Hearing Balance and Speech Center - Hamden

2661 Dixwell Ave Hamden, CT 06518
Your Hearing Network

Clinic staff


Natan Bauman

EdD, MS, FAAA, Eng.

As owner and director of Hearing, Balance and Speech Center, D. Natan Bauman is leader in the field of audiology.  He earned a Masters degrees in  Electro-acoustics and Electronics from Wroclaw Polytechnic Institute in Poland and a second in Audiology from Columbia University.  In addition, he earned a Doctoral degree in Audiology from Columbia University. Dr. Bauman has previously served as Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine.    He opened the Hearing, Balance, and Speech Center with the goal of providing the finest hearing healthcare for his patient with outstanding patient service.   

This provider is licensed in Connecticut (#000115).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: HealthPass, OCCM, Homelink, PEHP, Advanced Hearing Providers, Northwood, Senior Provider Network, Plumber and Pipefitter 803, AARP-HearUSA, Metra, AMAC, Union Reporter, Pruitt Medicare, Summit Township, Perkspot, MCAS, Highmark Employee Discount , Plumber and Pipefitter 295, Hearing Care Solutions, CAP, Steamfitters Local 449, Lake Medical Imaging, Unified Hearing, Charter Twp, Paragon Home Resources, Macomb County, Heavy and Highway, LECOM, Harmony Hearing, Federal Employee Program, AAA, VA Choice, BCBS of Michigan, Care and Save Discount Prg, TruHearing and Jordan Furniture.

Janice Howard


Janice Howard is a licensed audiologist who earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Connecticut. She holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and several other prestigious associations. Dr. Howard specializes in diagnostic audiometry and hearing aid technology and has been helping patients achieve healthy hearing since. 

This provider is licensed in Connecticut (#000194, #194).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: AARP-HearUSA, NEI, Plumber and Pipefitter 803, Harmony Hearing, Homelink, BCBS of Michigan, VA Choice, Heavy and Highway, HealthPass, TruHearing, PEHP, Lake Medical Imaging, LECOM, Federal Employee Program, Jordan Furniture, AAA, Care and Save Discount Prg, Summit Township, Northwood, MCAS, Macomb County, Perkspot, AMAC, Paragon Home Resources, Pruitt Medicare, Advanced Hearing Providers, Unified Hearing, UAW, Steamfitters Local 449, OCCM, CAP, Senior Provider Network, Hearing Care Solutions, Plumber and Pipefitter 295, Metra, Highmark Employee Discount , Union Reporter and Charter Twp.

Richard Cipolla


Hearing Instrument Specialist, Richard Cipolla has over two decades experience in improving the lives of patients with hearing issues.  Licensed in the state of Connecticut, he is dedicated to each and every patient rediscovering the joy and excitement of hearing well again.  

This provider is licensed in Connecticut (#000351).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: Plumber and Pipefitter 803, Steamfitters Local 449, AAA, Unified Hearing, Heavy and Highway, Perkspot, Pruitt Medicare, AMAC, Summit Township, Paragon Home Resources, PEHP, Senior Provider Network, OCCM, Hearing Care Solutions, Union Reporter, Plumber and Pipefitter 295, Metra, HealthPass, MCAS, Highmark Employee Discount , Lake Medical Imaging, Harmony Hearing, CAP, Homelink, TruHearing, Care and Save Discount Prg, Jordan Furniture, LECOM, Federal Employee Program, AARP-HearUSA, Advanced Hearing Providers and Northwood.

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About this clinic

In 1988, Hearing, Balance and Speech Center was founded with the vision to create a hearing healthcare facility that provides first-rate care and treats every patient with dignity. The friendly and expert staff are known for innovative care and deliver complete service including comprehensive audiological evaluations, balance and vestibular testing and hearing aid evaluation and fitting. The Hamden and Branford locations also offer Walk-In Clinic hours for your convenience. 
They have six locations to serve you:
2661 Dixwell Ave
Hamden, CT  06518
171 Grandview Ave  Suite #203
Waterbury, CT  06708
148 East Ave  Suite #3L
Norwalk, CT  06851
25 Fair Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
11 Harrison Ave
Branford, CT  06405
291 Queen St
Bristol, CT  06010

Clinic services

The following services are available:
  • Comprehensive diagnostic audiological evaluations
  • Hearing aid evaluation, fitting, and service
  • Balance and vestibular testing.
  • Specialized Tinnitus and Hyperacusis treatment
  • Walk-In clinic 
  • State of the art hearing instruments
  • Hearing aid care
  • Custom specialty earmolds 
  • Assistive listening devices

Call this clinic today!

(203) 433-3614

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Hours of operation

MondayOpen by appointment
TuesdayOpen by appointment
WednesdayOpen by appointment
ThursdayOpen by appointment
FridayOpen by appointment

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.