Dr. Richard Harrell

Founder of The Hearing Clinic

Dr. Harrell earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Radford University with an internship at North Carolina Baptist hospital. He holds a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. Dr. Harrell moved to the New River Valley from New York where he served as professor of Audiology at the State University of New York–New Paltz. He served as assistant professor of Audiology at Radford University from 1994 to 2000 and founded The Hearing Clinic, Inc. in 1995. In 2000, the Audiology department at Lewis-Gale clinic was purchased and became part of The Hearing Cinic, Inc. Dr. Harrell served on the Virginia Department of Health task force for infant hearing screening and was one of the authors of the original protocol for universal infant hearing screening in Virginia. His academic research interests includes vestibular evaluations and hearing aid technology. He has presented lectures on the topic of otoacuistic emissions. He has been an invited speaker for various national conferences and organizations and is a contributing author to The Handbook of Clinical Audiology’s fifth edition. Dr. Harrell’s personal interests include skiing and cycling.

Awards & Certifications

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