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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

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“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.

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Will you be traveling this summer by plane? Here are a few tips to ensure you can hear all the important travel instructions at the airport. These tips could help make your trip safer and more enjoyable. Planning a summer getaway? If so, you wouldn’t dream of leaving your sunglasses, sunscreen, swimsuit or passport behind. But if you have hearingRead More “Travel Tips for Those with Hearing Loss”

New Study Finds People Living in Rural Areas at Greater Risk of Hearing Loss

A new study has identified those who live in rural America at higher risk for hearing loss. Why? Probably because many in these areas work in industries that consistently expose them to loud noises, like agriculture, making prevention the best course of action. A study recently published in the journal Lancet Regional Health-Americas, is one of the first to estimateRead More “New Study Finds People Living in Rural Areas at Greater Risk of Hearing Loss”

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If you’re in the market for hearing aids, you’ve probably discovered that there are a number of options for you choose from, whether you’re looking at prescription hearing aids or over-the-counter devices. Because this can be a significant purchase related to your health and well-being, it’s important to have your hearing evaluated by a professional, and take their recommendations seriously.Read More “12 Key Questions to Ask When Shopping for Hearing Aids”