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HearCare Audiology Center

(8 Reviews)
HearCare Audiology Center 5/5 8 reviews.

2800 Hillview St
Sarasota, FL 34239 US

Call (941) 225-2230

Providing the best in world class hearing healthcare

Website: http://www.myhearcare.com
Clinic staff

Jeff Olson


Mr. Olson has been with the HearCare Audiology team since December 2007 starting out as a Hearing Aid Assistant and Practice Development Representative. Jeffrey received his Florida Hearing Instrument Specialist License in August of 2008 and has been performing hearing screenings, prescribing, and fitting hearing devices since. As an authorized Lyric Hearing Aid provider, Jeff almost exclusively fits this unique Extended Wear device. Although Mr. Olson was born and raised in Sarasota, his mother is from Austrian descent therefore, he is fluent in the German language and has traveled extensively throughout Europe. Jeffery received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the University of North Florida. He earned an International degree in the German Language from the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He is a member of the International Hearing Society and the Florida Society of Hearing Healthcare Professionals. Born and raised in Sarasota, Jeffrey has grown up with a love for the water including sailing and surfing. He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and beautiful newborn daughter. Member International Hearing Society Member Florida Society of Hearing Healthcare Professionals Education Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, University of North Florida International Degree in the German Language, University of Innsbruck, Austria Florida Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist


Mary Thorpe


Dr. Mary O. Thorpe completed her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She then received her Masters degree in Audiology at the University of Kansas. After practicing Audiology for 25 years, Dr. Thorpe completed her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida. She is currently Board Certified in Audiology by the American Board of Audiology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology as well as the Florida Academy of Audiology. As an audiologist in the Kansas City area, Dr. Thorpe practiced in various settings including, hospitals, health maintenance organizations, and Ear, Nose and Throat practices. Dr. Thorpe gained a wide range of experience in diagnostics, including audiologic, balance testing, and hearing aid fittings. She has experience with all age groups coming from this diverse background. Dr. Thorpe, along with her family moved to Sarasota in 1987. She has worked in private practice in Sarasota for the past 23 years. Dr. Thorpe has provided hearing healthcare to many patients in the Sarasota community and has acquired an excellent reputation as a caring, compassionate provider. Her commitment to providing appropriate solutions has resulted in many satisfied patients. In order to maintain her board certification and to better serve her patients, Dr. Thorpe advances her studies in hearing science by attending educational seminars yearly. Dr. Thorpe and her husband Jim have been married for 34 years and have 3 adult children and one beautiful granddaughter. * Fellow American Academy of Audiology * Charter Member Florida Academy of Audiology * Board Certified American Board of Audiology * Practicing Audiology for over 30 years Education: * Doctor of Audiology, University of Florida * Master of Arts in Audiology, University of Kansas * Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders, Arizona State University Board Certified in Audiology


William Lopez


Dr. William Lopez completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. He then received his Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Lopez completed his certified clinical fellowship year in Lubbock, TX then entered into the United States Air Force. As an Air Force audiologist he was stationed at Shepard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX then went to a follow on assignment at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, GA. After 7 years, he and his family made the decision to leave active duty life and become a reserve audiologist. During his career he has received numerous Air Force commendations/citations and obtained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. After he left active duty service, Dr. Lopez was an audiologist for an Ear, Nose, & Throat group in Macon, GA. In 2004, Dr. Lopez seized on an opportunity to join Dr. Mary Thorpe and her private practice, HearCare Audiology, where he has been since. Dr. Lopez is Board Certified in Audiology by the American Board of Audiology. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the Florida Academy of Audiology. Dr. Lopez has spent 18 years addressing hearing loss and related disorders in patients from newborns to centenarians. He currently concentrates on finding solutions for patients to improve their communication abilities and improve their quality of life. He also specializes in tinnitus management for those individuals who feel isolated by their tinnitus. His interest stems from suffering from tinnitus himself. Dr. Lopez's tinnitus training includes attending the Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Center at Emory University under the direction of Dr. Pawel J. Jastreboff, the world renowned discoverer of the neurophysiologic theory of tinnitus and its subsequent management through Tinnitus Retraining Therapy. He has also attended numerous tinnitus courses including specialized training in Neuromonics. Dr. Lopez and his beautiful spouse, Melissa, have been married for over 15 years. Both Dr. Lopez and Melissa grew up in Kansas. They met at the University of KS Medical Center while Dr. Lopez was in graduate school and she was in nursing school. Together they are raising three wonderful teenage boys here in Sarasota. * Fellow American Academy of Audiology * Member Florida Academy of Audiology * Board Certified American Board of Audiology * Practicing Audiology for over 15 years Education: * Doctor of Audiology, University of Florida * Master of Arts in Audiology, University of Kansas * Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders, University of Kansas

About this clinic

Welcome to HearCare Audiology Center. Dr. Lopez, Mr. Olson and myself are committed to providing you with the highest quality hearing health care in Sarasota. As Doctors of Audiology, you can be confident we will make your hearing health care needs our top priority in a compassionate, professional environment. * You are a unique and special individual; there is no one else like you. Don't settle for second best. * We set our practice apart by using a whole person concept to find a solution for your individual needs. * We promise to always provide you with exceptional service and complete satisfaction. * You and your family are in excellent hands with us.

Clinic services

Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations, Hearing Rehabilitation, State of the Art Digital Hearing Aid Sales and Service, Hearing Aid Accessories, Hearing Aid Adjustment, Tinnitus Management and Treatment, Cerumen Management

Clinic's hours of operation
Sunday Closed
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Accepted payment types at this clinic
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Clinic map & directions
HearCare Audiology Center
(941) 225-2230