Hearing Associates Inc - Gurnee

35 Tower Ct Ste A Gurnee, IL 60031

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(847) 505-0139

Staff

Carly Girard,
AuD, CCC-A

Audiologist

Dr. Girard received her professional doctorate in Audiology from Indiana University, and she specializes in the diagnosis and management of hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance disorders. A strong advocate for patient empowerment, she believes that hearing is the most critical of all the senses. “Every patient’s hearing needs are different. We enjoy the everyday challenge of helping people hear their best, whether it is empowering our patients with our Hearing Health 101 class, or finding the right hearing device for each patient’s specific needs. We especially like the smiles from our patients after they realize the difference in their hearing.”

Dr. Girard holds the Certificate in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies from the University of Iowa, and has earned her certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology by the American Speech and Hearing Association. In addition, she is a fellow member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the American Academy of Audiology. Furthermore, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Academy of Audiology, and has presented on several topics, including hearing loop technology, and ultra-high frequency audiometry at state and national conventions. Locally, Dr. Girard has given educational seminars on a variety of topics, including Hearing Loss and Dementia and Fall Prevention.

An Illinois native, Dr. Girard resides in the northwest suburbs with her husband Joe, and their two sons, Colton and Bauer.

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Elizabeth Fetscher,
AuD, CCC-A

Audiologist

Dr. Fetscher received her professional doctorate in Audiology from Illinois State University. While completing her doctoral degree she spent two years as a graduate assistant, and received an award for clinical excellency as a third-year student.

She earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Augustana College.

Dr. Fetscher is motivated to help others understand their hearing loss and strive towards better hearing. She also has interests in tinnitus treatment and co-authored a textbook chapter related to the use of smartphone apps for tinnitus management.

As a research enthusiast, Dr. Fetscher has presented at local and national conventions.

Dr. Fetscher grew up in Elmhurst and still resides in the western suburbs.

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Tricia K.B. Chirillo,
MS

Audiologist

Ms. Tricia K.B. Chirillo, MS, CCC-A joined Hearing Associates in 2023. Ms. Chirillo is an experienced Audiologist with an extensive career in academia and the private sector.

Ms. Chirillo earned her Master of Science degree in Audiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). She spent the bulk of her career at UWM as a Clinical Professor and Director of the UWM Audiology Group clinic. Ms. Chirillo has the passion and expertise for helping patients stay connected to the world around them, recognizing that hearing well is part of a patient’s overall well-being. Ms. Chirillo is well-versed in the latest hearing aid and assistive technology and is skilled in sign language. She is state licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin, certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, a fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology, and an Associate member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology

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Emily Adelman,
AuD

Audiologist

Dr. Adelman joined Hearing Associates, Inc. in 2024 after completing her fourth-year externship with our practice. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, trying new food, and golfing when the weather is nice.  

Dr. Adelman received her professional doctorate in Audiology from Illinois State University. While completing her doctoral degree, she spent three years as a graduate assistant. She also earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Illinois State University. During which, she also competed on the women’s Division I soccer team. 

Due to her personal experiences with hearing loss, Dr. Adelman enjoys helping people overcome the challenges of hearing loss as she knows the importance of staying connected with the world. Dr. Adelman values the importance of patient centered care and finding the right solution for every individual.  

Next time you see her in our office, be sure to share your favorite food recommendation! 

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Selina Manarik,
LHIS

Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist

Selina has been a Hearing Instrument Specialist at Hearing Associates, Inc. since 2016.  Selina now resides in Winthrop Harbor with her family and her pup Luna. During her free time, you may find her exploring a new city or taking Luna for an extra long walk. She is also a sci-fi/fantasy enthusiast. She grew up in Wisconsin and received her Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Over the years, Selina has developed many friendships with our patients and looks forward to seeing them at their biannual checks. Her thoughtfulness and caring nature is always on display for each patient she sees. When you see her, be sure to ask her about her favorite Twilight Zone episode!

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Read 97 verified patient reviews for Hearing Associates Inc - Gurnee! Their average review score is 4.93 () from 97 reviews.

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“The office staff along with Elizabeth, The audiologist I dealt with we’re all very professional and very helpful and I look forward to going back. You can’t go wrong here.”

Bill K. of Waukegan, IL   
06/14/2024    Review submitted online

“Everyone at the Gurnee office is so knowledgeable on hearing and hearing aids. The office staff is is friendly and always ready to help. I have never waited in the waiting room for a scheduled appointment, always go straight in. If I should have a question or problem they are quick to make me happy. I can only give the office a 5 because there is no higher number to grade. ”

Judy B. of Gurnee, IL   
06/09/2024    Review submitted online

“Dr. Fetscher is a great combination of personable and professional; the best!!”

Craig L. of Waukegan, IL   
06/07/2024    Review submitted online

“Very nice and welcoming staff, knowledgable, very informative and easy to understand diagnosis.”

Gerald N. of Antioch, IL   
05/15/2024    Review submitted online

“Very professional courteous and attentive to my questions. I felt a genuine concern for my issues. Repeatedly asked me if I had any questions or concerns. Highly recommended.”

Jim G. of Glenview, IL   
04/30/2024    Review submitted online

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Clinic details

Eliminating the sound of silence since 1980

Hearing Associates has been helping people with concerns about their hearing and balance since 1980 and offers expert hearing care services to patients of all ages. Our highly experienced clinical professionals provide testing, evaluations and offer the most advanced hearing devices that are available. We can help you make the best choices with all of your hearing needs and ensure a better quality of life through better hearing.

Hearing care services

  • Diagnostic hearing evaluations
  • Diagnostic balance assessments (VNG testing)
  • Hearing aid selection and fittings
  • Cleaning and hearing aid checks
  • Hearing aid loaners when your aid is being repaired
  • Applications for free amplified assistive listening devices
  • Cochlear implants
  • Earwax removal
  • Vestibular rehabilitation

 

 

Amenities

Free coffee

Free coffee

Free wifi

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Hearing implants

Hearing implants

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Balance testing

Balance testing

 Remote hearing aid programming

Remote hearing aid programming

Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday9 am - 4 pm
SaturdayClosed
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

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Amenities

Free coffee

Free coffee

Free wifi

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Hearing implants

Hearing implants

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Balance testing

Balance testing

 Remote hearing aid programming

Remote hearing aid programming

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Accepted forms of payment

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