Dr. Summer Karns Heard, Au.D, CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology
Summer Karns Heard is a Doctor of Audiology. Summer is originally from Oxford, Alabama and attended both The University of Alabama and Auburn University. She received her Doctor of Audiology (AuD) in 2007 from Auburn university and started working at Patillo Balance and Hearing Center in April in 2019. Summer began working in the hearing industry in 2007. Not only does she strive to help patients hear better, she also has a personal tie to hearing loss. One of her children, Hayden, suffers from unilateral hearing loss.
What Summer loves most about saving hearing lives is being able to enjoy helping individuals reconnect to the world around them. Summer focuses on treating all her patients with the same loving care as her son.
Outside of saving hearing lives, Summer enjoys watching football and spending time with her family and friends.
Patient Services Coordinator
Angie Murphree is a PSC. She is originally from Childersburg, Al. and moved to Columbiana, Al. in 2005. Angie has 18 years of experience in Assisting in the field of Orthodontics and Patient Care. Angie began working in the hearing industry in 2019 and was drawn to the profession because of her passion for helping others to achieve the best experience in patient care that they deserve.
What Angie loves most about saving hearing lives is the communication relationships it restores with the patient and their family and friends. Angie strives to make every patient feel cared for, welcomed and appreciated in her everyday work.
Outside of saving hearing lives, Angie loves spending time with her family watching Alabama Football and her hobby with furniture restorations and woodwork.
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