Fairfax Hearing Center

"Rediscover the joys of better hearing"
Open now! 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
8120 Gatehouse Rd First floor Falls Church, VA 22042
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A message from Fairfax Hearing Center about COVID-19:

We know the current situation is unsettling and hope that you are finding ways to practice self-care. We have been carefully monitoring the health and safety updates related to COVID-19, and while we have taken many precautions to date, the safety of our patients and staff is most important. We currently are open and seeing patients. Please call or email us for an appointment.

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Gena Marino

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Dr. Marino is the director of Audiology at the Fairfax Hearing Center. She moved to Northern VA in 2003 to work for the Fairfax Hearing Center. Dr. Marino completed her Doctorate in Audiology from Salus University in Elkins Park, PA. She earned a Master’s degree in Audiology from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in 2000. Dr. Marino is certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She is licensed by the state of Virginia to dispense Hearing Aids and is certified to recommend and fit all levels of amplification. Dr. Marino has a strong interest in treating the adult population with hearing loss. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling with her husband, cooking dinner for her family, and reading novels. What makes her even more interesting, is that she is fluent in Russian. 

This provider has NPI #1801017215 and is licensed in Virginia (#2201001221, #2101001475).
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Laura Carter

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Dr. Laura Carter is a licensed audiologist who earned her Doctorate in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado and joined our team of professionals in 2016. She holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and licensed in the state of Virginia. Dr. Carter performs diagnostic hearing services, vestibular evaluations, hearing aid technology and cochlear implants for people of all ages.

This provider has NPI #1174998884 and is licensed in Virginia (#2201001637, #2101002267).
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Sarah Greenwalt


Dr. Greenwalt joined Fairfax Hearing Center in July 2019. She earned her Doctor of Audiology Degree from the University of North Texas in May 2019. She attended Texas State University from 2011 to 2015 and completed her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders in 2015. Dr. Greenwalt is certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Texas. Before joining Fairfax Hearing Center, Dr. Greenwalt completed her externship year in Texas, where her clinical experience included diagnostic hearing and vestibular evaluations and hearing aids.

This provider is licensed in Virginia (#2101002487, #14334856).

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Read 156 verified patient reviews for Fairfax Hearing Center! Their average review score is 4.93 () from 156 reviews.

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“Highly appreciate timely, competent, and personable assistance very helpfully to meet my needs. Thank you. ”

of Mclean, VA   
09/24/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Very friendly and professional visit; followed required virus protocols for safety. Had a hearing test; good experience and followup discussion. ”

of Fairfax, VA   
09/09/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Excellent service provided on time and with a thorough examination to ensure proper fitting of my hearing aids. The staff is friendly and professional and goes the extra mile to give outstanding customer service.”

of Reston, VA   
09/06/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“This place is awesome and Gena Marino has been a joy to work with recently and since 2016. ”

of Vienna, VA   
09/03/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Laura was great! She listens and professionally resolved the issues. Appointment was right on time.”

of Falls Church, VA   
08/21/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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About this hearing center

Fairfax Hearing Center specializes in providing the latest and most technology advanced services and products to our patients. We provide a full range of medical and audiological services. Our patients benefit from a team-based approach to disorders of hearing. We at Fairfax Hearing Center will work with you to develop an individualized solution to your hearing problem using the latest technology wrapped in personal service. If you have problems with your hearing, make an appointment for a comprehensive hearing evaluation, your first step to a new world of sound.  

Hearing care services

  • Hearing testing and evaluations
  • Hearing aid sales
  • Same-day fitting of hearing aids (if applicable)
  • In-house repairs
  • Risk-Free Trial
  • Wireless assistive listening devices and accessories
  • Interactive display area
  • Audiologists work on-site with Ear Nose & Throat Physicians


Hours of operation

Monday9:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Tuesday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Wednesday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Thursday9:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Friday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
by appointment
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • 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.