Center for Hearing and Balance

7200 Cameron Park Drive Ft Smith, AR 72903
(479) 226-8801


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Lori Boyd,


Dr. Lori Boyd received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1996, and her Master of Science in Speech and Hearing from Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University in St. Louis in 1998. She received her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida at Gainesville in 2002. A native of Fort Smith, Dr. Boyd has practiced in the area since 1998. She and her husband Justin live in Fort Smith with their three daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, golfing and spending time with her family.

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Trace Cash,


Dr. Trace Cash received his Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology with a minor in Psychology in 2006 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He received his Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2010. He lives in Westfork and enjoys golf and being anywhere outdoors with his wife, family and 22 pets. He is actively involved in his children's school and athletic events, where depending on the need, he volunteers as coach, referee, fan, fundraiser, etc.

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Kelley Linton,


Kelley Linton, Au.D., received her Master of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in 1992 and her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida in 2001. Dr. Linton is the owner of Center for Hearing, Ltd. She lives in Van Buren and enjoys staying active in her local community. She is a graduate of Leadership Fort Smith, where she has served on the Leadership Fort Smith Alumni Board of Directors and is also a graduate of Leadership Crawford County where she is an annual Session Chair. Dr. Linton is also a volunteer audiologist for the Good Samaritan Clinic in Fort Smith and is part of a medical mission team that travels to Honduras every year to evaluate and treat more than 500 children.


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Read 74 verified patient reviews for Center for Hearing and Balance ! Their average review score is 4.95 () from 74 reviews.

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“Dr. Cash and the staff are top notch. They really took care of my hearing needs and were very kind and extremely pleasant to work with. Thank you all!”

Scott B. of Fort Smith, AR   
01/09/2023    Review submitted online

“Since this was my first meeting with the Center for Hearing, I was a little nervous. Turned out to be a great & very informative meeting. Great & fast service. Totally pleased with their very knowledgeable & personal services. ”

Lydia R. of Mena, AR   
12/23/2022    Review submitted online

“ Very professional and always a friendly atmosphere. I waited way too long to have some help with my hearing problem and the Center For Hearing has sure helped the quality of my hearing which makes life a lot better”

Donald L. of Pocola, OK   
12/05/2022    Review submitted online

“The folks at The Center for Hearing and Balance have proven to be simply excellent. They are highly capable, genuinely concerned for you and your hearing, and as friendly and knowledgable as any staff I have worked with anywhere. ”

Michael R. of Mena, AR   
11/13/2022    Review submitted online

“Center for Hearing's services are greatly appreciated! Every single person there is a professional at what they do. Getting hearing aids is a big step, and they have all helped me through it. Especially Rusty, with his awesome cookies!! Thank you!! ”

Mary Lynn H. of Branch, AR   
10/04/2022    Review submitted online

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Where hearing your best matters most

At Center for Hearing, you matter as a person, not just a patient. We know how difficult things can be when you're experiencing a hearing loss. We're knowledgeable enough to fit you with the right products and recommend the right treatments and accessories without trying to sell you things you don't want or need. We are dedicated to bringing affordable excellence in hearing health to our community, in a Christian and family-oriented environment.

Hearing care services

Testing might include any of the following: diagnostic hearing tests, industrial audiometric testing, hearing screenings, tinnitus evaluation and management. We fit the highest quality digital hearing instruments according to the patient's individual needs. We also provide many custom products for ear protection including: custom musician products, IPOD earmolds, hunting and recreational ear products and sleep plugs, to name a few.

(479) 226-8801

Hours of operation

Monday9 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday9 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday9 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday9 am - 4:30 pm

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