Audiology Services At Vista Primary Care

The Audiology Clinic

Hearing Loss, Tinnitus & Vertigo/Dizziness

The Audiology Clinic is a private independent diagnostic audiology practice. At the Audiology Clinic, Dr Deepak Kumar (Audiological Scientist) provides prevention, assessment and management of patients suffering from hearing, tinnitus and balance (vertigo/dizziness) disorders. Patients of all age groups including children and newborn are treated by our expert audiologist Dr Deepak Kumar only.

dr. deepak kumar

Mr. Deepak Kumar - Audiological Scientist

BSH, MD(AM), MSc(ASc), MIAA

Professional Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in Audiology from University of Mysore, India
  • Master in Audiological Science from University College London, UK
  • Doctor of Audiology from A T Still University Arizona, USA

Professional Profile

Dr Deepak (Audiological Scientist) has completed his graduation in Audiology in 1995 from the University of Mysore, India. After that completed higher Audiological training at prestigious Institute of Laryngology and Otology at University College London where he earned Master Degree in Audiology. He has also completed a doctorate degree.

During 16 years of clinical experience, Dr Deepak has worked in various leading hospitals in India, Kenya, UK and Ireland. Since 2004 he has been working at a senior position in Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, Dublin. Also, Dr Deepak has worked in all aspects of Clinical Audiology including tinnitus, advanced audio-vestibular (auditory and vestibular), prescription of digital hearing aids, cochlear implant etc. Additionally, he has been involved in teaching medical and paramedical students in the clinic as well as in the university.

Dr Deepak Kumar (Audiological Scientist) has carried out a number of researches in the field of clinical audiology and has gained many clinical as well as research awards. Also, he has presented a number of clinical and research papers in the national and international conferences and is the author of several publications.

Speciality

  • Hearing – Diagnostic Hearing Assessment (Children & Adult)
  • Tinnitus & Hyperacusis - Assessment & Management
  • Dizziness & Vertigo – Assessment & Management
  • Hearing Aid Prescription
  • Micro Suction Wax Removal

Awards

The Audiology Clinic has been awarded centre of excellence in 2012 and 2013.

Professional Membership

  • Member of Irish Academy of Audiology (MIAA)
  • Member of Irish Hearing Aid Audiologist (MISHAA)
  • Fellow Member of American Academy of Audiology (FAAA)

Research Interests

  • Sensorineural hearing loss
  • Middle ear assessment
  • Hearing Aid

Book An Appointment

Patients can be referred by GP, Consultant or Public Health Nurse. They can also access the clinic directly to make an appointment. Please note that patients are seen only by an appointment.

Consultation Fee

The consultation fee is charged by individual appointment. Patients with private health insurance can claim a certain amount towards their consultation fees depending on their level of cover. Tax relief can be claimed for medical expenses and this includes hearing test and hearing aids. Department of Social and Family Affairs provide a grant for hearing aid up to €1000 under the Treatment Benefit Section and this includes dependent spouses (condition apply). Detailed information can be found on www.revenue.ie

Clinical Services

We provide services to both adults as well as children including a newborn. These include from basic behavioural hearing test to sophisticate computerised oto-neurological evaluations. A detailed Audiological report is issued with the further recommendation and if necessary then an appropriate referral is made to other medical professionals.

  • Diagnostic Hearing Test: To assess degree and type of hearing loss
  • Middle Ear Assessment: To assess function of middle ear
  • Hearing Aid Evaluation, Prescription and Fitting, Real Ear Measurement
  • Speech Mapping: Hearing aid function test relative to hearing loss
  • Speech Recognition and Discrimination Test: To assess ability to understand speech in presence of noise and without noise
  • Oto-Acoustic Emissions: To assess cochlear function, hair cells function, newborn hearing screening, differential diagnosis between cochlear and higher level hearing loss
  • Eustachian Tube Function Test: To assess pressure equalisation between middle ear and atmosphere
  • Tinnitus Assessment and Management (tinnitus retraining therapy - TRT)
  • Hyperacusis Assessment and Management
  • Auditory Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Assessment and Management (vertigo/dizziness)
  • Special Audiological Assessment for differential diagnosis

Contact Details:

Dr. Deepak Kumar (Audiological Scientist)

Phone: 01-9106913 / 083 3126 299

Email: info@audiologyclinic.ie

Website: www.audiologyclinic.ie

Address:

Dublin: 4th Floor, Meath Primary Care Centre, Old Meath Hospital, Heytesbury Street, Dublin 8 DO8 Y1TW

Naas: Suite 9, Vista Primary Care Centre, Ballymore Road, Naas, Co. Kildare W91 E6H2

Mallow: 4th Practice, Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre, Mallow, Co. Cork P51 Y8EC

Limerick: Grove Island Medical Centre, Grove Island, Corbally, Limerick V94 Y5CD

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