Desert Hearing Care - Sun Lakes

9670 E Riggs Rd Ste 105 Sun Lakes, AZ 85248

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(480) 751-1624

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Gene Erickson,
Board Certified-HIS, ACA-Audioprosthologist

Owner & Practice Director

Board Certified - Hearing Instrument Sciences, A.C.A. - Audioprosthologist

A Tradition of Helping People Hear Clearly

“Hearing Care is advancing faster than the speed of sound. Breakthroughs like digital and wireless technology are assuring people a richer, more pure sound quality than ever before. That’s why I never stop training. I know how much depends on your hearing. I want you to know your hearing can depend on me.”

Education: Graduate degree from University of Colorado; Undergraduate from Concordia College; Board Certified - Hearing Instrument Sciences; Audioprosthologist

A family tradition of hearing care: Second Generation Hearing Care Practice since 1968

Extensive postgraduate education: Annual continuing education and training in hearing care practices and revolutionary digital and wireless hearing instrument technology

A Heart You Can Trust

“People with hearing difficulties retreat into isolation, enduring sounds of silence instead of enjoying their grandchildren’s giggles. That’s why I regularly speak at seminars and senior communities. Some patients won’t reach out for the help they need. I make sure it reaches out to them.”

Lecturer: Seminars and area senior communities

Author: Consumer education series, The Arizona Republic; Patient blog, 

Member: International Hearing Society, Arizona Hearing Health Care Providers

“I’ll never cut you off in the middle of a sentence, talk to your spouse instead of you, or make an adjustment in the programming of your instrument without explaining it to you first.

What I will do is listen to you, learn from you, and involve you in the process. It’s the only way to know which technology is really right for you.

I’m proud of the credentials on this page. They reflect my commitment to keeping abreast of the latest breakthroughs in hearing care. I never forget that a professional’s personal qualifications; thoughtfulness, compassion, and dedication make the biggest difference in your world full of sound.”

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Jonathan Ramirez-Lira,
AuD

Doctor of Audiology

A Love Story 

When I discovered the field of Audiology in college I was immediately drawn to it after learning about how hearing aids work to improve a person's hearing. The more I learned about various hearing losses, the more motivated I was to go into Audiology, and a commitment to my patients to help them achieve a better quality of life. 

Education: Bachelor's of Science and Magna Cum Laude in Speech Pathology Univerity of Nevada, Reno; Doctorate in Audiology, Arizona State University.

Contributions: Humanitarian trips to Africa and Mexico, Providing audiological services to those in need. 

Personal Interest: Comic book and Sci-Fi nerd, lover of cooking Mexican food, and woodworking creating pieces for friends and family. 

Quality Care to Patients

I enjoy interacting with patients and their family to improve their quality of life. I find it rewarding when patients come back to have their follow-up appointments and tell me about how they were able to hear their spouse better, or how they were able to once again participate in a conversation with a group of friends. It's always nice to hear that I've made a difference in someone's life and help them hear loved one's again. 

Committed to Every Individual Patient

I believe patients are consumers in a large and growing healthcare market, and they deserve high-quality individualized customer care. I make sure I am up to date and trained to today's technically advanced hearing aids so that I can always provide the best services to each patient.  

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Read 252 verified patient reviews for Desert Hearing Care - Sun Lakes! Their average review score is 4.94 () from 252 reviews.

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“Great customer service. Verified the problem and ordered batteries. ”

Jim C. of Maricopa, AZ   
01/17/2023    Review submitted online

“I found Desert Hearing Care on a Google search looking for a place that repairs hearing aids. Since the Sun Lakes location was only 15 mins. from my house, I didn't bother calling, I just drove there. There was a sign on the door saying by appointment only, but I just walked in. I was greeted by Lilly. I told her I didn't have an appointment, but I wanted to know how I get my hearing aids fixed. She told me that they check the hearing aids free of charge. They do an extensive cleaning, check for wax build up and other usual causes for failed hearing aids, and if that doesn't fix the problem, they then have the audiologist trouble shoot the hearing aids more extensively and give an estimate to have them fixed. She had me fill out an appointment form and when I told her I had the non operational hearing aid with me , she asked me to fill in the area describing what was wrong with it and had me drop it in a basket she was holding. She took it in the back room, while I took a seat, and about 15 mins later returned with the hearing aid. She said it was clogged with wax, so they gave it a deep cleaning, replaced the wax guard, put on a new ear dome, put in a new battery and it is now working. I put it in my ear and it worked perfectly. I thanked her and left. I never expected to walk into a place I had never been to, without an appointment, and walk out 20 mins later with a good as new heaing aid for $0. They are amazing. Thanks again Lilly.”

