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

Our Professional Staff

Valerie Fitzgibbons

Valerie Fitzgibbons
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
Gregory Fitzgibbons

Gregory Fitzgibbons
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  an ultra 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
Jovina Havard

Jovina Havard
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

Brittney Van Gent
Clinical and Dispensing Audiologist

Brittney joined our team in 2017.  She is a Midwest native who moved to California with her husband in 2017 from South Dakota.  She received her doctorate in Audiology from the University of South Dakota and her background experience includes diagnostic testing for hearing loss, as well as fitting and programming digital hearing aids for both pediatric and adult patients.  Brittney enjoys spending time with her family, reading and walking/playing with her dog Koda.

 Area(s) of Interest

  • Diagnostic Audiology (Pediatric and Adult)
  • Vestibular testing (VNG)
  • Hearing Aids

 Education

  • University of South Dakota, Doctorate of Audiology, 2017
  • University of South Dakota, Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders, 2013

 Professional Affiliations

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

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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