D’Anne Rudden, Au.D, CCC-A
Board Certified, Doctor of Audiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
Certificate of Clinical Competence by the American Speech Language Hearing Association
State of Colorado, #172
Dr. D’Anne Rudden is a board certified Doctor of Audiology. She received her board certification from the American Board of Audiology in 2006 and earned a Doctorate of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2004. She was the first Audiologist in Longmont to become board certified. She served as the Vice President of Professional Issues for the Colorado Academy of Audiology from 2007-2009. Dr. Rudden received her master’s degree from the University of Colorado. Dr. Rudden has been named one of the Top Independent Doctors of Audiology in 5280 Magazine.
Dr. Rudden has been practicing audiology since 1994. She is an expert in the fitting, dispensing and programming of advanced hearing technology. She is also an expert in the diagnosis of hearing problems. “We make the process of selecting and wearing a hearing device as easy as possible,” she says. “We look at each person’s individual and financial needs, and give them the best possible choices. With many patients the results are amazing and life-changing.”
In addition to her expertise in hearing, Dr. Rudden specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patient’s who suffer from tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and hyperacousis (sensitivity to sound). She utilizes the latest diagnostic techniques, treatment and counseling protocols to provide relief to this often misunderstood condition effecting millions of Americans. Dr. Rudden is the only tinnitus specialist in Longmont and one of the few currently practicing in Colorado.
Dr. Rudden is also a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) and a 300 hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher. She also has completed Adaptive Yoga Training, allowing her to bring yoga to people with disabilities. She utilizes a holistic approach to patient care and tinnitus treatment, often using her expertise in yoga, pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation to bring additional tools to the patients she works with in her practice.
Dr. Rudden has been serving the Longmont community for over 15 years. She continues to advance her skills through training and education as a member of many audiology professional organizations. “Our mission is to deliver outstanding service, educate and rehabilitate, and provide exceptional hearing healthcare to our patients.
Patty Hutchens, M.S
Ms. Hutchens received her Master of Education degree from Virginia State University and her Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University. She completed the two-part audiology assistant course online through Nova Southeastern University in 2005. She also completed accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation in 2005. Ms. Hutchens is a certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist.
Receptionist / Patient Care Coordinator
Alicia joined the staff of Longmont Hearing Center in November 2010 and has been a dynamic addition to our team! When you walk in the door or call on the telephone, Alicia is there with a smile and a helping hand. She is a Registered Massage Therapist so we just know you’re gonna feel her caring manner every time you interact with her.