Karen K. Real, MA, CCCA, FAAA

Audiologist

Audiologist

Karen K. Real, MA, CCCA, FAAA is a licensed clinical audiologist with over thirty years of experience in the hearing aid industry. Karen is board certified in Audiology. ?Karen's professional focus is to educate patients about their hearing loss, the cause and where in the auditory pathway, their hearing loss occurs. This information provides Karen and the patient ideas and options to enhance communication skills, including hearing aid choices and assistive technology. “The better educated a patient is, the better they can help themselves resolve their issues.” ? As early as 1972, Karen was learning the newest and latest programs, and has stayed on the cutting edge of hearing aid technology and audiology. Karen was the Director of Audiological Services at Albert Einstein Hospital where she taught the residents about the hearing system. She was a founding member of the Otologic and Audiologic Group of Philadelphia. Karen then became the Director of the Balance Laboratory at Frankfurt Hospital. In 1983, Karen started her own company, Audiometrics, dedicated to providing the best comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services in the Greater Philadelphia area. “Hearing and hearing aids are important for life interactions. There are terrific choices today that we did not have just a few years ago. Our clients have many more choices in technology, hearing aid style and financial.” In 2000, Karen started the Newborn Hearing Screening Program in the Phoenixville Hospital. She personally has screened thousands of newborns. Karen continues to attend meetings with manufacturers and audiology conferences all over the world, to stay up to date with the latest information from the audiology and hearing aid industries. When not serving as an audiologist, Karen is a devoted mother, grandmother and wife. Cooking , entertaining, reading, gardening and skiing are Karen’s passions and she will love to share a story or two with you.