The Hearing Center of Lake Charles - DeRidder

801 S. Pine St Deridder, LA 70634
(337) 401-4756


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Ram Nileschwar,


Dr. Ram Nileshwar has been an audiologist in the Lake Charles area for more than four decades. He has been with The Hearing Center since its inception in 1987. He received his bachelor’s degree in audiology and speech therapy from the University of Bombay, his master’s degree in audiology from Western Michigan University and his Doctor of Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University. Dr. Nileshwar is board certified in audiology by the American Board of Audiology.

Dr. Nileshwar 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. He specializes in hearing re-habilitation, which includes the fitting of conventional and advanced digital hearing devices. He has expertise in diagnostic audiology and has received specialized training in the evaluation and management of tinnitus.

Dr. Nileshwar works closely with ear, nose and throat physicians along with other specialists and professionals from the medical community in southwest Louisiana. Dr. Nileshwar is past president of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Academy of Audiology.

The combination of Dr. Nileshwar’s experience and professional dedication ensures the highest level of patient care.


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Hear today, hear tomorrow

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc. was established in 1987. Specializing in addressing the needs of individuals with hearing and balance disorders, audiologists at The Hearing Center are highly and uniquely qualified to provide audiological services. Only the best in hearing device technology is offered to our clients in order to meet their hearing needs. The center is the first in Louisiana to be an affiliate of the renowned American Institute of Balance.

Our professionals possess the highest credentials and are among the country's most experienced hearing care professionals. Their expertise is measured by their commitment to patient satisfaction, continuing education, and the application of current technologies. These professionals understand that value is not measured by price alone. Rather, value is about how well they meet your expectations for service; how well they translate their knowledge into customized hearing solutions and the quality of the experience they offer to you. Our professionals have demonstrated their ability to map individual hearing requirements to complex product and technology choices in a simple, user-friendly, and efficient manner.

Our DeRidder office is conveniently located in the same building at The Eye Clinic, at the corner of Pine and 8th.

Hearing care services

Our expert staff are professionals who provide services to those from newborn to over a hundred years old. These include basic hearing screening tests and sophisticated comprehensive diagnostic audiological evaluations. When appropriate, the latest digital hearing instruments may be utilized to help compensate for a hearing impairment. For individuals who work in high noise areas, we administer Hearing Conservation Programs in accordance to OSHA guidelines.

  • Hearing tests for adults, children and babies
  • Hearing aids
  • Hearing aid accessories
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Hearing aid repair and maintenance
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Balance testing and services
  • VNG Test - Video Electro-Nystagmography
  • ENG Test - Electro-Nystagmography
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) evaluation and treatment
  • Dispensing of digital hearing aids
  • Hearing aid checks and servicing
  • Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
  • Hearing screening for infants 

We offer 75 day No Financial Risk Hearing Aid trials, Extended Warranties, Loss and damage coverage, Free batteries and Free preventive maintenance on hearing devices. With many payment options available we help all our patients obtain the best value for their investment!

(337) 401-4756

Hours of operation

Monday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Thursday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Friday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment

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  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only.
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