Stethoscope Parts

The diagram below outlines major stethoscope parts to help in the identification of worn components for ordering replacement items. Identify problem areas using the image below to help navigate to the correct product replacement parts for your unit. Alternatively, there are a variety of new units available that may be more cost effective or compelling for purchase.


Ear tips are an essential component of a stethoscope that aid in comfort and listening. It is recommended to have multiple sets available. Choose from a variety of available stethoscope ear tips.


The ear tube is a hollow piece of tubing that may be easily bent or damaged which will affect accurate performance. View replacement stethoscope ear tubes.


Tubing connects the chest piece with the ear tube and must remain intact. Over time, wear may create crimping, tears, or lower sound quality. Shop for replacement stethoscope tubing.


The chest piece is the most sensitive component of a stethoscope. This piece features the bell, diaphragm, and retaining rings. View replacement stethoscope chest piece components including bell, diaphragm, and stems.


As mentioned previously, if the component needed is not available or too many parts need replacing, it may be time to purchase a new stethoscope. There are a variety of pediatric, cardiology, fetal, and standard stethoscope models to choose from ranging in price and performance. Shop online today for new stethoscopes.

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