University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center

(7 Reviews)
Call: (720) 262-8301
1635 Aurora Ct Ste 6200 Aurora, CO 80010
https://www.uchealth.org

Clinic staff

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Melinda Anderson

PhD

Dr. Melinda C. Anderson is a clinical audiologist who has been providing clinical, audiological and hearing aid services at the University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center since February 2010. She earned her B.A. from University of Florida, her M.S. from Vanderbilt University and her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado.  She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech Language Hearing Association, and the Colorado Academy of Audiology.

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Barbara Bell

AuD

Dr. Barbara Bell is a clinical audiologist at the University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center where she provides a variety of clinical services mainly in the area of adult hearing and balance assessment and adult rehabilitation. She earned her B.A. from University of California at Santa Barbara, her M.A. from University of Northern Colorado and her Au.D. from Central Michigan University.  She is a member of the American Audiology Association, American Auditory Society, the American Speech, Language Hearing Association and the Colorado Audiology Association, where she has served on the Board as Vice President of Education.

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Shannon Burns

AuD

Dr. Shannon Burns is a pediatric audiologist for the University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center. She earned her master's degree from the University of Northern Colorado and her Doctorate of Audiology degree from the A.T. Still University / Arizona School of Health Sciences.  She serves children with all types of hearing loss, including children who use bone anchored hearing aids, traditional amplification and cochlear implants.

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Ron Olson

AuD

Dr. Ron N. Olson is a clinical audiologist with the University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center and he provides clinical services for adults including hearing evaluations, hearing aids, bone anchored orthostatic devices and aural rehabilitation. He has been a part of the team since 1999. He earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Wyoming and his Au.D from the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech, Language Hearing association, and the Colorado Academy of Audiology.

Other members of the clinical team at the University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center include:

Stephen P. Cass, MD, MPH
Stacy Claycomb, AuD
Carol A. Foster, MD
Tammy Fredrickson, PhD
Herman Jenkins, MD
Darcy Strong, AuD
Nanette Thompson, MS
Kristin Uhler, PhD
Kathleen Zaccaro, MA
Cory Portnuff, AuD, PhD
Donna Malsam, AuD
Linda Fudge, AuD
Allison Ramakrishnan, AuD
 

Clinic reviews

Read 7 verified patient reviews for University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center! Their average review score is 4.43 () from 7 reviews.

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University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center

“All the audiologists are first rate. Very respectful, listen to their patients needs and respond accordingly. Very caring and considerate.”

of Golden, CO   
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5 out of 5 1.
University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center

“He was really polite and respectful.”

of Denver, CO   
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4 out of 5 1.
University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center

“Good information. They told me how it was, how it was going to work.”

of Englewood, CO   
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5 out of 5 1.
University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center

“I had an appointment with an audiologist who was there, but he frankly wasn't very helpful. I was turned over to an intern who conducted the tests and reviewed the results and gave me some interpretation of them and reviewed a little bit about hearing aids. The audiologist's focus was on helping the intern, coaching her and trying to correct a few things she said and trying to help her out a little bit. All that's fine, I know it's a teaching facility, but I felt like I just part of the furniture, just a supportive secondary role. He did answer some questions that I had. I don't mean to be unkind but, he was far more help to the intern I'm sure than me. I think if they are going to do that, they should just hire someone to come in and simulate the problems. I took the test results to another audiologist who analyzed them for me and was far more helpful.”

of Englewood, CO   
Review verified by phone
2 out of 5 1.

Official Response from University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center:
“As a regional center for excellence in audiology and otology, we pride ourselves on serving our patients well, and certainly apologize to this patient for his experience. As the University of Colorado Hospital is a teaching hospital, some of our appointments do include interns who provide closely supervised patient care. During this specific appointment, the audiologist was seated next to the intern the entire time, ensuring that the patient’s questions were answered and a proper treatment plan was made. The audiologist and intern spent 30 minutes with this patient beyond his scheduled appointment time, and he reported that his questions had been answered. He was offered an additional future consultation in person or by phone to discuss any concerns, but he declined this offer.”
University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center

“I've known this guy for many years, he's always professional.”

of Denver, CO   
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5 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

The University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center at the beautiful University of Colorado Hospital provides resources, education and research to support the needs of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, their families, the community and hearing health professionals.

The Center values individual and family rights in communication and technology choices, and strives to optimize the quality of life for all it serves. The University of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Center is recognized worldwide for its unique leadership and progressive innovations in the realm of hearing and deafness.

The Center provides diagnostic and rehabilitation services for hearing impaired patients of all ages, including infants. Rehabilitation includes medical intervention when necessary, the selection, fitting, and verification of hearing aids, assistive listening devices, cochlear implants, and aural rehabilitation classes.

Clinic services

We offer a variety of services to people of all ages with hearing loss. We perform every evaluation using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques:

  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations for all ages
  • Complete hearing aid services for all ages
  • Cochlear implant services for all ages
  • Custom hearing products and protection
  • Musician’s earplugs and monitors
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Auditory Processing Disorder evaluations
  • Aural Rehabilitation classes
  • Medical evaluations for ear, hearing, & balance
  • Balance function and vertigo assessments
  • Hearing aid consultations and fittings
  • Cochlear implant program
  • Balance and Dizziness Clinic
  • Speech Language Pathology services

We provide comprehensive management of hearing loss in infants and children with a nationally recognized multidisciplinary team of qualified professionals. Each child’s needs are evaluated and information and choices are given to parents to implement a comprehensive follow-up plan.

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(720) 262-8301

Hours of operation

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

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  • Insurance accepted, please call for details