Associated Audiologists, Inc. is the Kansas City area's leader in audiologic care for hearing, tinnitus and balance disorders. Currently owned by Timothy C. Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, president, the practice was established more than 25 years ago by Dr. James A. Wise. Today, it has grown to include 14 university-trained audiologists and five convenient locations to serve you. Our audiologists have allied health staff privileges at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and Saint Luke's South Hospital. The Associated Audiologists team features professionals who use advanced diagnostic and verification technology to diagnose and treat hearing loss. The practice offers digital hearing aid products from the world's most respected manufacturers backed by unparalleled service. We provide a comprehensive equilibrium program for patients suffering with dizziness and/or imbalance disorders, using state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and treatment techniques to provide top quality care. Associated Audiologists also provides evaluation and management of tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Our audiologists are leaders in local, regional and national professional audiology associations. All members of the Associated Audiologists staff are Fellows of the American Academy of Audiology, are frequent presenters at educational conferences and support groups, and serve as ad hoc graduate faculty with the University of Kansas-Medical Center. Our state-of-the-art Shawnee Mission clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at: Antioch Hills Medical Building, 8800 W. 75th Street, Suite 101, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204, 913-403-0018. Audiologists at this location include: - James A. Wise, Ph.D., FAAA, President Emeritus - Susan E. Smittkamp, Au.D., Ph.D., FAAA, Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Specialist - Traci M. Ring, Au.D., FAAA, Senior Audiologist - Laura A. Flowers, Au.D., FAAA, Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Manager - Samuel N. Bittel, Au.D., FAAA, Vestibular Program Director - Tammy L. Gonzales, Au.D., FAAA, Dizziness and Balance Specialist Call 913-403-0018 to schedule an appointment or for more information. We are contracted with most insurance providers.