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Local Audiologists & Hearing Doctors In Kansas & Missouri

Associated Audiologists is the KC area’s leader in audiologic care for hearing, tinnitus, and balance disorders. Owned and operated by Tim Steele, Ph.D., President and CEO, the practice was established nearly 40 years ago. Today, Associated Audiologists has grown to include more doctoral-level audiologists than any other practice in the Kansas City metro, and eight convenient locations with hearing doctors ready to serve you.

Lucas Borgman

Hearing aids will allow Lucas to keep working and will help him maintain his connection with the world around him.

Hearing Aid Patient

Steve Crusinberry

A shooting accident triggered bothersome tinnitus for 59-year-old Steve Crusinberry. Associated Audiologists helped Steve learn to manage his tinnitus using ear-level sound generators, daily meditation, journaling and concentration exercises. Now he’s “Steve 2.0” and living his best life!

Tinnitus Patient

Real Patient Reviews

“The practice is adhering to all COVID protocols which I appreciate. The staff are all very nice to work with.”

- Loretta Nemechek

Real Patient Reviews

“My Dr. referred me to Dr. Smittkamp. She fitted me with hearing aids with the tinnitus technology. It’s still new, but it’s been life altering! It’s working. I’m telling everyone, STOP suffering!”

- RM

Real Patient Reviews

“We appreciate Dr. Nissen and our many years as his client. We often say that we are very happy to have been referred to him. We always receive excellent care, and we appreciate Cindy too.”

- PB

Real Patient Reviews

“Great COVID protocols. I felt safe and secure during my visit. Dr. Hopkins-Williams as always was thorough, professional and personable.”

- Ken Sabatini

Real Patient Reviews

“Dr. Moderson was knowledgeable and friendly. My visit exceeded my expectations. I would recommend them to anyone seeking hearing help.”

- Jim Hassell

Real Patient Reviews

“Dr. York was extremely patient and took the time to listen. My grandpa is hearing so much better now.”

- Sarah Storm

Robbi Grogan

“For anyone struggling with hearing loss, I would definitely recommend you get a second opinion. I have always been treated with respect, compassion and thoroughness at Associated Audiologists. I feel blessed that my hearing is so much better in great part thanks to Associated Audiologists, and I am enjoying my life even more!”

Associated Audiologists Helps Diagnose Hearing Loss for Robbi Grogan

Natalie Krebs

“I have seen audiologists in Belgium, California and Boston, but I never felt they measured up to the care I received from Associated Audiologists. They are extremely knowledgeable and I trust them. They’re not just a business. They care. They have my best interests at heart.”

A Family Affair!

Len Dawson

“These new hearing aids are terrific. I don’t even feel them in my ears and they’re practically invisible. If you want to see someone who is really going to take care of you and follow through, go see Associated Audiologists.”

Hall of Fame Quarterback, Former KMBC Channel 9 Sports Director, and Hearing Aid Patient

Randi Cole

“Don’t be embarrassed, don’t be shy, and don’t wait. Don’t wait!”

2019 Mrs. Kansas United States

Real Patient Reviews

“I was greeted very warmly. The process was smooth. The audiologist was honest with me and I respected that. Great experience!”

- Dale L.

Read the Latest From Associated Audiologists:

The Latest on Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), a law established as part of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 directed the FDA to create a new category of hearing aids for adults with perceived mild-to-moderate hearing loss called over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. As part of this process, in October 2021, the FDA formally proposed aRead More “The Latest on Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids”

Ask About Real-Ear Measurement to be Sure Your Hearing Aids Fit “Just Right”

Remember the children’s story about Goldilocks and the Three Bears? Goldilocks tried out everything in the bears’ home, from their porridge to their beds, until she found what she considered “just right.” Fortunately, Goldilocks didn’t wear hearing aids, but if she did, she’d want to see an audiologist who performs real-ear measurement and speech mapping. It’s the only way toRead More “Ask About Real-Ear Measurement to be Sure Your Hearing Aids Fit “Just Right””

Who Treats Dizziness and Balance Disorders?

Being dizzy or off balance can make it difficult to do everything from bending over to pick something up to getting out of bed in the middle of the night. The result can be dangerous and debilitating for millions of Americans, sometimes resulting in falls and injuries. Unfortunately, getting an accurate diagnosis regarding what’s causing the dizziness can be veryRead More “Who Treats Dizziness and Balance Disorders?”