$$ Kimberly M. Fiorentino, AuD Pediatric Audiologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Kimberly Fiorentino, Au.D., CCC-A, is a certified audiologist who specializes in detecting and caring for children with hearing loss.
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 loss.
Dr. Fiorentino earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Amherst College and graduated cum laude. She received a Doctorate of Audiology at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
At Children’s Health℠, Dr. Fiorentino works as a pediatric cochlear implant audiologist. She conducts candidacy assessments and pre-implant evaluations, utilizing a family centered approach. Dr. Fiorentino provides post-implant follow up at the UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders which includes cochlear implant initial activation, audiological rehabilitation and counseling. Her other areas of interest are diagnostic audiology and amplification for children of all ages.
Dr. Fiorentino volunteers at the Center of Hope for Women and Children’s Shelter in Dallas, conducting hearing screenings for children and families. She also enjoys her role as volunteer supervisor at the annual UTD Callier Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp, helping to provide a supportive and fun summer camp experience for children with cochlear implants.