American Hearing & Balance
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Dr. Keith Michaels is a licensed Doctor of Audiology who earned his Master’s degree from CSULA and a Doctorate in Audiology from Florida University. Keith’s knowledge in hearing aid technology has helped fit thousands of people with hearing needs as well as those with balance and vertigo problems. The Michaels family have six family members working within the seven clinics in the Los Angeles area.
Matt Michaels is an Audiologist and Hearing Instrument Specialist who graduated from California State University, Northridge in 1995 with a master’s degree in Communication Disorders/Audiology. He gained experience training at House Ear Clinic, CARE Center for Children and at the VA Hospital. He has been an advanced technology consultant for a leading manufacturer and has trained other professionals. He is known as a warm and caring hearing healthcare provider as well as a knowledgeable and skilled professional.
Priscilla Monges is a licensed Doctor of Audiology in California who completed her undergraduate work at California State University, Los Angeles where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders. She completed her Doctorate of Audiology at A.T. Still University where she is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and American Auditory Society. Priscilla is bilingual in Spanish and utilizes this skill to provide the best patient care to patients in the Los Angeles area. She specializes in vestibular diagnostics and advocating about hearing and balance health.
Souraya earned an undergraduate degree in Speech Language and Hearing Science at the University of Arizona and a doctorate in Audiology at the University of Louisville. Her insight in vestibular testing is especially helpful in determining the cause of a patient’s dizziness or vertigo. She loves to see the improvement in communication between family members once hearing aids have been properly chosen and fit.
Chad Walker is a licensed Dispensing Audiologist who completed his undergraduate work at Chapman University and graduated with Bachelor of Science degree and later received his Doctorate in Audiology from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois in 2020. He is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and has his Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Walker enjoys working with patients to find creative solutions to their hearing healthcare needs and is passionate about programming hearing devices.
Jessica Paz is an Audiology Assistant who completed her undergraduate work at California State University, Los Angeles and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Disorders. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has her Audiology Assistant certification. She is learning American Sign Language to help better assist the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing patients.
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Ryan Kalberer is a licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist who comes from a long line of hearing health professionals. From an early age knew he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and help the world hear and communicate more efficiently. Ryan’s knowledge in the latest technology can help you make the best choices in your hearing healthcare.
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Sheila Tadayon has been working in the field of audiology since 1988. She studied at Knox College, University of Nursing at Gothenburg, and the ENT Medical Center. She's been a Hearing Aid Dispenser since 1994 and joined our team of professionals in 2018. She loves to help patients with their hearing difficulties and provide them with the best care possible to have a healthy and balanced life.
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A message from American Hearing & Balance:
We are OPEN and committed to providing a safe environment for our patients. We follow all CDC sanitation recommendations to reduce the opportunity for infection and welcome you to schedule your appointment with our safety conscious staff.
American Hearing and Balance is a family business and is dedicated to keeping up with the latest advancements in the industry and passing that knowledge on to our patients. We are dedicated to keeping abreast of the latest improvements in technological advancements in the hearing industry and are committed to offering the most current options to our patients.
We promise to work closely with you to discover where you are having the most difficulty communicating. Then, we will collaborate with you to determine the best solution to increase your ability to hear and understand in the situations you describe. If that solution includes hearing aids, then we are committed to recommending the technology that fits your needs, budget and lifestyle.
We offer several locations throughout the Los Angeles area, several locations listed here.
Our Los Angeles, Wilshire Blvd office is located in the building between McCarthy Vista and Capistrano Way.
- Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations
- Hearing Testing
- ABR (Auditory Brainstem Response) Testing
- OAEs (Otoacoustic Emissions) Testing
- Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
- Technologically Advanced Hearing Aids with Bluetooth Compatibility
- Fitting and Follow-Up Care
- Live Speech Mapping
- Ear Wax Removal and Management
- Custom Ear Molds and Plugs
- Cell Phone Accessories
- Balance Testing
- Hearing Aid Batteries
- Bluetooth with cellphone accessories
Assistive listening devices
|Monday||9 am - 5 pm|
|Tuesday||9 am - 5 pm|
|Wednesday||9 am - 5 pm|
|Thursday||9 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||9 am - 5 pm|
Assistive listening devices
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details