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Our Hearing Professionals

Professional Hearing Consultants is affiliated with an experienced group of physicians who are experts in the medical and surgical treatment of hearing disorders. Each physician is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Our clinical audiologists are health care specialists who identify, assess, and manage disorders of the auditory, balance, and other neural systems. Our audiologists are certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the State of Michigan.

Eileen Bridges

Eileen Bridges
M.A., CCC-A

Eileen Bridges received both her bachelor's Audiology and Speech Sciences from Michigan State University.  She received her master's degree in Audiology from Michigan State University.  Her Clinical Fellowship year was completed at Associates in Otolaryngology in Southfield and Farmington Hills, Michigan.  She worked as a clinical supervisor at Michigan State University and served as an adjunct faculty member for several years.  Her interests include diagnostic testing, hearing aid fitting and tinnitus treatment.  With over 20 years of clinical experience, Ms. Bridges has worked with patients of all ages.  In addition to her clinical work, she is actively involved in training the next generation of audiologists.

Kristen Umphlett

Kristen Umphlett
Au.D, CCC-A

Dr. Umphlett graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts. She then received her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from the University of Illinois in 2012. At Central Michigan University’s Carls Center, she completed her clinical externship and then was a clinical supervisor. After taking time off to start a family, Dr. Umphlett began working part-time at Mid-Michigan ENT in June 2013. Her clinical interests include tinnitus management through the use of hearing aids and diagnostic testing with children and adults.

Rebecca Stewart

Rebecca Stewart
Au.D., CCC-A

Dr. Stewart graduated from Butler University in 2014 with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science and Disorders.  In 2017, she earned her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from Indiana University.  Dr. Stewart was a clinical extern at Mid-Michigan Ear, Nose, and Throat in 2017.  She returned in 2020 as a full-time audiologist and has clinical interest in tinnitus management, adult and pediatric diagnostics, vestibular testing and hearing technology.

Mary Steel
BHSc

Mary Steel received her Bachelor of Health Science degree with a specialization in statistics from Western University, London Ontario, Canada. She continued at Western where she received her Master’s in Clinical Science in Audiology in 2012.  Mary is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Audiology from A.T. Still University and plans to graduate in June 2023. Before joining MMENT, Mary worked for non-profit organizations, at ENT clinics, and within long-term care facilities. Her clinical interests include vestibular assessment, tinnitus management through amplification and informational counselling, and aural rehabilitation that addresses the stigma related to hearing loss.