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Our Story

Your Journey to Better Hearing Begins Here

Southeast Kentucky Audiology has been helping people hear better for nearly two decades. Owned and operated by Dr. Liz Rogers, we pride ourselves on giving our patients the best experience in healthcare, through educating and supporting them on their path to better hearing. Our team works as a collective group to provide you with the most comprehensive experience in patient care.

We specialize in hearing diagnostics and treatment for infants, children and adults, cochlear implant services, ear wax removal, tinnitus therapy, balance evaluations, cognitive screenings, and more. Your journey to better hearing begins here.

Meet Our Team

Liz Rogers, Au.D., CCA/A

Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Rogers is a graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington, where she earned both her bachelor’s and doctoral degrees. Dr. Rogers completed her audiology externship at the prestigious House Research Institute in Los Angeles, CA, where she focused on pediatrics and cochlear implants. She moved to Lexington in 2012 with her husband and continued to work as a pediatric cochlear implant audiologist at a non-profit organization. In 2014, Dr. Rogers realized there was a need for cochlear implant services in Southeastern Kentucky. At this time, she was able to join the team at Southeast Kentucky Audiology and began providing cochlear implant services to children and adults in the area.

In 2017, an opportunity arose for Dr. Rogers to take on the role of owner of Southeast Kentucky Audiology. She was very excited to take on this role and to continue to offer the best hearing healthcare to the residents of Southeast Kentucky.

Kara Kratzer, Au.D., CCC/A

Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Kratzer joined Southeast Kentucky Audiology in May of 2016. Dr. Kratzer earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Eastern Kentucky University and her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Louisville. She has experience in balance evaluations, diagnostics, cochlear implant services, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and assistive listening devices, as well as counseling and aural rehabilitation.

Dr. Kratzer is passionate about providing quality, sustainable hearing healthcare in underserved populations. She completed her Doctoral research project at the Red Bird Mission in Beverly, Kentucky. Her research focused on designing and implementing an aural rehabilitation and audiological training program for the staff at Red Bird. She is also passionate about helping people evaluate, diagnose and treat their vertigo and balance concerns. Dr. Kratzer currently lives in Corbin with her husband and daughter. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, cooking, volunteering in her church and community and playing with her little girl. 

Tonya Muncy, BC-HIS

Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist

Tonya graduated from South Laurel High School and soon after attended a Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Discipleship Training School. Tonya studied at YWAM for 3 months and participated in short-term state side missions before moving to Guatemala and El Salvador for her cross-cultural studies and global awareness missions. It was at that time Tonya realized her interest was in the medical field.
Tonya worked in the medical field for 7 years in a variety of settings before joining Southeast Kentucky Audiology at its inception in 2003. In 2006, Tonya received her Kentucky Hearing Instrument Specialist License. Since then, Tonya has specialized in the fitting, dispensing, and programming of hearing instruments as well as assistive listening devices. Tonya works with the Southeast Kentucky Audiology team to determine the best technology and financially sound options for patients. Tonya recently obtained her National Board Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences. This certification recognizes Tonya in an elite group of professionals who have met the highest standard of competency in service to those with hearing loss.

Donna Slover

Patient Care Coordinator

Donna joined Southeast Kentucky Audiology in March 2020. Prior to joining our team she worked as an administrative assistant for over 25 years in various healthcare settings including physical therapy and assisted living facilities. She loves working with the public and having the opportunity to make a positive difference in their lives. She enjoys getting to know them, learning about their lives, and really loves to build relationships.

Donna is from Corbin and lives it home with her family and many fur babies! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her dogs, reading, attending church, and hiking.

Brianna Mills

Patient Care Coordinator

Brianna joined Southeast Kentucky Audiology in January 2022. Prior to joining our team, she worked in veterinary healthcare for over 4 years. She enjoys working with people, being able to help others, and make even the slightest difference in improving someone’s day. She loves making people smile and feel cared for. It is important for her to see the change our team can have on others!

Brianna grew up in Scalf, KY where she spent all of her childhood and most of her adult life until moving to Colorado for a short period, and then eventually returning to Kentucky. Brianna and her husband have a Border Collie (Socks), a Siamese cat (Sekhmet), a horse (Dixie), and several chickens. She enjoys long hikes, fishing with her husband, and spending time with family.

Ashley Farmer

Audiology Assistant

Ashley joined Southeast Kentucky Audiology in May 2021. Prior to joining our team she worked as a medical assistant in both primary care and OB-GYN settings. She enjoys working with patients and helping them achieve their hearing healthcare goals.

Ashley is originally from Williamsburg, KY. She currently lives in London with her family including three children, Levi (a Goldendoodle, and Sunny (a cat). In her spare time she enjoys being outside, especially camping!

Tiffany Tilley

Audiology Assistant

Tiffany joined Southeast Kentucky Audiology in December 2020. Prior to joining our team, she worked in veterinary healthcare as a vet tech for 15 years. It is of utmost importance to her for our patients to feel like family, and she strives every day for our patients to receive the best hearing healthcare experience.

Tiffany is originally from Winston-Salem, NC. Her family moved to the area in November 2017. She is married to her highschool sweetheart and they have five children, including a Durham (a Boston Terrier) and Wallace (a cat). In her spare time she enjoys cooking, especially baking!

Angela Farmer

Office Manager

Angela joined the Southeast Kentucky Audiology team in March 2015. Having over 20 years of experience in customer service, Angela strongly believes the patients come first. She is exceptionally skilled at helping patients understand and receive the most from their insurance benefits.

Sherri Stargel

Physician Liaison

Sherri has lived in Southeast Kentucky for 23 years. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s Degree in Aural Rehabilitation, and is fluent in American Sign Language. Sherri enjoys interacting with people. She advocates for patients by educating the public and medical professionals regarding hearing loss, balance disorders, and treatment so patients get the hearing health care they need.
Outside of the office, Sherri uses her sign language skills to interpret services at her church. She also enjoys to travel overseas with her husband and uses those same skills with international deaf groups. Sherri enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

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Corbin Office

1707 Cumberland Falls Hwy Ste U7,
Corbin, KY 40701

Somerset Office

445 S Hwy 27 Ste 100
Somerset, KY 42501

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Hours

  • Monday—Wednesday: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Thursday: 8:00AM-4:30PM

Our COVID-19 Office Procedures

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We are open for in person appointments

Face masks are required unless prevented by a medical condition

Once you enter the office you will be screened for a fever and potential symptoms.

All hearing aid cleanings and supply pick-ups will be provided via curbside service.

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