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!
Dr. Kelly is a licensed, certified Audiologist who graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Communication Disorders, as well as her Doctorate of Audiology, from Auburn University. 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. Kelly is a native of Mobile, Alabama. Dr. Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys at home. She is an active member of Church of the Highlands and enjoys serving the people of her community.
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. Chick is a licensed, clinical audiologist who graduated with her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Communication Science & Disorders from Florida State University and her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from University of South Alabama. Dr. Chick completed her fourth year externship at an ENT practice in Macon, Georgia where she provided adult and pediatric hearing evaluations, hearing aid services, vestibular testing, and cochlear implant evaluation/programming. She then stayed with this practice following graduation as a full time audiologist. Dr. Chick enjoys seeing patients of all ages, but has a passion for pediatrics.
Dr. Chick joined Hearing Professionals of Alabama in 2021! Dr. Chick is originally from Tallahassee, Florida and is a big Florida State fan of all sports. She enjoys going to the beach, exercising, and attending live music events!
Laurie Allen is our friendly patient care coordinator who you will first meet here at Hearing Professionals of Alabama in Montgomery. She is a native to the River Region and is married with three children and lives on a small family farm in south Montgomery county. She enjoys spending her time with family, going to church, camping, lake life and attending sporting events for her kids (trust her, there's a lot of sporting events!).
Autumn was born and raised in the Opelika/Auburn area. She graduated from Ballard Christian School in 2015. Autumn has previously worked as an operations manger in retail. She enjoys spending time with family and going on road trips. Autumn is an active member of The City Church in Opelika and sings on their worship team. She is the friendly voice you will hear when you call to schedule your appointments, and is happy to assist our patients 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.Review Us