The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc.

Open now by appointment! 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
1919A Southwood Dr Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 485-5517

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We are OPEN and following the CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid19. Call us with any concerns regarding our sanitizing policy.

Staff

Photo of Ram Nileshwar, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA from The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc.

Ram Nileshwar,
AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Audiologist

Dr. Ram Nileshwar earned his Doctor of Audiology degree (Au.D.) from Arizona School of Health Sciences of A.T. Still University, and has been a practicing audiologist in Lake Charles for over 30 years. He has been with The Hearing Center since its inception in 1987. Ram holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Ram specializes in hearing rehabilitation, including the fitting of both conventional and advanced digital hearing instruments. He has expertise in diagnostic audiology, including the evaluation and management of disorders of hearing and balance. Ram is the first audiologist in Louisiana to be certified by the renowned American Institute of Balance. Ram is also the first audiologist in Louisiana and among very first few audiologists in the United States to be Audigy Certified. He works closely with family practitioners, internists, ENT physicians and physical therapists, among many other specialties, as well as various other health care professionals across southwest Louisiana. Over the years Ram has helped literally thousands of individuals improve their quality of life through better hearing.

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Jordan Strong,
AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Audiologist

Jordan Strong completed her Doctor of Audiology from Louisiana Tech University in 2020. As her graduate research project, she examined the accuracy of app based hearing testing compared to traditional audiometric testing, an aspect of audiology she is very passionate about. Dr. Strong is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and a member of the Louisiana Academy of Audiology.

 

Photo of Elizabeth McCutchen, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA from The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc.

Elizabeth McCutchen,
AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Audiologist

Elizabeth McCutchen received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Arkansas and later, completed her Doctorate of Audiology at the University of Southern Mississippi, graduating in May of 2021. During her graduate school career, Dr. McCutchen developed a passion for patient rehabilitation and counseling. She completed her externship at the Center for Hearing in Fort Smith, Arkansas where she enjoyed working with patients of all ages. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. 

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Clinic details

We create patients for life by giving them a better quality of life through better hearing!

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc. was established in 1987. Specializing in addressing the needs of individuals with hearing and balance disorders, audiologists at The Hearing Center are highly and uniquely qualified to provide audiological services. Only the best in hearing device technology is offered to our clients in order to meet their hearing needs. The center is the first in Louisiana to be an affiliate of the renowned American Institute of Balance.

Our professionals possess the highest credentials and are among the country's most experienced hearing care professionals. Their expertise is measured by their commitment to patient satisfaction, continuing education, and the application of current technologies. These professionals understand that value is not measured by price alone. Rather, value is about how well they meet your expectations for service; how well they translate their knowledge into customized hearing solutions and the quality of the experience they offer to you. Our professionals have demonstrated their ability to map individual hearing requirements to complex product and technology choices in a simple, user-friendly, and efficient manner.

We offer another location at:
801 S Pine St
DeRidder, LA

 

Hearing care services

Our expert staff are professionals who provide services to those from newborn to over a hundred years old. These include basic hearing screening tests and sophisticated comprehensive diagnostic audiological evaluations. When appropriate, the latest digital hearing instruments may be utilized to help compensate for a hearing impairment. For individuals who work in high noise areas, we administer Hearing Conservation Programs in accordance to OSHA guidelines.

  • Hearing tests for adults, children and babies
  • Hearing aids
  • Hearing aid accessories
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Hearing aid repair and maintenance
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Balance testing and services
  • VNG Test - Video Electro-Nystagmography
  • ENG Test - Electro-Nystagmography
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) evaluation and treatment
  • Dispensing of digital hearing aids
  • Hearing aid checks and servicing
  • Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
  • Hearing screening for infants 

We offer 75 day No Financial Risk Hearing Aid trials, Extended Warranties, Loss and damage coverage, Free batteries and Free preventive maintenance on hearing devices. With many payment options available we help all our patients obtain the best value for their investment!

Amenities

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Curbside service

Curbside service

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Balance testing

Balance testing

(337) 485-5517

Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Thursday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Friday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
SaturdayClosed

Amenities

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Curbside service

Curbside service

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Balance testing

Balance testing

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Accepted forms of payment

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