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220 West Maple St Canton, OH 44720


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James Morris

President, HIS

Jim purchased HEARINC in 2001 to develop it in to a full audiology practice.  As a native to Canton, OH, he received his B.S. in Aerospace and Manufacturing from Kent State University in 1973.  Jim became interested in audiology in 1998 when his father, grandfather, and several uncles---who worked in industry and served in World War II---were complaining about solutions to hearing loss.

With a corporate background in problem diagnostics and solutions applications, Jim felt he could take a different approach to correcting hearing loss, one that restores patients to the most active lifestyle possible.



Gina Morris

Vice President

Gina joined the practice in 2009.  With an Associate of Science degree and extensive experience in office management, Gina handles all aspects of accounting and financials for HEARINC, in addition to routine patient care and hearing aid maintenance.


Kelly Byrer

AuD, Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Byrer is an audiologist who has been helping people hear better in our area for the past 20 years. Kelly is a graduate of The Ohio State University, Kent State University and A.T. Still University. Kelly's education, experience, and training, along with her compassionate approach to patient care, has earned her a reputation for achieving excellent results in diagnostics for hearing and tinnitus problems. 


Shera Kile

M.A., Audiologist

Shera Kile, M.A., is a licensed audiologist and graduate of Kent State University. Shera previously worked for 11 years in the Canton City School district as an educational audiologist. Her extensive experience with the pediatric population (children ages 3-18 years) is invaluable as we expand our practice to assist patients as young as age three.


Kiersten Troutman

M.A., Marketing

Born with severe hearing loss in her left ear and moderate in her right, Kiersten has a passion for empowering the public to take charge of their hearing loss through the many advanced solutions available in today's hearing technology.  Kiersten holds a B.A. from Kent State University and a Master of Arts in Composition and Rhetoric from The University of Akron.


Terri Runner

Office Manager

Terri has been managing the needs of hearing care patients for more than 17 years.  When she is not managing the Akron office and conducting routine hearing aid maintenance, she enjoys offering interpretive signing for her church music/dance program.

Clinic reviews

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“She seemed knowledgeable and was courteous. ”

of North Canton, OH   
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5 out of 5 1.

“I liked her patience with my father-in-law and her ability to explain things in laymen's terms to him.”

of Canton, OH   
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5 out of 5 1.

“I have had hearing loss for over 15 years. However it has only been for the past 7 years that I actually done something about it. When I initially discovered I had an issue I went to a chain store thinking that all hearing aids and hearing solutions are the same. I was WRONG! The guy sold me a pair of hearing aids that didn’t improve my hearing, it made it worse. I said it was like I was walking around with earplugs in. As a result I gave up thinking that it was better to go without hearing aids. Fast forward to present time. I decided to give it one more chance this time did a little research before I bought my hearing aids. I discovered HEARINC and was pleased with the fact that the company had an experienced staff that was also very qualified. I met with Jim Morris who first explained that he was going to first give me a little bit of background on how hearing loss can be treated with quality and not just volume. See most TV ads and other low quality hearing aids make up for hearing loss by making everything louder. HEARINC showed me that with a quality hearing aid you can hear sounds that are crisp and clear without just making them louder. After looking at the options I had available I purchased Oticon brand because the digital technology allows the instrument to work in conjunction with your brain, it automatically adjusts and optimizes the sound. In other words you hear realistic sounds not just loud noise. The service that HEARINC provides after the sale is what really matters. I’ve had occasions to have my hearing aids adjusted as my needs change. Every time they gave me the same top notch service they gave me when I made my first purchase. Every person at HEARINC treats me with respect and dignity. They always want me to be 100% satisfied. On an occasion they had to send mine back into the factory and they gave me a loaner pair while mine were being fixed. Even with the loaner pair they wanted to make sure that that pair was calibrated to match my hearing needs. I’ll sum up my thoughts in a simple fashion. Buying your hearing aids is similar to buying oats for a horse. You can buy cheap inexpensive oats that have already been through the horse, or you can pay a little more and you will have clean fresh oats! The choice is yours but I can tell you I like my hearing to be crisp, clear and of good quality! ”

of Massillon, OH   
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5 out of 5 1.

“They were very courteous.”

of Canton, OH   
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5 out of 5 1.

“They were really nice!”

of Canton, OH   
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5 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

In order to provide the highest quality solutions available, while serving in a capacity of understanding each person's lifestyle and budget, appointments begin with a thorough interview.  The interview is designed to help understand patient and family interactive history, symptoms, and problems.  Patients are given a comprehensive hearing evaluation based on results.

Patient and family participation, understanding, and comfort are vital to each step in the HEARINC process.

HEARINC takes pride in providing caring, professional services, along with a relationship of confidence and trust that will last a lifetime.

We now have three convenient offices in North Canton, Akron, and Berlin, Ohio:

North Canton             
220 West Maple Street
North Canton, OH 44720

585 White Pond Drive
Akron, OH 44320     

4907-A Dalbey Lane
Berlin, OH 44610 

Call today for your appointment to begin hearing better!

Clinic services

We are Ohio's source for quality hearing care services, including:

  • Audiometry (hearing tests)
  • Hearing Instrument sales, fittings, and service
  • Tympanometry
  • Tinnitus solutions
  • Earplugs and custom ear pieces

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Hours of operation

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 - 5:00 pm
Evening and/or Weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

Accepted forms of payment

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  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details