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Dr. Ana Anzola, CCC-A, FAAA, ABA

Ana Anzola, Doctor of Audiology

For more than 25 years, Dr. Ana Anzola has been helping the communities of Northern Virginia and Maryland with their hearing health care.

As everyone's hearing issues, experiences and needs are different, the practice of audiology is a mix of art and science in an effort to find the best solution for each individual. What sets Dr. Anzola apart is the personal attention she gives to each patient to find the absolute best solution, and to make sure the technology is working for you. She truly believes that her job isn't finished until you are completely satisfied with your results.

Dr. Anzola received her Doctorate degree in Audiology (AuD) from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, and her Master’s Degree in Audiology and her Bachelor's Degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Towson University. She has been a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) since 1995, board-certified by the American Board of Audiology (ABA), and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Dr. Linda Himler, CCC-A, FAAA, ABA

Linda Himler, Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Linda Himler has practiced audiology and hearing aid dispensing since 1986. She has a broad background of experience and truly enjoys working with all age groups. Bringing people back into the conversations that are important in their lives, and in connection with friends and family is what gives her joy and meaning in her career. She enjoys working in her home community in Loudoun County and looks forward to improving the quality of life of her patients and their families through better hearing.

Dr. Himler is certified by the American Board of Audiology (ABA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and is Board Certified as a Fellow in Audiology through the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA). A graduate of Boston University in 1984, she received her Master’s degree in Audiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1986, ultimately receiving her Doctor of Audiology from Salus University in Philadelphia in 2009. Dr. Himler has had the fortune to work in a variety of work environments including hospital audiology, private practice, a non-profit allied health center and in ENT audiology for 20 years.

Dr. Wendy Thorne, CCC-A

Wendy Thorne, Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Thorne first became interested in audiology at a young age when her aunt suffered a sudden hearing loss overnight. After listening to her aunt talk about the experience and how her audiologist gave her back the gift of communication and hearing, Dr. Thorne knew it was what she wanted to do for others. She loves working with individuals of all ages from pediatrics to adults, and enjoys meeting new patients and working with them through the process of hearing treatment toward a life of best hearing. Dr. Thorne will do whatever she can to make each one of her patients happy with their hearing health care.

Dr. Thorne is a Virginia state licensed audiologist and is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) and her doctorate degree from West Virginia University. While at West Virginia University, Dr. Thorne wrote her thesis examining the effects of Multiple Sclerosis on hearing health.

Dr. Travis Stehouwer, CCC-A

Travis Stehouwer, Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Stehouwer enjoys working with patients to provide the best solutions for their hearing needs. He has experience with most manufacturers’ hearing aids and accessories, as well as other assistive listening devices, and is adept at matching the most suitable solution for each patient’s particular type and degree of hearing impairment, as well as their activities, lifestyle and budget.

Dr. Stehouwer always likes to ensure that his patients receive the best care and hearing outcomes by following best practices, making careful measurements and diagnoses, and being as thorough as possible with each and every patient.

Dr. Stehouwer received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI, and earned his Doctor of Audiology degree (Au.D.) from Western Michigan University. He completed his doctoral externship at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Clinic. Dr. Stehouwer is licensed to practice Audiology in Virginia and Maryland. He is certified by ASHA, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Dr. Jenna Valania, CCC-A

Dr. Jenna Loffredo

Dr. Jenna Valania (nee Loffredo) is a clinical audiologist who works with both adult and pediatric populations. She believes that hearing health is much more than a pair of hearing aids – hearing health fosters communication between family and friends, strengthens language development, and can have a significant effect on cognitive health.

As a Doctor of Audiology, Dr. Valania works with patients and their families to better understand the results of their audiologic evaluation and to create individualized treatment plans best suited to the patient’s unique needs.

Dr. Valania earned her Doctorate in Audiology from the University in Pittsburgh. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, with minors in Human Development, Family Studies, and Special Education, from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Valania is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is certified through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Dr. Ashly Wilcox, CCC-A

Dr. Ashly Wilcox, Hearing Doctors Audiology Clinic

Dr. Wilcox has a passion for helping others, which led her to become a Doctor of Audiology. “I love that my Audiology practice gives me opportunities for creative problem-solving and finding the best solutions for my patients’ hearing needs. It also allows me to get to know my patients on an individual level to truly understand what best fits their lifestyle.”

Dr. Wilcox earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and her Doctorate in Audiology from Central Michigan University. She was awarded the Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions Student Grant to fund her doctoral research. Dr. Wilcox also earned the J. Dean & Betty L. Eckersley Audiology Scholarship honoring clinical and academic excellence, and The Nicholas Redfield Award, recognizing outstanding clinical and academic excellence.

Jeanette Rogers,
Health and Wellness Director

Jeanette Rogers

Jeanette has worked in the health care field since 1998. As our Health and Wellness Director, she works with our health care partners to bring the best solutions for your hearing, and to ensure that patients get the coordinated care they need. She is committed to helping our Doctors of Audiology provide excellent service with a smile, every time. Whether helping you over the phone or in the office, she strives to make every interaction as helpful and pleasant as possible. From scheduling appointments to answering insurance questions, Jeanette is there for you every step of the way. "I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your hearing health care goals."

Nicole Griffin, MS, CCC-A
Health and Wellness Assistant


Nicole joined the Hearing Doctors team in 2013 as a Clinical Audiologist in our McLean office. Currently, as Hearing Doctors' Health and Wellness Assistant, she strives to educate our community partners about the effects of hearing loss. 

Nicole graduated from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1993. She then went on to complete her Master of Science degree in Audiology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1998. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).

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