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Audiology

PIMC Audiology

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00AM to 5:00PM

Contact Information

Phone: 602-263-1514
Fax: 602-263-1635

Sudden Hearing Loss

If you are experiencing a sudden loss of hearing (trauma or other), please call the PIMC Specialty Clinic for ENT services. During the call make sure to explicitly note that there has been a sudden loss of hearing. The Specialty Clinic can be reached by calling 602-263-1684.

Address & Location

PIMC Specialty Clinic
4212 North 16th Street
Phoenix AZ, 85016

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Services

Audiologic evaluations for medical diagnosis and monitoring for all Native American patients across the lifespan, including newborns. Diagnostic and screening services include:

  • Comprehensive hearing tests including immittance audiometry, conventional puretone audiometry, word recognition testing, speech-in-noise testing
  • Visual reinforcement audiometry, conditioned play audiometry
  • Screenings for retrocochlear pathology
  • Otoacoustic Emissions testing
  • Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing
  • Auditory Steady-State Response (ASSR) testing
  • Hearing monitoring services
  • Hearing tests for employer and/or academic requirements
  • Newborn hearing screenings and diagnostic evaluations
  • Tinnitus assessment

Audiologic rehabilitation services and treatment for Phoenix Area eligible patients across the lifespan, including newborns. Audiologic treatment services include:

  • Hearing aid evaluations, fittings, and follow-up
  • Assistive technology evaluations, fittings and follow-up
  • Hearing aid and assistive technology walk-in and mail-in repair and troubleshooting services
  • Tinnitus management
  • Assistive support for schools, including 504 plans and IEPs, as needed
  • Subjective and objective testing to evaluate treatment progress

Referrals

New patients must be referred by a primary care provider. Referrals from providers outside of Indian Health Services are accepted.

You do not need a referral if you have previously been seen by our Audiology department at Phoenix Indian Medical Center, or if you have been seen by one of our providers at a Phoenix Area Indian Health Service healthcare facility. Please call our clinic should you have questions regarding referrals.

Eligibility For Services

All Native Americans are eligible for diagnostic and screening services. Not all patients are eligible for treatment services and supplies, including hearing aids and hearing aid batteries. Please contact our clinic should you have questions regarding eligibility for treatment services.

We are only able to service hearing aids that were received through the Phoenix Area Hearing Improvement Program.

Audiologic testing can be conducted at any age. Specialized techniques to obtain hearing status can be used for children, persons with special needs, and those with cognitive disorders or disabilities.