Colleen Polite


Vegan food junkie and SF Giants fan

Colleen Polite is a senior audiologist who is experienced in the assessment and rehabilitation of children and adults with hearing loss. Her expertise includes the use of assistive technologies for the deaf.

Polite participates in clinical trials that evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new technologies for cochlear implants (surgically placed devices that help deaf patients perceive sound).

Polite earned a master's degree in audiology at San Francisco State University. She earned her doctor of audiology degree from Salus University.

  • Education

    Salus University, AuD, 2004

    San Francisco State University, MS, Audiology, 1990

My goal is for all my patients to leave the office better off in some way than when they came in.

Clinics I work with


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Cochlear Implant Center

Cochlear Implant Center

San Francisco

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