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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 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. The training was focused on increasing the sustainability of healthcare services in a rural, non-profit setting.

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.

Kelly North

Audiology Assistant

Kelly is the Audiology Assistant at Southeast Kentucky Audiology. She joined the team in April of 2016. Prior to joining the staff, she worked for 5 years in a variety of departments in a local hospital. Kelly is exceptional at what she does because of her positive attitude and enthusiasm for excellence in customer service and patient care.

Angela Farmer

Finance & Insurance Coordinator

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.

Donna

Patient Care Coordinator

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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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