Centers of Excellence

The Audiology Team


Robert Fanning, AuD,FAAA, CCC-A is a pediatric audiologist at Phoenix Children's Hospital.  He is board certified in audiology, is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, and is on faculty at Arizona State University.  Dr. Fanning received his training at the University of Arizona and earned his doctor of audiology degree from the University of Florida.  Prior to moving to Phoenix in 2007, he was on staff at Texas Children’s Hospital and was on faculty at Baylor College of Medicine.  He has many years of experience working with children and their families and in the clinical instruction of audiology students.  His primary clinical interest is early diagnosis and treatment of infants with hearing loss.     




Deborah Flynn, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Audiologist, joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital Audiology Team in 1997.  She received her Master’s Degree from the University of Arizona and her clinical doctorate in audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.  She has extensive experience in identification, intervention, and management of infants and children with hearing loss. Her involvement in the Audiology Team includes pediatric audiological evaluations, hearing aids, ototoxic monitoring, evoked potentials, FM systems, and newborn hearing screenings.  Her special interest includes evoked potentials and hearing aids.  Prior to joining Phoenix Children’s Hospital, she provided comprehensive audiological services at the Hearing Institute for Adults and Children in San Jose, CA and was a pediatric audiologist at Children’s Hospital, Boston where she was part of the cranial facial team, central auditory processing team, and autism team.   



Jacqueline Busen, AuD,FAAA, CCC-A  is a pediatric audiologist at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Busen earned her Doctorate of Audiology from Rush University in 2010 and joined the team at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in 2012.  Dr. Busen practices all aspects of pediatric audiology including diagnostics, hearing aids, and cochlear implants.  She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).





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