Dr. Michelle Blanchard earned her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of South Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Florida State University. Dr. Blanchard became interested in the field of Audiology after volunteering throughout middle and high school with deaf and blind/deaf individuals in her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Blanchard is trained in the areas of comprehensive audiological evaluations for patients of all ages, advanced hearing aid technology, Electronystagmography, Vestibular Autorotation, Auditory Brainstem Response, Electrocochleography, Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials and Intraoperative monitoring. She is also proficient in sign language. She is a licensed audiologist in the state of Florida and is a member of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Blanchard has attended numerous professional seminars and workshops.
The Tampa Bay Hearing and Balance Center and its professional medical staff are committed to providing our patients and referring physicians the highest quality diagnosis and management of ear, nose and throat problems. Everyone in this office has been trained as a professional and a team member. We take pride in our capability to serve you. We look forward to a mutually satisfactory relationship. Physicians Dr. Bartels is the Director of the Tampa Bay Hearing & Balance Center. He has been recognized in Best Doctors in America and he has been elected as a member of several prestigious senior professional societies, including the American Otologic Society, the Triologic Society, the American Neurotology Society and others. Dr. Danner has been recognized in Best Doctors in America and is a member of The Prosper Meniere Society, The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The Arkansas State Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha, and American Medical Association. Audiologists Audiologists have special training in the prevention, identification, assessment, and non-medical treatment of hearing disorders. They perform hearing and balance tests, counsel in hearing preservation, refer patients for medical treatment, and provide hearing rehabilitative services. Electrophysiology Technicians Electrophysiology Technicians are health care assistants who gather health information and assesses vestibular (balance) function. The technician may perform certain diagnostic functional tests and may provide treatments like the canalith repositioning procedure (the Epley maneuver) for the treatment of vertigo caused by loose crystals of the inner ear. The technician may train patients in balance exercises.
We serve all ages at the Tampa Bay Hearing and Balance Center. Our services are comprehensive and include: * Ear, Hearing, Balance and Skull-Base Disorders * Surgeries of the Ear, Inner Ear, Facial Nerve and Skull-Base * Cochlear Implant Surgery, Consulting, Mapping, and Ongoing Care * Hearing Assessment & Testing * Implantable Hearing Aids * Digital Hearing Aids * Dizziness, Vertigo, and Imbalance Assessment & Treatment * Electrophysiology Testing
|Monday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Tuesday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Wednesday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Thursday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|