In 2015, three colleagues decided to carry out the mission of putting patient care first and partnered to create the KY Hearing Clinic. To maintain the quality of care intended as the practice grew, more providers were necessary and a fourth audiologist joined the team in 2018.
Meet the Team
Dr. Katie Austin has over ten years of cochlear implant experience providing care to nearly 600 implant patients ranging in age from infancy to elderly. She is a contributing author to two otolaryngology textbooks and speaks regularly about her passion of aural rehabilitation post-implantation. She obtained her graduate education at the University of Louisville and completed her externship at Arizona Hearing and Balance Center. When not working, Dr. Austin enjoys trying new restaurants, exercising, and watching Kentucky Wildcats Basketball with her husband and son.
Dr. Katherine Robertson is a native of Louisville and obtained her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Louisville, School of Medicine in 2009. She has extensive experience in adult diagnostics and hearing amplification. In her free time, Dr. Robertson enjoys traveling with her husband and two daughters. Also take note of her husband’s beautiful artwork displayed in our office!
Marci Shuman, M.S CCC-A, has over 15 years of experience in adult hearing aids, tinnitus and BAHA. She is committed to community outreach for awareness of early intervention of adult-onset hearing loss. She graduated from Arizona State University Masters in Audiology Program in 2002 where she interned at the Mayo Clinic. Marci enjoys running, spending time with her husband, and volunteering in their three children’s classrooms.
Dr. Raquel Heacock obtained her B.S. in Education from the University of Louisville and also received her doctorate in audiology from University of Louisville, School of Medicine. Dr. Heacock is a Louisville native and graduated from Christian Academy of Louisville. She is passionate about educating others about the emotional and cognitive implications of hearing loss and the importance of including family members in the communication management process. When not working, Dr. Heacock enjoys adventures both big and small with her family and her two dogs and maintaining active involvement with her church.
Carol Schusterman joined KHC as the Team Assistant in 2017. Carol’s experience of direct patient care and in the operating room make her an asset to KHC. Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking, music, and spending time with her three grandchildren.
Office: (502) 632-1460
Fax: (502) 632-1458
2226 Holiday Manor Center #4
Louisville, KY 40222