Melinda completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Hearing at the University of Oklahoma followed by her Master's Degree in Audiology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center then became the Audiologist at the South Dakota School for the Deaf in Sioux Falls. Melinda has also practiced at North Central Head and Neck, which later became Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat. In June of 2012 she and her colleagues, opened Audiology Specialty Clinic. She is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), is a licensed Audiologist in the state of South Dakota, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).
Kristen grew up in Sioux Falls and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Augustana College. She went on to earn her Master's Degree in Audiology from Idaho State University in and her Doctorate of Audiology from the Salus University of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and School of Audiology. Kristen joined the team at Ear, Nose and Throat, PC (which later became Midwest Ear, Nose, and Throat) in Sioux Falls in 1990. In June of 2012 she and her colleagues opened Audiology Specialty Clinic. She is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), is a licensed Audiologist in the state of South Dakota, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).
Lindsey was raised in Chamberlain, South Dakota and attended the University of South Dakota where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Disorders. In 2010, she earned her Doctorate of Audiology degree from USD. She then joined the team at Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat in 2009 during her clinical externship and joined their staff full-time the next year. She is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), is a licensed Audiologist in the state of South Dakota, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).
Read 10 verified patient reviews for Audiology Specialty Clinic! Their average review score is 5 () from 10 reviews.
“Dr. Koch and her associates exemplified sincere care for me as a patient to understand what causes hearing loss and possibilities to improve it. They did not try to sell the hearing aids first, but rather cared for the whole patient!”
“My experience at Audiology Specialty Clinic with Dr. Lindsay Koch was absolutely the BEST!! She is so compassionate and caring. I could not have asked for a more understanding person. She was a God Send for me! She is so kind and sweet. God bless her and the work that she does!!”
“From the start I have received excellent help from the clinic in general and from Dr. Lindsey Koch in particular. I think I have steered three other potential clients their way so far and always have done and will do without hesitation. This clinic - and again, Dr. Koch in particular - genuinely cares about my hearing issues, my satisfaction, me. They are just good, good people. ”
“I live in Pierre and am always able to get an appointment to fit my schedule. The Audiologist listens to my problem and make adjustments to the devices to improve my hearing. Great Service.”
“I was very pleased with Kris.”
About this clinic
Melinda Heegel, Dr. Kristen Kaufman, and Dr. Lindsey Koch have 55 years combined experience in hearing care. We are autonomous professionals who diagnose and treat disorders of the auditory system. We provide audiological rehabilitation services to children and adults across the entire age span. We select, fit, and dispense hearing aids and related devices, and pledge to make every decision in favor of the patient.
Audiology Specialty Clinic offers a full-range of hearing healthcare needs for the entire family including:
- Hearing evaluations
- Otoacoustic emissions testing
- Tinnitus management
- Hearing aid consultations
- Hearing aid sales, fittings, and services
- Real Ear verification
- Cochlear implant and bone-anchored device programming
- Custom ear molds
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|Monday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express