Audiology and Speech Pathology Service - Miami VA Healthcare System
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Audiology and Speech Pathology Service

The mission of the Audiology and Speech Pathology Service is to provide comprehensive, evidence-based, responsive and patient accessible assessment, diagnosis and management of speech, voice, swallowing, language, hearing and vestibular functions relevant to communication.

Audiology Division

The staff of the Audiology Division consists of licensed audiologists and hearing health technicians who provide clinical services at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center in Miami as well as at the outpatient clinics in Sunrise, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood and Deerfield Beach. Telehealth services are also provided at Key West, Key Largo and Homestead.

The services provided by the Audiology Division include:

  • Diagnostic hearing evaluations
  • Tinnitus assessment and management
  • Cochlear implant evaluations and programming
  • Hearing aid evaluations
  • Assistive listening device assessments
  • Hearing aid repairs and reprogramming
  • Audiologic rehabilitation
  • Vestibular/balance assessment
  • Auditory processing evaluations
  • Compensation and pension exams
  • Ototoxicity Monitoring

Speech Pathology Division

The Speech Pathology Division consists of licensed Speech-Language Pathologists who provide services at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center and the William "Bill" Kling VA Clinic. Telehealth services are also provided at Key West, Key Largo and Homestead, and into patients’ homes.

Services Provided

The Speech Pathology Division evaluates and treats a broad range of disorders including:

  • Head and Neck Cancer surgery patients including laryngectomy and tracheoesophageal puncture
  • Cognitive Communication Disorders
  • Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders including aphasia, apraxia and dysarthria
  • Swallowing Disorders including Videofluoroscopic Examination of Swallow Function
  • Voice Disorders including Rigid Endoscopy and Videostroboscopy

Hours of Operation

The ASP service is open Monday through Friday for scheduled appointments.  For the convenience of Veterans with hearing aids, there are walk-in clinics for unscheduled visits to address most hearing aid problems.

Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
1201 N.W. 16th St., Room 2A151
Miami, FL 33125
305-575-3148
Clinic hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Walk-In Clinic hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8–11 a.m.

William "Bill" Kling VA Clinic
9800 West Commercial Boulevard, Room AD101
Sunrise, FL 33351
954-625-8671 or 954-475-5500, ext. 8671
Clinic hours: Monday-Friday,  7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Walk-In Clinic hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8–11 a.m.

Deerfield Beach VA CBOC
2100 SW 10th St.
Deerfield, FL 33442
954-570-5572
Clinic Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hollywood VA CBOC
3702 Washington Street, Suite 201
Hollywood, FL 33021
954-986-1811
Clinic hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Walk-In Clinic hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 8–11 a.m.

Pembroke Pines Community Based Outpatient Clinic
7369 Sheridan Street, Suite 102
Hollywood, FL 33024
954-894-1668
Clinic hours: Monday-Friday,  8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Walk-In Clinic hours: Monday, 8–11 a.m.

Telehealth Walk-in Clinics

Homestead VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Thursdays, 1-2 p.m.

Key Largo VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Thursdays, 9-10 a.m.

Key West VA Outpatient Clinic
Thursdays, 2-3 p.m.

Affiliations/Training 

Our medical center is affiliated with several university programs across the nation. These partnerships provide students with an opportunity to gain experience in their chosen profession of either Audiology or Speech Language Pathology.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the Audiology and Speech Pathology Service at 305-575-3148.

Contact Info

Location

  • Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
    Room 2A151

Contact Number(s)

  • 305-575-3148

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday
    7 a.m.-5 p.m.