Merit Hearing - West Des Moines

2910 Westown Pkwy Suite 110 West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 418-9816

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Andrew Keiner,


Dr. Keiner holds a Doctorate of Audiology degree from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University.  He completed his audiology externship at the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Keiner has worked as a research assistant at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in the area of tinnitus research.  He also worked in Piacenza, Italy, at a research hospital, studying the effects of cochlear implantation on tinnitus.  He specializes in the fitting of hearing aids and the treatment and management of tinnitus.

He has been published in many scientific journals and presented on tinnitus research nationally and internationally.

Dr. Keiner is originally from Treynor, Iowa and enjoys gardening, camping, and watching sports.

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Ashley Price,


Ashley graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelors of Science and her Doctorate of Audiology.  She completed her externship at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She had a focus on pediatric audiology and special populations.  During her graduate studies, she assisted with the development of teleaudiology infrastructure in South Dakota.

Ashley is originally from Creston, IA and is excited to be back closer to home.  On the weekends, she can be found with her husband, and with her cat Archibald.  She loves to travel, her dream destination is to go to Italy someday.

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Molly VanGorp,


Dr. Vangorp holds a Doctorate of Audiology degree and her Bachelors of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science with Psychology minor from the University of Iowa.  She completed her doctoral externship at the University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development.  Dr. Vangorp has held positions in a variety of settings and has 10 years of experience working with patients of all ages.  She specializes in the evaluation and fitting of amplification, including bluetooth accessories and FM hearing systems.

Dr. Vangorp is originally from Clive and enjoys travelling, fitness, and spending time with her Great Dane, Hank.

Courtney Thayer


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“Outstanding knowledge and individual service. They always make you feel welcome and appreciated. I would like to see a picture of Courtney Thayer on this website. And I heard that Ashley has gone on to a different location so it's no longer with them.”

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Iowa's Most Affordable Hearing Aid Provider

Merit Hearing was founded with the goal of providing quality, affordable hearing healthcare to people in Iowa through integrity, honesty, and education. We believe in complete price transparency, so patients know the exact price they will pay for their hearing aids upfront. For this reason, we share all hearing aid prices directly on our website. Our audiologists will provide comprehensive hearing evaluations and then provide unbiased recommendations on which, if any, hearing aid would be best for each patient. Merit Hearing has contracts with most major hearing aid manufacturers. This gives our patients countless options, colors, and styles of hearing aids to choose from. We take great pride in what we do, and we believe that you cannot find the quality and affordability that Merit Hearing provides anywhere else in Iowa.

Hearing care services

Hearing assessment

Hearing Aid Consultation

Hearing Aid Fitting/Orientation

Tinnitus Evaluation

Ear wax removal

Hearing Aid Repair

Hearing Aid Adjustment

Ear Impressions

(515) 418-9816

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SundayOpen by appointment
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TuesdayOpen by appointment
WednesdayOpen by appointment
ThursdayOpen by appointment
FridayOpen by appointment
SaturdayOpen by appointment
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

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