Stephen Bowditch, Au.D., M.S.

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  • Audiologist
  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Audiologist, Cochlear Implantation, Diagnostic Audiology and Digital Amplification, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Hearing Restoration more

Research Interests

Applications of Bone Anchored Hearing Aids


Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-367-2365

Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
4924 Campbell Road
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Suite 210
White Marsh, MD 21236 map


Stephen Bowditch, MS, C.C.C.-A., earned his degree in audiology from Gallaudet University in Washington D.C., and a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology from Loyola College in Maryland. Steve 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. He offers professional audiological services, including comprehensive audiological evaluation, hearing aid selection and fitting, osseointegrated bone-anchored devices, cochlear implants and assistive listening devices.  Research interests include Speech discrimination in background noise, cochlear implants and osseointegrated hearing devices. more


  • Audiologist
  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • Au.D.; A.T. Still University of Arizona School of Health Sciences (Arizona) (2016)

Additional Training

  • American Speech and Hearing Association / CCC-A

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

View all on PubMed

Bowditch S, Cox K, & Niparko J. Auditory rehabilitation: hearing aids, In: Disorders of Hearing, Balance and the Facial Nerve (Eds: Lustig LR, & Niparko JK).

Leung J, Wang N, Yeagle J, Chinnici J, Bowditch S, Francis H, & Niparko J. Predictive Models for Cochlear Implantation in Elderly Candidates., Archives of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery, Vol 131 December 2005.

Lin L, Bowditch S, Anderson M, May B, Cox K and Niparko J. Amplification in the Rehabilitation of Unilateral Deafness: Speech in Noise and Directional Hearing Effects with Bone-Anchored Hearing and Contralateral Routing of Signal Amplification., Otology & Neurotology, Vol 27: 172-182.

Activities & Honors


  • American Speech and Hearing Association
  • American Academy of Audiology
  • Maryland Academy of Audiology

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Cochlear Implants: the basics
    Cochlear implant seminar (12/01/2004)
    The Listening Center
  • Cochlear Implants- Audiology
    presentation to George Washington University Students (12/01/2005)
  • Audiology, Hearing aids and Assistive Devices
    Continuing Education Presentation to the physicians of Community Physicians Hospital, Greenbelt MD (03/01/2007)

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