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Melissa Siavelis, M.S., CCC-A

Melissa Siavelis, M.S., CCC-A

Clinical Audiologist
Cochlear Implant Specialist

Melissa Siavelis, M.S., has been a practicing audiologist since 1995. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University with honors and her Master of Science degree from Purdue University with high honors. Her clinical background includes rehabilitation for hearing loss, single-sided deafness, tinnitus and cochlear implant evaluation, and mapping. She has spoken at the American Academy of Audiology and has authored a series of reference guides covering a range of hearing instruments. As demonstrated over the course of her career, Melissa is passionate about helping her patients and their families proactively address hearing-related issues. Melissa enjoys doing yoga, pilates, reading for pleasure, walking her dog, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Dr. Jeanne Perkins, Au.D.

Dr. Jeanne Perkins, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Jeanne Perkins has been a practicing audiologist since 1982. She received her bachelor’s degree at Catholic University of America, Washington, DC; her master’s degree from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan; and her doctorate degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, a division of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Mesa, Arizona.

She is the former director of audiology at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Chicago Dizziness and Hearing, which is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Her broad scope of knowledge regarding diagnostic testing and available treatment options brings university care to the local level.

Dr. Perkins specializes in vestibular testing and tinnitus treatment and management. While at Chicago Dizziness and Hearing, she developed and implemented new strategies for tinnitus masking. These findings were presented at the National American Academy of Audiology Convention in Chicago of 2011. Dr. Perkins is passionate about educating her patients and the public about hearing, tinnitus, the benefit of hearing aids, and balance issues, especially among the elderly.

She is a fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Tinnitus Association, the Tinnitus Practitioners Association, and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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