Dennis A Colucci, Au.D, M.A., ABAC, FAAA Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Publications


Contact Information

  • Company: Auditory Disorders and Balance Laboratory, Inc.
  • Phone: 949 230-1976
  • Fax: 949 388-0932
  • Website: Hearinginjury.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Audiology

Specialty Focus:

Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Vertigo, Acoustic Trauma, Airbag Hearing Injury, Audiology Malpractice, ADA, Fitness for Duty, OSHA, Hearing Aids

Education:

Au.D. Clinical Audiology, Central Michigan University; M.A. Hearing Science, Ohio University; B.A. Speech Pathology/Audiology, California State University, Fullerton

Years in Practice:

46

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

3

Additional Information

46 years of clinical practice in audiology including 25 years in forensic audiology. Industrial consultant for Chevron (13 years), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (15 years), British Petroleum, Tosoro Petroleum, Conoco, Valero Petroleum, Amway, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, and the City of Santa Ana. Over 250 industrial audiology evaluations and worker's compensation determinations. More than 50 plaintiff or defendant forensic cases (12 depositions, 1 court appearance, and summary judgements) including United Airlines, Petco Park, Union Pacific Railroad, Southwest Airlines, Geico, JFK University, City of Newport Beach, and the La Puenta School District. Since 1997, an Expert Witness for the State of California Licensing Board and from 2012 to the present authored 48 educational journal articles for The Hearing Journal in clinical and forensic audiology. Teaching experience includes the American Academy of Audiology, the California Academy of Audiology, Texas Academy of Audiology, and clinical practice classes at California States Universities at Los Angeles and Fullerton. Currently providing medical disability examinations for the Veterans Administration for active duty and veterans from WW II to present conflicts. Specialty training by the Tinnitus Practitioner's Association, including hyperacusis. Audiology Experience includes: * Clinical and Forensic Audiology * Industrial Audiology * OSHA Regulations and AMA Rating for Permanent Disability * Airbag and blast exposures * Traumatic Brain Injury * Head and Neck Injury * Hearing Aid Design, Fitting, and Outcome Analysis * Auditory Electrophysiology Evaluation * Central Auditory Processing Evaluation * Vestibular and Central Balance Evaluation * Geriatric Hearing and Balance Care * ADA