Fairfax Hearing Center

"Rediscover the joys of better hearing"
8120 Gatehouse Rd First floor Falls Church, VA 22042
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Please call us to verify our availability before coming to our office. The office is accepting limited patient appointments at this time, and taking every precaution to keep patients and staff safe. Phone calls will be answered and voicemail messages will be returned. If you are experiencing a hearing health related emergency, please call our office so that we may assist you.

Clinic staff


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. Her hobbies include traveling, cooking, and reading. Dr. Marino is fluent in Russian. 

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

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).

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 (#22010001744, #2101002487, #14334856).

Clinic reviews

Read 138 verified patient reviews for Fairfax Hearing Center! Their average review score is 4.92 () from 138 reviews.

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“I have depended on Fairfax Hearing for my hearing needs for more than ten years now. They have always been professional, reliable, competent, and courteous. Recently I up-graded to a better pair of hearing aids. I am delighted with the results. My life just got better. Thank you to everyone at Fairfax Hearing Center. If anyone needs help with their hearing you can reliably turn to these good people for the very best of service. I can only offer them my highest recommendation and deepest thanks.”

of Arlington, VA   
03/17/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Dr Marino has twice exceeded expectations in an effort to provide me with information and answer questions. She is competent at handling hearing needs and also compassionate in response to a person’s individual situation. She listens well and responds with empathy.”

of Alexandria, VA   
03/15/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I definitely felt cared for, but the only option presented or explained to me was the one I inquired about. Maybe there are other technologies that would help me? Maybe not.”

of Vienna, VA   
02/13/2020    Review submitted online
3 out of 5 1.

“I have been going to Fairfax Hearing for years. Dr. Marino is superb; patient, caring, eextremely knowledgeable and supremely skilled. If you are in need of first time hearing help, or unhappy with your current audiologist, go see her and change your life.”

of Oakton, VA   
02/10/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Dr. Greenwalt and the entire staff are delightful and a joy to work with. Communication is clear and all my questions were answered professionally. They are wonderful to work with. ”

of Springfield, VA   
02/03/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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Clinic details

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.