Wilks Hearing Center, Inc.

"Hearing care you can trust"
290 Central Ave Ste 116 Lawrence, NY 11559
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A message from Wilks Hearing Center, Inc. about COVID-19:

We are open for business! We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for patients and staff by following the CDC Guidelines that require everyone to wear a face mask. We schedule appointments that provide time to disinfect patient contact points after each appointment to ensure there is no patient crossover.

Clinic staff

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Mary Lou Carlson,
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Dr. Mary Lou Carlson has been a clinical and dispensing audiologist for over 30 years. She is the owner and director of Wilks Hearing Center inc. in Lawrence, New York.

Dr. Carlson received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.  She is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology.  She is a board certified through the American Board of Audiology.

Dr. Carlson is passionate about helping her patients hear their absolute best.  She is extremely well versed in a variety of testing techniques as well as all phases of digital hearing aid fittings.

This provider has NPI #1558343350 and is licensed in New York (#001026, #14000000485).
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Stuart Wilks,
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Dr. Wilks began operating Wilks Hearing Center in 1978.  The practice was founded by his father in 1952.  He received his Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. 

After a long successful career, he sold the practice to his longtime, well respected colleague, Dr. Mary Lou Carlson.  He now works on a part time basis to continue caring for his patients. 

This provider has NPI #1417939208 and is licensed in New York (#000037, #14000000473).
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Aviva Brody,
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Dr. Brody began at the Wilks Hearing Center in 1999. She received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Brody is licensed in New York State and her responsibilities include pediatric and adult evaluations..

This provider has NPI #1386626539 and is licensed in New York (#001777, #14000013765).

Jennifer Milano,
AuD, FAAA


Audiologist

Dr. Milano has extensive experience in audiological evaluations and hearing aid selection and programming.  She received her Doctorate degree from A.T. Still University, is a Fellow American Academy of Audiology, NY State Licensed Audiologist and NY State Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser.

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Peggy Sullivan


Office Manager/Administrator

Peggy has been with the Wilks Hearing Center since 1990. Peggy is who you will typically call when you need an appointment. She is responsible for determining patient health insurance benefits and coordinates billing activities.

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Barbara Goldenberg


Patient Care Coordinator

Barbara began working at Wilks Hearing Center in 2010. She coordinates our services with other care providers and she is responsible for patient management and follow-up. She assists in orienting patients to amplification and provides overall support for the professional audiology staff.

Clinic reviews

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Read 30 verified patient reviews for Wilks Hearing Center, Inc.! Their average review score is 4.9 () from 30 reviews.

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“Wilks is top notch. From the office staff to Dr. Jennifer and Dr. Mary Lou, there's no place else I would consider for audiological services! ”

of Rockaway Park, NY   
04/09/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Wills Hearing Center made everything easy. I was able to get an appointment right away, and Dr. Mary Lou was wonderful in her examination and explanation of my issues. And their Covid protocols were excellent! Thank you Wills!”

of Hewlett, NY   
03/13/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“It is ALWAYS a pleasure to visit Wilks. From the receptionist to Dr. Carlson it never changes. They are awesome people and always make me feel like I’m at my friends home. Best of all Dr. Carlson brought me the ability to hear properly after so many years of struggling, and embarrassment. ”

of Far Rockaway, NY   
03/10/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Dr. Carlson always offers comprehensive, compassionate, patient care. ”

of Lawrence, NY   
03/09/2021    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Everyone was friendly, patient and helpful and willing to go the extra mile to do it right. Highly recommended ”

of Far Rockaway, NY   
12/18/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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Clinic details

About this hearing center

The staff at Wilks Hearing Center prides themselves on giving each person who comes through our doors the care and service that they need and deserve.  Each person's needs are different - there is no cookie cutter approach here! Our audiologists are licensed by the state of New York, certified by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association and knowledgeable in the latest developments and technology in hearing aids and devices. Our advanced training and experience will help you make the choices the best suit your individual hearing goals.

Better hearing starts with us!

Hearing care services

Our services include:

  • Hearing evaluations
  • Immitance testing
  • Otoacoustic emissions testing
  • Tinnitus help
  • Hearing aid evaluations
  • Custom hearing aid fittings
  • Computerized hearing aid fittings
  • Real Ear measurements
  • Hearing aid accessories
  • Servicing of most hearing aid makes and models
  • Hearing aid batteries and wax guards
  • Custom hearing protection
  • Custom swim molds

Clinic amenities

Free coffee

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Pediatrics

Financing available

Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 2:00 pm
SaturdayClosed

Our Office

Wilks Hearing Center has been helping people improve their hearing for over 60 years.

Clinic amenities

Free coffee

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Pediatrics

Financing available

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.