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Auditory Implant Program Services

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If you have significant hearing loss and haven't benefited from a traditional hearing aid, the experts at the Rush Auditory Implant Program may be able to help.

Hearing aids are often the best option for people with hearing loss, but occasionally they no longer help. People with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss may benefit from cochlear implants; those with single sided deafness, mixed hearing loss or conductive hearing loss may benefit from auditory osseointegrated implants, or bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA).

Led by program co-directors Elias Michaelides, MD, and R. Mark Wiet, MD, our team of experienced, compassionate neurotologists, audiologists, physician assistants and nurses will do everything possible to improve your ability to communicate by tailoring treatment to your needs — including recommending the appropriate device for you based on our decades of expertise evaluating and treating hearing loss.

Excellence in Care for Hearing Loss

The latest hearing devices

At Rush, we partner with the device manufacturers so we can offer our patients the most advanced options.

A supportive environment

Our knowledgeable staff is here to support you and your family every step of the way, from answering questions to addressing insurance issues. We care about your comfort and want you to have the best possible experience.

Satisfied patients

The Section of Communication Disorders/Audiology receives consistently high patient satisfaction scores, according to Press Ganey data.

When to schedule an appointment

If you have hearing loss and are considering a surgically implanted device, we encourage you to schedule a comprehensive evaluation with our team before making your decision.

Learn more about cochlear implants
Learn more about auditory osseointegrated implants, or bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA)

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