Flora Holderbaum, AUD

Audiology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Flora Ingalls Holderbaum, Au.D., currently serves as Assistant Professor of Audiology at Columbia University Medical Center. She provides audiology services for CUMC’s ColumbiaDoctors Otolaryngology locations. Dr. Holderbaum performs Complete Audiologic Evaluation of patients receiving otology care, with sub-specialty in Pediatric Audiology assessments. She also provides hearing aid services at ColumbiaDoctors Otolaryngology/Audiology practice in Riverdale, the Bronx.

Dr. Holderbaum graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a Bachelor of Education in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She earned her Master of Arts in Audiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. While at UKMC she had a fellowship in Pediatric Audiology, participating in the innovative team approach to the diagnosis of developmentally delayed children. Her Clinical Fellowship Year was spent at Bexar County Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. After moving to NYC, she later achieved her Doctor of Audiology degree through Salus University’s School of Audiology.

As part of the audiology staff of Health and Hospital Corporation’s Bellevue Hospital, Dr. Holderbaum was instrumental in the development of Newborn Hearing Screening program at that facility. As part of the Pediatric Resource Center’s Early Intervention Assessment Team, she collaborated with NYU Medical Center’s Developmental Pediatricians and Child Life Specialists. In that role she provided audiologic services for children undergoing assessments for developmental delay and communicated with service coordinators and educators. At Bellevue Hospital Dr. Holderbaum became proficient in conversational Spanish and developed a multi-cultural sensitivity for counseling the institution’s varied patient population. Dr. Holderbaum is committed to public health concerns as they relate to ears and hearing.

Dr. Holderbaum is licensed to practice Audiology in the state of New York. She is nationally certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a member of the New York State Speech-Language Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Hearing and Balance

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Audiology (in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

3050 Corlear Avenue
Suite 202
Bronx, NY 10463
Primary
180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 305-1972.

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MA, 1976 Audiology, University of Kansas Medical School
  • AuD, 2005 Clinical Doctor of Audiology, Salus University