Enriching life through the gifts of speech and hearing
Katy Sullivan, Au.D., has served the needs of our community for over 15 years with Providence Speech and Hearing Center. She graduated in 1993 with her Master's Degree in Audiology from San Francisco State University and with her Doctorate of Audiology in 2008 from Central Michigan University. Dr. Sullivan is fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language. She specializes in the special needs of hearing impaired children and adults and speaks regularly to community groups, pediatricians, Neonatal ICU nurses, and Ear Nose and Throat doctors to alert them to new possibilities of hearing health care.
Aprille Engalla, Au.D., has been providing audiological services to the pediatric population at Providence Speech and Hearing Center for over 10 years. She graduated with her Doctorate of Audiology degree in March 2012 from the Andrew Taylor Still University Arizona School of Health Sciences and finished the Master’s Program in Audiology at California State University, Long Beach in 2002. Dr. Engalla specializes in the diagnostic testing, hearing aid and FM fitting, and aural habilitation of children in clinical and school-based settings. She takes a whole person approach to caring for her patients and is passionate about helping children with hearing impairment and their families overcome barriers to hearing loss and become self-advocates for their overall health and well-being.
Dr. Kimberly Cira is the assistant director of audiology at Providence Speech and Hearing Center. She graduated from the University of Florida with her doctorate in Audiology. Dr. Cira has years of professional experience working with patients of all ages. She has been part of the Providence Speech and Hearing Center team for over ten years. Dr. Cira explained that she enjoys working at Providence Speech and Hearing Center due to the collaboration amongst her fellow audiologists.
Dr. Christopher Townsley received his master's degree from Kent State University in 1995. After completing his clinical fellowship year in Ohio, Dr. Townsley moved to Los Angeles in 1997 and worked as an independent contractor before joining an ENT private practice in downtown Los Angeles, where he work for 9 years, specializing in adults and hearing aids. He received his doctorate degree from the University of Florida in 2006. Dr. Townsley has joined our staff at Providence two years ago after making a move to Orange County.
Dr. Loretta Lee received her Doctor of Audiology from Salus University in 2004 and her Master’s degree from Arizona State University in 2001. Dr. Lee has years of experience working with patients of all ages, all over the world. She is fluent in English and Chinese. She enjoys all aspects of Audiology but has special interest in pediatric audiology and Auditory Processing Disorder evaluations.
Dr. Nicholas Benson, graduated in 2012 from Arizona State University with a doctorate in audiology after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in communicative Disorders from the University of Redlands. The Providence family welcomed Dr. Benson in July of 2011 for his fourth year externship, after which he became a fully accredited Doctor of audiology. Dr. Benson specializes in pediatric services ranging from newborn neurodiagnostic services to hearing aid fittings. Dr. Benson is also a member of the CHOC Craniofacial team. His main professional interests include electrophysiological evaluation, improvement in the quality and time-frame of individualized, family-centered care, and the implementation of up-to-date evidence based practice. Dr. Benson is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, F-
Looking for a refreshingly different approach to speech and hearing? Here at Providence Speech and Hearing Center, we offer a one-of-a-kind experience where patients receive care with advanced technology and a supportive, optimistic vibe. Providence Speech and Hearing Center is the leading service provider to the speech and hearing impaired of Orange County.
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