Hearing Institute

"A Truly Unique Experience in Hearing Healthcare"
(1 Review)
Call: (760) 610-0163
39000 Bob Hope Dr Bldg 301A Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Clinic staff


Wade Zarella


Dr. Wade S. Zarella, AuD, CCC-A, a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, first came to the desert in 1993 and joined the Hearing Institute in 1995 as Director of Audiology. A recognized expert in his field, Dr. Zarella holds a Doctor of Audiology degree from Arizona School of Health Sciences and a Master of Arts degree in Audiology from San Jose State University as well as a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. In addition, Dr. Zarella is licensed by the state of California in Audiology and hearing aid dispensing and is a member of the American Tinnitus Association.


Lucian Ghioalda


Audiologist Lucian Ghioalda M.A., CCC-A, has been with the Hearing Institute since 2004. Mr. Ghioalda earned his Master of Arts degree in Audiology from San Diego State University, and his Master of Arts degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Redlands. He holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association . He is also licensed by the state of California in Audiology.

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Hearing Institute


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About this clinic

The Hearing Institute's reputation is built on professionalism, integrity, and expertise, not limited time offers or gimmicks. Our patients trust their hearing to us because we have experienced and knowledgable Audiologists who offer products and services at competitive prices and, more importantly, provide unparalleled personal attention to the most personal need: your ability to hear.

Clinic services

The Hearing Institute of the Desert works closely with the noted doctors of Desert Ear Nose and Throat to assist patients with hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disorders.

We offer complete audiology services including:

Hearing screenings

Complete diagnostic audiologic evaluations

Hearing aid consultation

Hearing aid sales, dispensing, fitting and follow-up

Hearing aid cleaning, checks, repair and services

Assistive Listening Devices


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(760) 610-0163

Hours of operation

Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.

Accepted forms of payment

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  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit