Newport-Mesa Audiology, Balance and Ear Institute (the Institute) announced today the practice has hired Kimberly A. Rorabaugh, Au.D. as a new doctor of audiology. Dr. Rorabaugh recently graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a doctorate in audiology and completed her fourth-year fellowship at the Pittsburgh VA hospital. Dr. Rorabaugh will conduct diagnostic evaluations of patients with balance and hearing loss, as well as perform vestibular diagnostic and rehabilitation treatment.

“It is such a great opportunity for me to diagnose and treat patients with balance disorders and hearing loss at such a state-of-the-art facility,” said Dr. Rorabaugh. “I am very excited to further my career doing what many audiologists never have a chance to with the latest techniques and best equipment in the country.”

Dr. Rorabaugh’s doctoral research focused on noise induced hearing loss in veterans and multi-sensory impairment; including hearing loss, tinnitus, blindness and dexterity issues. Dr. Rorabaugh is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and joins a team of seven doctors of audiology who treat the large number of people who experience dizziness, vertigo, balance disorders, hearing loss and tinnitus in Southern California and across the United States.

Newport-Mesa Audiology Balance and Ear Institute ( is one of the country’s leading institutes for the research, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with dizziness, vertigo and balance disorders. A team of doctors of audiology work with state-of-the-art technology in the areas of vestibular diagnosis and rehabilitation. The Institute is also one of the nation’s most well-equipped audiological facilities, serving an ever-growing number of adult, teen and pediatric hearing loss cases. The Institute receives referrals from a broad network of physicians including neurologists, otolaryngologists, internal medicine, cardiologists and family physicians.


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