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.

Hearing Aids

San Marcos Team


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 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.



Jean Duhon has been with Central Texas Hearing Center since January 2020. Jean earned a degree in Medical Assistant in 2012 and has been a passionate local practitioner over the last 9 years. She has since created a life and career for caring for others. Her philosophy of care puts patients' needs at the core and supports them with a comfortable and supportive environment. Outside of work, Jean loves to cook, make crafts, gardening with her chickens and spend time with her family. 

Central Texas Hearing Center - San Marcos

1320 Wonder World Drive
Suite 107

San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: 512 667 7921
Fax: 512 667 6739


Mon: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Tue: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Wed: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Thu: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed