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Hearing Aid Program

We know you have a choice about where to buy hearing devices. It's not a decision to take lightly. Treating hearing loss can help improve nearly every dimension of daily life, from relationships to physical health to work performance. At Vanderbilt, we offer you the best possible patient-centered care with the most advanced hearing technologies.

Hearing Aid Program: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Expert care that meets the highest standards: Our audiologists are specially trained to diagnose all types of hearing loss, ranging from mild to severe. More than that, they are committed to delivering the highest standards of care, such as routinely verifying hearing prescriptions. Not all hearing aid providers do. 
  • No commissions and no high-pressure sales: Our providers aren't paid based on sales. You can rest assured any recommendation is only motivated by what will meet your needs best.
  • Personalized and thorough approach: We recommend hearing aids based on your specific hearing loss, your lifestyle and preferences, and we routinely test devices under real-world conditions. 
  • Advanced technology: Our team works with advanced hearing aid technologies, giving you more options to achieve better hearing.
  • Walk-in services: We offer walk-in services for professional hearing aid cleaning, troubleshooting and supply pick up – without an appointment. However, if you need a hearing aid adjustment, you will need to make an appointment with your audiologist.
  • Hearing education: We offer free classes to teach you valuable tips and tactics for better listening. Class topics range from hearing aid technology to speechreading communication strategies and styles. To reserve a spot in class, call (615) 936-5000.

Hearing Aid Program: Tests We Offer

To determine how much you are able to hear and what technologies or treatments can best improve your hearing, our team will conduct a hearing evaluation.

  • Hearing evaluations: A typical hearing evaluation begins with discussion about your hearing history and any concerns. We will check for wax buildup and fluid in your middle ear. You will also listen to tones and speech through headphones. 

Your audiologist may recommend consultation with a Vanderbilt Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) doctor or other specialists, depending on the results of your evaluation. 

Hearing Aid Program: Treatments We Offer

To treat your hearing loss, your audiologist will review the results of your evaluation with you and develop a personalized treatment plan. Treatment options may include:

  • Hearing aids: These devices can be worn in or behind your ear to help improve hearing and speech comprehension. Your audiologist will coach you on the best ways to use your hearing aid and how to arrange your environment for better listening.
  • Assistive listening devices: ALDs can be used with a hearing aid or cochlear implant to help you hear certain sounds better. More specifically, these devices amplify sounds, particularly speech, against background noise.

Hearing Aid Program: Locations

Nashville
Vanderbilt Medical Center East
1215 21st Avenue South, 9th floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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Our Walk-In Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Green Hills

Greenbriar Village
2002 Richard Jones Rd.
Suite 301C
Nashville, TN 37215

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Franklin
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center in Franklin
919 Murfreesboro Rd. (Highway 96)
Franklin, TN 37064
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Hearing Aid Program Care Team


Hearing Aid Program: Contact Us

For an appointment, call: (615) 936-5000.

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