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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… 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 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!

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 Link Between Hearing Loss and Osteoporosis

According to a study recently published in the Hearing Journal, a first-of-its-kind study has found that osteoporosis and low bone density may be important contributors to age-related hearing loss. A nationwide longitudinal study of nearly 144,000 women in the U.S., with up to 34 years of follow-up, determined that osteoporosis, or low bone density, was independently associated with up toRead More “The Link Between Hearing Loss and Osteoporosis”

Are Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss Connected?

The National Sleep Foundation estimates more than 18 million Americans have sleep apnea. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the condition causes you to stop and restart breathing many times while sleeping. This can prevent your body from getting enough oxygen. There are two types of sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea happens when your upper airway becomesRead More “Are Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss Connected?”

Medications Can Affect Your Hearing

We usually take medications like pain relievers and antibiotics to treat health problems, such as headache pain, arthritis, or in the case of antibiotics, an infection. And while it’s true that these medications may treat one health problem, in the process they might cause another, namely hearing loss, tinnitus or vestibular disorders. In fact, drugs that can impact hearing, whetherRead More “Medications Can Affect Your Hearing”