Our Professional Staff
Our staff is here to help serve your needs. We understand the concerns of those patients that may have a hearing loss. At any time, you can call us or email us to make an appointment for an examination.
Dr. Demetrio Enrique Sanchez, Au D., CCC-A, FAAA
Licensed Doctor of Audiology
Licensed Doctor of Audiology, Texas Board of Examiners SLP-A: Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology, AAA Fellow and ASHA Clinical Certification in Audiology
Dr. D. Enrique Sanchez has been testing and rehabilitating patients with hearing and balance disorders since 1985. He updated his Doctor of Audiology (Au D) degree in 2014. He is a licensed Audiologist register to Fit and Dispense Hearing Aids in both the State of Texas and Mexico. He is a doctor with license to practice Audiology in the State of Texas with a clean record. The Acoustic Hearing Center and its affiliates have been dispensing hearing aids in the Houston area for over 65 years.
Dr. Sanchez is Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds a Certification for Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. He has held positions as the past President of the former Association of Houston Audiologists, He is a full Member of AAA, ASHA. He is a former member of the American Academy of Oto-laryngic Allergy, The Pan American Allergy Society and The International Audiologists Society. He is also a past member of the Mexican Otolaryngology and Audiology Societies. He has achieved a “Scholar in Audiology” status for his continuing academic achievements in Audiology from the AAA and ASHA.
Dr. Sanchez is a clinical instructor for students and fellow audiologists at his office in Houston, Texas. He trains future Doctors of audiology on topics ranging from private practice, hearing technologies and professional issues. He has been an active academic participant as a Member of The American Academy of Audiology, Pan American Audiology Society and American Academy of Oto-laryngic Allergy. He is an active standing community speaker for several retiree groups such as AARP, HISD, and other local groups. He has addressed Radio and TV programs on Hearing and Ear care topics. Most important Dr. Sanchez has a successful practice in Houston were he has over 10,000 active patients and he is proud to receive most of his new referrals from his satisfied customers. Dr. Sanchez has helped thousands of customers and their families to improve the quality of their life through better communication. Please call Dr. Sanchez to hear well.
Mr. Jose R. Cortez
Master Hearing Aid Technician, Accounts Manager
Mr. Jose Cortez has been working for our office over 13 years handling the business and administrative activities of our office. He is also trained as a hearing aid technician and he is currently finishing college majoring in business. Jose is pursuing studies in Management and information systems using his experience in our office. He is bilingual which makes him able to assist our patient population in both English and Spanish. Jose is the first person to check, inspect and verify your hearing aids when you come to the office therefore you can trust him with his opinion on hearing aid matters. Jose has great interpersonal and telephone skills and understands the needs of every one of our patients. Jose has plenty knowledge regarding if any, insurance benefits. He can check and help you with insurance related questions regarding hearing aids, accessories or services in our office.
He constantly receives training from most hearing aid manufacturers in the service, repair, fitting and programming of their hearing aids. He is qualified in repairing, servicing and programming most types of hearing aids including the new Bluetooth and wireless devices. He can effectively recognize and repair most problems regarding hearing aid malfunction.
Please come and see Mr. Jose Cortez for services, repairs and training in how to use your hearing aids or assistive devices. Ask for Jose also if you have questions about your account, or if you have questions about hearing aid repairs or services.
Hearing Aid Technician, Receptionist
Armando Parada graduated from Westbury High School in June of 1994 and attended the University of Houston. He is a former Licensed hearing aid dispenser. He is bilingual and able to assist you in English and Spanish. He is also an expert in testing for Audiology and Vestibular conditions. He has received training in Starkey Laboratories and Siemens Hearing Instruments in the manufacturing and repair of hearing aid instruments. Armando is an experienced Hearing Aid Technician and certified as an Occupational Hearing Conservationist. He is very polite and the first person you talk to when you call our office.