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Abby Claire Connell,

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Dr. Abby Connell has been improving the lives of the hearing impaired for the past 17 years. She has extensive experience with adult and pediatric audiologic evaluations, hearing aid fitting and service, tinnitus evaluations and treatment, and cochlear implant candidacy evaluations and programming. She received her Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Still University and Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Connell received her Masters and Bachelors of Science at the University of Georgia. When she is not helping people hear the world again, Dr. Connell is a busy wife and mother of two sons.

This provider has NPI #1962515916 and is licensed in South Carolina (#3328).

Audrey Rinker,


Dr. Rinker is originally from Pittsburgh, PA where she received her Bachelors and Masters of Art, and her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Pittsburgh. Since graduating in 2018, she has been helping people hear better in the lowcountry. She has an extensive experience with pediatric and adult audiologic evaluations, hearing aid fittings and adjustments, vestibular evaluations, and tinnitus counseling. She loves working with her patients to improve their communication and quality of life. Outside of work Dr. Rinker likes to spend time with her dog, going to the beach, or trying new restaurants in Charleston.


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Read 22 verified patient reviews for Carolina Hearing Services - Charleston Ashley River! Their average review score is 4.82 () from 22 reviews.

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“Dr Rinker and staff were competent professionals, which is hard to find these days. I was educated about my hearing loss and given options, I even was allowed to try the aids in the office what a difference. They are number one in my book. ”

of Charleston, SC   
09/24/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Thank you, Dr Connell for fitting me into your busy schedule. The tweaks you made are working great. Thank you!”

of Charleston, SC   
09/14/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Representative could not answer questions about the warranty and could not really explain the product.”

of Hollywood, SC   
09/01/2021    Review submitted online
1 out of 5 1.

“My visit on August 12th was great! Latonia is very nice! Dr. Abby really cares about helping people hear & has really good advice Thank you!”

of Johns Island, SC   
08/19/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Today I had an excellent first visit with Dr. Abby and I’m so encouraged to now be getting my hearing care from this very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly office. She and her office staff gave me a feeling of confidence and trust and I’m looking forward to years of hearing care with this office. ”

08/03/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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Hear the little things you love

Carolina Hearing Services offers comprehensive hearing evaluations and will work with you to find the hearing solution that fits your needs, lifestyle and budget. The staff is trained in the latest technology and offers a complete selection of hearing aids and devices from the top manufacturers. From diagnosis to treatment, and through the life of your hearing instruments, we provide our patients the best care in the industry.


Hearing care services

Our products and services include the following:

  • earwax removal
  • free hearing screenings and video otoscope exams
  • hearing aid repairs
  • custom earmolds and earplugs
  • hearing aid dispensing and fitting
  • tinnitus treatment


Hours of operation

Monday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Thursday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Friday9 am - 3 pm
by appointment

Visit our other locations

Carolina Hearing Services - Greenville
1904B Laurens Rd
Greenville, SC 29607

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Carolina Hearing Services - Daniel Island
895 Island Park Dr Ste 200B
Daniel Island, SC 29492

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Carolina Hearing Services - Columbia
4711 Forest Dr Ste 4
Columbia, SC 29206

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Carolina Hearing Services - Spartanburg
1703 John B White Sr Blvd Suite D
Spartanburg, SC 29301

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Accepted forms of payment

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  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
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