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Place Category: Audiologists
EDUCATION: BA, Speech with Honors, Lehman College (formerly Hunter College, Bronx Campus), Bronx, NY January 1971 MA, Audiology, Queens College, January 1975 Audiology Doctorate, December 2000, Central Michigan University
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: July 2003 to present, private practice, Melanie Herzfeld, Au.D., Audiologist, PC, 113 Crossways Park Drive, Suite 101, Woodbury, NY Provide complete audiological assessments for all ages, including Tinnitus Evaluations and treatments, Auditory Processing Disorder Tests, Hearing Aid dispensing. Worked with two Pediatric Otologists, assessing their infant and child population, as well as working with general ENT from 2003-2012.
March 1986 to July 2003, Director of Audiology for Otolaryngology Associates, now ProHEALTH, 2800 Marcus Avenue, Lake Success, NY Provide audiological services, including full evaluations for all ages, perform Electronystagmography, Auditory Brainstem Response Testing, Hearing Aid Dispensing, supervise the audiology department and interface with ENT and all other departments in that capacity. Consult with school districts and manufacturers.
PUBLICATIONS: Building and Growing an Audiologic Practice. Handbook of Clinical Audiology. Jack Katz editor. Seventh edition. Wolters Kluwer Health, Phila PA, 2015, chapter 42, pp805- 815. Clinical Trial on the Effectiveness of Widex Zen Therapy for Tinnitus. The Hearing Review, October 2014
Tinnitus, Hyperacusis and Misophonia Toolbox. Seminars in Hearing Volume 35, number 2, May 2014.
A Clinician’s Experience with Using Fractal Music for Tinnitus Management. Hearing Review, October 2011, volume 18(11), pp 50-55. Survey of AuD students confirms need for counseling as part of audiologist’s training. The Hearing Journal, May 2001, volume 54, number 5.
The need for required counseling training in audiology programs, AuD Capstone, September 2000. Zero to three: an expressive-receptive curriculum guide, Linguisystems, 1983.
CERTIFICATION: Board Certification in Audiology New York State License in Audiology #000134 New York State License as Hearing Aid Dispenser #14000002070 Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, ASHLA, was awarded in 1976 ASSOCIATIONS: Member, Board of Governors, American Board of Audiology2002-05, Chair 2004 Fellow, American Academy of Audiology, serving on multiple committees NYSSLHA American Auditory Society Academy of Dispensing Audiologists Served as Subject Matter Expert for American Board of Audiology, Pediatric Exam