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Lee Cottrell, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA (Director of Audiology)

Lee obtained his undergraduate degree in Audiology from the University of Tennessee in 2007. He then received a Masters in Audiology from the University of Tennessee in 2009 and a Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Tennessee in 2011. He earned his Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2011. As a clinical audiologist Lee provides comprehensive audiologic services for adult and pediatric patients including diagnostic testing, amplification, and vestibular testing for balance disorders.

Karen Rutherford, M.S., CCC-A (Audiologist)

Karen obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from East Tennessee State University in 1978 and her Masters in Audiology from East Tennessee State University in 1980. She completed an Audiology Clinical Fellowship in 1981 in Long Beach, CA. She earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1999. Karen provides comprehensive diagnostic services to our adult and pediatric patients including testing, amplification with Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants, and vestibular testing for balance disorders.

Sarah Post, Au.D., CCC-A (Audiologist)

Sarah achieved her Bachelor of Audiology from the University of Tennessee in 2008 and her Doctorate of Audiology from Auburn University in 2013. She earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association in 2013. As a clinical audiologist, Sarah provides comprehensive diagnostic services to our adult and pediatric patients including testing, amplification with hearing aids, and vestibular testing for balance disorders. Sarah is also fluent in American Sign Language, as both of her parents are deaf, this is where her interest in Audiology began.

Andrea Post, Au.D., CCC-A (Audiologist)

Andrea received her doctorate in audiology from the University of Tennessee in May 2016.
Andrea has expertise in hearing tests, hearing aid evaluations, cochlear implants, and vestibular (balance) testing. Andrea is originally from St. Louis, Missouri.

JANE DOE, DPT (PHYSICAL THERAPIST)

Jane Doe is a Physical Therapist with Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification. Jane provides comprehensive balance therapies.

Alex Cavitt, M.S. (Audiology Intern)

Alex is completing her doctorate in audiology from the University of Tennessee. She is interested in adult and pediatric diagnostics, hearing aids, cochlear implants, and balance disorders. Alex is originally from Chattanooga, TN.