Family Hearing Center - Boulder

"Your success is our success"
(38 Reviews)
Call: (303) 731-1334
3059 Walnut St Boulder, CO 80301


Clinic staff

Christopher Schweitzer


Christopher Schweitzer, Ph.D., F-AAA (Board Certified Senior Audiologist) has a long background in technical and clinical research resulting in numerous patents and improved methods of amplification. He has worked on projects in Europe, Asia, Africa and the U.S. Since his own hearing was damaged in military service, Family Hearing is naturally Veteran-Friendly. In addition to teaching in several graduate audiology programs, Dr. Schweitzer has published and lectured widely, and he continues to serve on national and international standards committees. He and his wife, Karima, have sought to nurture a rich balance of personal caring and technical expertise in the Family Hearing Center culture.

Karima Thobani


Karima Thobani, BC-HIS (Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist) is co-owner and President, with 35+ years of experience in solving hearing challenges have made her highly-appreciated by many Boulder area consumers. She studied Early Childhood Education in London before pursuing a career in the hearing profession. Competent in six languages, but most importantly fluent in the language of personalized hearing assistance, Karima is a long time member of the International Hearing Society. A hearing aid user for many years herself, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Hearing Society. Her passion for learning and service is contagious.

Jennifer LaBorde


Jennifer LaBorde, B.A., BC-HIS (Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist) & Assistant General Manager has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, with a minor in Linguistics at the University of Colorado. Well-versed in American Sign Language, Jennifer has worked in the hearing care profession since 2002, and at Family Hearing since May of 2005. Boulder office clients applaud her cheerful competence and know her as a special asset in a profession dedicated to service & support.

Alison Meara


Alison J. Seiler, B.A., BC-HIS (Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist) earned her B.A. in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She volunteered at the CU Speech & Hearing Center while attending CU, and has worked at Family Hearing Center since January of 2011. A native of Colorado Springs, she spends much of her free time skiing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. A consummate professional, Alison is also a competitive tennis player and thoroughly enjoys helping individuals hear the world around them with greater clarity.

Chelsea Walters


Chelsea D. Walters, B.S., BC-HIS (Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist) graduated from the University of Northern Colorado’s Audiology & Speech program in 2008. She has worked in the hearing profession for the past several years in Colorado and New Mexico before joining our family of Hearing Care Professionals. Chelsea enjoys music, hiking & camping. She has a deep love of people, and an unmistakable laugh. Charming, passionate, and immensely competent, Chelsea Manages the Broomfield office.

Brittany Masters

Audiologist Assistant

Brittany Masters, A.A. (Audiologist Assistant) & Patient Care Coordinator  is the lovable anchor of the Broomfield office. A Colorado native, Brittany has attained her Audiology Assistant credentials from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and is working towards becoming a Licensed Hearing professional. Brittany’s bright smile and gentle manner is exactly the kind of person to make you feel comfortable, welcome, and well-cared for at the award-winning Family Hearing Center.  She enjoys spending time with her son Kaleb, has a close knit relationship with her family (which includes all of their animals), and be careful not to mention that you like any other team besides the Broncos!

Cyndi Bishop

Patient Care Coordinator

Cyndi Bishop is our dearly loved patient care coordinator and office assistant in Lafayette. Prior to joining the Family Hearing team, she worked for many years in the dental health field and at her husband’s business. Cyndi has deep roots in Colorado, although Texas gets credit as her place of birth! Cyndi is a people person and brings warmth to all her interactions. She loves crafts, traveling, good times with friends, and the beautiful Colorado mountains.

Clinic reviews

Read 38 verified patient reviews for Family Hearing Center - Boulder! Their average review score is 4.87 () from 38 reviews.

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“Extremely professional, very friendly and highest level of service. The best hearing center in Colorado! Pleased beyond all expectations. ”

of Nederland, CO   
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5 out of 5 1.

“My Oticon hearing aids are really good, but the fine tuning of the hearing aids by my audiologist Jennifer LaBorde, makes an amazing difference. Thanks for the superb customer support. ”

of Boulder, CO   
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5 out of 5 1.

“If there was a 10 star rating the Family Hearing Center would get it from me! They not only have the expertise to personalize your hearing needs to your life but they provide service with a heart! I have a 70% hearing loss in one ear and at least 45% in the other; without my hearing aids I'm lost...whenever I have needed help they've been there and filled in the gap. This last December my son was in the process of dying of pancreatic cancer; I lost my hearing aid in the hospital and he was coming home with hospice. The Family Hearing Center provided me with a hearing aid that matched mine so I could hear my son's last words. There are no words to describe how much this means. Don't think you get more for less at Costco or Sam's...the Family Hearing Center works with you and for you like no other place around! THANK YOU Karima! You ARE THE BEST! I don't know what I'd do without you!”

of Lyons, CO   
Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I appreciated the technical knowledge shared with me and the guidance given to make the right selection of hearing aids. Also, the care taken to help me transition to upgraded hearing aids was reassuring. ”

of Boulder, CO   
Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“I liked the helpfulness and pleasant people. ”

of Boulder, CO   
Review received via mail
4 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

Winner of the Boulder County Gold award for Best Hearing Aid Provider for the last 6 years, our mission is to educate our guests about their hearing health.  We provide communication solutions tailored to your hearing and unique needs while always offering superior customer service. We've been doing this since 1963 (over 50 years!), and have learned that customer service is equally as important as our advanced technology and clinical knowledge.

Visit one of our three locations:

3059 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO 80301

2770 Arapahoe Road   Suite #126
Lafayette, CO 80026

300 Nickel Street   Suite #15
Broomfield, CO 80020

Clinic services

  • Diagnostic audiological evaluations
  • Hearing aid evaluations
  • Hearing aid fitting
  • Repair and remake of all hearing aid makes and models
  • Wax removal
  • Batteries
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Ear/swim/musician plugs
  • Education
  • Aural rehabilitation and family counseling
  • Tinnitus therapy

Call this clinic today!

(303) 731-1334

Hours of operation

Sunday Closed
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday Open by appt.
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financial aid
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details