Dr. Darcy Benson, audiologist & practice owner, has a dedication to the field of hearing care that stretches far beyond her clinic. With over 30 years of experience, her focus is on providing patient-centered care and in improving her patients' lives through better hearing. In 2018, she was awarded the Inspired-by-Ida label, a benchmark of quality of care, by the international non-profit organization, Ida Institute.
Prior to private practice, Dr. Benson was the director of audiology at the California Ear Institute at Stanford and carried out clinical research at ReSound Corporation, at the time a hearing device start up company in Redwood City, CA. She received her clinical doctorate in Audiology in 2006.
Dr. Benson is active in the field of audiology and is a consultant for a variety of companies carrying out research on new technology and fitting systems. As a former member of the board of directors of the California Academy of Audiology, she helped advocate for the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing. Her work has been published in professional journals and audiology textbooks.
Dr. Ramirez believes that, “hearing better begins with making informed decisions with trusted providers”. Our newest member of our team, Dr. Ramirez is a budding leader in the field of audiology. She is board certified by the American Board of Audiology and is licensed dispensing audiologist in the State of California. Dr. Ramirez is an active member of the California Academy of Audiology and the American Academy of Audiology. She is currently serving on two committees of the national organization.
Dr. Ramirez received her Doctor of Audiology degree at Wayne State University, Detroit , MI and completed her audiology fellowship at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Redwood City, CA.
About this hearing center
At the California Hearing Center, we understand the important role that hearing plays in your life. We want to make sure you are hearing at your best so that you don’t miss anything. Our experienced staff uses the latest technology available to provide a thorough hearing evaluation. Once we’ve determined your hearing profile, we will make the appropriate recommendations for improving your hearing. We offer the latest in hearing technology and will help you choose the solution that fits your lifestyle and budget. We consider it a privilege to help you improve your life through better hearing and strive to provide the best possible care.
We offer two locations for your convenience:
88 N. San Mateo Drive San Mateo, CA 94401
1008 Laurel Street San Carlos, CA 94070
Hearing care services
Our services include the following:
- Hearing evaluation
- Hearing aids
- Fitting and programming
- Auditory brain training
- Service and repair
- Custom hearing protection
- Custom in-ear monitors & sleeves
- Earwax removal
- Tinnitus sound therapy
|Monday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details