The Department of Audiology at Lurie Children’s offers comprehensive, collaborative and individualized hearing healthcare to children and young adults from infancy to 21 years of age. We provide state-of-the-art audiological services to diagnose and manage children with hearing loss using evidence-based practices.

Our services include:

Nationally-Ranked Care

Lurie Children’s continues to be the #1 children's hospital in Illinois and is ranked in 9 specialties by U.S. News & World Report.

Our Team

Our department includes 24 pediatric audiologists, including seven audiologists who specialize in cochlear implants. We have a full-time social worker, an educational liaison, a hearing aid dispenser, three coordinators of audiology services and a team of audiology assistants. Our audiologists are masters or doctoral level specialists. Together our team takes a family-centered approach to help you navigate the identification and habilitative process of treating your child’s condition. 

To give your child the best and most comprehensive care possible, we work closely with specialists from other divisions, including:

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Our Locations

Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park

2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in New Lenox

1870 N. Silver Cross Blvd. (formerly Clinton Street)
Suite 100
New Lenox, Illinois 60451

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Northbrook

1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Westchester

Surgical Treatment Center
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, Illinois 60154

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lake Forest

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Campus
900 N. Westmoreland, Suite 110 (Bays Medical Office Building, 1st Floor)*
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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Lurie Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center in Skokie

3722 W. Touhy Avenue
Skokie, Illinois 60076

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Preparing for Your Visit

The following resources can help you prepare for your visit:


We offer a challenging and exciting 12-month pediatric externship for Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) students. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a strong team player and have a strong desire for a career as a pediatric audiologist.

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Audiology News & Stories

Hearing Loss in Infants

Infant hearing loss, present at birth or developing later, can range from mild to profound. Early diagnosis intervention is key to ensure your baby's communication and social development.

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Born with hearing loss, Jack, 3, makes great progress with ‘super ears’

After he failed his newborn screening test, Jack underwent an auditory brainstem response evaluation (ABR) that confirmed his diagnosis of profound hearing loss.

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NIH-Funded Study Uses AI to Improve Language for Children with Cochlear Implants

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Matthew’s story: ‘Because of Lurie Children’s and the 22q center, he’s able to live his best life’

After months of searching for a diagnosis, the frequent fevers and ear infections  baby Matthew had been enduring finally made sense to his parents.

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‘22q made our family stronger:’ Lila’s journey with 22q Deletion Syndrome

Baby Lila's genetic testing revealed she had a rare genetic condition called 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.

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Nancy Young, MD Discusses Cochlear Implants on “All Ears” Podcast

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Your support is vital in helping us continue to make a difference in the lives of patients and families. Lurie Children's relies on philanthropic funding to enhance its programs, services and research for children. To learn more, please e-mail the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation at or call 312.227.7500