What is an audiologist?

UW Health audiologists in Madison, Wisconsin diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions of the ear. When you visit a UW Health location for an ear-related condition, chances are you will meet an audiologist.

UW Health audiologists hold a masters or doctoral degree from accredited universities with special training the prevention, identification, assessment and non-medical treatment of hearing disorders.

In addition, audiologists are required to complete a full-time internship and a demanding national competency examination. By virtue of their graduate education, professional certification and licensure, audiologists are the most qualified professionals to perform hearing tests, refer patients for medical treatment and provide hearing rehabilitation services.

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