Dr. Marlene Hennessey has practiced Audiology for 30 years. Her range of experience in the field of Audiology includes newborn screenings, dizziness / balance testing, pediatric and adult diagnostic evaluations, fitting and dispensing hearing aids and aural rehabilitation. She has focused most passionately on the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids, because it allows her to help others improve their quality of life through better hearing.
Dr. Hennessey spent the early years of her profession at the West Texas Rehabilitation Center in Abilene, Texas, where her primary focus was diagnostic testing, central auditory processing evaluations and fitting/dispensing of hearing aids. After moving to Victoria in 1991, she continued her Audiology career at the Hear Foundation of Texas, a non-profit speech and hearing clinic. She joined Victoria ENT Hearing Center in 1999 and has enjoyed working with the people in Victoria and the surrounding area.
Dr. Hennessey maintains membership with the Texas Academy of Audiology, and the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
Marlene has been married to her husband John since 1991. They have a son, Jonathan and a daughter, Rachel. Marlene enjoys gardening, reading, travelling, and boating activities.
- B.S. in Speech and Hearing, Texas Tech University - 1982
- M.S. in Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas - 1984
- Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.), A.T. Still University Heal - 2011
Dr. Danielle Tate was born and raised in Victoria, Texas, graduating from Victoria High School in 1993.
After completing her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders at Baylor University, Dr. Tate attended graduate school in Washington, DC at Gallaudet University obtaining her masters in Audiology in 1999. She completed her first two years of practice in Memphis, TN specializing in diagnostics including evaluation of dizziness, evaluation of hearing loss from infants to geriatric, and newborn hearing screens at area hospitals, with some fitting and dispensing of hearing aids as well. Dr. Tate then spent the next 5 ½ years in San Antonio where the bulk of the time she worked with various neuro-otologists performing both diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, including working with cochlear implants and limited inter-operative monitoring. Later she spent time working with a group of ENTs concentrating on fitting and dispensing of hearing aids. Upon returning to her hometown, Dr. Tate spent her time on the most important job in the world and spent almost 3 years being a stay at home mom and obtaining her doctorate in Audiology. She returned to practice in late 2010, joining Victoria ENT Hearing Center part time, where she remains.
Dr. Tate’s favorite aspect of audiology is diagnostics, which assists physicians in providing solutions for their patient's health concerns. She also enjoys the rehabilitative aspect of hearing aids and cochlear implants, improving her patients’ quality of life.
Dr. Tate lives with her husband and three precious children, Ethan, Charis and Brielle, whom she home schools. She is an avid reader, enjoys adventures, and stays active in her church.
- B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Baylor University - 1997
- M.S. in Audiology, Gallaudet University - 1999
- Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.), Salus University - 2009
Cindy began at Victoria Hearing Center in 1983 as a Patient Care Coordinator. Throughout the years she has learned many aspects of the hearing industry. This gave her the motivation in 2011 to obtain her License as a Hearing Aid Fitter and Dispenser. Through Cindy’s knowledge and attention to detail her goal is to not only provide patients with hearing instruments that improve their hearing but also their quality of life.
Cindy has 4 grown children. She enjoys reading and finding new projects to complete on Pinterest.
Janet Cash has been the Patient Coordinator for The Victoria Hearing Center since 2014. Janet has a combination of 19 years experience in a medical office setting and 8 years in patient care as a Dental Assistant. She loves both the medical field and customer service and strives to provide excellent customer care to our community.
In her free time, Janet enjoys family BBQ’s, time at the beach, and is an avid reader.
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About this hearing center
Victoria Hearing Center has been providing quality hearing care to Victoria and the surrounding communities for over 30 years. Our staff consists of 2 audiologists with doctorate degrees in audiology, 1 licensed hearing aid dispenser and a qualified support staff. We specialize in the evaluation of hearing loss and its treatments and are experts at helping you choose the best hearing aid to fit your individual needs. We are committed to providing you with the best possible hearing solution, thus allowing you to enjoy the benefits of optimal hearing.
Our Audiologists have a reputation for always having the latest technology available in today's market. We pride ourselves in providing excellent service to our patients by diagnosing your hearing problem with the accuracy that allows us to recommend the best solutions possible. If you want the best care for your hearing difficulties, then come to Victoria Hearing Center. We provide highly qualified care to all our patients. Our professional audiology staff is the best in the business and we care about your hearing health!
Hearing care services
We offer comprehensive hearing care and hearing aid services, including treatment for
- Hearing loss
- Ear infection
- Ear wax removal
- Tympanic membrane perforation
|Monday||8:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||8:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||8:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday||8:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 12:30 pm|
Accepted forms of payment
- Insurance accepted, please call for details