Ron Leavitt, Au.D.
Upon completion of his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at one of the nation’s top-rated Audiology programs at University of Arizona, Ron Leavitt, Au.D., began publishing scientific articles and text books on hearing aids, ear mold acoustics, noise induced hearing loss, hearing science and assistive listening technology. He received his doctorate in Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences.
All audiology faculty members at Dr. Leavitt’s alma mater, the University of Arizona, had academic, research and clinical assignments. This trio of assignments was designed to assure all research was clinically relevant.
Dr. Leavitt has served as a consultant to the U.S. Forest Service, American Bar Association and Hearing Loss Association of America. He also served on the Grant Review Committee for the Tinnitus Research Program at Oregon Health Science University. He has presented at conferences and seminars internationally on hearing-loss related issues.
Dr. Leavitt spent 8 years as audiologist at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis and 10 years as Director of the Audiology Clinic and as senior instructor in Audiology and American Sign Language in the Department of Audiology and Speech Communication at Oregon State University before going into private practice.
Dr. Leavitt has maintained this commitment to clinical work and research. He insists that all hearing aids recommended in our clinic meet the rigorous standards of unbiased product testers. All hearing aid fitting and evaluation procedures must be free of manufacturer bias. We use the best, most advanced scientific methods and technology.
Director of Operations
Ashley is a huge part of our front office, by greeting patients and helping answer the phones. She oversees the clinic and all its small details, making sure everything runs smoothly in the office. She can help with any questions you might have regarding insurance or hearing aid services/orders.
Fun Fact: She ate turkey in Turkey
Lead Audiology Assistant/CMA
Holly is one of Dr. Leavitt’s Lead Audiology Assistants and a part of our billing team. She has been a Medical Assistant for four years, her future career goal is to become a Nurse Practitioner. She is native to California. Holly is a valuable resource to our patients who are looking for first-hand information about hearing aid technology and strategies for successful adaptation to hearing aid use.
Fun Fact: Her favorite movie is “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”.
Lead Audiology Assistant
Andrea is one of Dr. Leavitt’s Lead Audiology Assistants and a part of our billing team. She has an education in biology, her future career goal is to be a Physician’s Assistant. Andrea is native to Rhode Island. She has a very friendly way about her and is always willing to answer any questions you might have.
Fun Fact: She is an animal lover and has numerous pets of her own.
Anahi is one of Dr. Leavitt’s Audiology Assistants and is a part of our billing team. She has approximately three years of Medical Assisting experience. Anahi’s future goal is to be a Nurse. She is native to Oregon. Anahi is fluent in both English and Spanish and can assist patients with translating needs.
Fun Fact: She is a coffee lover.
Jayden is one of Dr. Leavitt’s Audiology Assistants. She is the newest addition to join our team. She is native to Oregon although she anticipates to eventually move out of state. Her future career goal is to be a Mid-Wife. She is motivated and enthusiastic about learning the functions of the medical field. She enjoys learning about psychology and growing her knowledge in her interests outside of work.
Fun Fact: She loves going to music festivals and concerts.
Delaney is our newest assistant, she transferred from the front office, making her diverse in all areas of the office. She is knowledgeable about the auditory system and is fast learner. Delaney’s future goal is to study nursing abroad in Australia.
Fun Fact: She is currently learning how to play the electric guitar.
Bryce works in our front office, he greets patients and makes them feel welcome as they walk in. He assists with hearing aid repairs and cleanings for our walk in patients. He helps verify insurance benefits, scheduling, and answering phones. Bryce is native to Roseburg, Oregon and has an associates degree in Computer Science.
Fun Fact: He played the flute in a marching band
Luke is a part of our front office staff. He helps schedule new referred patients, answer phones, and assists with walk-ins. He is happy and willing to answer any questions you might have. Luke is from Cottage Grove, Oregon. He is currently in the Air Force National Guard.
Fun Fact: He won a middle school talent show doing contortionism.
Veterans Medical Representative
Tanya is the Veteran Medical Representative for our clinic. She works closely with the VA and our veteran patients. Tanya is hard of hearing and is a valuable resource to our patients who are looking for first-hand information. Tanya is always happy to help with any questions you may have about your hearing aids, especially if you are a first time user.