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Training and Education
Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing, American Academy of Audiology
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Audiology, City University of New York Hunter College, New York, NY
Speech Language Pathology, City University of New York Queens College, New York, NY
Audiology and Speech Therapy, University of Bombay, India
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Beth Israel Medical Center
Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Beth Abraham Nursing Home
New York, NY
Before joining Summit Health, Smita R. Hiremath, AuD, CCC/A, was Lead Audiologist and Clinic Coordinator for the Somerset Hearing Center in Somerset, New Jersey. Dr. Hiremath has more than 25 years' experience in audiology. Her expertise includes neurodiagnostic and threshold assessments and dispensing, fitting, and programming digital and conventional hearing aids in people with hearing loss.
Dr. Hiremath has been an audiologist at Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center and Monmouth Medical Center, both in New Jersey. She also has been an audiologist for Elmhurst Hospital and Coler-Gldwater Memorial Hospital, both in New York City. Dr. Hiremath is a member of the American Speech and Language Association and American Academy of Audiology.
"I treat my patients the way I want to be treated," notes Dr. Hiremath. "Earning my patients' trust is very important to me. For this reason," she adds, "I am committed to a compassionate and accurate approach with each patient in my practice."
When she is not working with her patients, Dr. Hiremath enjoys reading, gourmet cooking, and listening to music.