Information about Dr. Deborah Touchette, Au.D., Doctor of Audiology, serving Chico, Paradise and Oroville
Dr. Deborah Touchette is the owner of Paradise Hearing and Balance Clinics, Inc. She is nationally certified and licensed to practice Audiology as well as state licensed to dispense hearing aids. Deborah received her clinical Doctorate degree in Audiology from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) and her Master's of Science degree in Audiology from California State University, Sacramento (Go Hornets!). She completed her clinical fellowship at Blue Ridge Hearing and Balance Center. Before starting her private practice in 2000 she gained clinical experience at The Monterey Hearing and Balance Center, David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB, and Oakland Children's Hospital.
Dr. Deborah Touchette is a member of the following organizations:
- American Academy of Audiology
- Academy of Doctors of Audiology
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- California Academy of Audiology
Deborah is considered an authority in the diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders (the balance centers of the inner ear). She has lectured nationally on vestibular diagnosis and balance retraining and is co-author of two books on balance disorders and dizziness case management. (Evaluation and treatment, "A Short Course for Primary Care Physicians, Micromedical Technologies", July 1998 and "Cost Effective Management of the Dizzy Patient, Micromedical Technologies, Vestibular Update", Issue No. 21, Summer/Fall 1998)