What is a Doctor of Audiology?
Updated: Aug 28
Did you know that Audiologists are the only healthcare professionals with an advanced degree from a university? This Doctorate of Audiology is typically a four year program after college which involves extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders. The abbreviation is AuD, which follows the professionals name.
Claire Hug, Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Claire Hug received her Docorate of Audiology from Central Michigan University and joined Western Carolina Ear, Nose and Throat Center for Hearing and Balance in 2020. She is equipped with the latest technology for audiologic testing and hearing aid fitting. She also works alongside Dr. Seth Rosenberg, who is the only Otologist (Ear Specialist) in Western North Carolina, and together the team surgically places and programs cochlear implants.