Best Audiologists in Chicago

Best Audiologists in Chicago
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Below is a list of the top and leading Audiologists in Chicago. To help you find the best Audiologists located near you in Chicago, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Chicago’s Best Audiologists:

The top rated Audiologists dealing with diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders are:

  • Robert Risley – Hearing Health Center
  • Alejandra Ullauri – Chicago Hearing Care
  • Marie Vetter-Toalson – Chicago Hearing Services
  • Bridget Kane – Hearing & Balance Center
  • Terri Lightbody – Hearing Specialists of DuPage

Hearing Health Center

Robert Risley - Hearing Health Center
Dr. Robert Risley – Hearing Health Center

Dr. Robert Risley, Au.D., FAAA, earned several prestigious awards for excellence at Rush University in Chicago, graduating in 2013 with his Doctorate of Audiology degree. Additionally, he holds an M.A. research degree in neuroscience and hearing science from Northwestern University. Dr. Risley’s undergraduate degree in Biological Psychology is from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented at both national and international conventions.

Dr. Risley has a deep and personal connection with the hearing impaired. His father suffers from single-sided deafness and has a significant clarity speech processing difficulty with his better-hearing ear. His father’s clarity speech processing difficulty prevented his ability to participate in the U.S. Air Force and constantly hindered his social interactions with friends and family. Dr. Risley is from a small factory city where a large number of family members and friends have hearing problems from exposure to loud machinery noise. His father-in-law also has significant clarity speech processing difficulties.

Products/Services:

Baseline Hearing Checkups, Ear Wax Removal, Diagnostic Hearing Tests, Balance & Dizziness Evaluation, Tinnitus Consultations & Treatment, Hearing Protection, Total Hearing Care, Hearing Aid Products

LOCATION:

Address: 142 E Ontario St #1100, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 263 7171
Website: www.hearinghealthcenter.com

REVIEWS:

“From the moment I made the appointment to the follow through, the process was informative and seamless.  The testing was very thorough  and the results were simply explained.  My options were also presented in a form that was clear with the pros and cons of each.  Very professional.” – Bill Kamper

 

Chicago Hearing Care

Alejandra Ullauri - Chicago Hearing Care
Dr. Alejandra Ullauri – Chicago Hearing Care

Dr. Alejandra Ullauri is an audiologist with extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders in the pediatric and adult population. She holds a Doctorate degree in audiology from University of Florida, a Master’s degree in audiology from Flinders University of South Australia, and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Universidad San Francisco de Quito. She is certified by the American Board of Audiology in Cochlear Implants.

She held audiology positions in Australia, England, Ecuador and the United States. Her latest position was as Manager of Audiology at the University of Chicago Medicine. Currently, she participates in the team of experts reviewing the WHO Ear and Hearing Survey Protocol, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She also participated in the group of experts in cochlear implants revising the specialty cochlear implant exam offered by the American Board of Audiology. She is a member of the Education Committee at the American Academy of Audiology. She serves on the Board of Directors for both Illinois Hands and Voices, an organization which offers supports to parents and families of children recently diagnosed with a hearing loss, and Child’s Voice, a school offering educational services to children with hearing loss and their families. Alejandra is bilingual (English/Spanish), and deeply committed to the field of Audiology and Hearing Sciences.

Products/Services:

Comprehensive Hearing Evaluation, Hearing Aid Selection, Hearing Aid Fitting & Verification, Tinnitus Assessment and Management, Pediatric Hearing Tests, Cochlear Implant Assessment, Cochlear Implant Mapping/Programming, Professional Ear Cleaning, Bilingual Services – English/Spanish

LOCATION:

Phone: (312) 643 0782
Website: www.chicagohearingcare.com

REVIEWS:

“The services at Chicago Hearing Care on East Ontario Street in Chicago are excellent!  It was easy to schedule an appointment, the service was provided on time, and I received with personalized care.  The hearing aids are outstanding, and my social life is much more fulfilling now that I can hear what is going on around me!” – Marcia Losco

 

Chicago Hearing Services

Marie Vetter-Toalson - Chicago Hearing Services
Dr. Marie Vetter-Toalson – Chicago Hearing Services

Dr. Marie Vetter-Toalson is an owner and audiologist of Chicago Hearing Services. Chicago Hearing Services was established in 1990 to enhance the lives of the patients they serve in Chicagoland. They focus on creating a positive and integrative healthcare experience, so patients always leave informed and confident.

Dr. Vetter-Toalson custom builds an individualized hearing wellness plan for each patient utilizing best practices as well as listening to the needs of the patient.

Products/Services:

Hearing Evaluations, Hearing Devices, Hearing Aid Repairs, Hearing Aid Adjustments, Aural Rehabilitation, Custom Earplugs, Full Range of Diagnostic Testing, Cerumen/Wax Removal

LOCATION:

Address: 5600 W Addison St suite 502, Chicago, IL 60634
Phone: (773) 685 9202
Website: www.chicagohearingservices.net

REVIEWS:

“The experience was great.  The hearing test was interesting and the results were informative.  Very well presented and I know my next steps.  Was amazed it was so close in the neighborhood!” – Jennifer Moeller

 

Hearing & Balance Center

Bridget Kane - Hearing & Balance Center
Dr. Bridget Kane – Hearing & Balance Center

Dr. Bridget Kane has over 20 years of experience practicing as an Audiologist. She received her Masters Degree in Audiology at SUNY Buffalo and completed the Certificate of Clinical Competence after a Fellowship year at the Syracuse NY Veteran’s Administration Hospital. In 1998 she completed her Doctorate in Audiology through the A.T. Still University in Arizona and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Audiologists. The Hearing and Balance Center serves as a training site for Audiology Students at Northwestern University and Rush University.

Products/Services:

Assistive Listening Devices For Telephone, Television & Public Areas, Battery Sales, Videonystagmography – BalanceEvaluations, Tinnitus Evaluations, Hearing Aid Prescription And Fitting Of The Full Range Of Hearing Aids Including Digital Technology, Hearing Assessment

LOCATION:

Address: 233 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 573 2039
Website: www.chicagohearing.com

REVIEWS:

“I had a great experience with Dr. Kane. She was patient and able to answer my questions regarding maintaining a healthy hearing life.” – Deena El-Gabri

 

Hearing Specialists of DuPage

Terri Lightbody - Hearing Specialists of DuPage
Dr. Terri Lightbody – Hearing Specialists of DuPage

Dr. Terri Lightbody is an Audiologist in her 25th year in practice. Distinguished among her peers as well as nationally renowned, Dr. Lightbody has been featured on WGN-TV’s Medical Watch segment as the hearing expert. She is a board member of the Wheaton Lions Club foundation. Dr. Lightbody is a vocalist for a local Christian band and resides in Wheaton, IL with her husband and two children.

Products/Services:

Hearing Evaluations, Hearing Loops, Industrial Hearing Testing, Live Speech Mapping, Musicians Earplugs and Monitors, Pediatric Audiology, Tinnitus Treatment, Bluetooth Hearing Aids, Causes of Tinnitus, Cell Phone Accessories for Hearing Aids, Cerumen Removal, Earmolds and Earplugs, Hearing Aid Evaluation, Hearing Aid Fitting, Hearing Aid Repair

LOCATION:

Address: 712 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 765-7875
Website: www.thehearingspecialists.com

REVIEWS:

“Amazingly accommodating in setting up an appointment with you. Highly professional and friendly in dealing with their customers. Cannot recommend it more highly! Scott Lightfoot is the best in selecting and installing hearing aids, always willing to be flexible in his appointment scheduling. This is one of the best run organizations in the city.” – Stephen Miller