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Elizabeth Frans,


Elizabeth Frans graduated from University of South Dakota with her Doctorate of Audiology in 2021. She completed her undergraduate degree at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. Elizabeth completed her externship experience and began her audiology degree practicing in Salt Lake City, UT. There, she obtained experience in hearing evaluations and hearing aid fittings, cochlear implant fittings and mappings, auditory processing evaluations, aural rehabilitation, and vestibular diagnostics. 

Dr. Frans is originally from Omaha, NE. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and being active.

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Andrew Keiner,


Dr. Andrew Keiner received his Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) from the University of Iowa and his Bachelors in Science from Iowa State University. 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.  

Dr. Keiner specializes in the fitting of hearing aids and the treatment and management of tinnitus. He founded Merit Hearing in 2016 with the goal of providing more affordable hearing healthcare to his patients.


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Affordable hearing aids and hearing healthcare with prices shown online

Merit Hearing was founded with the goal of providing more affordable hearing healthcare and hearing aids. We believe in price transparency, so we list all hearing aid prices right on our website.  Our goal is to offer hearing aids at reduced costs so that they are more accessible to people that need them.

Hearing care services

Hearing evaluation

Hearing aid assessment

Hearing aid check

Hearing aid repair

Tinnitus management

Cerumen (earwax) removal

Comprehensive audiometric exam

Hearing aid fitting/orientation

Hearing aid supplies

Ototoxicity monitoring

(402) 769-3250

Hours of operation

SundayOpen by appointment
Monday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Thursday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Friday9 am - 5 pm
by appointment
SaturdayOpen by appointment
Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.

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  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
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