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 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:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312.227.7500.