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Local Audiologists & Hearing Doctors In Kansas & Missouri

Associated Audiologists is the leader in audiologic care for hearing, tinnitus, and balance disorders in the Kansas City area.

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.

So whether you're experiencing hearing loss, have a ringing in your ears, need hearing aids, or anything in between, Associated Audiologists is the trusted choice for those seeking expert hearing healthcare services in the Kansas City area.

Mitch Holthus

“Dr. Steele used his science to pinpoint my exact hearing loss. He was so empathetic, so thorough. He treats each person as an individual. Your situation is different from mine, but he can help us both.”

Kansas City Chiefs Broadcaster and 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… Read More “Real Patient Reviews”

- 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… Read More “Real Patient Reviews”

- 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… Read More “Real Patient Reviews”

- PB

Real Patient Reviews

“Great COVID protocols. I felt safe and secure during my visit. Dr. Hopkins-Williams as always was thorough, professional and… Read More “Real Patient Reviews”

- Ken Sabatini

Real Patient Reviews

“Dr. York was extremely patient and took the time to listen. My grandpa is hearing so much better… Read More “Real Patient Reviews”

- Sarah Storm

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… Read More “Real Patient Reviews”

- Dale L.

Read the Latest From Associated Audiologists:

Government Requires Child-Resistant Packaging for Hearing Aid Batteries

Button-sized disposable batteries are generally safe, but they can be dangerous if swallowed, especially by children and pets. Now a new law, called Reese’s Law, has been enacted, requiring child-resistant packaging for these batteries. Generally, button-sized disposable hearing aid batteries are safe, but according to the National Capital Poison Control Center, every year in the United States, more than 3,500Read More “Government Requires Child-Resistant Packaging for Hearing Aid Batteries”

Can Regular Hearing Aid Use Reduce Risk of Death?

You know that hearing aids can help you hear better. But did you know a new study has found a lower risk of death in those with hearing loss who regularly wear their hearing aids? Read on to learn more about this new scientific study and the many benefits of hearing aids. Research continues to point to the many benefitsRead More “Can Regular Hearing Aid Use Reduce Risk of Death?”

Study Shows Hearing Aids May Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline in At-Risk Patients

Among an aging population, cognitive decline is probably one of the most dreaded diagnoses possible. After all, dementia not only impacts an individual’s ability to enjoy and participate in life, but it threatens one’s independence. Over the past few years, researchers have found more and more connections between hearing loss and cognitive decline, but the real question has been whetherRead More “Study Shows Hearing Aids May Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline in At-Risk Patients”