Audiologist, Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Specialist and Shawnee Mission Clinic Manager
Dr. Smittkamp earned both her Doctorate of Audiology and her Doctorate of Philosophy in audiology degrees from the University of Kansas. Her doctoral research focused on the effects of aging and cochlear damage on the auditory brainstem in a preclinical model. Before joining the practice, she was involved in preclinical neuroscience research at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Her research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Smittkamp has a special interest in assisting patients with hearing loss and tinnitus, and/or sound sensitivity. She has advanced training in hearing aid technology, as well as in the most current therapeutic technologies for tinnitus and/or sound sensitivity.
“Staff is very personable and Dr. Smittkamp listens well and is tailoring a solution specifically for me. Can’t ask for more!”
– Susan H.
“Associated Audiologists was a very friendly and professional experience. Dr. Smittkamp was extremely honest and caring in her evaluation of my hearing tests. Thank you to the entire team at Associated Audiologists!”
– Rusty H.
“The staff here is absolutely wonderful. I get treated like I’m their only customer every time I come in. Dr. Smithcamp is extraordinarily dedicated to her profession and is very understanding. Kacey handles my account and keeps me in line with my appointments. Very professional and very caring. I will NEVER go anywhere else!!”
– Adam P.
“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
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!
“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”
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”