Audiology

Our Audiology service is provided by Darcy Beals MS, CCC-A

She has been an Audiologist for over 20 years and received her Master’s Degree in Audiology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She is a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and the Illinois Academy of Audiology, and holds an Illinois State License. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages, from completing newborn hearing screenings, to assessing the communication needs of the older adult.

She runs Vestibular (Balance) testing Laboratory in Illinois Valley ENT. These tests have critical importance to find out etiology of the vestibular disease. Electrocochleography, Vestibular Evoked Potentials, and Video Caloric testing are some of the vestibular tests she has expertise on. She is also involved in industrial hearing conservation, providing annual hearing screenings, fittings of hearing aids, employee training, and custom fit hearing protection for individuals who work in noisy areas.