latest technology along with expertise in the newest diagnostic procedures using state-of-the-art equipment.  After a comprehensive evaluation, we provide a customized treatment plan for each patient, including hearing aids, tinnitus therapy and/or balance management.

Diagnostic Audiological Tests

  • Comprehensive Audiological Evaluation
  • Immittance Measures
  • Otoacoustic Emissions
  • Tinnitus evaluation and management
  • Newborn hearing screenings
  • Auditory evoked responses
    • Auditory brain stem responses (ABR)
    • Vestibular myogenic potential (VEMP)
    • Electrocochleography (ECOG)

Dizziness and Balance Evaluation

Videonystagmography (VNG) is used to evaluate dizzy patients. We also offer information on balance and vestibular rehabilitation.

Digital Hearing Aids and Assistive Listening Devices

We offer hearing aids and assistive listening devices to fit each patient’s particular need.

  • All major brands of hearing aids available
  • Fitting, programming and repair of various types of digital hearing aids
  • Customized ear protection devices
    • Occupational hearing protection
    • Recreational hearing protection
    • Swimming ear plugs
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Hearing aid supplies and wireless accessories
  • Rehabilitation program for hearing loss
  • Tubing replacement

Tinnitus Rehabilitation Program

We can provide comprehensive tinnitus evaluation and management counseling, including ear-level devices for tinnitus management.

Cochlear Implant and Implantable Hearing Aids

For patients who do not benefit from traditional amplification, we offer alternative treatment options including cochlear implants and bone-anchored hearing aids.  Our audiologists and otolaryngologists work together to provide services to determine candidacy for these options. We also provide programming and mapping for individuals who have already been implanted.

Areas of Specialty

  • Comprehensive diagnostic hearing evaluations for all ages.
  • Tinnitus evaluation and management
  • Hearing aid fitting and rehabilitation
  • Electrophysiological testing
  • Vestibular and balance assessment
  • Monitoring the effects of ototoxicity and chemotherapy
  • Evaluation of sudden hearing loss
  • Adult cochlear implants

    UTHealth Audiology Team

    UTHealth Audiology Team