Hearing Associates of Northern Virginia

"Dedicated to excellence in hearing health care"
6862 Elm St Ste 120 McLean, VA 22101
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Gina Crovato


Dr. Gina Crovato is a licensed audiologist who earned her master’s degree in audiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a doctorate in audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and has been practicing audiology since 2001. Dr. Crovato is experienced working in a variety of clinical settings and specializes in digital hearing aids and assisting patients in choosing the best solution for their hearing loss. 

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Melissa Yunes


Dr. Melissa Yunes is a licensed audiologist who earned her master’s degree and a doctorate in audiology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr.Yunes specializes in hearing aid technology, fitting and verification of hearing aids.  Her understanding of hearing aid technology enables her to assist her patients in understanding hearing loss and how technology can help. 

Kelsey Trinka


Dr. Kelsey Trinka joined Hearing Associates of Northern Virginia in October of 2018. She earned her Doctorate of Audiology at Montclair State University in 2015, and her Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Boston University in 2011. She is currently a licensed audiologist in both Virginia and Washington, DC.

Prior to working at Hearing Associates, she worked at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, and completed her fellowship year at Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts. She specializes in diagnostic audiology, rehabilitation, hearing aid fitting, verification, and counseling. One of the things she enjoys most is building a great rapport with her patients.

Dr. Trinka is a New Jersey native who you will likely catch at a barre or cycling class in her free time!

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Read 14 verified patient reviews for Hearing Associates of Northern Virginia! Their average review score is 5 () from 14 reviews.

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“I went into the appointment with mixed expectations. I am a little young to be experiencing hearing problems but I was having challenges hearing in certain situations. I was very pleasantly surprised. I was thrilled with the mixture of professionalism, technology and personal care. During my evaluation process, using technology, they were able to pinpoint the exact situations where I was having challenges. It was very impressive. The team was able to deliver a customized hearing solution for me that day. I cannot express how impressed I was with the total experience. Wow, what a professional team! ”

of Arlington, VA   
08/15/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I went to see them on a Saturday in June 2020 to replace the wire and microphone on my Phonak HA. Although I'm not a patient in this practice, they replaced the parts in a matter or minute and charged a very reasonable price. I will definitely go back in a few months for a hearing test and possibly a new HA as mine is about five years old.”

of Bethesda, MD   
07/28/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I am delighted with my new hearing aids which were proscribed by Dr. Yunes. During the pandemic, I needed a couple of adjustments. I received immediate responses from the doctors in the practice when I called or emailed them. The two doctors I saw, Dr. Crovato and Dr. Yunes were terrific. They are enthusiastic, energetic and capable audiologists. I have the highest respect for the doctors in this practice and I am grateful for their help!”

of Oakton, VA   
05/24/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“For quite a while, I had been debating w myself over whether to have my hearing checked (because, ya know, old) and finally pulled the trigger in early 2020. I figured that as I approached 60 (#okboomer) and after countless concerts and countless hours playing music live (yes, still), it was a good idea to get some kind of baseline by an actual professional. (i.e., not just rely on the fact that I can't hear the rest of my mumbling family {grin}) Good news: my family actually WERE MUMBLING! Joking aside though, I got a great report and relative to my age, apparently I'm in pretty solid shape. So not only can I lord it over my family that I am NOT going deaf, but I have a sense of where I stand in the bigger picture, what to be on the lookout for, and what/when to do next. All of this was due to the fantastic experience I had at Hearing Assoc of NoVa with Dr. Kelsey Trinka. Kelsey explained everything fully, made me feel very confident in her presentation of what she would do during the tests and the same with her explanation of my results, and had a great bed-side, ummm, soundproof booth-side manner. If you have been thinking about getting a check-up, do yourself a favor and do it. So worth the time and investment. (Bonus: it was completely covered by my plan.) ”

of Potomac, MD   
02/15/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“As a long time client, I strongly recommend Hearing Associates of Northern Virginia. The audiologists are amazing! They are committed to finding the best hearing aid option (if needed) for you within your budget. They offer many different brands of hearing aids for whatever fits your lifestyle. If fitted, you will absolutely be blown away by how good are the latest hearing devices!”

of Annandale, VA   
12/12/2019    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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About this hearing center

Hearing Associates of Northern Virginia is a patient-focused practice. We work directly with all leading manufacturers of hearing devices, which allows us to customize a hearing solution that is right for you, without any limitations or restrictions. Hearing Associates is 100% family owned and operated, so we have the flexibility and freedom to help you find the device that’s optimal for you.

We understand that value is measured by our ability to meet your expectations for service, how well we translate our knowledge into your customized hearing solution, and the quality of your experience.  You will never be rushed through an appointment or pushed to make a purchase.  Our goal is to help you understand your choices, so that together we can select that option that is best for you and your loved ones.

Hearing care services

  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations
  • Personalized fittings
  • Extensive free follow up
  • All major hearing aid brands
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Musician's earplugs
  • Custom molds for iPods, cell phones, or other devices
  • Hearing aid repair
  • Saturday and evening hours available by appointment

Hours of operation

Monday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Friday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

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  • 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.