Audiology and Hearing Aids

Our Audiologist, Hyla Richey, MBA, MS, F-AAA

Hyla Richey is our Audiologist and has experience in clinical practice with an interest in diagnostics and amplification for the hearing impaired.

Previously she was Audiologist and Clinic Manager for Sonus; she was employed in the hearing aid industry as a regional territory manager for Widex; she has worked in extended wear devices for RightHear network, and in cochlear and middle ear implants for MED-EL and SOUNDTEC, Inc.

Her experience also includes teaching graduate courses as a faculty member of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and undergraduate courses at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

She has a master’s degree in audiology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, a member of the Oregon Academy of Audiology, and currently holds audiology licensure in Washington and Oregon.

Hyla has served as a president of the Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association and participated in mission trips to Russia to work with children in a school for the deaf. She loves the practice of audiology and it is dedicated to help provide the best hearing care to each patient based on his or her individual needs.

Hearing Aids

Hearing is an important special sense. Over time, and with many hearing conditions, hearing may worsen or become difficult.  provides hearing testing and hearing aid dispensing for those patients where medicine or surgery is not an option. We work with multiple manufacturers to provide the latest in Bluetooth streaming technology for seamless functioning of hearing aids with mobile phone use and television viewing.

Equipped with the latest hearing aid verification and validation technology, Ms. Richey can program  your hearing aids accurately and work with you to make sure they fit your needs.

Bone Anchored Hearing Apparatus (BAHAs)

baha-4-systems-smallTo better serve the county, Dr. Berinstein obtained additional advanced ear fellowship training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and the Bionic Ear Institute in Australia. He gained valuable experience there in the Bone Anchored Hearing Apparatus (BAHA) and is happy to speak to patients and families about this unique option.

Ms. Richey is experienced in discussing this option with patients and providing the special programming necessary to accommodate each individual. See for more information.