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Smita Hiremath
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  • Audiology
Accepting new patients


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Berkeley Heights Audiology

1 Diamond Hill Road
Lawrence Pavilion, 2nd floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
United States

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574 Springfield Avenue Audiology

574 Springfield Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Anacusis
  • Apraxia
  • Assistive Listening Devices (Alds)
  • Auditory neuropathy
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear bone-anchored hearing aid
  • Cochlear implant
  • Conductive hearing loss
  • Conductive nerve hearing loss
  • Dizziness
  • Dysarthria
  • Hearing aid adjustment
  • Hearing aids
  • Hearing impairment
  • Hearing loss
  • Hearing problems
  • Hearing tests
  • Nerve hearing loss
  • Neuromonics tinnitus treatment
  • Noise-induced hearing loss
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Ponto hearing aid
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Sensorineural hearing loss
  • Sensorineural nerve hearing loss
  • Speech Therapy
  • Swallowing problems
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
  • articulation disorder
  • audio neuropathy
  • audiologic monitoring
  • auditory brain response testing (ABR)
  • behavioral audiometry
  • behind-the-ear hearing aid
  • childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)
  • communication difficulties
  • completely-in-the-canal hearing aid
  • conditioned play audiometry (CPA)
  • congenital hearing loss
  • deafness
  • delayed-onset hearing loss
  • dys-synchrony
  • inflamed eustachian tube
  • muffled sounds
  • muffled speech
  • nonimplantable hearing aid
  • oral-motor assessment
  • phonologic disorder
  • presbycusis
  • pressure equalization tubes
  • ruptured eardrum
  • speech disorder
  • speech evaluation
  • tuning fork test
  • tympanometry
  • visual reinforcement audiometry (VRA)

Accepted Insurances

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  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • All plans PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing, American Academy of Audiology

Medical School

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


  • Audiology, City University of New York Hunter College, New York, NY


  • Speech Language Pathology, City University of New York Queens College, New York, NY
  • Audiology and Speech Therapy, University of Bombay, India


  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Veteran's Administration Medical Center
  • Beth Abraham Nursing Home
  • New York, NY

About Me

Before joining Summit Medical Group, Smita R. Hiremath, AuD, CCC/A, was Lead Audiologist and Clinic Coordinator for the Somerset Hearing Center in Somerset, New Jersey. Dr. Hiremath has more than 25 years' experience in audiology. Her expertise includes neurodiagnostic and threshold assessments and dispensing, fitting, and programming digital and conventional hearing aids in people with hearing loss.

Dr. Hiremath has been an audiologist at Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center and Monmouth Medical Center, both in New Jersey. She also has been an audiologist for Elmhurst Hospital and Coler-Gldwater Memorial Hospital, both in New York City. Dr. Hiremath is a member of the American Speech and Language Association and American Academy of Audiology.

"I treat my patients the way I want to be treated," notes Dr. Hiremath. "Earning my patients' trust is very important to me. For this reason," she adds, "I am committed to a compassionate and accurate approach with each patient in my practice."

When she is not working with her patients, Dr. Hiremath enjoys reading, gourmet cooking, and listening to music.