There are three main types of hearing loss: sensorineural, conductive and mixed (both sensorineural and conductive). These types of hearing loss can be present at birth (congenital). Or they can occur after birth (acquired).
Frequently Asked Questions
What is sensorineural hearing loss?
What is conductive hearing loss?
What is mixed hearing loss?
Providers Who Treat Hearing Loss
Departments that Treat Hearing Loss
Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)
Our pediatric otolaryngology experts diagnose and treat a wide range of pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders.
Cochlear Implant Program
The Cochlear Implant Program at Children's National has performed cochlear implantations for 15 years.
Hearing and Speech Center
The Hearing and Speech Center at Children's National Hospital provides expert diagnosis and care for children with audiology and communication disorders.