Dr. Darcy Benson, audiologist & owner, brings a dedication to the field of hearing care that stretches far beyond her practice. She holds a Master's degree in Communication Disorders and a Doctorate degree in Audiology. She was the former Direct of Audiology at the California Ear Institute in Palo Alto, CA and conducted clinical research at ReSound Corp. in Redwood City, CA. Dr. Benson has been a consultant for a variety of companies carrying out research on new technology and fitting systems. As member of the board of directors of the California Academy of Audiology, she helped advocate for the needs of the hard of hearing. She has published in professional journals and audiology textbooks. Her passion is patient-centered care and improving the lives through better hearing.
Senior staff audiologist, Dr. Ramsay Poindexter, has had an interest in hearing for many years. Growing up with a deaf grandmother inspired her to help people with hearing loss to get the most out of life. Before joining the staff at California Hearing Center, she worked at the University of California in San Francisco where she provided hearing and vestibular diagnostics, tinnitus evaluation & rehabilitation, as well as fitting hearing devices to pediatric and adult populations. Dr. Poindexter also has specialty training in intra-operative monitoring with a variety of surgical specialties. She currently serves on the board of the American Academy of Audiology. For the past 10 years she has specialized as a dispensing and rehabilitative audiologist at the California Hearing Center.
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: Federal Employee Program, Advanced Hearing Providers, Prime Health, MCAS, Hearing Care Solutions, AARP-HearUSA, NEI, Harmony Hearing, UAW, VA Choice, Homelink and OCCM.
Lais Ama, international audiologist and hearing instrument specialist, brings to the practice 17 years of experience from her native country of Brazil. There she studied under a well-known otologist at the Pontifica Universidade Catholica and worked at the University of Sao Paolo with another world-reknowned otologist . She also completed an internship at the University of Bordeaux, France, and was involved with clinical audiology services, hearing aids and vestibular rehabilitation. After moving to the U.S. she worked for many years in Palo Alto at a large medical clinical providing hearing services to children and adults.
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About this clinic
At the California Hearing Center, we understand the vital part hearing plays in your life. We want to make sure you are hearing your best so you don’t miss a thing. Our experienced staff uses the latest technology available to provide a thorough hearing evaluation. Once we’ve determined your hearing profile, we will make the appropriate recommendations for making sure you are hearing at your best. We offer the latest in hearing technology and will help you choose the solution that best fits your lifestyle and budget. We consider it a privilege to help you improve your life through better hearing and individualized care.
We offer two locations for your convenience:
88 N. San Mateo Drive San Mateo, CA 94401
1008 Laurel Street San Carlos, CA 94070
- Hearing evaluation
- Hearing aids
- Fitting and programming
- Auditory brain training
- Service and repair
- Custom hearing protection
- Custom monitors & sleeves
- Ear wax removal
Call this clinic today!
|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 - 3:00 pm|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details