Sheri attended the University of Illinois where she received her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and her M.A. in Audiology. She moved on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. After working at Christie Clinic, Mercy Hospital and Advocate Medical Group, she joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2001.
Mary Ann earned both her B.S. in Communicative Disorders and her M.A. in Audiology from Northern Illinois University. She has worked in the field for over 25 years including positions at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, the Chicago Hearing Society, Westlake Community Hospital, and Beltone Hearing and Audiology Centers. Mary Anne joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2008.
Brittany received her Doctorate in Audiology from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During her graduate studies, she gained experience in a variety of settings across the country including an otolaryngology private practice in Charlotte, NC and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ. Following graduation, Brittany has worked in otolaryngology private practices in the Chicago suburbs. She was the sole audiologist at Suburban Otolaryngology in Berwyn for two years prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2014.
Lauren received her Doctorate in Audiology from Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2019 and during her clinical training, Lauren gained experience working with patients at various hospitals in the area including Lake Forest Hospital, Lurie Children's Hospital, Jesse Brown VA and Northwestern Memorial.
Before joining the staff at Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 1986, Sue earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois graduating cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She went on to obtain her M.S. in Audiology from the Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University and received the Goldstein Award for Academic Achievement and Professional Promise.
Julie joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2007 after working at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital. She received both her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and her M.A. in Audiology from the University of Illinois and went on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida.
Susan joined the Hearing Professionals of Illinois team in 2009. Susan’s education began at Towson State University where she received her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. From there she went on to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her M.S. in Audiology. She completed a post-Master’s fellowship at the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center. She completed her Doctorate of Audiology at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s School of Audiology and has been practicing in the field for over 20 years.
Jean has been practicing audiology for more than 30 years. She attended Northern Illinois University for both her B.A. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her M.A. in Audiology. She has worked for the Illinois Department of Public Health, was head of audiology at Oak Forest Hospital, owned her own private practice, and worked as a contractual audiologist. She joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2011.
Lindsey joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2011 after working at Chicago Otolaryngology Associates at Mercy Hospital, Resurrection Medical Center and the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Lutheran General Hospital. She earned both her B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her Doctorate in Audiology from Illinois State University.
Andrea received both her Master of Arts degree in Audiology and her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has been a practicing Audiologist since 1983. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2013, Andrea worked at Consultants in Neurology, specializing in neurodiagnostics, vestibular testing, balance disorders and hearing instrument evaluations.
After earning her B.S. in Communicative Disorders from Northern Illinois University, receiving the Phillip Morris In-College Scholarship and joining the Golden Key National Honor society, Sivan went on to earn her M.S. in Audiology from Rush University. She has been with Hearing Professionals of Illinois since 1999. Sivan previously worked with the Audio-Vestibular Association, Hines Veterans Hospital, and the DuPage-West Cook Regional Special Education Association.
Kathy received her Master of Arts degree in Audiology from Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Indiana University. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2018, Kathy worked at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital.
Kelly received her Doctorate in Audiology from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2020, Kelly gained experience providing a wide range of diagnostic and rehabilitative services to adults and children in medical settings, university ENT settings, and private practice settings in the greater Chicago and St. Louis areas. She is a licensed Audiologist in the state of Illinois.
Doctor of Audiology
Melanie received her Doctorate of Audiology from Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During her graduate studies and clinical training, Melanie gained pediatric and adult diagnostic and rehabilitative experiences through placements at Chicagoland area hospitals, ENT practices, and hearing aid manufacturers. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals in 2021, Melanie worked at a multidisciplinary medical group in the Western suburbs. Melanie is licensed to practice Audiology in the state of Illinois
Doctor of Audiology
Lauren received her Doctorate in Audiology as well as her Bachelor's Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Northern Illinois University. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2021, she gained experience in both private practice and hospital settings including Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Lauren previously served on the board for the Illinois Academy of Audiology. She is a licensed Audiologist in the state of Illinois.
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“Lauren Kelly is great thorough, outstanding with getting back to me when I ask questions. Very pleased with entire experience. ”
“Very professional very satisfied ”
“Great service, very knowledgeable and through.”
“As a health care professional who was reluctant to evaluation and intervention, I was extraordinarily surprised ! I worked with Sheri who was knowledgeable and supportive. The evaluation was easy. Purchasing and using the prescribed hearing aides was one of the best health care measures I have taken. While I expected using them would be difficult and painful, that was not the case. I utilize them on a daily basis which has made a significant positive difference in my life. I am grateful to Sheri for helping me realize my full hearing potential.”
“Very professional and great service. I’ve been going here fir many years wouldn’t go anywhere else . ”
At Hearing Professionals of Illinois (formerly Audiological Laboratory), we believe in a team approach to patient care. We stress patient education to ensure understanding and informed decision making. We have access to all major hearing instrument manufacturers in order to provide a wide range of options for each individual. Our staff is there to provide technical skills, but also to lend the emotional support necessary for our patients to achieve success.
We have six local offices for your convenience:
Golf Western Professional Building 8780 West Golf Road Suite 200 Niles, Illinois 60717
Old Orchard Professional Building 4905 Old Orchard Center Suite 630 Skokie, Illinois 60077
Hawthorn Health Center 1900 Hollister Drive Suite 220 Libertyville, Illinois 60048
Highland Park Hospital Professional Building 767 Park Avenue West Suite 220 Highland Park, Illinois, 60035
Glenbrook Hospital Medical Office Building 2150 Pfingsten Road Suite 2270 Glenview, Illinois 60026
Northwest Corportate Center 2500 West Higgins Road Suite 1150 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169
Hearing care services
- Hearing Evaluations for Adults and Children
- Hearing Aid Evaluations and Fittings
- Hearing Aid Service, Programming, Repair and Accessories
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Custom Earmolds and Micromolds
- Custom Earplugs for swimmers and musicians
- Custom Noise Protection
|Monday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Tuesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Wednesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Thursday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Saturday||8:30 am - 11:30 am|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify