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Hearing, Balance and Speech Center is proud to celebrate 30 years of excellence in hearing healthcare under the leadership of Dr. Natan Bauman!
Dr. Natan Bauman graduated from Columbia University with doctorate degree in Audiology. He earned his master’s degree in Electronics from the Wroclaw Polytechnic Institute, in Poland. His interest in the field of hearing was sparked by his engineering work on equipment for “hard-of-hearing” children while working as an electronic engineer. After five years in the clinical audiological field, Dr. Bauman took a position at Yale-New Haven Hospital as the Director of their Hearing, Speech and Language Center.
In pursuit of a more challenging professional experience, Dr. Bauman established his own practice, Hearing, Balance and Speech Center, in 1988, where he performs audiological testing and fitting patients with hearing aids. Since 1988, Hearing, Balance and Speech Center continued to expand with the addition of new office locations. In total, there are six locations, including the main office in Hamden, and Branford, Norwalk, Bristol, Wallingford and Waterbury. Dr. Bauman has a team of 3 Audiologists and 1 Hearing Instrument specialists who assist in testing and fitting, and the friendliest front office staff you will meet!
One of Dr. Bauman’s most significant accomplishments was the invention of a new hearing device. At the request of one of his patients, Dr. Bauman found a solution for his hearing aids which would allow for a more natural sound, was comfortable to wear and barely noticeable. With that request to help one patient, Dr. Bauman changed the hearing aid industry forever by developing the first-ever Receiver-In-The-Ear hearing aid (known as Vivatone©). This style of hearing aid is manufactured by all hearing aid companies and is the most popular style on the market.
In 1990, Dr. Bauman established the New England Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Clinic to help all who suffer from tinnitus and various sound sensitivity disorders (such as misophonia).
Hearing, Balance and Speech Center will be celebrating their 30th anniversary on Friday, March 23rd, at Best Western Plus with a patient appreciation luncheon. To learn more about healthy hearing, tinnitus or sound sensitivity disorders or to schedule an appointment, please contact our office at (203) 287-9915.
About Hearing, Balance and Speech Center
Hearing, Balance and Speech Center was founded in 1988 by Dr. Natan Bauman, and is the birthplace of the revolutionary “Receiver-In-The Ear” technology. The company offers state-of-the-art testing, diagnostics, and the latest technology in hearing devices from major manufacturers. Currently, the practice has six locations throughout the Connecticut area – Bristol, Branford, Hamden, Norwalk, Wallingford, and Waterbury - and has been servicing patients for over three decades.Download Press Release