MEET OUR DOCTORS OF AUDIOLOGY

Nicole Ball, an AuD at Life Sounds Audiology

Nicole Ball, Au.D.

As an allied healthcare professional, Dr. Ball acknowledges the unique complexities of the human condition and strives to treat every patient as an individual. Dr. Ball understands the quality-of-life issues that stem from audiological conditions and it is from that knowledge that she counsels every patient with great empathy. 

Prior to joining Life Sounds Audiology, she interned and was hired on as an audiologist at one of the largest otolaryngology/audiology practices in the country. Complimentary to her diverse clinical/professional experience, Dr. Ball received her undergraduate education at the State University of New York at Binghamton where she received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature/Linguistics, graduating cum laude. Dr. Ball further honed her multilingual skills while studying in the international student’s program at the University of Costa Rica. Dr. Ball went on to graduate with highest honors from the Doctor of Audiology program at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Ball believes that learning is a lifelong process and refers to current research to provide patient care driven by evidence-based outcomes.

Dr. Ball resides in Tonawanda with her husband, twin sons and daughter.

Education/Training:

  • 2009 Doctorate in Audiology; Nova Southeastern University
  • 2002-2004 Audiology, University at Buffalo and Towson University
  • 2001 Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, minor in Linguistics, Binghamton – University (State University of New York)
  • 1999 International Student, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Pedro

Licenses and Certifications:

  • New York State Audiology License
  • New York State Hearing Aid Dispensing License
  • Board Certified, American Board of Audiology (ABA)
  • Certified Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment Provider
  • Certified Fellow, Tinnitus Practitioners Association

Awards/Honors:

  • Academy Scholar, American Academy of Audiology (AAA), 2017
  • Chancellor’s Award for demonstrating the characteristics of scholarship, leadership, integrity, humanity, and loyalty to the profession of Audiology, Nova Southeastern University, 2009
  • Chancellor’s Scholar, Nova Southeastern University, 2006
  • Clinical Excellence Award, Nova Southeastern University, 2006
  • Highest Honors, Nova Southeastern University, 2009
  • Cum Laude, Binghamton University (SUNY), 2001

Memberships:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
  • American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
  • American Board of Audiology (ABA)
  • Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment Certified Provider
  • Silver Member, American Tinnitus Association

Specialty Areas:

  • Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Evaluation and Management
  • Selection and Fitting of Hearing Aids and Assistive Listening Devices
  • Diagnostic Audiology and Counseling
  • Vestibular/Balance Assessment and Rehabilitation

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Amherst

Phone:

Address:
4600 Main St. #201
Amherst NY, 14226

Hours:
Tues: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Orchard Park

Phone:

Address:
4063 N. Buffalo Road 
Orchard Park, NY 14127

Hours:
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Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Tonawanda

Phone:

Address:
2545 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Hours:
Mon: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thurs: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm