San Marcos Team
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 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.
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.
Central Texas Hearing Center - San Marcos
San Marcos, TX 78666
512 667 7921
Fax: 512 667 6739
Tue: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Wed: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Thu: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Fri: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.