Nicole L. Ball, Au.D.

About Nicole L. Ball, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

As an allied healthcare professional, Dr. Ball acknowledges the unique complexities of the human condition and strives to treat every patient as an individual. Dr. Ball understands the quality of life issues that stem from audiological conditions and it is from that knowledge that she counsels every patient with great empathy.  

Prior to joining Hearing Evaluation Services in 2012, she interned and was hired on as an audiologist at one of the largest otolaryngology/audiology practices in the country. Complimentary to her diverse clinical/professional experience, Dr. Ball received her undergraduate education at the State University of New York at Binghamton where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Language and Literature/Linguistics, graduating cum laude. Dr. Ball further honed her multilingual skills while studying in the international student’s program at the University of Costa Rica. Dr. Ball went on to graduate with highest honors from the Doctor of Audiology program at Nova Southeastern University.  Dr. Ball believes that learning is a lifelong process and refers to current research to provide patient care driven by evidence-based outcomes. 

Dr. Ball resides in Tonawanda with her husband and twin sons.

Education/Training:

2009 Doctorate in Audiology; Nova Southeastern University

2002-2004 Audiology, University at Buffalo and Towson University

2001 Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, minor in Linguistics, Binghamton
University (State University of New York)

1999 International Student, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Pedro

Licenses and Certifications:

New York State Audiology License

New York State Hearing Aid Dispensing License

Board Certified, American Board of Audiology (ABA)

Certified Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment Provider

Certified Fellow, Tinnitus Practitioners Association

Awards/Honors:

Academy Scholar, American Academy of Audiology (AAA), 2017

Chancellor’s Award for demonstrating the characteristics of scholarship, leadership, integrity, humanity and loyalty to the profession of Audiology, Nova Southeastern University, 2009

Chancellor’s Scholar, Nova Southeastern University, 2006

Clinical Excellence Award, Nova Southeastern University, 2006

Highest Honors, Nova Southeastern University, 2009

Cum Laude, Binghamton University (SUNY), 2001

Memberships:

Fellow, American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

American Board of Audiology (ABA)

Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment Certified Provider

Silver Member, American Tinnitus Association

Specialty Areas:

Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Evaluation and Management

Selection and Fitting of Hearing Aids and Assistive Listening Devices

Diagnostic Audiology and Counseling

Vestibular/Balance Assessment and Rehabilitation

Reviews

The following are patient reviews found on healthyhearing.com, a leading online information center for hearing healthcare consumers.  Hearing Evaluation Services of Buffalo, Inc. is proud to be considered a Healthy Hearing Preferred Audiologist Practice.