$$ Cherysse E Lanns, AuD
UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health
Cherysse Lanns, Au.D., is an audiologist with Children’s Health℠. She cares for patients of all ages with hearing loss and balance disorders.
Audiologists specialize in providing diagnostic, rehabilitative and other services for conditions that affect hearing and balance. They use tests to diagnose and treat these problems using techniques such as hearing aids, balance therapy or hearing rehabilitation. They also work closely with ear, nose and throat physicians (otolaryngologists) to care for the medical causes of hearing problems.
Dr. Lanns earned a Doctor of Audiology degree in 2010 at the University of Akron, Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium. In 2006, she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania.
In her work at Children’s Health, Dr. Lanns cares for patients in the Pediatric Audiology and Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat departments.
To evaluate hearing and function of the ears, Dr. Lanns performs a variety of tests, including pediatric acoustic reflex, auditory brainstem response, conditioned play audiometry, otoacoustic emissions and visual reinforcement audiometry .
To assess a child’s balance and dizziness issues, Dr. Lanns is skilled in the use of vestibular tests, including electronystagmography (ENG), videonystagmography (VNG), platform posturography and sinusoidal harmonic acceleration.
She also provides guidance for children who need hearing aids and implantable devices.
Dr. Lanns serves as a faculty associate with UT Southwestern.
She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence for excellence in the field of audiology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Her published works include The Relationship Among ANLs, MLDs, and SPIN Scores for Normally Hearing and Hearing Impaired Listeners, a research project at the University of Akron, and Determination of Windows of Vulnerability for Thalidomide Induced Teratogenesis in Sea Urchin Embryos Cultured In Vitro for the Pennsylvania Academy of Science.
Her professional presentations include Proposed Protocol for BAHA Candidacy in Children and Follow-up at the annual conference of the American Academy of Audiology and History of ENG/VNG at the Ohio Academy of Audiology conference.
Dr. Lanns is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology.