Hearing Professionals of Alabama is an Audiology Private Practice that was founded in 2014 by Dr. Beth Hoven and Dr. Allison Kelly. Through much prayer and a lot of hard work and diligence, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Hoven created a business plan for a private practice committed to comprehensive audiological services for adult and pediatric patients in East Alabama.
Dr. Hoven and Dr. Kelly are passionate about providing quality audiology services with a smile. Their primary concern is helping patients hear their very best through education and proper expectations. Hearing is such an important part of life, without which communication with loved ones becomes difficult. Hearing Professionals of Alabama hopes to help provide EVERYONE the opportunity to be, and hear, their best!Review Us
Dr. Kelly served as a Clinical Audiologist at an Ear, Nose and Throat practice upon graduation. In this practice, she provided pediatric and adult diagnostic hearing services, as well as hearing aid fittings and vestibular disorder testing. Dr. Kelly was afforded a position at Children's of Alabama HEAR Center where she worked as a Pediatric Audiologist. She gained an extensive pediatric experience at Children's and furthered her passion for working with children. Dr. Kelly is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Hoven is a licensed, certified audiologist who graduated with her Bachelors of Arts in Communicative Disorders from the University of Alabama and received her Doctorate of Audiology from Auburn University. She spent years as a clinical audiologist for an Alabama ear, nose and throat group, where she provided diagnostic and rehabilitative hearing and balance disorder services. She serves as an audiology adjunct lecturer at Auburn University for the Department of Communication Disorders.
Dr. Hoven is a native of Leroy, Alabama. Dr. Hoven and her family reside in Auburn, Alabama. She is an active member of Church of the Highlands, and enjoys volunteering with the Junior League of Lee County, and also serving as a board member for the Distinguished Young Women of Lee County scholarship program.
Dr. Ingram is nationally certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Auburn University in 2008 and received her Doctor of Audiology from the University of South Alabama in 2013. She completed her audiology fellowship at The H.E.A.R. Center at Children's of Alabama, where she was trained in diagnostic and rehabilitative hearing services. She has also served as Director of Pediatric Audiology at Columbia Hearing Center and as a pediatric audiologist at CENTA Medical Group. Joining Hearing Professionals of Alabama lets her extend the scope of her practice to the adult population and improve the quality of life for more patients.
Dr. Ingram is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. When not helping patients, she enjoys visiting her family in Birmingham, relaxing at the beach and taking walks with her chocolate lab, Sadie.
Abby is from Daphne Alabama where she attended Daphne High School. Abby attended Troy University where she was an active member of Alpha Gamma Delta, a Troy Baseball Diamond Doll and President of SEJC. She graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism and Minor in Marketing.
Abby has worked at television stations in Alabama and Georgia on-air and in sales and marketing departments. She has also worked as a Marketing Coordinator as well as Sales and Merchandise Coordinator. She has been with HPOAL since 2017 and is delighted to assist patients on the phone or in the office!
The team at Hearing Professionals of Alabama has undergone years of training in the hearing healthcare field, including doctoral-level education. Not only does that qualify us to assist patients with a wider range of medical needs, it also means that we have a deeper understanding of the entire hearing system. We can recognize if something goes beyond hearing loss and needs the care of a specialized medical professional, and we can help patients with hearing aids as well as cochlear implants and bone-anchored hearing aids.
We chose this field because we wanted to help people, and we have invested years of our lives into making sure we do it right. We are never going to pressure you into purchasing any hearing device. Our focus isn't to sell you something. We want to help you hear the very best you can.