Healthy Hearing, Better Living

Patient of the Month

Each month we nominate and select one "outstanding patient" to be showcased in our office as well as here on the website. We celebrate this patient because they have displayed the following characteristics:
1. Shown initiative in improving their overall hearing health
2. Refer family and friends to our office
3. Is a pleasure to work with and shows kindness and respect to everyone in the office.

Congratulations for Ezra S. for being selected as our March 2018 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Ezra S, who has been a patient of Animas Valley Audiology in Durango since 2014. Ezra came to us as a 2 month old, after being missed at his birthing hospital as well as by his original Pediatrician. He switched to a much more thorough Pediatrician who referred him to us.  He was fit with hearing aids at 3 months old and has done incredible ever since! Through the years, Ezra has stolen the hearts of our staff and we absolutely adore watching him grow and thrive. Not only are he and is family an absolute joy to work with, Ezra is a consistent and reliable hearing aid user. He loves showing off his blue hearing aids! Thank you Ezra for being such a great and special patient!

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Congratulations for Vicki H. for being selected as our February 2018 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Vicki, who has been a patient of Animas Valley Audiology in Durango since 2017. Vicki won the hearts of our staff when she “giggled” through her entire hearing aid fitting because she was so overjoyed to be able to hear again! Vicki has quickly turned into an advocate for getting fit with hearing aids early on and often speaks to her friends and family about being proactive about  their hearing loss. Vicki’s favorite sound is listening to the birds chip.              Thank you Vicki for being such a great patient!

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Congratulations for Perry P. for being selected as our January 2018 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Perry, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 14 years at our Durango location. Perry is always a joy to work with and our staff always looks forward to seeing him in the office, not to mention hearing the stories of his many adventures. Perry is an advocate of treating hearing loss early and is quick to share his hearing story with others. Perry is a model patient for always being on time and getting regular clean and checks and adjustments to ensure that his hearing aids are working the best they possibly can be. Perry’s favorite sound is the muffled pop of a champagne cork.
Thank you Perry for being such a great patient!

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Congratulations to Leo B. for being selected as our December 2017 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Leo, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for a year at our Durango location. Leo is always a joy to work with and our staff always looks forward to seeing him in the office. Leo is an advocate for finding a hearing provider that you can trust and build a longstanding relationship with. Because of this, Leo has referred countless friends and family members to our office. Leo is quick to share his hearing story and has referred friends and family to our practice.Leo’s favorite sound is listening to a horse running.
Thank you Leo for being such a great patient!

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Congratulations to Laurie B. for being selected as our November 2017 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Laurie, who has been a patient of ours since 2017. Laurie is a local hero, as she is NICU Nurse Practitioner. She is a perfect example of hearing in the "real world", as she is often in noisy and sometimes chaotic situations. She loves her bluetooth technology and is an advocate for getting the level of hearing technology that fits your hearing loss and lifestyle. Laurie is always smiling and kind when we see her and all of our staff always looks forward to having her in the office.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thank you Laurie for being such a great patient!

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Congratulations to Cameron W. and Gunner W. for being selected as our October 2017 Patients of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Cameron and Gunner. This is an amazing Father and Son who we fit with hearing aids in the same month! This dynamic duo have been patients of ours since 2014. Cameron used his son as his inspiration to finally get tested and fit after Gunner failed his newborn hearing screening. Both Gunner and Cameron are perfect examples of consistent usage, not to mention they are both an absolute joy to work with. Cameron is a local business owner, has run in the Boston Marathon and doesn't let anything, let alone hearing loss, slow him down.. When Gunner is in the office everyone gravitates toward him and his easy and kind personality. We are so grateful to these two for their positive attitudes and appreciate them as our patients!                                                                          Thank you Cameron and Gunner for being such great patients!

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Congratulations to Terri C for being selected as our September 2017 Patient of the Month!

 
Let us introduce you to Terri, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 5 years. Terri is an advocate for early testing and fitting. She enjoys the outdoors and is always using her hearing aids in multiple situations and environments.Terri is quick to share her hearing story with others and often encourages her friends and family to be tested and fit themselves. Terri is always a pleasure to see in the office and all of our staff look forward to seeing her.
Terri’s favorite sound is listening to “Down by the River” by Neil Young.
Thank you Terri for being such a great patient!
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Congratulations to Donnie H. for being selected as our August 2017 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Donnie, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 4 years at our Durango location.Donnie has lived with hearing loss his whole life and is a strong advocate for getting your hearing tested early and often.Donnie has referred many of his family and friends to our office, and is always quick to share his hearing story with others.All of our staff loves working with Donnie. He is always a pleasure to work with and communicates effectively with our staff and providers.
Donnie’s favorite sound is the birds singing in the trees and listening to heavy metal riffs (with hearing protection, of course!)
Thank you Donnie for being such a great patient!
 
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Congratulations to Paul M. for being selected as our July 2017 Patient of the Month!
 
Let us introduce you to Paul, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 10 years at our Durango location.
Paul advocates for being fit with the appropriate level of technology. He is a great example of someone who struggled with hearing at a young age and took the initiative to get his hearing checked. Paul uses his Bluetooth technology daily and is always open to ways to improve not only his hearing, but also his lifestyle through the lastest technology.
He is quick to refer a loved one to see us and we are proud to see multiple family members of Paul’s.
Paul is always friendly and kind with all of our staff. Everyone enjoys seeing him in the office!
Thank you Paul for being such a great patient!

Congratulations to Jim T. for being selected as our June 2017 Patient of the Month!

 
Let us introduce you to Jim, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 9 years at our Durango location.
All of our staff enjoys working with Jim. He comes in with a positive attitude and always follows our professional recommendations.
Jim happily shares his hearing story with others and encourages others to get their hearing tested.
Jim’s favorite sound is hearing the leaves rustling in the gravel.
Thank you Jim for being such a great patient!
 
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Congratulations to Kip D. for being selected as our May 2017 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Kip, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 8 years at our Durango location.
Kip is always a joy to work with and a true advocate for living life to the fullest and not allowing hearing loss to slow him down!
As hearing is something that Kip holds near and dear to his heart, annually he contributes to a less fortunate patient to help them achieve optimal hearing. He has been able to fund everything from custom hearing protection to new hearing aids. We admire him deeply for this and greatly value his contribution to our community. 
Kip is quick to share his hearing story and has referred friends and family to our practice.
Kip’s favorite sound is listening to Pat Metheny’s “Something to Remind You”, while drinking a good glass of red wine and watching the sunset on his deck.
Thank you Kip for being such a great patient!
 
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Congratulations to Martha W. for being selected as our April 2017 Patient of the Month!

Let us introduce you to Martha, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 5 years at our Cortez location.Martha is always a joy to work with. She comes into the office on time, with a positive attitude and brings a smile to everyone’s face.We admire how Martha is an active advocate of her own healthy hearing and is always working to improve her hearing at each stage in her life.Martha refers her friends, family and coworkers into our office as new patients and is always sharing her hearing story with others.
Martha’s favorite sound is her Granddaughter’s voice.
Thank you Martha for being such a great patient!
 
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Congratulations to John B. for being selected as our March 2017 Patient of the Month!


Let us introduce you to John, who has been a patient at Animas Valley Audiology for 12 years at our Durango location.
John is an active member of our community as is his wife, Terry.
John is always a joy to work with. He comes into the office with a positive attitude and brings a smile to everyone’s face.
John complies with our professional recommendations and is a strong advocate for early testing and intervention.
John refers his friends, family and neighbors to our office as new patients and is always sharing his hearing story with others.
John’s favorite sound is the wind in the Pines.

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