A Healthy Future
Terence Russell graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Audiology and Speech Pathology. In addition to continuing his education, he is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists. His professional passion comes from helping patients improve their quality of life. Terence also enjoys being involved in the Santa Cruz community and serves as a guest speaker to various senior groups regarding geriatric health and is the Director of Audiology for the Hearing Aid Center.
Manny Ocano comes to Santa Cruz Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group as a hearing aid dispenser after a 20-year career in the high tech services industry. Because of his love for music and sound, Manny specializes in helping others find solutions to correct their hearing impairments as well. In addition to his profession, he is a member of Hearing Healthcare Providers and the International Hearing Society. An active member in the community, Manny is the instructor of a class designed for first-time hearing device users and volunteers for Shared Adventures and technology team at his daughter’s elementary school.
With degrees from A.T. Still University and Brigham Young University, Ruth serves as the Director of Clinical Audiology for Santa Cruz Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group. As a diagnostic specialist, Ruth identifies the extent and damage of hearing loss and helps patients come to the appropriate steps to correct the problem. In addition to her work, Ruth is active in the community and serves as a consultant to Dominican Hospital’s newborn hearing screening program, is a guest lecturer on tinnitus, pediatric audiology and auditory processing disorders, and is a taxi driver to her six children.
With more than 25 years of experience, the audiologists at Santa Cruz Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group are dedicated to providing patients quality treatment involving disorders of the head and neck. Our doctors and audiologists have a passion for serving the community around them, that's why we specialize in disorders of hearing and balance issues, sinus disease, head and neck cancers, and even pediatric issues such as ear infections. We're proud of the experience we provide, let us help you today!
Santa Cruz Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group offers a wide variety of hearing health care solutions for individuals of all ages. Our professionals are skilled in:
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