Doctor of Audiology Catherine Drescher is a graduate of the University of Louisville. She has extensive experience in a variety of hearing health settings including small ENT practices, a speech and hearing clinic, and a large teaching hospital.
Catherine came to Montana in 2012 and assumed the role of Director of Hearing and Balance for Rocky Mountain ENT. Her specialties include the evaluation and treatment of tinnitus, cochlear implants and diagnostics.
Audiologist Glenn Hladek has been helping people hear better for over 35 years. He earned his Master of Science degree in Audiology from the University of Wisconsin. Glenn lived in Billings where he served as audiologist for the Indian Health Service for 23 years.
In 2000, he moved to Missoula and has served the patients of Rocky Mountain Hearing and Balance ever since. Glenn is an active member of the Montana Speech-Language and Hearing Association, the Montana Audiology Guild, and the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics.
Since 1978, audiologist Lee Frantz Oines has helped people hear well again. She has been a part of the Rocky Mountain Hearing and Balance team since 2008. She moved to Missoula in 1983. She is on the Montana Hearing Aid Licensure Board and is a member of the American Academy of Audiology.
Read 5 verified patient reviews for Rocky Mountain Hearing & Balance! Their average review score is 4.8 () from 5 reviews.
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“Lee Oines has a kind heart and impeccably diligent practice as an Audiologist. She makes you feel listened to and cared about you as a patient. After having her for years she is the kind of Audiologist you want to stick with forever because she goes out of her way to give individual care and attention to each of her patients. She goes above and beyond. She has even facilitated donations of FM systems between other patients for whom equipment did not work out and they returned items, by helping to pass on that equipment to other patients who needed it. She helps resolve any billing issues when brought to her attention. She is worth the referral and the effort to see her. The only struggle which sometimes can happen is the front desk receptionists are not always friendly and at times they can be rude. Billing depending on what type of insurance you have can be tricky and require multiple phone calls to the billing office, passing between multiple people in the Hearing Balance office and the Billing office staff who are not always sure who is responsible. So that kind of comes with the package. You have to be willing to work with Lee's team to get her services as an Audiologist professional, but overall she is worth it. You have to just let her know when stuff like that happens immediately so she can deal with it because it will happen on occasion and the sooner you deal with it the better, so the office manager can get notified to have the issues fixed. ”
“Lee has been my audiologist for 17 years and is always in tune to the -exact- cause, effect and correct hearing aid for your specific hearing loss. She is a doctor of audiology and is very good at what she does. ”
“I liked how she took the time, her availability to talk to me instead of rushing out... Just giving the time answering questions.”
“It was good. He went straight to the point and didn't mess around. ”
“He seemed to know what he was doing. Very professional and good with people. ”
About this hearing center
As Western Montanans, we are fortunate to be able to enjoy the beauty of the landscape that surrounds us - pristine mountain vistas, magnificent forests and peaceful river valleys. Here in Missoula, where five valleys converge, a group of dedicated physicians joined together to create an extraordinary medical facility.
As local members of this community, our entire staff is committed to making each patient's visit a positive experience. That's why we are one of the premier western ear, nose & throat clinics providing total care and treatment of all related conditions. Our staff is skilled in every aspect of care for everyone in the family, from children through seniors.
Our team of experienced, licensed audiologists are here to help you hear better.
Hearing care services
- Hearing screenings
- Complete hearing tests
- Hearing aid evaluations
- Hearing aids – A wide selection of top-quality digital hearing instruments from the best manufacturers
- Computerized hearing aid fittings to ensure proper amplification
- Hearing aid accessories
- Hearing aid service including cleaning, checks, maintenance and repairs
- Hearing aid batteries
- Custom earmolds for hearing aids and earplugs for swimming and hearing protection
|Monday||8:00 am - 5:30 pm|
|Tuesday||8:00 am - 5:30 pm|
|Wednesday||8:00 am - 5:30 pm|
|Thursday||8:00 am - 5:30 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 5:30 am|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express