What/Who is an Audiologist?
Audiologists are specialists in hearing who are trained to identify, diagnose, measure and treat hearing disorders and balance problems. Our audiologists hold a Doctorate degree in Audiology (Au.D) and are licensed by the state as Audiologists and members of the American Speech Language & Hearing Association (ASHA). The audiologists may be Fellows of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), Board Certified in Audiology (ABA), member of the Wisconsin Speech & Hearing Association (WSHA) and licensed in Educational Audiology.
Audiologists at Froedtert South see people of all ages.
Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health problem in seniors, behind hypertension and arthritis. Over 90% of hearing loss relates to a physical condition that cannot be corrected surgically or medically but can be helped with the use of hearing instruments.