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

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Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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

Research Interests: Applications of Bone Anchored Hearing Aids


Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center


601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore, MD 21287 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
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery



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

Additional Training

  • CCC-A, American Speech and Hearing Association

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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