The Hearing Center at Texas Children’s Hospital provides numerous therapeutic and surgical services for children from newborn to age 18 with hearing problems. The center offers evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for the entire spectrum of conditions related to hearing in newborns, infants and children including:
Due to the complex nature of hearing loss in children, Hearing Center services are provided by a team of pediatric specialists with expertise in a wide range of auditory, diagnostic and therapeutic areas. Those involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients may include surgeons, audiologists and psychologists as well as speech, language and learning specialists.
Surgeries most frequently performed by Hearing Center surgeons include:
After treatment, Hearing Center specialists continue to work closely with a child's family, teachers, school nurse and speech therapist to monitor progress.