HearCare’s story began in our hometown of Toledo, Ohio. My wife, Nora, and I held good jobs as beginning audiologists.
One day, I saw a boy who had “fallen through the cracks.” He had both considerable hearing loss and financial need, yet his family didn’t qualify for Medicaid assistance. As an employee with limited influence, our clinic became another rejection. I left work disappointed—even angry.
We immediately looked into operating our own hearing clinic where we could “call the shots” with a specific mission in mind: to treat people as we would want to be treated, to offer best practice service to everyone, and to always possess the authority to do the right thing.
Fort Wayne has been our home for over 20 years. Since starting HearCare, we founded two non-profits: GiveHear, an income-based hearing clinic serving Fort Wayne, and Hearing the Call, which provides hearing services to children and adults in financial need nationally and internationally.
Welcome to our private practice. We promise to treat you as we would like to be treated, offering world-class hearing assessments, counseling, and treatment. I look forward to our journey together.