Carl A. of Chandler, AZ   
01/10/2023    Review submitted online

“My right hearing device did not seem to be working. I called and was told to come to the office. The nice lady at the desk took both devices and when she came back, she said they needed a good cleaning. What a difference! Apparently I neglected to do this on a regular basis! I would benefit from being shown how to do this myself and also learn the frequency of this maintenance.”

Paul S. of Chandler, AZ   
01/06/2023    Review submitted online

“Very nice people. Very efficient, cleaned my hearing aids very quickly. It’s a pleasure going there.”

Jonathan R. of Chandler, AZ   
12/14/2022    Review submitted online

“First I did not have an appointment however I was looked after right away. My issue was one of my aids was not working. I left it with them with the understanding it would be checked out and I would be contacted by phone the next morning. I got the call as promised and the problem was resolved. Picked up the aid and all is good. Thanks.”

Max C. of Gilbert, AZ   
12/07/2022    Review submitted online

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Professional Patient Centered Results Start Here!

At Desert Hearing Care, our patients place their trust and confidence in us when it comes to matters such as their hearing health. That's why at Desert Hearing Care our main source of business is from word-of-mouth referrals. We offer everyday competitive pricing of services & hearing devices with offices conveniently located in Mesa & Sun Lakes. Give us a call today and arrange for your FREE, no charge/obligation, patient-centered hearing evaluation to find the best solution for you.

Desert Hearing Care has been changing lives for the better since 1968. We are an independent, locally owned and operated practice providing professional hearing care services. As an independent practice, Desert Hearing Care carries the Valley's largest selection of major-brand digital hearing instruments in all styles and price ranges to fit mild to profound hearing impairments. We fit patients with hearing instruments from Oticon, ReSound, Phonak, and Starkey, not just one or two brands of hearing devices like the franchise, warehouse or mall operators.

Professional Hearing Care with Experience…right in your neighborhood!

We have two locations. A link to our Mesa office is listed above. Click on it to learn more. 

Areas we serve:

  • Sun Lakes
  • Apache Junction
  • Gold Canyon
  • Tempe
  • Queen Creek
  • San Tan Valley
  • Chandler
  • Maricopa

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Hearing care services

  • Complete hearing evaluations/testing including audiometry (pure tone air & bone), speech audiometry, speech in noise testing and more
  • Hearing aid sales and fiitings/dispensing
  • Video otoscopic exams & cerumen ( wax) removal
  • Tinnitus (ringing in ears) evaluation and management
  • Tympanometry - middle ear evaluations & medical referrals
  • Verification of Optimum Hearing Correction
  • Real Ear Measurements
  • Personal Listening Experiences
  • Hearing Aid Adaptation Counseling
  • Exclusive DHC Satisfaction Assurance Program
  • Hearing aid repairs and cleanings all makes and models
  • Extended Service Plans
  • Re-programming and adjustments
  • Hearing aid accessory sales including batteries
  • Custom Ear Molds - noise, swim, pilot, musician etc.

All Major Brands, Styles and Technologies in All Price Ranges

  • Oticon 
  • Phonak
  • ReSound GN
  • Signia
  • Starkey
  • Widex
  • Jabra GN

Assistive Listening Devices

  • Telephones, FM systems, etc.

 

Amenities

Free wifi

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Financing available

Financing available

Telehealth services

Telehealth services

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

 Remote hearing aid programming

Remote hearing aid programming

Ear cleaning

Ear cleaning

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Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Tuesday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Wednesday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Thursday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Friday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
SaturdayClosed

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Desert Hearing Care - Mesa
1423 S Higley Rd Ste 119
Mesa, AZ 85206

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Dedicated To Helping You Hear

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Desert Hearing Care has been changing lives for the better since 1968. We are an independent, locally owned and operated practice providing professional hearing care services.

Amenities

Free wifi

Free WiFi

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Financing available

Financing available

Telehealth services

Telehealth services

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

 Remote hearing aid programming

Remote hearing aid programming

Ear cleaning

Ear cleaning

Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financial aid
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
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