Dr. Susan Harris joined the Hearing Professionals of Illinois team in 2009. Susan’s education began at Towson State University where she received her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. From there she went on to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her M.S. in Audiology. She completed a post-Master’s fellowship at the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center. She completed her Doctorate of Audiology at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s School of Audiology and has been practicing in the field for over 20 years.
Dr. Sheri Yamashita attended the University of Illinois where she received her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and her M.A. in Audiology. She moved on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. After working at Christie Clinic, Mercy Hospital and Advocate Medical Group, she joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2001.
Dr. Lindsey Portugal joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2011 after working at Chicago Otolaryngology Associates at Mercy Hospital, Resurrection Medical Center and the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Lutheran General Hospital. She earned both her B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her Doctorate in Audiology from Illinois State University.
Dr. Lauren Kelly received her Doctorate in Audiology from Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2019 and during her clinical training, Lauren gained experience working with patients at various hospitals in the area including Lake Forest Hospital, Lurie Children's Hospital, Jesse Brown VA and Northwestern Memorial.
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Melanie received her Doctorate of Audiology from Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During her graduate studies and clinical training, Melanie gained pediatric and adult diagnostic and rehabilitative experiences through placements at Chicagoland area hospitals, ENT practices, and hearing aid manufacturers. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals in 2021, Melanie worked at a multidisciplinary medical group in the Western suburbs. Melanie is licensed to practice Audiology in the state of Illinois.
Merle received both her Master of Arts degree in Audiology and her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has been a practicing Audiologist since 1987. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 1995, Merle worked at Consultants in Neurology, specializing in neurodiagnostics, vestibular testing and balance disorders.
Before joining the staff at Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 1986, Sue earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois graduating cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She went on to obtain her M.S. in Audiology from the Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University and received the Goldstein Award for Academic Achievement and Professional Promise.
Dr. Julie Landgraf joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2007 after working at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital. She received both her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and her M.A. in Audiology from the University of Illinois and went on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida.
Mary Ann received both her Master of Arts degree in Audiology and her Bachelor of Science degree in Communicative Disorders from Northern Illinois University. She has been practicing audiology since 1985 and worked at The University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, the Chicago Hearing Society, Westlake Community Hospital and for Beltone Hearing and Audiology Centers before joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2008.
Jean has been practicing audiology for more than 30 years. She attended Northern Illinois University for both her B.A. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her M.A. in Audiology. She has worked for the Illinois Department of Public Health, was head of audiology at Oak Forest Hospital, owned her own private practice, and worked as a contractual audiologist. She joined Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2011.
Andrea received both her Master of Arts degree in Audiology and her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has been a practicing Audiologist since 1983. Prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2013, Andrea worked at Consultants in Neurology, specializing in neurodiagnostics, vestibular testing, balance disorders and hearing instrument evaluations.
Dr. Brittany Nguyen received her Doctorate in Audiology from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During her graduate studies, she gained experience in a variety of settings across the country including an otolaryngology private practice in Charlotte, NC and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ. Following graduation, Brittany has worked in otolaryngology private practices in the Chicago suburbs. She was the sole audiologist at Suburban Otolaryngology in Berwyn for two years prior to joining Hearing Professionals of Illinois in 2014.
After earning her B.S. in Communicative Disorders from Northern Illinois University, receiving the Phillip Morris In-College Scholarship and joining the Golden Key National Honor society, Sivan went on to earn her M.S. in Audiology from Rush University. She has been with Hearing Professionals of Illinois since 1999. Sivan previously worked with the Audio-Vestibular Association, Hines Veterans Hospital, and the DuPage-West Cook Regional Special Education Association.
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“Susan Harris is the best! Highly professional in every way. She takes a holistic approach to evaluating and delivering the best solutions for her clients. She presents information in a thoughtful and easily understandable fashion offering her professional advice and counsel, both during an appointment and beyond, as it relates to relevant client issues and concerns.”
“You can’t do any better than Susan Harris for your audiological needs. Susan’s knowledge, experience, and compassion made my hearing aid selection and fitting an outstanding experience. I’m so happy with my new hearing aids. I’m amazed at how much I had been missing. ”
“I found Susan Harris quite exceptional explaining every detail from difference of hearing aids, their pro and con as allowing ample time to guide and teach you every aspect of wearing a hearing aid. I could not have been in better hands!”
“I love working with Susan Harris. She takes her time to explain what will happen each time we meet. I actually look forward to my visits knowing everything will be explained in detail. I don't feel any information 'overload' after my visit.”
“They are fast and respond in a timely manner to my needs. ”
At Hearing Professionals of Illinois (formerly Audiological Laboratory, Ltd.), we believe in a team approach to patient care. We stress patient education to ensure understanding and informed decision making. We have access to all major hearing instrument manufacturers in order to provide a wide range of options for each individual. Our staff is there to provide technical skills, but also to lend the emotional support necessary for our patients to achieve success.
We have six local offices for your convenience:
Golf Western Professional Building 8780 West Golf Road Suite 200 Niles, Illinois 60717
Old Orchard Professional Building 4905 Old Orchard Center Suite 630 Skokie, Illinois 60077
Hawthorn Health Center 1900 Hollister Drive Suite 220 Libertyville, Illinois 60048
Highland Park Hospital Professional Building 767 Park Avenue West Suite 220 Highland Park, Illinois, 60035
Glenbrook Hospital Medical Office Building 2150 Pfingsten Road Suite 2270 Glenview, Illinois 60026
Northwest Corporate Centre 2500 West Higgins Road Suite 1150 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169
Hearing care services
- Hearing Evaluations for Adults and Children
- Hearing Aid Evaluations and Fittings
- Hearing Aid Service, Programming, Repair and Accessories
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Custom Earmolds and Micromolds
- Custom Earplugs for swimmers and musicians
- Custom Noise Protection
|Monday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Tuesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Wednesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Thursday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify