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Meet the Specialist
Doug Gibson was listed under Who's Who in Florida Community Colleges as well as Florida Blue Key. He is a graduate from the American School of Florence and also attended Broward Community College, Polk Community College, the University of Florida, the University of Southern Florida, and the American Conference of Audio Prostology.
He worked with Dr. George Osborne, who was a consulting Audiologist for President Ronald Reagan and founder of the International Doctor of Audiology and Degree Bridge Program at Salus University in Pennsylvania.
Doug Gibson was certified as a Hearing Aid Specialist by Governor Lawton Chiles in 1993. He has been in practice in the greater Sarasota and Manatee community since 1994. He has completed his studies through the International Institute for Hearing Instruments, becoming Nationally Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. Gibson is also certified in deep insertion techniques and cerumen management. Gibson is a member of the Florida Hearing Aid Society, the International Hearing Aid Society, and the Florida Society of Hearing Aid Professionals. He was awarded recognition for his service in providing the gift of hearing to the indigent by Bill Austin, founder of Starkey/Audible and the Hearing Foundation. He was also awarded by The Lions Club in recognition for his service to the hearing impaired.
Over the past 14 years, he has been engaged by local ENTs for audiometric testing including tympanometry, OAE testing, and hearing aid dispensing.
Among his patients, he has fit parents of US Senators, corporate CEOs, audio engineers for Disney, local MDs, attorneys, Pulitzer Prize winning authors, and educators.