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Judy Spears, MS



Our Audiologists

Judy E. Spears, M.S., CCC-A
Judy E. Spears graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hearing and Speech Science. She was awarded a full scholarship to the University of Southern Mississippi graduate program where she received her Master's degree in Audiology.

Judy has been in Audiology practice in the Atlanta area since 1973. She was the first audiologist to dispense hearing aids in Atlanta under the guidelines of the American Speech and Hearing Association. Since 1997 she has been with Northside Hearing Center and is affiliated with the physicians of Northside Ear, Nose and Throat. She holds current state licensure and certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association to practice Audiology. Other affiliations include the American Academy of Audiology and the Georgia Academy of Audiology.

Judy is committed to providing the latest technology and the highest standard of care for her patients. Her dedication has made a difference in the lives of many hearing impaired people in metro Atlanta.

Lesa F. Kagan, Au.D., FAAA
Dr. Lesa Kagan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders. She received her Master's Degree in Audiology from the University of Illinois and her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

Lesa has over 20 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings including hearing aid manufacturing, medical and private audiology practices. She specializes in diagnostics and hearing aid services for the adult population. Lesa holds current state licensure and certification through the American Speech Language Hearing Association, the American Academy of Audiology and the Georgia Academy of Audiology.

Lesa brings her outgoing personality and charisma to the practice, making each visit pleasant and successful. With her exceptional knowledge and ongoing training, she delivers the latest and best technology available to our patients.

Lori Timmerman, M.A., FAAA
Lori Timmerman graduated from Purdue University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology. She completed her Masters Degree in Audiology in 1993 at Ball State University.

Lori joined Northside Hearing Center of Northside ENT (formerly Atlanta ENT) in February of 2006. For the past seven years, she worked at Siemen’s Hearing Instruments providing hearing instrument technical support and dispensing advice to hearing healthcare providers. Prior to that, Lori worked at Otolaryngology Associates in Indianapolis, Indiana where she performed diagnostic testing and fitted hearing instruments. Lori holds current state licensure and obtained certification from the American Speech and Hearing Association to practice Audiology. She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the American Speech and Hearing Association.

Maureen C. Riski, Au.D.
Dr. Maureen Riski graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology. She earned her Master's degree in Audiology from the University of Virginia and her Clinical Doctorate from the Arizona School of Health Science.

Dr. Riski has over 20 years of experience as a clinical audiologist. She has worked in both hospitals and ENT practices. While working art the University of North Carolina hospitals she established an infant hearing-screening program. Working with the pediatric hearing impaired and their families is of special interest for this audiologist. Since being in Georgia she has concentrated on pediatric and adult hearing aid evaluations and fittings.

Dr. Riski has published three children's picture books that are available to the public. Patrick Get Hearing Aids, Oliver Gets FM, and most recently, Abby Gets a Cochlear Implant. These books have been read by thousands, and have helped educate and entertain young children.

Katrina Williams, M.A., Au.D
Katrina Williams joined our team in 2011 and has become a dynamic part of the clinical team. Katrina graduated from West Virginia University with her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology. She then completed her Master's degree in Audiology at West Virginia University and graduated with honors. Katrina has over 20 years of experience in the audiology field completing hearing and balance assessments along with auditory brain steam response testing. She enjoys pediatric diagnostics in clinic.







René W. Moland, M.A, Au.D
Dr. René Moland graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Education. She received her Master’s degree in Audiology from vanderbilt University and her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Moland has over 20 years of experience in a variety of settings including medical and audiology private practice and cochlear implant manufacturing. She specializes in amplification, hearing and balance assessment, cochlear implants and bone anchored implants.








Katie Kahlert, Au.D.
Audiologist: Katie Kahlert earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Sciences and Disorders (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Florida, and a Doctorate in Audiology degree also from the University of Florida. Her clinical studies and experience were at the University of Florida Hospitals, Shands Hospital, in Gainesville, Florida.

Dr. Kahlert is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, and she is licensed by the state of Georgia. Dr. Kahlert enjoys all aspects of Audiology. She traveled to the Yucatan peninsula in 2010 on a mission trip and participated with a team of healthcare professionals who provided care to hundreds of patients.

Dr. Kahlert provides comprehensive diagnostic services, electrophysiological and vestibular testing for dizzy patients, cochlear implant mapping and related services, hearing aid consultations and fittings, and fits custom products for hearing protection and for musicians.












Our Locations

Roswell
1360 Upper Hembree Road
Suite 101
Roswell, GA 30076

Atlanta
Glenridge Medical Center
5730 Glenridge Drive, N.E.
Suite 220
Atlanta, GA 30328

Cumming
1505 Northside Boulevard
Suite 3900
Cumming, GA 30041





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