UNC Audiology

The Sportsplex offers on-site Audiology through UNC


Saying “What?” more often? Concerned about too much earwax in your ears? The Orange County Sportsplex in Hillsborough is proud to announce a new partnership with the UNC Hearing and Communication Center. Starting in October, members of the local community will be able to receive the highest level of hearing care in the convenience of the Sportsplex. The UNC Hearing and Communication Center is a faculty Audiology practice, committed to compassionate and comprehensive ear and hearing services – including affordable hearing aids. Dr. Patricia Johnson, an assistant professor and Doctor of Audiology at UNC Chapel Hill, will be onsite to provide evidence-based hearing care, without the contingencies of a retail hearing aid store.


Call 919-493-7980 to make your appointment and meet Dr. Johnson, your new community Audiologist.


Dr. Johnson primarily practices as a clinical audiologist at the UNC Hearing and Communication Center (UNC-HCC), a faculty clinic in Chapel Hill. She provides adult diagnostic and aural rehabilitative services, with specialization in hearing and assistive technology. As clinical manager at the UNC-HCC, she oversees daily operation to ensure quality and reliable patient care. With the UNC-HCC serving as the formative training site for UNC’s doctoral students, Dr. Johnson also provides daily clinical education via one-on-one student supervision. Using her expertise in hearing technology. Dr. Johnson teaches the AuD hearing aid courses for first and second year students. With a commitment to community service, Dr. Johnson can often be found providing hearing presentations and screenings around the Triangle, with a special focus on the aging population.

Dr. Johnson is a Fellow of the Academy of Audiology and is certified by the the American Board of Audiology (ABA). She is a licensed audiologist in the state of North Carolina. Dr. Johnson also serves as the webmaster for the North Carolina Audiology Association.

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