Why choose Davenport Audiology/Hearing Aid Center, Inc. for your hearing health care provider?
The staff at the Davenport Audiology/Hearing Aid Center, Inc., has been providing professional hearing health care services to eastern Iowa and western Illinois since 1957. Founded by William Syers Sr. in the late 1940’s, Davenport Audiology/Hearing Aid Center was incorporated in 1957 when William Syers Jr. joined the practice. In 1982 Dr. Micheal C. Hartman, Au.D., current corporation president, joined the family practice. Today, we have four outreach clinics to better serve the bi-state area. In Illinois: Aledo, East Moline, Geneseo, and Princeton.
We work with several insurance companies.
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We provide the best in hearing health care and clinical services:
EXPERIENCE- The success of assisting those with hearing impairments and running a small business has been passed down for three generations. For 35 years, Dr. Hartman has fitted thousands of hearing aids.
"Experience you can trust with your hearing needs."
REPUTATION- Serving the Quad City area since 1957, helping individuals improve their quality of life with better hearing.
“A reputation built on trust.”
TECHNOLOGY- Davenport Audiology/HAC, Inc stays abreast of learning and utilizing the latest in amplification technology and audiologic rehabilitation/counseling techniques for individual hearing losses.
“Technology you can rely on.”
TRAINING- Dr. Hartman obtains yearly continuing education and seminars in the areas of amplification technology and audiologic rehabilitation/counseling. This allows him to offer his patients the best quality of services possible. His training and experience makes Dr. Hartman among the most uniquely qualified audiologists in the Quad City area.
“Credibility you should expect.”
AFFORDABILITY- Davenport Audiology/HAC, Inc. is committed to making quality hearing health care affordable.
“Cost we can help you afford.”
“Professional audiology care you can trust.”
Micheal C. Hartman, Au.D., has been assisting individuals with hearing loss in the Quad-City area for over 35 years since 1982. Dr. Hartman originated from northeast Kansas and settled in the Quad-City region after his father retired from the military. He received a BA degree (biology) from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, an MA in Audiology from Western Illinois and his Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida, Gainesville. Following his externship in 1982 with the Physican and Surgeon Clinic, Quincy, Illinois, Dr. Hartman joined the family practice at the Davenport Hearing Aid Center, Inc. in 1982 as staff audiologist. He received his entry level Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associate in 1982. Dr. Hartman is married to the former Chryss Syers and they have three children, Andy, Aimee, and Tony, and two grandchildren. In 1995 they purchased Davenport Hearing Aid Center from Chryss’s father, continuing the family practice for three generations. Dr. Hartman is licensed as an audiologist and hearing aid dispenser in Iowa and Illinois. He is a former board member and president of the Iowa Hearing Association and former board member of the Audiology Foundation of America. Dr. Hartman is a member of the Iowa Hearing Association, American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Dispensing Audiology and the Illinois Academy of Audiology. Dr. Hartman has presented at state association meetings, long-term nursing care facilities, and intermediate care facilities. In his spare time, he practices taekowndo/kick boxing, enjoys gardening, seasonal outdoor activities, and family activities.
Kay is the Office Manager and has worked for Dr. Hartman since July 2001. Her multifaceted job description includes: secretary, receptionist, scheduling patients, addressing patient’s concerns and questions as well as filing insurance claims. In her off hours Kay likes to work out, take in a show, read a good book, travel abroad, dance and “of course” go out to eat with friends. When asked what she likes most about her job she said, “I enjoy assisting the patients obtain the help they need to hear better, and working with a great staff.”
For the past 3 years Diana has been Director of Marketing and assisting Kay with front office duties. Diana comments that “The office staff is very close, and Dr. Hartman is a very caring audiologist. It is great to hear patients say that they are very happy with their new hearing aids.” When not at the office, she enjoys reading, flower gardening and travelling with her husband.