Our Services

  • Comprehensive Audiograms
  • Industrial Exams
  • ​Hearing Screenings​
  • ​Pediatric Testing
  • Hearing Aids
  • Assistive Devices​
  • Swim Molds​
  • Custom Earmolds​​
  • Hearing Protection​
  • Wax removal

About Us

Professional Hearing Center offers many diagnostic and treatment services.  We are proud to serve the Kansas City metro area for all their audiology needs.

Our Providers

Kelly Spiller, AuD, CCC/A, FAAA​

Kelly Spiller AuDDr. Kelly Spiller has been an Audiologist for over 13 years.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and her Master’s Degree in Audiology from Central Missouri State University.

​Dr. Spiller is an ASHA-certified Doctor of Audiology and works in many different areas of the profession.  She was the founder of Professional Hearing Center in 2008 and merged the clinic into ENT Associates of Greater Kansas City in July of 2015 and became President of the new organization.  In February 2016 she founded a non-profit company – Lend An Ear Foundation. In addition to running the practice she works with ENT physicians and Physical Therapists involved in Vestibular and Balance Disorders.

Dr. Spiller will evaluate each patient and recommend appropriate treatment options such as hearing aids, medical referral or hearing protection​.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 3 beautiful daughters and has recently taken on the rewarding challenge of being a foster parent to children in need of a safe and loving home.

Kimberly J. Bramlett, AuD, CCC/A, FAAA​

Kimberly Bramlett AuDKimberly Bramlett joined ENT Associates of Greater Kansas City in 2003.  Kim’s Audiology and hearing aid experience includes hospital, ENT clinic and educational settings, serving patients of all ages.  She obtained her master’s degree in Audiology from the University of Kansas in 2003.  Kim has received her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology and is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser in Missouri and Kansas.  Kim is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Kansas City Society of Audiology. She received her Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) in 2008.

Sara Gabriel, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Sara Gabriel AuDSara joined ENT Associates of Greater Kansas City in 2013. Her audiology and hearing aid experience includes PRN audiology, VA, pediatric and ENT clinic. Sara received her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Kansas.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Sara believes that by helping patients understand their hearing loss and their hearing aid technology, she is empowering them to take control of their ability to communicate again. “One of the hardest parts of my job is watching people struggle because of their inability to communicate. Sometimes it’s not being able to communicate with friends and family members; sometimes patients are struggling to communicate with doctors or caregivers. I believe that by educating my patients and spending the time they need, I can help them focus less on their hearing aids and more on hearing what they want to hear again.”

Karen Rebecchi Harmon, MA, CCC-A

Karen Harmon MAKaren has been a Clinical Audiologist in the Kansas City area since 2004.  She was responsible for the Newborn Hearing Screen Program for 3 local hospitals for over 5 years. She has 4+ years experience fitting and dispensing hearing aids for local Otolaryngology and hearing aid practices. She is passionate about early intervention, hearing conservation and aural rehabilitative counseling.  She believes her clients are her patients, not just customers, and believes in a team approach to successful hearing aid fitting, programming and use.

Anna Ford, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Anna Ford AuDAnna Ford joined ENT Associates of Greater Kansas City in 2014. She received her Doctorate of Audiology from Louisiana Tech University. Her audiology and hearing aid experience includes working with pediatric and adult patients at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Anna is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is also a member of the Kansas City Society of Audiology. Anna believes that a person's quality of life is greatly affected by their ability to hear and communicate. As an audiologist, she is able to help bring sound back to a person who has been without for so long.

Danielle Henry, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Danielle Henry AuD

Dr. Danielle Henry joined Professional Hearing Center in November of 2015. She received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Communication Disorders, with a minor in Disability Studies in 2011 from Truman State University and a Doctorate of Audiology from Northwestern University in 2015. Dr. Henry completed her residency at Ear Care & Skull Base Surgery in Chesterfield, MO.

Dr. Henry is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Born and raised in the St. Louis area, Dr. Henry has enjoyed this new transition to the Kansas City area, but still cheers on the St. Louis Blues and Cardinals from afar!

