Treating your hearing loss benefits your life in so many ways, from building stronger relationships to advancing your career to discovering your passions and making your dreams attainable. For people born with hearing loss, these achievements are a lifelong testament...
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In-the-ear. Behind-the-ear. Receiver-in-the-canal. Completely-in-the-canal. Today’s hearing aids not only offer wireless connectivity, directionality, near invisibility, and clearer sound than ever before, but they also come in a wider variety of styles to match your communication needs. Good thing, too, because...
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.Learn More
Carrie earned her B.S. and M.S. from Radford University. She began her audiology career at Roanoke Valley Speech and Hearing Center where she gained extensive experience testing and hearing aid fitting of children. Prior to joining The Hearing Clinic she was at Jefferson Surgical Clinic.Learn More
Jeff Akers earned his B.S. and M.S. from Radford University. In 2000 he joined The Hearing Clinic to serve as Director of Audiology for the office at Lewis-Gale Clinic in Salem, VA. His current professional interests included vestibular evaluation for patients with dizziness and vertigo as well as providing advanced hearing aid technology to patients with hearing loss.Learn More
Dr. Avey earned her B.A. from the University of Iowa, and her Au.D. from Purdue University in 2010. She completed her externship at the IU Medical Center in Indianapolis. Prior to joining the Hearing Clinic, she practiced in private ENT and otology clinics in Indiana, Massachusetts, and Texas. Her current professional interests include vestibuar evaluation, pediatric diagnostics, and hearing aid dispensing.Learn More
Regina is a 1993 graduate of Radford University. She completed an extensive internship at the Medical College of Virginia prior to receiving her Master’s degree in Audiology. Upon receiving her degree she was bestowed Radford University’s best research thesis award. She specializes in diagnostics and hearing aid dispensing.Learn More