Central Texas Hearing Center

San Marcos - (512) 667-7921 | Yelp | Google
Austin - (512) 879-3993 | Yelp | Google
Lakeway - (512) 640-2999

Hear the Difference

Better Technology. Better Service. Better Hearing for Life.

Dedicated to Helping Texas Hear

Offering the best hearing solutions in the business, Central Texas Hearing Center evaluates your hearing loss, individual lifestyle, and unique requirements before suggesting a hearing aid.

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About Our Hearing Center

Austin

DR. AMANDA HARRIS LANGHAM, AU.D. CCC-A

DR. AMANDA HARRIS LANGHAM, AU.D. CCC-A
Audiologist and Owner - Austin

Dr. Amanda Langham received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Lamar University in 2005, graduating Phi Kappa Phi with a 4.0 GPA. In 2010 she completed her doctorate in Audiology at the University of Texas at Austin. While there, she received the Sertoma outstanding graduate student in Audiology award. Dr. Langham completed her internship at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas and worked as a staff audiologist at a local ENT before opening Central Texas Hearing Center in Austin in 2013.

Dr. Langham is driven by the philosophy that effective communication is key to a fulfilled life. She is a passionate advocate for hearing health and its impact on quality of life. Dr. Langham’s areas of interest include hearing aids, tinnitus, and delivering a customized hearing solution for every patient. She also serves as an audiology supervisor for the University of Texas’ Audiology program, mentoring the next generation of audiologists. Dr. Langham is licensed in the State of Texas and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). In her free time, she enjoys experiencing Austin greenbelts and trails with her husband and three-year-old twins.

Dr. Levi Young, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Dr. Levi Young, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Audiologist

Dr. Levi Young received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Speech and Hearing Science in 2015, graduating with a 4.0 GPA. In 2018 he completed his doctorate in Audiology at Indiana University, where he received the Hipskind Outstanding Student award. Dr. Young completed his residency in two private practices in Arizona before relocating to Austin to join the Central Texas Hearing Center team. 

Dr. Young uses his bright and creative mind to find personalized solutions for every hearing problem. His other areas of focus include tinnitus management, difficult fitting solutions, and cerumen management. He is licensed in the State of Texas, holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA). When he is away from the office, Dr. Young enjoys exploring the great outdoors with his wife.

Jane Bailey

Jane Bailey
Patient Care Coordinator

Jane Bailey received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southwest Texas State University. Since earning her degree, Jane has worked as an administrative assistant, bookkeeper, office manager assistant, customer service representative, and receptionist in various domains. She applied her 20 years of administrative expertise to coordinating care at Central Texas Hearing Center when she began in 2018. She cares deeply about helping patients interface well with doctors on a daily basis. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her daughter Amanda and son Brian. 

ANNIE ALDACO
Insurance and Billing Specialist

Annie Aldaco studied History and Math at the University of North Texas.
She has been with Central Texas Hearing Center since the fall of 2015.
With over 18 years of customer service and administrative experience, Annie serves our patients’ “in house” billing needs very well. She plays a big part in creating a seamless and worry-free experience for every patient.
When not at work, Annie enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter and is an avid quilter.

Lakeway

DR. LEAH GUEMPEL, AU.D. CCC-A

DR. LEAH GUEMPEL, AU.D. CCC-A
Audiologist and Owner – Lakeway and San Marcos

Dr. Leah Guempel received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders in 2007 and her doctorate from the University of Texas in 2010. While in graduate school, Dr. Guempel was named outstanding first year graduate student in Audiology and Sertoma outstanding graduate student in Audiology.

During graduate school, Dr. Guempel had several clinical rotations she completed throughout Austin including rotations at Dell Children's Hospital and an ENT practice. Dr. Guempel also had a rotation at Cook Hearing & Balance as a student clinician, and after completing her 4th year rotation there, worked as a Doctor of Audiology in the Austin and Cedar Park locations. Dr. Guempel became the audiologist at the Cook Hearing & Balance office in San Marcos when it opened September of 2011. In December of 2012, Dr. Guempel bought Cook Hearing & Balance in San Marcos and renamed it Central Texas Hearing Center.

Dr. Guempel is licensed to practice Audiology in the State of Texas. She is a Fellow of the American Academy (AAA) and holds a certificate of clinical competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Guempel has a passion for hearing awareness. She enjoys her field of practice and hopes to inform and educate the community about the importance of early detection and the use of hearing protection. She is dedicated to helping those who suffer from hearing impairment.

San Marcos

DR. LEAH GUEMPEL, AU.D. CCC-A

DR. LEAH GUEMPEL, AU.D. CCC-A
Audiologist and Owner – Lakeway and San Marcos

Dr. Leah Guempel received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders in 2007 and her doctorate from the University of Texas in 2010. While in graduate school, Dr. Guempel was named outstanding first year graduate student in Audiology and Sertoma outstanding graduate student in Audiology.

During graduate school, Dr. Guempel had several clinical rotations she completed throughout Austin including rotations at Dell Children's Hospital and an ENT practice. Dr. Guempel also had a rotation at Cook Hearing & Balance as a student clinician, and after completing her 4th year rotation there, worked as a Doctor of Audiology in the Austin and Cedar Park locations. Dr. Guempel became the audiologist at the Cook Hearing & Balance office in San Marcos when it opened September of 2011. In December of 2012, Dr. Guempel bought Cook Hearing & Balance in San Marcos and renamed it Central Texas Hearing Center.

Dr. Guempel is licensed to practice Audiology in the State of Texas. She is a Fellow of the American Academy (AAA) and holds a certificate of clinical competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Guempel has a passion for hearing awareness. She enjoys her field of practice and hopes to inform and educate the community about the importance of early detection and the use of hearing protection. She is dedicated to helping those who suffer from hearing impairment.

Dr. KATIE GILBERT, AU.D. CCC-A

Dr. KATIE GILBERT, AU.D. CCC-A
Audiologist

Dr. Katie Gilbert is San Marcos local who is committed to helping you hear better. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Texas State University in 2013 and received her Audiology Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. She completed her 4th year externship here at Central Texas Hearing Center, and was asked to stay on as a full-time Audiologist after graduation. During graduate school, she had several clinical rotations through Ear, Nose, and Throat offices as well as private practices throughout Austin and San Marcos.

Dr. Gilbert is a licensed Doctor of Audiology in the state of Texas, and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is passionate about patient counseling and educating families on a variety of tools to aid in communication—in all aspects of life. She is dedicated to hearing health care and learning something new every day.

YESENIA MATA

YESENIA MATA
PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Yesenia Mata has been working with Dr. Guempel as a bilingual Patient Care Coordinator since July 13, 2012. She has over 20 years of customer service and administrative experience. Yesenia also brings her knowledge of medical office administration. She currently has certificates from Austin Business College & Kaplan College. She believes that caring for each patient as an individual creates a great relationship making the experience at Central Texas Hearing Center quick and easy. Yesenia will always do her best to make you and your loved ones feel welcome throughout each one of your office visits.