RK Audiology - Westlake

Open now by appointment! 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4201 Bee Cave Rd Ste. A-102 in The Schoolyard office complex Austin, TX 78746
(512) 634-8611

Staff

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Dr. Victoria Villarreal,
AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Lead Audiologist

Dr. Victoria Villarreal attended The University of Texas at Austin, where she received a Doctorate of Audiology and Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (with a minor in Theater and Dance) and graduated  with the highest honors.

She is highly skilled and knowledgeable in the fitting, programming, and servicing of the latest hearing technology and a certified Lyric hearing provider.

Dr. Villarreal (Dr. V) has lectured Audiology Doctoral students at The University of Texas at Austin, teaching Amplifying Systems in Aural Rehab.

Originally from Burnet, TX, Dr. V and her husband have enjoyed making Austin their home. Taking ballet classes and listening to live music around Austin alongside her husband is what she enjoys doing in her free time.

 

 

 

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Paula Rivers,
MA

Audiologist, Founder and Co-Owner

Founder and co-owner Paula Rivers, Au.D. grew up in Mineral Wells, TX riding motorcycles, operating heavy equipment, shooting guns, and listening to loud music without ear protection. This early noise exposure gave her a first hand appreciation for the importance of wearing hearing protection.

Paula graduated cum laude from Texas Christian University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Communication and Human Relations, with a minor in Radio/Television/Film. She earned a second Bachelor of Science degree, in speech-language pathology from Texas Woman’s University and her Master of Science in Audiology from the University of North Texas.  

Paula travels between locations to support and educate staff on standard operarting procedures and the ever-growing landscape of hearing aid technology options, while managing the audiology team at RK.

Currently she is also teaching Amplifying Systems in Aural Rehab to Audiology Doctoral students at The University of Texas at Austin.

Paula has a fascination with the anatomy and physiology of the ear and is an early adopter of the latest technology. Paula has expertise in customized hearing technology and made-for-smartphone options.

In her free time she can be found Playing with her pup, strumming her ukulele or guitar, riding her bike, and finding the sunshine.

 

 

 

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Janet Krueger,
MA

Audiologist, Founder & Co-Owner

Janet Krueger is an audiologist, founder, and co-owner of RK Audiology, providing hearing aids, hearing tests, and various audiology services in Austin, TX.

Janet is a native Texan, founder, Audiologist, and co-owner of RK Audiology in Austin, Texas. Her role with RK includes marketing, front office, admin, HR, bookkeeping, and other hats, depending on the day. As a local business owner & entrepreneur, Janet is passionate about legacy preservation and keeping independent, local businesses independent.

She received her Bachelor of Science from Baylor University and a Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin. She has previously worked with hearing instrument manufacturers in training, business development, research, and software testing.

Janet loves living in Austin — a beautiful, eclectic, music-loving city with a small-town community heart and soul. She is the President of the Austin Local Business Alliance (ALBA), a Board Member, and Director of Website Management for the Texas Academy of Audiology (TAA). She is an alumna of the Leadership Austin, Experience Austin Program.

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Excellence in hearing care, right in your neighborhood

RK Audiology is your neighborhood independent, local business offering the best in professional audiology and hearing aid services. When you want expert hearing care and quality hearing aids and related products, RK Audiology in Westlake is your source.

Right in the heart of Westlake, RK Audiology specializes in the evaluation, fitting, programming, service & repair of all levels of hearing aid technology, including Oticon, Lyric, Phonak, Resound, Signia, and Widex.

Expertise in custom-fit in-ear products for musicians, athletes, recreational sports enthusiasts, first responders, audiophiles, and those needing a bit of peace and quiet while reading or sleeping.

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Hearing care services

RK Audiology is your local women-owned business, offering a range of the highest-quality hearing services and hearing aid technology:

  • RK offers both in-person and telehealth appointments.
  • Our audiologists utilize video otoscopy, a state-of-the-art equipment that allows you and the audiologist to view your ears with a small camera that transmits images to a larger screen.
  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations
  • Ear cleanings (earwax removal) using the Earigator.
  • RK uses Real Ear Measurement, Speech Mapping, and the latest programming software to evaluate hearing instruments’ performance.
  • RK also provides consults, fittings, replacement, and adjustments for Lyric Hearing, an invisible in-the-ear canal device designed for continuous wear over an extended time. 
  • Custom-fit options personalized for you. Ear cleaning is included as needed so that your ear impressions/ear scans will capture your entire ear canal map. Ear impressions are sent to the lab of your choice to build custom earpieces or IEMs (in-ear monitors).
  • Specialize in evaluating, fitting & programming, servicing, and repairing all hearing aid technology.
  • Musician hearing services

Options in Hearing Protection

  • Authorized Providers for ACS Custom, Etymotic, 64 Audio, and Westone Audio.
  • Golden Circle Certified Providers for Sensaphonics.
  • Preferred/Recommended Audiologists for Empire Ears, Ultimate Ears, and JH Audio.
  • Don’t forget your hearing protection. Hearing loss may be permanent.

Amenities

Free coffee

Free coffee

Free wifi

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Curbside service

Curbside service

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Financing available

Financing available

Telehealth services

Telehealth services

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

 Remote hearing aid programming

Remote hearing aid programming

Ear cleaning

Ear cleaning

Spanish

Habla Español

(512) 634-8611

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Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 5 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 5 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 5 pm
by appointment
Thursday9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 5 pm
by appointment
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed

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3625 Menchaca Rd. Suite 102
Austin, TX 78704

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Amenities

Free coffee

Free coffee

Free wifi

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Curbside service

Curbside service

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Financing available

Financing available

Telehealth services

Telehealth services

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

 Remote hearing aid programming

Remote hearing aid programming

Ear cleaning

Ear cleaning

Spanish

Habla Español

Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
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