Clarke Hearing Center Welcomes Audiologist Dr. Bianca Berkenwald

NORTHAMPTON — Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech announced the addition of audiologist Dr. Bianca Berkenwald to Clarke Hearing Center team.

Berkenwald is an experienced clinical audiologist who supports the hearing health of infants, children, and adults. Her specialties include diagnostics and amplification. Prior to joining Clarke Hearing Center, she practiced at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and UMass Medical Center. During her clinical rotations, she spent time at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.

“From the moment I met Bianca, her enthusiasm for her work and wealth of knowledge were evident,” said Susan Pepin-Phillips, practice manager at Clarke Hearing Center. “Her approach is marked by thoughtfulness and compassion, guiding her patients to discover personalized strategies and customized treatments that precisely address their unique audiological needs.”

Clarke Hearing Center, located in Northampton, has served the Pioneer Valley since 1974. From hearing tests to hearing aids, the center offers ongoing support and hearing healthcare. In addition, as a nonprofit organization, proceeds from the center support children who are deaf or hard of hearing and learning to listen and talk at Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech.

Clarke Hearing Center’s philanthropic approach to hearing health is part of what attracted Berkenwald. “I’m committed to addressing the hearing needs of my community and working with my patients to improve their quality of life,” she said. “I’m excited to collaborate with an exceptional team and an organization renowned for helping children with hearing loss reach their full potential.”

Berkenwald earned both her bachelor’s degree in health sciences and doctorate in audiology from Northeastern University.