Craig Barth founded this Audiology Practice to give patients high-quality, patient-centered care and adhere to best practices. Your initial visit begins with a comprehensive communication needs assessment, then migrates to performance of the latest computer-based audiometric tests, and concludes with counseling you as to the results and recommendations. The Practice adheres strictly to the following core values:
Craig was drawn to Audiology through a curious route. His undergraduate college major was Pre-Med, with a secondary concentration in Music. He realized his own personal music appreciation cannot be fully experienced by someone with hearing impairment. (Imagine the challenges of Beethoven whose progressive hearing loss rendered him almost totally deaf!) Soon after establishing his Private Practice, he specialized in the unique and demanding hearing needs of musicians. He continues with that sub-specialty to this day.
Music may have been what drew him to the field of Audiology, but what keeps him driven to serve is the personal gratification of seeing life-changing differences better hearing can make in peoples’ lives. Not just simply hearing "better", but to their maximum ability possible
Craig Barth received his Master's Degree in Audiology in 1981 from Hunter College at the City University of New York with additional Doctoral Level course work in Auditory Neurophysiology and Psychoacoustics. He served as Clinical Audiologist in a regional hospital in Texas as well as in a major teaching hospital in New York City. Prior to starting his own practice, he served as Assistant Clinical Director of Audiological Services at two consulting firms in Texas and New Jersey. After these experiences, he felt to best serve the needs of the hearing-challenged was to establish a private practice. This led to opening his Audiology Practice in Morristown, in 1986 and a branch office in Hackettstown, New Jersey in 1987.
Craig Barth received the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1983. He believes in lifelong learning as evidenced by receiving the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Award for (extended) Continuing Education five times over! He was also elected to the position of Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
Craig has mild hearing loss himself and wears hearing aids in challenging listening environments. With this first-hand experience, he has an intimate understanding of life with hearing challenges.
The first friendly voice you hear and face you see will be office manager, Liz. She puts all patients at ease with her warm, professional approach. Craig and Liz have been married for over 25 years, and they are both equally passionate about helping people with hearing loss. Whether you're coming in for a routine checkup or come with questions or concerns, Liz will make sure you're on the right course with a convenient appointment.
Liz holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from Fordham University and worked in Community Mental Health before shifting her focus to on raising their two boys. Now that their sons are in college and beyond, Liz is thrilled to have returned to the Practice, renewing old patient friendships and making new ones.