Jessica Dwyer, MA, CCC-A

Jessica Dwyer MAJessica Dwyer, MA,CCC-A, has been a practicing audiologist since 2002. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Audiology from Wichita State University, home of the Shockers. She joined ENT of Greater Kansas City in July 2014. She is a fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association, the American Academy of Audiology, and the Kansas City Society of Audiology.

Jessica provides services at the Belton location.  She performs diagnostic hearing tests for children to older adults. She dispenses hearing aids and notes it the most rewarding part of her job. Jessica notes, “My goal is to educate patients about their hearing loss, make appropriate recommendations to improve their hearing, enable them to communicate better with their families, and work with them to achieve the best hearing possible.”

Jessica is married and has 3 children.  She enjoys attending their sporting and school events.  She is ruling elder at her church and has served on sessions for mission and education action teams.

Hannah Prather, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Hanna Prather AuDDr. Prather joined our practice in the summer of 2016. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Kansas State University and her Doctorate in Audiology from The University of Kansas Medical Center.  Her audiological experiences include working in VA hospitals, ENT clinics, and private practice offices that serve a wide variety of patients.  Hannah is passionate about educating individuals about their hearing loss and the solutions available to help improve hearing.  “Hearing loss doesn’t just affect the individual with the hearing loss. It affects family members, friends, co-workers, and other individuals. By teaching effective communication strategies to these individuals, their quality of life will vastly improve.”

Julie Bangert, AuD, CCC-A

Dr. Julie Bangert joined Professional Hearing Center in 2016. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders with minors in Psychology and Disability Studies from Truman State University in 2013 and a Doctorate of Audiology degree from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2017.

Her audiology and hearing aid experience includes private practice, ENT, cochlear implant, pediatric, and auditory processing services. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Dr. Bangert is very passionate about helping people communicate to the best of their abilities throughout their lifespan. Communication is such an essential part of our daily lives that is so easily taken for granted until that skill becomes compromised. Dr. Bangert finds great joy in helping people work to regain that critical skill.

Allison McMillan, AuD, CCC-A

Allison McMillan is a fourth year audiology student at the University of Kansas currently working on obtaining her Doctorate of Audiology. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Kansas State University in 2013.
Allison has done previous clinic placements with both the pediatric and adult population at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the Hospital of Veteran Affairs. She has a special interest in tinnitus and hyperacusis as well as the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss.

In her spare time she enjoys running, reading and cheering on the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs!

Kelsey Breedlove, AuD, CCC-A

Kelsey Breedlove AuDDr. Kelsey Breedlove joined our practice in the summer of 2017. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Kansas and continued as a Jayhawk to obtain her Doctorate in Audiology from The University of Kansas Medical Center. Rock Chalk! She spent two years at the Kansas City VA Medical Center as a trainee and resident and prior to that, had audiological experience in private practice and ENT clinics. Kelsey is passionate about educating her patients on the causes and proper management of hearing loss, whether that be with hearing aids, cochlear implants or other assistive devices.

She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Kelsey grew up in Shawnee, Kansas and in her spare time she enjoys crafting and restoring antiques.

Jen Schumacher, AuD

Jen Schumacher AuDDr. Schumacher’s biography to come.

Julie Otto – 4th year Audiology Doctoral Student

Julie Otto is an audiology doctoral student at the University of Kansas Medical Center.  She joined Professional Hearing Center in May 2017 to complete her audiology residency.  She has served patients of all ages in a variety of settings.  She has clinical experience in private practice, ENT, University, vestibular, and auditory processing clinics.  She has a special interest in tinnitus, hearing conservation, and the diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing loss. She loves working with new hearing aid technology and believes hearing and communicating with loved ones is an important contributor to quality of life.
 
Julie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with minors in Gerontology and American Ethnic Studies in May 2014 from Kansas State University.  Go Cats!  Julie was born and raised in the Kansas City area.  In her spare time, she loves cooking, traveling and spending time with her friends and family.