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Meet Our Expert Hearing Loss Specialists

Meet Our Professionals

The professionals at The Hearing Center at Dallas Ear Institute make up one of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment teams for ear and hearing disorders in the United States. Leading the way in customized treatment plans and comprehensive solutions to your hearing loss, The Hearing Center team is on the forefront in the care of hearing disorders.

Meet Our Providers

Dr. Robert Peters Dr. Yoav Hahn
Brian Robert Peters, M.D. Yoav Hahn, M.D. Brian Rodgers, M.D.
Krysten Whaling, PAC    
Krysten Whaling, PA-C    

Our Audiologists

Andrea Gerlach, Au.D.Andrea Gerlach, Au.D.

Executive Director

Andrea Gerlach joined Dallas Ear Institute in 2012 and currently the Director of Audiology and The Hearing Center.

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Kristin King, Au.D.Kristin King, Au.D.

Lead Hearing Center Audiologist

Kristin King received her Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2004.

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Leslie Lianos, M.S., CCC-ALeslie Lianos, M.S.

Cochlear Implant Audiologists

Leslie Lianos has been practicing audiology for more than 20 years. She received both her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas.

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Reagan Daniel Youngblood, Au.D., CCC-A

Audrey Lewis, Au.D.


Audrey Lewis completed her undergraduate work at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas; receiving a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.

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Jennifer Wilk, Au.D.Jennifer Wilk, Au.D.

Pediatric Audiologist

Jennifer Wilk is a dedicated pediatric audiologist at Dallas Ear Institute. She is accredited by the American Speech,Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) as well as the Texas Academy of Audiology.

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Jennifer Wilk, Au.D.Jori Weingarten, Au.D

Pediatric Audiologist

Jori Weingarten, earned her doctorate degree in audiology from Indiana University. Dr. Weingarten is one of the few audiologist in the country who hold a specialty certification in pediatric audiology (PASC) and has practiced exclusively with the birth to twenty-one population throughout her career.

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Reagan Daniel Youngblood, Au.D., CCC-AReagan Daniel, Au.D.


Reagan Daniel is a Fort Worth, TX native and happy to be living close to Cowtown! She completed her undergraduate education at Baylor University in Waco, TX with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Spanish Language, finishing her minor work while studying in Madrid, Spain.

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Evan Mattice Au.D., CCC-AEvan Mattice, Au.D.


Evan Mattice earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from Purdue University and a Doctor of Audiology degree from The University of Texas at Dallas. He currently works in The Hearing Center and focuses on the treatment of hearing loss through hearing aids and assistive listening devices. 

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Amy ZoggMolly Merten, Au.D. - Audiologist

Molly Merten received her Bachelor of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Mississippi and her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She strives to treat every patient as if they are family and is dedicated to improving the patient's quality of life through hearing and balance testing as well as amplification and other treatment options. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors and traveling.

Amy Zogg

Amy Zogg - Audiology Assistant

Amy was born and raised in Dallas, and has been with the Dallas Ear Institute since 2000. She started off working in the insurance department and then as an assistant for 2 of the physicians, where she discovered her passion for working with patients. In 2011 she completed the Certification Program for Otolaryngology Personnel (CPOP), and now serves as an Audiology Technician, administering hearing aid tests for the Audiologists and Physicians. Along with hearing tests, she works with patients to ensure their new hearing aids are working correctly, and fit comfortably.  Amy enjoys helping patients, and wants to make their experience here at The Hearing Center a pleasant one.


Meet Our Staff

Caitlin NeedhamCaitlin Needham - Assistant Director

Caitlin joined Dallas Ear Institute in 2011 and is currently the Assistant Director of the practice. She can answer any questions you have related to the services we offer. Caitlin resides in Allen, TX with her husband. She enjoys two-stepping and photography. 

Katherine RomeroKatherine Romero - Primary Scheduler

Kat joined the Hearing Center in 2014.  She is the friendly voice on the phone that you hear when she schedules your appointments, and the first face you see when you check in. She currently lives in Richardson, TX with her 10 year old daughter. 

Crystal Andrade

Crystal Andrade - Scheduler/Front Desk

Crystal Andrade joined the Dallas Ear Institute in 2012 and is currently serving as a receptionist in The Hearing Center.  She is with us part-time while attending college. She enjoys working with the patients and staff at Dallas Ear Institute. 


The Hearing Center at Dallas Ear Institute Difference

Fellowship-Trained, Board Certified Ear Physicians
Experienced, Licensed Audiologists
Complete, coordinated care for your hearing health
100% of Physicians and Audiologists completely dedicated to ear and hearing care
Innovative and state of the art hearing solutions

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