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Our Hearing Center

Why choose an Audiologist?

 All Audiologists are required to complete a full-time internship, pass a demanding national competency examination and be licensed by the state. By virtue of their advanced education, professional certification and licensure, audiologists are the most qualified professionals to perform hearing tests, refer patients for medical treatment, fit hearing instruments and provide hearing rehabilitation services. 

Clare Villanueva, AuD

Clare Villanueva earned her Bachelors of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology, and Masters of Arts in Audiology at Hofstra University in New York.  Dr. Villanueva earned her Doctor of Audiology at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. She successfully completed her Clinical Fellowship at The State University of New York at Stony Brook Hospital and Medical Center in Stony Brook, NY.  She has trained at prestigious institutions with both world renowned Otolaryngologists and Audiologists at The Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, and The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.  She has also served as the Supervisor of Audiology at St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan.

Clare holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence with the American Speech and Hearing Association, and is licensed by New York State in Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing.

Dr. Villanueva has supervised and trained many graduate students, Clinical Fellow candidates, and hearing aid dispensers during her career.  Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Audiology at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, and Bellevue University in Nebraska. 

Read an article about Clare Villanueva on NY City Woman, written by Nancy Weber titled Hearing Aids Can Save Your Sanity and Marriage.