Our Hearing Professionals
Dr. Chandace Jeep, Au.D
Doctor of Audiology/Clinical Owner
Dr. Chandace Jeep has owned Animas Valley Audiology since 2008. She holds a Clinical Doctorate of Audiology and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2006. Dr. Jeep completed her 4th year rotation at Denver Ear Associates in Englewood, Colorado, a Neurotology practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus and vestibular disorders. Clinical experiences from private practices include offices located in Colorado Springs, Parker, Castle Rock, and Englewood. She conducted and published original research in 2005-2006 on the effects of voluntary contraction of the middle ear muscles on Otoacoustic Emissions. Dr. Jeep consulted for a manufacturer of hearing aids and educated patients and other hearing healthcare professionals on hearing loss and advancements in amplification technology from 2006-2008. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and a member the Colorado Academy of Audiology (CAA). Her specialties include evaluation and diagnosis of hearing loss in newborns, infants, children, and adults, fitting of amplification on all ages, tinnitus evaluation and management, and fitting of bone anchored hearing aids/processors. She is the Audiology Regional Coordinator for two local birthing hospitals, Mercy Regional Medical Center and Southwest Memorial Hospital, and helps track newborn hearing screenings.
Dr. Jeep is a Durango native and was thrilled to return to beautiful southwestern Colorado in 2008 with her husband, three children, and their white lab. Her interests outside of hearing healthcare include skiing, hockey, hiking, snowshoeing, golf, and cheering on her kids at their various sporting events.
Dr. Carly Duvall
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Carly Duvall has been practicing audiology in Colorado since 2014, when she graduated from The University of Colorado at Boulder with her Doctorate of Audiology. She completed her 4th year externship at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Denver and practiced in the metro area before pursuing her dream of living in the mountains. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audlology w (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Dr. Duvall has clinical experience working with patients of all ages, primarily performing behavioral diagnostics and fitting of amplification. She has also worked closely with Primary Care and Ear, Nose, Throat physicians by conducting vestibular evaluations and diagnostics to help identify otologic pathologies in patients with hearing, balance and tinnitus concerns. Her passion ls getting to know patients and families affected by hearing loss, balance issues, and tinnitus, and loves guiding and educating patients through their ear journeys. She believes that every patient is unique, and strives to provide patient- and family-centered car.e by finding individualized treatments depending on needs of everyone involved. She is also excited to join the Animas Valley Audiology and Durango community and is honored to be able to provide these services in such a beautiful place!
Dr. Duvall is originally from Crowley, Louisiana. She received her BA in Communication Disorders from Louisiana State University. While she is a southern girl at heart, she has fallen in love with Colorado and enjoys exploring all of the beauty that our state has to offer. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, hiking; and attempts fishing from time to time. She is also a big college football fan (Geaux Tigers), so this takes up most of her time on Saturdays in the fall. She lives in Durango with her fiance, Blake, and two pups, Bandit and Dixie.
Tabitha Lister is our Audiology Assistant who joined the Animas Valley Audiology team in January 2009 originally as a receptionist. Working in medical settings since 2007, she enjoys greeting patients, coordinating care, and providing helpful patient services. In addition to administrative work, Tabitha is trained to perform otoscopy, hearing screenings, hearing aid repairs, and test assist with pediatric exams. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting from Fort Lewis College in December 2010. Tabitha spends her free time playing volleyball, running, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Kristianna Bartel joined our team as our Practice Administrator in 2015. She has extensive background in Practice Management, working as a Practice Manager since 2011. Kristianna has worked in the medical field for 10+ years and enjoys the satisfaction that comes with getting to know and understand the patients. Kristianna studied English at Fort Lewis College and Oklahoma University. She is a native of Durango, CO and loves her hometown. Her interests outside of work include watching her kids play sports, playing volleyball, horseback riding and spending time with her family.
Ashlynne Ross in our Receptionist who joined our team in January 2017. Ashlynne has been working in the medial community since 2013. She enjoys interacting with patients and getting to know them and their story. Ashlynne loves camping, spending time outdoors, playing board games and spending time with her husband and daughter.