Gay Wucher, M.A. has over 30 years experience in the field of audiology and is a native Austinite. She loves hearing stories about old Austin, watching the Dallas Cowboys, and cheering for the University of Texas Longhorns.
Designing hearing solutions for discriminating listeners is a challenge that she appreciates. Whether it’s in-the-ear monitors for musicians, custom ear protection for loud venues, or hearing amplification for people who might need a little boost in understanding conversations, Gay cares deeply about each patient and their specific hearing needs.
She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing cards, dominos, or any other game that might come her way. She lives in Austin with her wife, Natalie, and their two dogs Cotton and Waffles.
Tina Hart, M.A. has practiced in the field of Audiology for over 15 years. She received her Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology. She has experience in both adult and pediatric settings. She joined the Austin office of Estes Audiology in 2019.
Bringing sound to people has been a life-long passion for Tina. As a former professional classical musician, Tina performed with numerous orchestras including the Mexico City Orchestra and the Orchestra of Santa Fe. Tina enjoys getting to know her patients so she can discover their unique needs and help them hear life again.
Tina is a huge fan of books, music and traveling with her family. She would like to think of herself as a gardener, but evidence may suggest otherwise.
Soriya Estes, AuD has extensive experience in the field of Audiology and owns several private practice offices in Central Texas. She received her Master’s Degree in Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin and her Doctorate of Audiology from Salus University. Dr. Estes has served as a guest faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin and also has served on several committees for the American Academy of Audiology. She has spoken at regional and national forums relaying Best Practices for Audiologists in hearing healthcare clinics.
In 2005, Dr. Estes started her first practice in New Braunfels, Texas with the philosophy of providing superior hearing healthcare services for all patients. The philosophy of service to others resonates throughout her character.
Dr. Estes is highly motivated to serve her local communities in Central Texas. Estes Audiology has served as the hearing service affiliate provider for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) since 2009. Dr. Estes has also been a provider of donated hearing aids, which have been fit during mission trips around the world.
Outside of Audiology, Soriya also serves on the Board of Trustees for 89.5 KMFA – classical public radio and the St. Austin’s Catholic School Board. She is also a Blue Coat for the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the Small Business Person of the Year in 2015 from the New Braunfels Chamber. She lives in Austin with her husband, Brian, and their two daughters.
- Salus University, Doctorate of Audiology, June 2009
- University of Texas, Master of Arts, Audiology, 1999
- Oklahoma State University, Bachelor of Science, Speech Pathology & Audiology, 1997
Kelli House, M.A. has extensive experience in the field of Audiology and joined as a partner of Estes Audiology in 2014. Mrs. House has experience in both pediatric and adult diagnostic testing, hearing loss counseling, and hearing aid fittings. Prior to joining Estes Audiology in May of 2008, she served as Director of Audiology and Lead Audiologist at Easter Seals of Central Texas, a non-profit facility. Through this work, she gained knowledge of grant writing, coordination of ancillary rehabilitation support and providing hearing services to low-income and elderly patients. Mrs. House also has extensive experience in adult aural rehabilitation and hearing aid services for our military veterans. She previously worked in the Audiology Departments at Brooke Army Medical Center and the Temple Veterans Administration, working directly with active duty soldiers and retired veterans.
Mrs. House is very involved in local and regional professional organizations, including the Austin Audiology Society, Scott Haug Foundation and the Texas Academy of Audiology. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Audiology and serves as an off-campus clinical supervisor for the University of Texas at Austin Audiology doctoral program.
Kelli and her husband, MAJ Tory House (US Army), enjoy scuba diving and spending time with their three active sons. Kelli is a past school board member and she is active in the parents club at St. Austin Catholic School.
- University of Texas at Austin, Master of Arts, Audiology, 1999
- University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1996
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“Soriya Estes was fantastic in helping me understand the nature of my hearing loss and deferred to Gay Wuchar when it came time to setup my new hearing aids since she felt Gay was the resident expert on that type. Gay Wuchar has been just as excellent in working with me. I would recommend this group to anyone!”
“Estes is very knowledgeable and helpful for my mom adn her hearing aids and I got tested which was interesting and helpful for evaluating my hearing as time moves forward.”
“Had a great experience at Estes! They helped me get fitted for some in-ear headphones and were excellent to work with! ”
“Gay provided me with excellent and attentive service, still in the process of getting the hearing device. ”
“Gay Wuchner has taken care of all of my hearing needs for sometime now. She is excellent in every respect. She is professional, personable and most importantly cares about whether or not she provide a great service and that her customers are satisfied. I could not recommend her highly enough. ”
About this hearing center
Gay Wucher, M.A., Tina Hart, M.A. Kelli House, M.A., & Soriya Estes, AuD, specialize in Adult Hearing Aids and Rehabilitation, Hearing Conservation and Custom Hearing Protection. Estes Audiology is a trusted provider of Austin hearing aids, and has also served as the affiliate provider for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) since 2009.
We have eight convenient locations to choose from:
- Austin, TX
- Round Rock, TX
- Marble Falls, TX
- Dripping Springs
- Boerne, TX
- New Braunfels, TX
- Sequin, TX
- San Antonio, TX
Hearing care services
- comprehensive hearing evaluations
- hearing aid dispensing and fitting
- hearing aid accessories
- hearing aid batteries
- hearing aid service, cleaning and retention
- hearing protection
- amplified telephones
- assistive listening devices
See our website for a complete list of all we have to offer to help you hear!
|Monday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Tuesday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Wednesday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Thursday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Friday||9:00 am - 2:00 pm |
Accepted forms of payment
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details