Hearing Professionals of Illinois - Niles

"For all of your hearing healthcare needs, we are "hear" for you"
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Call: (847) 268-3515
8780 W Golf Rd Ste 200 Niles, IL 60714
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Sheri Yamashita


Sheri attended the University of Illinois where she received her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and her M.A. in Audiology. She moved on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. After working at Christie Clinic, Mercy Hospital and Advocate Medical Group, she joined Audiological Laboratory in 2001. 


Julie Landgraf


Julie joined Audiological Laboratory in 2007 after working at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital. She received both her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and her M.A. in Audiology from the University of Illinois and went on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. 


Lindsey Portugal


Lindsey joined Audiological Laboratory in 2011 after working at Chicago Otolaryngology Associates at Mercy Hospital, Resurrection Medical Center and the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Lutheran General Hospital. She earned both her B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her Doctorate in Audiology from Illinois State University.


Susan Harris


Susan joined the Audiological Laboratory team in 2009. She completed a post-Master’s fellowship at the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center. Susan’s education began at Towson State University where she received her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. From there she went on to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her M.S. in Audiology. She completed her Doctorate of Audiology at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s School of Audiology and has been practicing in the field for over 20 years. 


Sivan Blonz


After earning her B.S. in Communicative Disorders from Northern Illinois University, receiving the Phillip Morris In-College Scholarship and joining the Golden Key National Honor society, Sivan went on to earn her M.S. in Audiology from Rush University. She has been with Audiological Laboratory since 1999. Sivan previously worked with the Audio-Vestibular Association, Hines Veterans Hospital, and the DuPage-West Cook Regional Special Education Association. 


Jean Carone


Jean has been practicing audiology for more than 30 years. She attended Northern Illinois University for both her B.A. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her M.A. in Audiology. She has worked for the Illinois Department of Public Health, was head of audiology at Oak Forest Hospital, owned her own private practice, and worked as a contractual audiologist. She joined Audiological Laboratory in 2011. 


Debbie Garber


Debbie received her B.S. in Psychology and Speech Pathology from the Newcomb College of Tulane University and her M.A. in Audiology from the University of Denver. After completing her clinical fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in 1984, Debbie worked with the Cook County Hospital, Northern Illinois University, Northside Audiology Group, Christ Hospital and Medical Center and joined Audiological Laboratory in 2009.


Mary Ann Jordan


Mary Ann earned both her B.S. in Communicative Disorders and her M.A. in Audiology from Northern Illinois University. She has worked in the field for over 25 years including positions at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, the Chicago Hearing Society, Westlake Community Hospital, and Beltone Hearing and Audiology Centers. Mary Anne joined Audiological Laboratory in 2008.


Merle Nathan


Merle earned both her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science, and her M.A. in Audiology from the University of Illinois. She has worked with Audiological Laboratory for over 15 years. 


Sue Sherman


Before joining the staff at Audiological Laboratory in 1986, Sue earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois graduating cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She went on to obtain her M.S. in Audiology from the Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University and received the Goldstein Award for Academic Achievement and Professional Promise. 

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“She was great. We enjoyed her very much, very knowledgeable. Yeah, we have no complaints about her.”

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About this clinic

At Hearing Professionals of Illinois (formerly Audiological Laboratory), we believe in a team approach to patient care. We stress patient education to ensure understanding and informed decision making.  We have access to all major hearing instrument manufacturers in order to provide a wide range of options for each individual.  Our staff is there to provide technical skills, but also to lend the emotional support necessary for our patients to achieve success.

We have five local offices for your convenience:

Golf Western Professional Building
8780 West Golf Road
Suite 200
Niles, Illinois 60717

Old Orchard Professional Building
4905 Old Orchard Center
Suite 630
Skokie, Illinois 60077

Hawthorn Health Center
1900 Hollister Drive
Suite 220
Libertyville, Illinois 60048

Highland Park Hospital Professional Building
767 Park Avenue West
Suite 220
Highland Park, Illinois, 60035

Glenbrook Hospital Medical Office Building
2150 Pfingsten Road
Suite 2270
Glenview, Illinois 60026


Clinic services

Our services and products include:

  • comprehensive hearing tests and evaluations
  • hearing aid evaluations
  • hearing aid sales, fittings and dispensing
  • hearing aid reprogramming
  • hearing aid repair and maintenance
  • assistive listening devices
  • custom earmolds, swim plugs, noise protection


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Hours of operation

Sunday Closed
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
By appt.
Saturday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
By appt.

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  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
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.