You, the patient are our mission! We are here to provide you with the most accurate assessment of your hearing and to help you make the right choice about all the different types of hearing aids on the market.
Our practitioners have dedicated themselves to enhancing your life through a comprehensive approach to hearing loss. We provide the most advanced medical, surgical and amplification options to find the solution to your unique hearing needs. We proudly treat adults and children. Isn’t it time for you to hear what you’re missing?
Our team of all Doctors of Audiology are experts when it comes to hearing loss and hearing aids. We only work with reputable manufacturers with the proper research that can back up their claims.
Causes of hearing loss are varied. We combine the expertise of audiology and medical doctors to ensure the solution to your unique hearing loss is found. This approach ensures a comprehensive assessment of your needs. Together, we seek to enhance your life keeping in mind your goals, budget and lifestyle.
We strive for best practice standards, and want each patient to be fully satisfied. We look at hearing loss from a clinical standpoint, and if hearing aids are part of the plan we focus on what would work best for each patient. We believe having good hearing aids is only part of the solution, the most important part is a great audiologist who listens to you and knows how to best adjust your sound. We highly encourage you to meet our staff and see the difference!
DIRECTOR OF AUDIOLOGY
Aaron Received his Doctoral Degree in Audiology from the A.T. Still University: School of Health Sciences in Mesa, Arizona. He has been practicing Audiology since 2005. Prior to that, he completed his Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Speech and Hearing Sciences from The Ohio State University. Aaron is currently the Director of the Audiology Department for Ear Nose & Throat Specialists of Florida.
Growing up in Ohio, Aaron spent a lot of time with his grandmother who had developed hearing problems. Aaron noticed that even with her hearing aids on she still struggled to hear his voice as well as the voices of other family members. When Aaron was at Ohio State he discovered Audiology and helped his grandmother obtain a proper evaluation from an audiologist, and helped her get the right set of hearing aids that assisted her to communicate more successfully.
Ever since then, Aaron made it his mission to help his patients obtain the most appropriate hearing devices and to make sure they are set the best they can be to help make his patients’ understand speech more optimally.
In his spare time, Aaron enjoys spending time outdoors, building furniture, and panting pictures of Florida’s beautiful scenery. Aaron is also a fan of college football and looks forward to watching all the big games.
Dr. Cardona completed her undergraduate career at the University of Maryland – College Park in Hearing and Speech Sciences. She developed a fondness for audiology after long discussions with her cousin who experienced hearing loss during his time in the Marine Corps. After completing an internship at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, her passion for helping those with hearing loss was solidified.
Dr. Cardona went on to complete her doctoral program at East Tennessee State University where she spent three years at the Mountain Home Veterans' Affairs Hospital. At the VA, Dr. Cardona spent time doing research on tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, and their co-occurrence with other health conditions. She presented her research at the national American Speech-Language Hearing Association conference in November 2016, where she received a scholarship for student research.
For her externship year prior to graduation, Dr. Cardona was granted the single spot at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Dr. Cardona spent extensive time working with patients from all over the country with complex audiologic disorders. She completed research involving listening effort with the use of hearing aids, which was presented at the American Academy of Audiology conference in April 2017.
Although born and raised in Delaware, Dr. Cardona has always considered Fort Myers a "second home". Her mother grew up in the area and she visited with her family every summer since she was a child. During her free time, Dr. Cardona loves spending time with her cats, volunteering with the Humane Society, and watching college football.
Dr. Major completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in communication disorders. During this time she was honored with an externship at the Clark School for the Deaf where she worked alongside children with cochlear implants. Upon completing undergraduate studies, Dr. Major was one of four students accepted into the Masters program at CUNY Brooklyn College. She completed externships at such notable facilities as Brooklyn College, Queens Hospital, and Bellevue Hospital. After extensive training she later graduated top in her class and was the recipient of a merit scholarship. She graduated from her doctoral program at the University of Florida summa cum laude while practicing full time.
Dr. Major’s many studies have led her to be an expert in both pediatric and adult diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology. Her services include comprehensive audiological examinations, tinnitus evaluation, dizziness examinations and treatment, and hearing aid evaluations and fittings.
In her free time, Dr. Major is the choreographer for the dance team at Florida Gulf Coast University and enjoys making memories with her husband and daughter. She looks forward to providing superior audiological care to all of her patients, past and present, in Southwest Florida.
Dr. Torres received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Marquette University in 2003. She was passionate about pursuing a career in Speech Pathology until she took her first audiology class. She then moved to Mount Pleasant, Michigan where she obtained her Doctoral Degree in Audiology from Central Michigan University in 2007.
During her studies at Central Michigan University, she was involved in a variety of clinical rotations, including hospitals, private practices, rehabilitation clinics and public schools. She completed her externship year at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Originally from Milwaukee, WI, her studies led her to Michigan, Arkansas and then finally to Florida, where she accepted her first audiology position. She has been in Florida for over 10 years and has worked as a clinical audiologist in medical practices and in private practices as well. She is a compassionate health care provider and it is her goal to improve patients health, well being and enjoyment of life by improving their ability to communicate with their loved ones.
In her spare time, Dr. Torres enjoys spending time at museums and historical places with her husband, who is a history buff. She also loves doting on her two babies, a Brussels Griffon and a Boxer. Reading, crafting, and word puzzles are also things she enjoys.