Dallas Ear Institute - Forest Lane

"Fellowship Trained, Board Certified Ear Physicians and Licensed Audiologists"
7777 Forest Ln Ste A107 Dallas, TX 75230
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Clinic staff


Dr. Brian Robert Peters


Dr. Peters has practiced pediatric and adult Otology/ Neurotology in Dallas for over 20 years. His background includes a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of North Texas followed by his M.D. degree, residency in Otolaryngology, and fellowship in Neurotology at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He is founder and president of The Dallas Hearing Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to giving the gift of hearing and speech to children and adults with hearing loss. In this capacity he has helped secure funding and performed cochlear implant surgery on patients from 12 different countries around the world. Visit our website for a complete bio of Dr. Peters prestigious career.


Dr. Yoav Hahn


Dr. Yoav Hahn is a Board-Certified Otologist/Neurotologist and Otolaryngologist. His practice focuses on ear disorders in adults and children, hearing loss and reconstruction, cochlear implants, acoustic neuroma, skull base lesions, dizziness, and facial nerve disorders. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Neurotology Society, the Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology, and the Dallas County Medical Society. He has also volunteered his surgical expertise in treating craniofacial abnormalities in Ecuador, through Operation of Hope.


Brian Rodgers


Brian Rodgers grew up in Northeast Texas. He attended college at Texas A&M University-Commerce and graduated summa cum laude with degrees in biology and chemistry. He moved to Houston and obtained his doctorate of medicine with honors from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Rodgers completed residency training in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. He then received specialty training in otology, neurotology, and lateral skull base surgery at the Michigan Ear Institute near Detroit.


Krysten Whaling


Krysten Whaling is a licensed Physicia Assistant providing otologic and neurotologic care to the patients at Dallas Ear Institute. She earned her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Harding University and worked in a family medicine practice prior to joining our team. Krysten helps our patients in post-operative care, reviewing audiometry and balance testing and evaluating ear and hearing concerns.



Dr. Andrea Gerlach

AuD, Director of Audiology

Dr. Andrea Gerlach is a licensed audiologist who joined our team in 2012 and is currently the Director of Audiology. She earned her Doctorate in audiology from Central Michigan University and is a member of both the American Academy of Audiology and the Texas Academy of Audiology. Dr. Gerlach gained experience working in a variety of clinical settings including the University of Maryland Medical Center. Her knowledge in the latest technology ensures her patients will receive the best options for their hearing loss needs.


Dr. Kristin King


Kristin King is a licensed audiologist who earned her Doctorate in audiology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and then joined our team in 2007. She holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Dr. King specializes in hearing aid technology and cochlear implants.


Leslie Lianos


Leslie Lianos is a licensed audiologist who earned her Master’s degree in audiology from the University of Texas in Dallas and joined our team of professionals in 2001. She holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Dr. Lianos specializes in cochlear implant technology and is the Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator here at Dallas Ear Institute.


Jori Weingarten


Jori Weingarten, earned her doctorate degree in audiology from Indiana University. Dr. Weingarten is one of the few audiologist in the country who hold a specialty certification in pediatric audiology (PASC) and has practiced exclusively with the birth to twenty-one population throughout her career. Prior to joining Dallas Ear Institute, she served as a pediatric audiologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX.  She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology. Special areas of expertise/interest include pediatric and educational audiology, family centered care, and cochlear implant technology. Her passion is collaborating with patients and families, educational teams and medical professionals to develop strong communication in the population she serves.


Dr. Reagan Daniel


Dr. Reagan Daniel earned her Doctorate in audiology from the University of Texas in Dallas and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Daniel has traveled to Mozambique and Panama to provide needed audiology services, equipment and education to the underprivileged population. She is knowledgeable in the latest technology in hearing aids and devices so she can provide the best solutions for her patient’s needs.


Dr. Audrey Lewis


Dr. Audrey Lewis is a licensed audiologist who earned a Doctorate in audiology from the University of North Texas in Denton. She holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Lewis specializes in diagnostic hearing and balance evaluations.


Evan Mattice


Evan Mattice earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from Purdue University and a Doctor of Audiology degree from The University of Texas at Dallas. He currently works in The Hearing Center and focuses on the treatment of hearing loss through hearing aids and assistive listening devices. 

No two cases are alike which is why Evan enjoys getting to know his patients to determine the best hearing solution for their needs. He lives in East Dallas and spends his time outside of The Hearing Center running and cycling at White Rock Lake. 


Molly Merten


Molly Merten received her Bachelor of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Mississippi and her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She strives to treat every patient as if they are family and is dedicated to improving the patient's quality of life through hearing and balance testing as well as amplification and other treatment options. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors and traveling.

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“Dr. Peters and his staff are thorough and experienced. Cochlear implant is a blessing and so are they! ”

of Fort Worth, TX   
11/01/2019    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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About this hearing center

Dallas Ear Institute’s Hearing Center is the local leader in hearing care. We offer complete diagnostic testing and treatment. Our state of the art office uses the latest technology. Patients of all ages can expect a caring and friendly environment. Our talented staff will work closely with you to find the best solution to your hearing loss.

Hearing care services

  • Hearing evaluations
  • Hearing aids
  • Fitting and programming
  • Custom hearing protection 

Hours of operation

Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
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