UpState Hearing Instruments - Chico

"We understand hearing loss"
Open now! 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
676 E 1st Ave Suite 12 Chico, CA 95926
Your Hearing Network

Clinic staff


Kenneth Wood


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.

This provider has NPI #1841406444 and is licensed in California (#HA1786, #HA1786).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: Pruitt Medicare, PEHP, OCCM, Perkspot, Hearing Care Solutions, Summit Township, Plumber and Pipefitter 295, AMAC, HealthPass, Homelink, Senior Provider Network, Jordan Furniture, TruHearing, Lake Medical Imaging, Care and Save Discount Prg, Harmony Hearing, Heavy and Highway, Advanced Hearing Providers, AAA, Steamfitters Local 449, Paragon Home Resources, Northwood, MCAS, Union Reporter, AARP-HearUSA, Federal Employee Program, LECOM, Plumber and Pipefitter 803, CAP, Unified Hearing, Metra and Highmark Employee Discount .

Ian Mishler


Ian Mishler is a Licensed Hearing Aid Dispenser in our Chico and Red Bluff offices. He specializes in fitting and adjusting hearing instruments using the most current best practice methods available. He performs thorough hearing evaluations and hearing aid maintenance, plus he has years of experience counseling and coaching patients on any hearing related obstacles. Ian also participates in various community services within the Chico area. Ian enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, playing guitar and bass, and barbecuing.

This provider is licensed in California (#HA-8131).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: TruHearing,, Federal Employee Plan and Anthem Blue Cross.

Clinic reviews

Read 11 verified patient reviews for UpState Hearing Instruments - Chico! Their average review score is 5 () from 11 reviews.

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“I have nothing but positive, awesome and amazing things to say about Upstate Hearing and especially Krista Atwood. They are amazing people! I love Upstate. ”

of Soulsbyville, CA   
05/17/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“My experience over the past several weeks has been amazing. I would be hard pressed to find a provider more caring,concerned, competent and knowledgeable. Ian included my husband in our sessions to help optimize my ability to hear him - a major concern. He is a real asset to your company. ”

of Paradise, CA   
01/29/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“My experience was wonderful. Ian Mishler tuned up my hearing aids to help with the small amount of loss I have recently experienced. He was professional, dedicated and knowledgeable. I could tell my hearing was better after this visit. ”

of Chico, CA   
01/17/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“My experience was great - best ever. Would recommend to all my friends. ”

of Chico, CA   
11/08/2018    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Very professional but so accommodating. Instructions were made easy. ”

of Magalia, CA   
10/05/2018    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

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.

Visit one of our locations today to begin your journey to better hearing. 

676 East 1st Ave Suite #12 Chico, CA  95926

216 S Miner St Weaverville, CA  96093

1215 Monroe St Red Bluff, CA  96080

900 Main St   Suite #4 Susanville, CA  96130

1640 Tehama St  Suite B Redding, CA  96001

Clinic services

  • Complimentary hearing tests for hearing aid fitting  
  • Free 2-week trial periods
  • 45-day trial period after purchase
  • Cleaning and re-tubing of hearing aids
  • In-office and manufacturer repairs
  • Batteries by mail
  • Custom ear plugs 


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Hours of operation

Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • 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.