Roni E. Dinkes, Au.D., M.S.

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  • Director - Audiology Bayview Medical Center
  • Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specializes in: Adolescents (12-18 years), Adults (18+ years), Geriatrics (55+ years)


Audiologist, Diagnostic Audiology and Digital Amplification, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss more

Research Interests

Diabetes impact on Audiology, Hearing loss & Falls; Tinnitus Management & Therapeutic Strategies more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
4940 Eastern Avenue
BMO Building
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-2368 | Fax: 410-367-2365


Roni E. Dinkes, AuD, earned her doctorate in audiology from Arizona State University. She has a bachelor’s degree in Audiology/Speech Pathology and audiology from Ithaca College. Dr. Dinkes started at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in 1997. She is trained in the field of audiology with a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (C.C.C.-A.) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  She offers professional audiological services, including comprehensive audiological evaluation, hearing aid selection and issuance, and aural rehabilitation for clients: 10 months through geriatrics. Currently, Dr. Dinkes is part of the Vasculitis Center and Jerome L. Greene Sjögren’s Syndrome Center at Johns Hopkins. She is the Maryland State Cohort for the Audiology Project. more


  • Director - Audiology Bayview Medical Center
  • Audiologist
  • Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • Au.D.; A.T. Still University of Arizona School of Health Sciences (Arizona) (2004)
  • B.S.; Ithaca College (New York) (1992)
  • M.S.; Ithaca College (New York) (1992)

Additional Training

  • American Speech–Language–Hearing Association / CCC-A #01103836

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Association between Hearing Loss and Saccular Dysfunction in Older Individuals: M. Geraldine Zuniga, MD Roni E. Dinkes, AuD John P. Carey, MD Michael C. Schubert, PT, PhD Jeremy Walston, MD,Yuri Agrawal, MD

Breaking The Glass Ceiling, Baltimore Jewish Times, 2012

Hear Hear, Bayview News, 2006

Too Loud, Too Long, Baltimore Jewish Times, 2006

Hear This Now, Bayview News, 2002

Activities & Honors


  • Top Doctor, 2020 - 2022
  • ASHA ACE Award, 2020
  • Maryland Cohort Diabetes, 2018 - 2020
  • Oticon People’s Choice Award, 2018
  • Cornell Women in Leadership, Cornell University, 2018 - 2018
  • Women of Distinction, Trademark, 2018 - 2018
  • Presenter Disability Expo, 2012 - 2018
  • 2014 Top Doctor, Baltimore Magazine, 2014 - 2014
  • President, Maryland Academy of Audiology, 2014 - 2014
  • Top 100 Audiologist in the USA, EWLF, 2013 - 2013
  • EWLF, JHU-Women’s Leadership Forum, 2013 - 2013
  • 100 Top Audiologist in USA, Hearing Review, 2012 - 2012
  • JACHO, Biggest Dept. Supporter, 2011 - 2011
  • Baltimore Autism Society, Essay Winner, 2007 - 2007
  • Oracle Honor Society, Ithaca College Honor Society, 1989 - 1989
  • Cornell Woman
  • Starkey Hear Now Annual Provider Recognition


  • Maryland Academy of Audiology

    President in 2014, President Elect in 2013

  • American Auditory Society
  • Starkey Hear Now Provider Charitable Foundation
  • The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Professional Activities

  • Preceptor, Towson University, 1998
  • President, Maryland Academy of Audiology, 2016

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Geriatric Audiology Medicine
    Grand Rounds, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (09/01/2007)
  • Audiology & Amplification PCP
    Grand Rounds, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (07/01/2007)
  • Endocrinology - Diabetes/ Hearing Loss/ Falls
    Lecture (05/01/2022)
  • ADCES - Diabetes Care/Education/ Technology
    Lecture (08/01/2022)

Patient Ratings & Comments

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