1776 Ygnacio Valley Rd. #110, Walnut Creek, CA 94598   -   Phone: (925) 933-2699

Our Professional Staff

Audiologist Valerie Fitzgibbons

Valerie Fitzgibbons M.A., CCC-A
Clinical and Dispensing Audiologist

Valerie has worked closely with Ear, Nose and Throat physicians, in northern California since 1996, providing diagnostic hearing and balance evaluations. Valerie also taught an Introductory Audiology Course for two years at California State University - Hayward.  Valerie is an animal lover and stays busy gardening, cooking and reading.

 Area(s) of Interest

  • Audiologic Testing (Pediatric and Adult)
  • Vestibular Testing (VNG/ENG)
  • Hearing Aids

 Education

  • Wichita State University, Masters of Arts in Audiology, 1996
  • University of Northern Colorado, Bachelors of Arts in Communication Disorders, 1993

 Professional Affiliations

  • Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Clinical Competence in Audiology
  • Fellow of American Academy of Audiology
Audiologist Gregory Fitzgibbons

Gregory Fitzgibbons M.A., CCC-A
Clinical and Dispensing Audiologist

Greg has a comprehensive knowledge of state of the art technology in hearing aids. He has worked closely with several manufacturers (Resound, Oticon, Starkey, Sonic Innovations and Decibel) in the past gathering research data through beta testing of new technology.  Greg is also a dog lover and  a devoted runner.

 Area(s) of Interest

  • Audiologic Testing (Pediatric and Adult)
  • Hearing Aids

 Education

  • Wichita State University, Masters of Arts in Audiology, 1996
  • University of Northern Colorado, Bachelors of Arts in Communication Disorders, 1994

 Professional Affiliations

  • Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Clinical Competence in Audiology
  • Fellow of American Academy of Audiology
Audiologist Jovina Havard

Jovina Havard Au.D., FAAA, CCC-A
Clinical and Dispensing Audiologist

Jovie is particularly interested in dizziness and disorders of the vestibular system. In addition, her background experience includes diagnostic testing for hearing loss, fitting and programming digital hearing aids.  She enjoys working with both adult and pediatric patient populations.  A native of the Bay Area, she is an avid rock climber, cyclist and skier.

 Area(s) of Interest

  • Audiologic Testing (Pediatric and Adult)
  • Vestibular Testing (VNG/ENG)
  • Hearing Aids

 Education

  • University of Colorado, Doctor of Audiology, 2012
  • University of California - Berkley, Bachelors of Arts in Linguistics, 2002

 Professional Affiliations

  • Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Clinical Competence in Audiology
  • Fellow of American Academy of Audiology

Kristin Woods, Au.D., F-AAA
Clinical and Dispensing Audiologist

Kristin has practiced audiology in Southern California for the last 6 years. She has worked closely with Ear, Nose, and Throat physicians as well as for a non-profit organization, providing diagnostic and hearing aid services for both adults and pediatrics. She has also worked with the charity group Thousand Smiles Foundation, which provides medical care for underprivileged children in Mexico with maxillo-facial deformities, such as cleft palate. Kristin is a sports enthusiast, who enjoys playing soccer, running, and hiking.

 Area(s) of Interest

  • Diagnostic Audiology (Pediatric and Adult)
  • Hearing Aids

 Education

  • University of California, San Diego/ San Diego State University, Doctorate of Audiology, 2007
  • Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 2000

 Professional Affiliations

  • Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Clinical Competence in Audiology
  • Fellow of American Academy of Audiology
Office Manager Jasmine Kasad

Jasmine Kasad
Office Manager

 Jasmine has been the office manager since 2002. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Mumbai, India.  On a personal note, Jasmine is married and has two sons.  She enjoys hiking, backpacking and most of all spending time with her family.  She also volunteers and is actively involved with Royal Family Kids' Camp of Concord a summer camp for foster children. In addition to these various activities she assists in raising funds to benefit research and provide programs for the Hemophilic Foundation.

Jennifer Gillette

Jennifer comes to our office with over 10 years of optometric and administrative experience. She is married with two school aged children. A California native, she enjoys spending time with her family and is an avid cat lover.

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