ChEARS Hearing Center

"Experts you can trust, a difference you can hear"
3590 Camino Del Rio North Suite 201 San Diego, CA 92108
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A message from ChEARS Hearing Center about COVID-19:

Considering the current situation, we are taking all necessary precautions. All patients will be seen by appointment ONLY. Please wear a facial covering mask to your appointment. We will be following the CDC recommended safety, sanitation and disinfection precautions for our patients and staff. Thanks for your understanding during these changing times! We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Robert Faillace


Dr. Robert A. Faillace earned his doctorate degree in Audiology and has been providing hearing services in the San Diego area for over 25 years. He is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association, a Fellow in the American Academy of Audiology and an adjunct professor at San Diego State University.

He is dedicated to the profession as evidenced by the care he takes with every patient as well as the many lectures and community services he provides for the hard of hearing in San Diego.



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Lucia Kearney


Dr. Lucia Kearney earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Joint Doctoral program in Audiology at San Diego State University and the University of California San Diego. She completed her clinical externship experience at Rady Children's Hospital San Diego where she specialized in pediatric diagnostic testing, hearing aid programming and management, implantable bone conduction devices, and cochlear implant mapping.

A native of Argentina, Dr. Kearney is fluent in Spanish and loves working with people of all ages and backgrounds.

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Nicholas Faillace


Dr. Nicholas Faillace holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and was awarded his Doctor of Audiology degree from the Joint Doctoral Program of Audiology at San Diego State University and the University of California San Diego.  His doctoral research was focused on comparing new stimuli for neurodiagnostic evaluation via Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing.

Dr. Faillace believes in a personal, patient-centered approach to hearing healthcare, considering the needs of the patient first and foremost, to build excellent rapport and ensure desired outcomes.

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About this hearing center

ChEARS Hearing Center has over 30 years of combined experience and education specializing in hearing care excellence. Our highly qualified Audiologists are extensively trained in all aspects of hearing loss and can help you make the best decisions with all of your hearing needs. We provide complete diagnostic hearing services and offer the most advanced hearing devices available.



Hearing care services

Ours services and products include:

  • hearing evaluations and testing
  • hearing aid selection and fitting
  • hearing aid repairs and accessories
  • assistive listening devices
  • custom earmolds and earplugs
  • custom swim molds
  • rehabilitation services
  • tinnitus evaluation and management
  • earwax removal
  • implantable bone conduction devices
  • cochlear implant mapping

Call us today to schedule an appointment to hearing better. 


Hours of operation

Monday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • 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.