Dallas Ear Institute
7777 Forest Lane, Suite A-103, Dallas, TX 75230 | Phone: (972) 566-7600 | Fax: (972) 566-6560 | www.dallasear.com

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Meet Our Audiologists and Staff

Andrea Gerlach, Au.D.
Executive Director

Andrea Gerlach joined Dallas Ear Institute in 2012 and currently serves as the Executive Director of Dallas Ear Institute and The Hearing Center. Prior to joining our team, she worked with a major hearing aid manufacturer as an Audiology Trainer and Account Manager for practices in Texas and Oklahoma. Dr. Gerlach has also served as a Staff Audiologist at Professional Hearing Services in St. Joseph, MI and as a Clinical Audiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She earned a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Nebraska. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology and is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Texas Academy of Audiology. Her primary interests include hearing conservation and the treatment and rehabilitation of hearing loss through hearing aids and assistive listening devices. She strongly believes in working with each patient to address their individual communication needs and obstacles in order to provide the most appropriate hearing solution for their lifestyle. It is her goal to ensure every patient has a positive experience in our clinic and no longer has to worry about their hearing loss keeping them from participating in the activities they enjoy.  

Kristin King, Au.D.

Kristin King, Au.D.
Lead Hearing Center Audiologist

Kristin King received her Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2004. She began practicing at Dallas Ear Institute in 2007 as an intern and graduated with a Doctorate in Audiology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2008. Dr. King is accredited by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of Texas. She is currently focusing on hearing aid and cochlear implant services for our patients in The Hearing Center. Her interests outside of work are spending time with her husband and two children.

Leslie Lianos, M.S.

Leslie Lianos, M.S.
Cochlear Implant Audiologist

Leslie Lianos has been practicing audiology for more than 20 years. She received both her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. She is accredited by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of Texas.  Prior to joining the Dallas Ear Institute in 2001 she worked at UTSW in Dallas, TX where she specialized in the early identification of hearing loss with children of all ages.  She now specializes in cochlear implant counseling and programming for both children and adults.  She lives in Lake Highlands with her husband and daughter.

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Jennifer Wilk, Au.D.

Jennifer Wilk, Au.D.
Pediatric Audiologist

Jennifer Wilk is a dedicated pediatric audiologist at Dallas Ear Institute. She is accredited by the American Speech,Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) as well as the Texas Academy of Audiology.

Dr. Wilk completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee, where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Audiology and a minor in Early Childhood Education. Following a year long externship in the western suburbs of Chicago, she received her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Wilk's  passions lie in pediatric assessment, early intervention and aural habiliation. She believes in fostering a partnership with each family to ensure that every child attains his or her full potential. She looks forward to the privilege of helping families understand how their child hears, to providing access to sound through amplification and to advocating for the services each child needs to succeed.
Jori Weingarten

Jori Weingarten, Au.D.
Pediatric Audiologist

Jori Weingarten, earned her doctorate degree in audiology from Indiana University. Dr. Weingarten is one of the few audiologist in the country who hold a specialty certification in pediatric audiology (PASC) and has practiced exclusively with the birth to twenty-one population throughout her career. Prior to joining Dallas Ear Institute, she served as a pediatric audiologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX.  She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology. Special areas of expertise/interest include pediatric and educational audiology, family centered care, and cochlear implant technology. Her passion is collaborating with patients and families, educational teams and medical professionals to develop strong communication in the population she serves.

Reagan Daniel, Au.D.
Audiologist

Reagan Daniel is a Fort Worth, TX native and happy to be living close to Cowtown! She completed her undergraduate education at Baylor University in Waco, TX with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Spanish Language, finishing her minor work while studying in Madrid, Spain. She earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Texas at Dallas.  Part of her fourth year doctoral externship year was fulfilled while working in El Hospital El Vigia in Chitre, Panama.  Dr. Daniel has traveled to both Mozambique and Panama on multiple occasions to care for underserved populations by providing donated audiology services, equipment, and education. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.  She currently focuses on providing treatment services for our patients with hearing loss and tinnitus. 

Audrey Lewis, Au.D.
Audiologist

Audrey Lewis completed her undergraduate work at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas; receiving a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Dr. Lewis is licensed by the state of Texas, accredited by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), and a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). She began her career at Dallas Ear Institute as a fourth year doctoral extern and was asked to join this elite team of hearing professionals upon receiving her doctorate. Dr. Lewis currently specializes in diagnostic hearing and balance evaluations. Her passion for audiology stems from growing up in a family with multiple ear related disorders. It is her goal to treat each patient like family and assist them in any audiological difficulties so they may enjoy a full and vibrant life.

Evan Mattice, Au.D.
Audiologist

Evan Mattice earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from Purdue University and a Doctor of Audiology degree from The University of Texas at Dallas. He currently works in The Hearing Center and focuses on the treatment of hearing loss through hearing aids and assistive listening devices. 

No two cases are alike which is why Evan enjoys getting to know his patients to determine the best hearing solution for their needs. He lives in East Dallas and spends his time outside of The Hearing Center running and cycling at White Rock Lake. 

Molly Merten, Au.D.

Molly Merten, Au.D.
Audiologist

Molly Merten received her Bachelor of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Mississippi and her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She strives to treat every patient as if they are family and is dedicated to improving the patient's quality of life through hearing and balance testing as well as amplification and other treatment options. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors and traveling.

 

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7777 Forest Lane, Suite A-103, Dallas, TX 75230 | Phone: (972) 566-7600 | Fax: (972) 566-6560 | www.dallasear.com