Heartland Hearing Center LLC

"Hearing is personal… and we're listening! "
1350 Blairs Ferry Rd Suite C Hiawatha, IA 52233

Clinic staff


Diana Kain

Au.D., CCC-A

Dr. Diana Kain is co-founder of Heartland Hearing Center. An Iowa native, she grew up in Ames with her older brother who was diagnosed with profound hearing loss at 18 months of age. Her childhood provided first-hand the impact of living with hearing loss and she has since dedicated her life to helping others.

Dr. Kain has been practicing audiology since 2001 primarily within University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC). With a strong foundation in diagnosing medically complicated cases Dr. Kain chose private practice to focus on her passion, hearing loss treatment and patient relationships.

Dr. Kain is an expert in difficult hearing aid fittings as she specializes in medical audiology, diagnostics and hearing aid technology. Throughout her career, Dr. Kain has spoken extensively on hearing healthcare and also serves as a clinical supervisor for doctoral students. 


Jennifer Reekers


Dr. Jennifer Reekers is co-founder of Heartland Hearing Center. Growing up in southern Minnesota she experienced chronic ear infections and hearing loss as a child, requiring surgery to reconstruct her eardrum. Living with her own hearing loss inspired Dr. Reekers to become an audiologist.  

Dr. Reekers graduated from the #1 audiology doctoral program in 2009 and has clinical experience from VA healthcare systems and private ENT clinics. She entered into private practice to focus on her passion, empowering each patient with the time and education deserved on their journey to better hearing.

Dr. Reekers specializes in hearing aid technology, counseling and hearing rehabilitation, with emphasis on tinnitus treatment. Given she wears a hearing aid herself, Dr. Reekers offers a unique perspective when counseling realistic expectations and the benefits of amplification.  

Clinic reviews

Read 5 verified patient reviews for Heartland Hearing Center LLC! Their average review score is 5 () from 5 reviews.

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“I can not find the right words to describe the wonderful service I received from Heartland Hearing starting with the front desk and ending with Diana. Diana was very thorough but also was very patient with me in making sure I understood how to put my hearing aids in as well as how to use the battery charger. I like the fact that I do not have to change batteries as my fingers have a lot of arthritis in them as I am almost 90 years old. I recommend Heartland Hearing to my friends because I feel they will be as happy as I am if they go there.”

of Cedar Rapids, IA   
01/09/2019    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“We are so blessed to have been able to experience this miracle of making the decision to purchase this awesome set of hearing aids from Doctors who were able to finally help us. At 97 years old it's a blessing to see our mom interact again, have a conversation, hear wind and most of all she went from a 33 number volume on her tv to a 16. The closed caption button is off now. Tears ran down her face when she said "I don't even have to pretend to hear anymore"! It's truly a miracle and seeing her smile and converse and interact is all due to the awesome technology of these Doctors and their product! She even said she can even hear herself pee! We are so happy and anyone that would like a referral please go here! Such a blessing to finally get rid of the old ones and buy new technology. My name is Sue and I'm her daughter! I give these Doctors 5 miracle stars!”

of North Liberty, IA   
12/15/2017    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Very Friendly and caring people. So helpful for a first time user. I highly recommend them.”

of Cedar Rapids, IA   
11/08/2017    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Who better to advise first time hearing aid customers than someone who has not only received the best training, but who also has first hand personal experience wearing a hearing aid. Jennifer at Heartland Hearing Center answers any and all concerns a first time user of hearing aids could have, with patience and knowledge. I found Heartland's willingness to allow me to test my hearing aids sufficiently before purchasing, allowed me to make an informed decision that met my needs. Customer service is first rate and you always feel valued when dealing with Heartland.”

of Cedar Rapids, IA   
08/14/2017    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I can't say enough about this company and their service! From the moment I walked in the door, I felt right at home and very comfortable. Diana Kain's knowledge and expertise were outstanding as were her customer service skills. She administered a hearing test and fit me with hearing aids that are best suited for me and my type of hearing loss. The technology available for hearing aids now is amazing and Diana took all the time I needed to show me how to access this technology and make it work for me. She even took the time to follow up with me the following day to see how I was getting along. Overall......I couldn't be more pleased!! ”

of Ames, IA   
02/28/2017    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

Hearing health care isn’t just what we do. It’s who we are. Both founders of Heartland Hearing have experienced the impact of hearing loss since childhood, and one of our doctors wears a hearing aid herself. Our lifelong experience with hearing loss inspired us to specialize in options for hearing loss prevention and state-of-the-art technology for hearing loss treatment. Our passion is helping you hear better so you can enjoy your passions too.

We've been supporting individuals with hearing loss for over 27 years. As a local, family-owned business, patient satisfaction is our top priority. Here, we give you all the time you need to share your hearing loss and tinnitus experience. From custom hearing protection to the largest selection of cutting edge hearing aid technology, we offer personalized solutions so that you can make an informed decision. When you leave, you will be more educated, feel empowered, and trust that you’ve been truly heard. 

Clinic services

We offer:

  • Complimentary New Patient Hearing Aid Consultations 
  • Full Diagnostic Hearing Tests for Adults 
  • Hearing Aids by most Major Manufacturers 
  • FREE Product Demonstrations 
  • Peace of Mind Trial Period
  • Tinnitus Treatment Options 
  • Hearing Aid Repairs for ALL Brands 
  • Cleaning & Servicing of Hearing Aids
  • Custom Earmolds & Swim Plugs
  • Custom Hearing Protection 
  • Hearing Aid Batteries
  • Exceptional Follow-up Care

Our location: 

  • We are on Blairs Ferry Rd west of I-380. 
  • Our office sits between Super Walmart and Edgewood Rd on the north side of the street. 
  • We share the same building as REMAX Realty, located in Suite C. 
  • We have plenty of parking so you can walk right in our front door! 

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Hours of operation

Monday9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

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Accepted forms of payment

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  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.