Evaluating Hearing Loss
- Sensorineural, conductive and mixed hearing loss
- Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder
- Contact UsIdentifies the reason for the hearing loss and determines how the disease has progressed through:
Phone: (650) 498-4327
Fax: (650) 736-4327
- Identifies problems with other organ systems that may have occurred with the hearing loss. This may include:
- Routinely recommends families for genetic and ophthalmologic consultations. This helps to identify other family members at risk for hearing loss and to provide treatment for those relatives at an early age. It also helps to identify any vision-related problems.
Please click the thumbnail image below to view the steps we take for genetic testing. We may also order additional genetic tests, based on your child's situation.
Pendred syndrome, connexin 26, and connexin 30 are common genetic mutations that cause hearing loss in children.
- Infections around the time of birth
- Decide on the best treatment for your child
- Determine whether hearing will change over time
Request an AppointmentHealth care providers can refer a patient by calling the Physician Referral and Consultation Line at (800) 995-LPCH (5724), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Parents can self-refer their children without a health care provider referral by calling (650) 498-HEAR (4327).