Maura Chippendale received her Bachelor of Science degree in Audiology from the University of Georgia in 1984 and her Masters of Education degree in Audiology from the University of Georgia in 1985. She earned the degree of Doctor of Audiology (AuD) from A.T. Still University and the Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2014. Dr. Chippendale has completed specialty training in tinnitus and hyperacusis from the Tinnitus Practitioner’s Association and she studied extensively under Dr. Pawel Jastreboff and is a provider of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT).
She received her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech and Hearing Association in 1986. Dr. Chippendale is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA) and received her Board Certification from the American Board of Audiology in 2002 (BC-ABA). She is a Certificate Holder for Tinnitus Management from the American Board of Audiology.
Dr. Chippendale worked for an ENT group in Macon, Georgia from 1985 until 1988. She relocated to southwest Florida and worked for an audiology practice providing services for various Ear, Nose and Throat practices. She purchased her audiology practice in November 2012. She is dedicated to her patients and prides herself in following best practice guidelines. In her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time with her family. She enjoys live theater and was proud to bring looping technology for the hearing impaired to the Florida Repertory Theater in downtown Fort Myers and the Player’s Circle Theater in North Fort Myers. She is passionate about veteran’s needs and is active in fundraising for the Darkhorse Lodge, a combat veteran’s retreat in Tennessee. She supports Hearing The Call, a non-profit organization bring audiologists and hearing health to areas of the world where there is no hearing healthcare. She was honored to join their team in 2018 serving the people in the township of Tembisa, South Africa. She and Chippendale Audiology are pleased to have a local Hearing the Call Southwest Florida project to help provide quality hearing healthcare to income eligible Floridians.