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Meet our Audiologists

Your Hearing Care Professionals

 
Our friendly, professional staff of audiologists and hearing care professionals are excited to serve you. Get to learn a bit about each of us, and then contact us to schedule an appointment. Start hearing your best today!


Elizabeth C. Roberts, Au.D.Elizabeth C Roberts, Audiologist

Director of Audiology Services

My Professional Philosophy
Every patient’s hearing loss and hearing needs are different. Patients also differ in their personal preferences regarding hearing aid technology. It is my job to teach you everything you need to know about your hearing loss and also whether you may receive benefit from hearing aids. Technology alone doesn’t help people hear better—it is how well I work with you and how well I apply that latest technology. I will answer all your questions and make sure you understand your hearing devices to maximize your listening situations. I’ll make sure your hearing aids are comfortable, work properly, and provide the most benefit. Encouragement, guidance, patience and proper instruction are essential components through the duration of your hearing aid learning process.

“I take care of my patients with the personal touch that I would expect if I were the patient.”

Biographical Sketch
Dr. Elizabeth C. Roberts is an expert in the evaluation and management of hearing disorders. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Deaf Education from the University of Alabama and a Master of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences (Audiology) from the University of South Alabama. Her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) was earned at the Arizona School of Health Sciences, an affiliate of A.T. Still School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Roberts held a position as Clinical Instructor at the University of South Alabama and was one of the chief diagnostic audiologists at the internationally known Shea Ear Clinic in Memphis, TN. Prior to moving to Alabama, Dr. Roberts has held the position of Senior Audiologist at ENT Associates in Clearwater, FL. This is the largest otolaryngology practice in West Central Florida. In addition to helping her patients with hearing loss through the use of hearing aid amplification, Dr. Roberts has a special knowledge of tinnitus through her work with Bay Pines VA Hospital. (Click for Full CV).

 

Richard A. Roberts, Ph.D.Richard A. Roberts, Ph.D.

Director of Vestibular Services

My Professional Philosophy
Every patient is an individual person who has placed their trust in my knowledge and 18 years of experience. I will work with each person using clinical practices which are supported by the most current scientific evidence available to produce the best possible outcome for that individual.

Biographical Sketch
Dr. Richard A. Roberts earned his Baccalaureate and Masters degrees in Speech and Hearing Sciences (Audiology) from the University of South Alabama. He also completed his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at the University of South Alabama in Communication Sciences and Disorders (Audiology). Dr. Roberts has held positions on the faculty of the University of Mississippi and the University of South Florida. He is a respected author and frequent invited lecturer at the national level on topics of dizziness and imbalance. For four years he served as the Director of Clinical Studies and then as the Director of Research and Professional Services for the world-renowned American Institute of Balance in Largo, FL. He is considered an expert in the assessment and management of positional vertigo and also has a keen interest in helping patients with tinnitus and hearing loss. (Click for full CV).

Liz Garner, Patient Care Coordinator

Liz Garner
Patient Care Coordinator

Liz joined Alabama Hearing and Balance Associates in May 2013. She immediately felt like a welcomed addition to the practice and has always greeted patients with a cheerful heart and comforting smile. She coordinates appointments and answers any questions our patrons might have about our services. Being part of the Alabama Hearing and Balance team and working with people in her very own community are rewarding and enjoyable experiences for Liz. Giving folks exceptional service is her highest priority because she feels they should expect nothing less.

Liz has lived on the Gulf Coast all of her life. When away from work, she enjoys spending time with her grandson, her Shih Tzu, and making simple meals at home.

Call 251-970-3277 to schedule your appointment today!

 
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