John L. Tongen
AuD, CCC-A, FAAA
A life-long resident of North Dakota, Dr. Tongen has served for many years in both clinical and private practice roles. He brings extensive experience to the study of hearing loss, particularly its potential contribution to cognitive issues such as dementia and Alzheimer’s caused by social isolation. Dr. Tongen has served as president of the North Dakota Board of Audiology and Speech Pathology as well as chair of the North Dakota Academy of Audiology. He has been instrumental in the development of clinical protocols for a medically styled management approach to hearing and communication problems.
Kevin C. Pons
Kevin C. Pons is a certified and licensed audiologist with more than 30 years of experience evaluating and treating hearing loss and hearing related disorders. He earned his bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology in addition to his master’s degree in audiology from the University of Connecticut.
Dr. Megan Wegher earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of South Dakota. A native of Sergeant Bluff, IA, Dr. Wegher is excited to bring expertise in both pediatric and adult audiology to the Siouxland area. Her areas of interest include pediatric audiology, amplification, and bone-anchored hearing devices. Dr. Wegher is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed in both Iowa and South Dakota.
Dr. Adrian Aylor was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD and earned her Doctor of Audiology from the University of South Dakota. She has experience working with both pediatric and adult patients and values patient-centered care. Dr. Aylor enjoys helping individuals with hearing loss and tinnitus find solutions for their communication difficulties through the use of amplification and other assistive listening devices that fit their lifestyle.
If you are in North Sioux City or the greater Sioux City area and you would like to schedule an appointment at The Hearing Place with one of our audiologists or physicians, please contact our office at (605) 217-4327.