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Pediatric Hearing Loss

There are three main types of hearing loss: sensorineural, conductive and mixed (both sensorineural and conductive). These types of hearing loss can be present at birth (congenital). Or they can occur after birth (acquired).

Children's Team

Children's Team

Providers

George Zalzal

George Zalzal

Division Chief, Ear, Nose, and Throat (Otolaryngology)
Nancy Bauman

Nancy Bauman

Director, Aerodigestive Clinic
Co-Director Vascular Anomaly Clinic
Otolaryngologist
Pamela Mudd

Pamela Mudd

Director, Pediatric Voice Program
Otolaryngologist
Diego Preciado

Diego Preciado

Vice Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Otolaryngologist
Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly

Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Otolaryngologist
Rahul Shah

Rahul Shah

Vice President
Chief Quality and Safety Officer
Acting CMIO
Our Stories

Our Stories

Mollys Story

Molly's Story

3-year-old Molly is obsessed with the movie “Frozen.” And like the fearless princess in Disney’s icy animated epic, there’s something very special about Molly. She was born deaf.

Departments

Departments

Hearing and Speech

The Hearing and Speech Center at Children’s National Health System provides expert diagnosis and care for children with audiology and communication disorders.

Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

Our pediatric otolaryngology experts diagnose and treat a wide range of pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders.

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