Hearing Institute

"A truly unique experience in hearing healthcare"
(1 Review)
Call: (760) 610-0386
39000 Bob Hope Dr Bldg 301A Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Clinic staff


Wade Zarella


Dr. Wade Zarella is a licensed audiologist who joined Hearing Institute as the Director of Audiology in 1995. He earned his master’s degree in audiology from San Jose State University and his doctorate in audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Zarella holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. 


Lucian Ghioalda


Audiologist Lucian Ghioalda has been with the Hearing Institute since 2004. Dr. Ghioalda earned his Master of Arts degree in Audiology from San Diego State University, and his Master of Arts degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Redlands. He holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

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of Palm Desert, CA   
10/20/2015    Review verified by phone
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About this clinic

The Hearing Institute's reputation is built on professionalism, integrity, and expertise, not limited time offers or gimmicks. Our patients trust their hearing to us because we have experienced and knowledgeable Audiologists who offer products and services at competitive prices and, more importantly, provide unparalleled personal attention to the most personal need: your ability to hear.

Clinic services

The Hearing Institute of the Desert works closely with the noted doctors of Desert Ear Nose and Throat to assist patients with hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disorders.

We offer complete audiology services including:

  • hearing screenings
  • complete diagnostic audiologic evaluations
  • hearing aid consultation
  • hearing aid sales, dispensing, fitting and follow-up
  • hearing aid cleaning, checks, repair and services
  • assistive listening devices


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Hours of operation

Sunday Closed
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
By appt.
Saturday Closed

Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.