Kara Combs, AuD, PASC, CCC-A
- Pediatric audiologist, Children's Wisconsin
Accepting new patients
One of my core values as a doctor of audiology is to utilize evidence-based practices and protocols, as well as to consistently and effectively maintain patient-centered care. I strongly believe in creating a fun and nurturing environment for all of my patients. Children should feel comfortable expressing their feelings and opinions in every appointment, and should have the opportunity to be truly heard. I think it is important to treat patients with a multidisciplinary team approach to ensure that each child has the opportunity to reach their full hearing potential.
Areas of Interest
- Auditory neuropathy dysynchrony
- Auditory evoked potentials
- Bone conduction hearing aids
- Cleft lip Cleft palate
- Craniofacial abnormalities
- Hearing aids
- Ototoxicity Monitoring
- Newborn hearing screening program
- 22Q Velocardiofacial Syndrome VCFS
Education and Awards
- 2018, Northern Illinois University, AuD
- 2014, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, BS
- 2017, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Audiology Extern
Research and publications
Combs, K., Anderson, K., Chung, K. (2018, March). Comparison of distortion-product otoacoustic emissions between Brazilian and United States Children. Poster presentation at the Annual Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.
Chung, K., Anderson, K., Combs, K., Cheyney, M. (2017, October). Comparison of distortion-product otoacoustic emissions between Cambodian and United States Children. Podium presentation at the Coalition for Global Hearing Health, Miami, FL.
Chung, K., Romero, D., Combs, K., Bedore, C., Anderson, K. (2016, August). Otitis media and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population of Australia. Grand rounds presentation at the Deadly Kids, Deadly Futures of Children’s Health Queensland conference, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
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