UpState Hearing Instruments - Chico

676 E 1st Ave Suite 12 Chico, CA 95926
(530) 999-2612


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Kenneth Wood,

Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences

After earning a degree in electronics in 1982, Ken began his career by doing hearing aid repairs. Ken purchased UpState Hearing Instruments in 1990 after moving from Paradise to Redding in 1990. As a hearing device user since he was eight and now with over 30 years of experience fitting hearing aids, Ken personally understands the unique problems and solutions associated with hearing loss and hearing devices.


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Read 31 verified patient reviews for UpState Hearing Instruments - Chico! Their average review score is 5 () from 31 reviews.

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“Experience was excellent from start to completion. Professional, thorough, caring, explained process of testing and fitting of a loaner to try. From the moment the loan hearing aids were put in place and immediately could hear so much better. ”

Joe C. of Chico, CA   
04/12/2024    Review submitted online

“friendly. helpful & professional service in ever aspect of helping me with my hearing issues. i highly recommend Renee & Christa.”

brenda c a. of Chico, CA   
01/12/2024    Review submitted online

“Christa goes out of her way to help you understand and show you all the updated hearing aids. She very compassionate and patient with my 90 year old mom explaining how to use her new hearing aids. Renee at the front desk is always so friendly and works with you to schedule appointments that accommodates our schedule. I definitely recommend Upstate Hearing in Chico.”

Donetta K. of Orland, CA   
01/26/2023    Review submitted online

“The staff at Upstate Hearing were exemplary from the initial contact all the way through the process! Renee does an outstanding job as the Patient Representative. She addressed all of our needs with expediency. Christa does an exceptional job listening, assessing and explaining her recommendations with great clarity. She is very articulate. It has been very refreshing and encouraging working with such a professional team and operation. Thank You!”

Don S. of Chico, CA   
12/30/2022    Review submitted online

“Christa & Renee in the Chico office are not only extremely professional & know the products, they’re downright delightful !! The service extended by those women beats any competition by a mile. ”

brenda a. of Chico, CA   
12/17/2021    Review submitted online

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We understand hearing loss

At UpState Hearing Instruments it is our mission to help people hear to the best of their ability. Providing excellent service and supporting individual needs are our primary concerns.  UpState Hearing Instruments will make available the latest technology combined with integrity, quality follow-up care, and education.  We offer a complete array of hearing aid services including complimentary hearing testing. We want to create long-term relationships with our patients that are based on integrity, honesty, and superior service. UpState Hearing wants to ensure that you are hearing your best now and for years to come.


Hearing care services

UpState Hearing Instruments offers:

  • A hassel-free no commitment way to get started hearing your best
  • Simple, no obligation hearing test
  • Free hearing aid insurance benefits check  
  • Same day hearing aid fitting
  • Complimentary in-home hearing aid test drive 
  • Best state of the art hearing aid technology offered
  • Hearing aid fittings and sales
  • Hearing aid programming
  • 45-day trial period after purchase
  • In-office hearing aid repairs for most manufacturers
  • Full service repair lab
  • Cleaning and re-tubing of hearing aids
  • In-office and manufacturer repairs
  • Batteries sales in office and by mail
  • Custom ear plugs  
  • Delivery service options
  • Quality follow-up care, and education

Advanced Hearing Proctection Devices Available 

  • Ear plugs
  • Noise plugs
  • Headphones
  • Hunting attenuators
  • Music attenuators
  • Swim plugs
(530) 999-2612

Hours of operation

Monday8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday8 am - 5 pm
Thursday8 am - 5 pm
Friday8 am - 3 pm

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Accepted forms of payment

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