“Every now and then a new product comes on the market and it profoundly changes my practice. As a pediatric ED physician, I have looked into thousands of ear canals. The classic otoscope is a poor design for pediatric examinations. Visibility is limited because of size limitations of the plastic speculum, wax is a constant “obstructive’ enemy, and teaching a resident or student results in a double examination which children (and parents) hate. The WISPR is the perfect solution to these problems. We have had ours in use for almost a year and the residents love it. The thin tip navigates around wax; finally, we have a picture and video we can use as a teaching tool and children are “less tortured” by avoiding repetitive exams. Plus the kids love the cartoons. Overall it is a less invasive but optically superior alternative. Best of all is the tech support. We had a small tech glitch when an error popped up last month. There was a software update and the company sends us by FEDEX within 2 days a new WISPR exchange otoscope. We just had to return the old unit in the supplied return labeled box. Easy! Get one, best investment EVER!”

Dr. Bernard Dannenberg

MD, FAAP, FACEP, Director

Stanford Health Care Pediatric ED
Stanford, CA

Wispr Users

“I and my trainees have been using WISPR for about 6 months. It has helped to teach students/residents/fellows and families/patients. It has allowed for concurrent exams and less pain/discomfort to the child. Additionally, it has helped with foreign body removal, documentation of findings to share with consultants, and seeing the ears in those waxy and moving infants. This scope is fantastic and a great tool in our Emergency Medicine (pediatric-specific) toolbox.”

Dr. Marc Auerbach

Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine

Yale University
New Haven, CT

physician, patient and parent all engaging with the WisprThe Wispr Digital Otoscope is the only otoscope that I use, now, in my pediatric office.  It has replaced my macro view otoscope because it allows me to work around cerumen, it allows me to educate parents and patients with pictures of ear disease and allergic nasal turbinates.  I can show a teen a picture of a normal eardrum and tell her or him that there is no excuse for not listening (a joke, of course).  Babies and children with Downs Syndrome have tiny ear canals that the Wispr can negotiate with minimal discomfort.  I tell parents that in the future, they’ll have a digital otoscope at home, upload pictures, and send them to their child’s doctor.

Dr. Todd Ochs


Ravenswood Pediatrics
Chicago, IL

“This is an amazing product. I have owned this scope for a little over a year and have never once regretted the purchase. It is easy to use and provides great views of ears that would have been extremely challenging with a standard otoscope. I am constantly amazed at how easy it is to obtain a clear view of the TM in even the most squirmy children and the video mode allows a single pass in the canal to be reviewed and analyzed separately, saving the wildest children from repeated exams when a diagnosis is in question. In the COVID clinic, the scope allows me to get a much better exam while still keeping a reasonable distance and examining through full PPE in a hot exam room – not an easy task with a standard scope. We use this with residents, both as a tool for teaching at the bedside and as a way to spare children a second exam to verify findings. I have used many of my own ear photos for didactic sessions with trainees as well. I have even started to use this for well exams on older children as I have found I just appreciate ear exams so much more – it has become more enjoyable and interesting to examine even the healthy TM’s. The pediatric mode is adored by my patients and I have owned the scope long enough to now have children come back to the clinic remembering the “fancy” otoscope and wanting to see their ears again. The company has been incredibly responsive to any tech concerns, I would recommend this product 100% to anyone that regularly examines ears of any shape or size!”

Dr. Dan Hall

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

“My partner, our two mid-level providers, and a graduating Ped resident spent yesterday with your Wispr. In a word: awesome.  All of us were very impressed. Very cool technology, functionality, and style in a small useable package.  We all used it and all the features, without problems… and just as advertised. The packaging is very good…. like Apple products.  I think this is a “game changer” in ear diagnoses.”

Michael D. Poole, MD, PhD

Clinical Professor, Mercer University School of Medicine

Savannah Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat
Savannah, GA

“Working with parents and the Wispr is a 100% game changer. It gives me confidence, gives the parents confidence that we are on the right path.”

Dr. Josh Ross

Executive Vice Chair and Pediatric Emergency Physician,
Department of Emergency Medicine

UW Department of Emergency Medicine

I just wanted to thank you and send a shout out to your Customer Service Rep.  In my rush out of a room I dropped our otoscope and cracked the lens.  We got a replacement today (so quick!) and they provided everything for the return of the damaged part.  My office manager came to tell me as she deals with many companies and equipment issues and was impressed.

Dr. Lori Buffa


Washington University Physicians
Cloverleaf Pediatrics LLC
St. Peters, Missouri

“It helps reduce the need for a second exam. I can get a video of the ear anatomy and show that to my supervising doctor. When I’m working with a medical student, I can watch their exam as they are doing it.”

Dr. Tustian

PGY-3 Emergency Medicine Resident

UW Department of Emergency Medicine

“Outstanding service. Your company stands by their product and that makes me a loyal customer.”

Dr. Joseph Jolly


Children's of Alabama

“I’ve been able to get an exam in under 3 seconds. I don’t have to try and process what I’m seeing when I’m in the canal. I know I’ll have plenty of time to do that after the exam. So if you have that image right in front of you and you are able to go through what you are seeing with a parent, they leave feeling completely confident in your diagnosis.”

Dr. Rebella

Pediatric Emergency Physician
Director of Education for Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor (Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics)

UW Department of Emergency Medicine

“I’ve had a WiscMed Wispr digital otoscope for 6 months and it has changed the performance I expect from an otoscope.  I had to use an old analog otoscope the other day and I quickly realized how much I have come to rely on the superior views I obtain with the Wispr. Thank you for making such a great device and for providing exceptional support.”

Dr. Mark Kamsler

Kamsler Medical
Hartland, WI

“Thank you for such a great invention.”

Patricia Padlipsky, M.D., FAAP

Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Department
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

“It’s a brave new world. I think the Wispr changes the face of OM (Otitis Media) diagnosis. Parents are awed by seeing the ear. They seem to love it and are amazed. Residents love it as well and it shows great possibilities as a teaching tool.”

Dr. Ari Cohen

Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

“I’m a super fan. This is a game changer for pediatric residents and med students.”

Dr. Daniel Ostrovsky

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics;
Interim Section Chief, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics

Duke Health

“Our hope is that the availability of digital otoscopy in the office setting may improve our diagnostic skills and therefore lead to more judicious use of antimicrobials. This remains to be seen. Prospective studies need to be done, but it’s an exciting development.”

Dr. Ellen Wald

Chair, Department of Pediatrics

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

“This is truly amazing. As a parent who was able to benefit from this technology in the Emergency Department, I can attest to how it enhanced the overall visit.”

Katy O.