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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.

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

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!

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:

What’s the Difference Between and Free Hearing Test and a Diagnostic Hearing Evaluation?

Consumers often get mailings or see ads online promoting a free hearing test. Statements like, “Don’t pay for an expensive hearing test when you can get one for free,” or “We offer a no-cost hearing test,” sound too good to be true, and they are. In this blog, we’ll look at hearing tests and why it’s important to understand exactlyRead More “What’s the Difference Between and Free Hearing Test and a Diagnostic Hearing Evaluation?”

Types and Styles of Hearing Aids

With the addition of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids to the market, choices have become even more confusing for consumers. In this blog post, we’ll address the differences between prescription and over-the-counter hearing aids, and the types of hearing aids now available. Over-the-Counter or Prescription Hearing Aids? OTC hearing aids were recently approved by the FDA. Think of OTC hearing aidsRead More “Types and Styles of Hearing Aids”

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in 2019, 34,000 people over age 65 died as a result of falls, and another 3 million ended up in the emergency room. In fact, more than one out of four older adults fall each year, but less than half tell their doctor, and falling once doubles your chances of falling again.Read More “Reduce Your Risk of Falling”