Dr. Hashir Aazh

Dr. Hashir Aazh BSc, MSc, PhD (Audiologist, Specialist in Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Rehabilitation)

Over the last 10 years, Hashir has developed and managed several NHS tinnitus and hyperacusis services in London and Surrey. He has written over 20 scientific papers in the field of Audiology. In 2009 he was awarded the Joss Millar Shield from the British Society of Audiology.

Hashir is the course director for the tinnitus and hyperacusis therapy master classes at Guildford (UK), Zurich (Switzerland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and Copenhagen (Denmark). He recently organised a highly regarded specialist training course for audiologists, otolaryngologists, psychiatrists and psychologists in Melbourne (Australia) on tinnitus and hyperacusis rehabilitation.

Hashir is the organiser of the International Conference on Hyperacusis: Causes, Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment. Hyperacusis conference is suitable for professionals as well as patients.

Hashir is the research and development lead at Audiology Department, Royal Surrey County Hospital. His current studies focus on:

  • Audiologist-led cognitive behavioural therapy in tinnitus and hyperacusis rehabilitation

  • Factors related to tinnitus and hyperacusis handicap in old age

  • Factors related to insomnia, depression and anxiety in patients who experience tinnitus and hyperacusis

  • Tinnitus and hyperacusis in children and teenagers

  • Causes of hyperacusis

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