AC Tinnitus Hyperacusis and Balance Center Inc.

1776 S. Queen St. York, PA 17403

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(717) 779-1604

Staff

Photo of James Shafer, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA from AC Tinnitus Hyperacusis and Balance Center Inc.

James Shafer,
AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Audiologist

Dr. Shafer received his Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University, Master of Science degree from Temple University and Doctor of Audiology degree from Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Shafer has advanced training in vestibular evaluation and tinnitus rehabilitation and recently completed a post-doctorate advanced study in tinnitus and hyperacusis from Salus University. Dr. Shafer serves as the Director of Audiology. He recently completed his six-year term as a member and the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Examiners in Speech, Language Pathology and Audiology.

Photo of Cynthia  Silverman, MA, FAAA from AC Tinnitus Hyperacusis and Balance Center Inc.

Cynthia Silverman,
MA, FAAA

Audiologist

Cynthia Silverman has been with AC Tinnitus, Hyperacusis and Balance Center of York since 2005. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University and her Master of Arts degree from Temple University. Cynthia offers comprehensive hearing evaluations and is trained in the latest technology so she can provide a complete selection of hearing aids from several leading manufacturers.

Photo of Kimberly  Stremmel, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA from AC Tinnitus Hyperacusis and Balance Center Inc.

Kimberly Stremmel,
AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Audiologist

Dr. Kimberly Stremmel serves as the clinical director of rehabilitation here at AC Tinnitus, Hyperacusis and Balance Center. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Towson University. Dr. Stremmel has extensive knowledge of pediatric to adult hearing aid fittings as well as hearing evaluation interpretation so she can make the best recommendation for each patients needs.

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Ann Shafer

COO (Chief Operating Officer)

Cliff Teale

CFO (Chief Financial Officer)

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Clinic details

AC Tinnitus, Hyperacusis and Balance Center, Inc. provides all aspects of hearing evaluations, hearing aids and a speciality emphasis on tinnitus and routine balance evaluations and related tinnitus therapies. Founded by Dr. James L. Shafer, is vested in providing the high-quality diagnostic and rehabilitation services on the east coast for patients of all ages who are experiencing symptoms of hearing loss, tinnitus or balance-related concerns.

Our office can be found on Queen Street between Greendale and Edgehill Roads. Enter on Greendale Road, 2 Car Guys is across the street. 

Hearing care services

Our Audiology Services

  • Evaluate hearing using behavioral and objective (non-behavioral) test procedures
  • Identify and treat sensorineural hearing loss
  • Identify and treat:
  • Tinnitus (ringing, buzzing in ears)
  • Hyperacusis ( a disorder in loudness perception. Patients suffering from hyperacusis may appear overly sensitive to a range of sounds, finding many noises unbearable and painfully loud.)
  • Misophonia (affected emotionally by common sounds — usually those made by others, and usually ones that other people don't pay attention to)
  • Soft Sound Sensitivity Syndrome, 4S
  • Refer patients to Otolaryngologists (ENTs) for medical or surgical management of hearing loss and ear disease
  • Determine need for hearing rehabilitation
  • Determine candidacy for hearing aids and digital wireless hearables
  • Select and fit hearing aids and hearables
  • Hearing aid sales
  • Hearing aid programming and adjustments
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Hearing aid repairs
  • Hearing aid services
  • Evaluate and treat vertigo and the balance system

Insurance Participation:

  • CAPITAL BLUE CROSS/KEYSTONE/KEYSTONE SENIOR BLUE
  • CENTRAL PA TEAMSTERS
  • HIGHMARK BLUE SHIELD (BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD)
  • MEDICARE
  • SOUTH CENTRAL PREFERRED / WELLSPAN POPULATION HEALTH SERVICES
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • GEISINGER
  • AETNA
  • GATEWAY – MEDICARE AND MEDICAID
  • TRICARE

 

Amenities

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Balance testing

Balance testing

Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 7 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday8:30 am - 12 pm
SaturdayClosed

Amenities

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair-accessible

Service pets welcome

Service pets welcome

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Balance testing

Balance testing

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only.