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Audiology Specialty Clinic


5124 S Western Ave Ste 4
Sioux Falls, SD 57108 US

Call (605) 610-2491

Our mission is a simple one: We are professionally, ethically, and personally committed to providing the excellent care our patients have a right to expect in a timely, caring, and pressure-free environment.


Website: http://www.audiologyspecialtyclinic.com
Clinic staff
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Melinda Heegel

M.S., CCC-A, FAAA

Melinda completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Hearing at the University of Oklahoma followed by her Master's Degree in Audiology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center then became the Audiologist at the South Dakota School for the Deaf in Sioux Falls. Melinda has also practiced at North Central Head and Neck, which later became Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat. In June of 2012 she and her colleagues, opened Audiology Specialty Clinic. She is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), is a licensed Audiologist in the state of South Dakota, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).


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Kristen Kaufman

Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Kristen grew up in Sioux Falls and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Augustana College. She went on to earn her Master's Degree in Audiology from Idaho State University in and her Doctorate of Audiology from the Salus University of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and School of Audiology. Kristen joined the team at Ear, Nose and Throat, PC (which later became Midwest Ear, Nose, and Throat) in Sioux Falls in 1990. In June of 2012 she and her colleagues opened Audiology Specialty Clinic. She is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), is a licensed Audiologist in the state of South Dakota, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).


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Lindsey Koch

Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Lindsey was raised in Chamberlain, South Dakota and attended the University of South Dakota where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Disorders. In 2010, she earned her Doctorate of Audiology degree from USD. She then joined the team at  Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat in 2009 during her clinical externship and joined their staff full-time the next year. She is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), is a licensed Audiologist in the state of South Dakota, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).


About this clinic

Melinda Heegel, Dr. Kristen Kaufman, and Dr. Lindsey Koch have 55 years combined experience in hearing care. We are autonomous professionals who diagnose and treat disorders of the auditory system. We provide audiological rehabilitation services to children and adults across the entire age span. We select, fit, and dispense hearing aids and related devices, and pledge to make every decision in favor of the patient.

Clinic services

Audiology Specialty Clinic offers a full-range of hearing healthcare needs for the entire family including:

  • Hearing evaluations
  • Otoacoustic emissions testing
  • Tympanometry
  • Tinnitus management
  • Hearing aid consultations
  • Hearing aid sales, fittings, and services
  • Real Ear verification
  • Cochlear implant and bone-anchored device programming
  • Custom ear molds

Clinic's hours of operation
Sunday Closed
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
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Clinic map & directions
Audiology Specialty Clinic
(605) 610-2491