Serving Michigan with 4 Locations

Shelby
(586) 930-0660
Chesterfield
(586) 725-5380
Romeo
(586) 725-5380
Lapeer
(810) 664-4479

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Hearing Care

Because Life is Worth Hearing

Our Hearing Professionals

Audiologists

Kari A. Krause, M.A.

Kari A. Krause, M.A.
Audiologist

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Kari Krause received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Central Michigan University in 1989. Kari is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is an active member and past board member of the Michigan Academy of Audiology. She currently holds an Audiology license from the State of Michigan.

Kari's goal has always been making sure that each individual feels special, and not just a “number”. She wants every person to know that their best interests always come first. Kari's big heart and her passion to help everyone is probably the reasons she just celebrated her 25th Anniversary in private practice!  Kari has witness a lot of changes in this industry but she has always remained true to her vision.    

Kari works mostly out of the Shelby Township office, seeing patients and attending to her administrative duties.  She resides in Oxford with her husband AJ, daughter Samantha and her kittens Bandit and Bowie.  Still a die hard Wings fan, she is always excited to attend Red Wings games with AJ.

Marianne Fortino, M.A.

Marianne Fortino, M.A.
Audiologist

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Marianne graduated with her Bachelor degree from MSU in 1995 and then continued her education at Western Michigan University where she  received her Master degree in Audiology in 1998.  She did her clinical fellowship for a year at Michigan Ear Institute.  Marianne also has her license in Audiology from the State of Michigan. 

Marianne was been practicing now for over 15 years.  She brings with her the experience and knowledge of treating difficult hearing loss.  Many of our patients have found success with her that they were not finding before.  Marianne's kindness and patience, makes her a favorite with our patients!  She currently sees patients in our Chesterfield office.

She resides in Rochester with her husband Tony, her son Joe, and two daughters Olivia and Katie.  Her three children and their little dog Sophie(who you can occasionally find in our offices) keeps her schedule very busy with various activities.  In her free time she loves to run and when possible travel.    

Sarah Brown, Au.D.

Sarah Brown, Au.D.
Audiologist

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Sarah received both her Bachelor's and Doctorate of Audiology degrees from Central Michigan University.  She completed her externship at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, MI.  Sarah also has her State of Michigan Audiologist license.   

Dr. Sarah's interest in hearing and sound was influenced by her musical background. She loves when she is able to help patients hear their favorite sounds and songs!  She brings to our practice a commitment to improve the quality of life through the use of hearing technology.  She currently is seeing patients in the Shelby and Lapeer offices.  She looks forward to building patient relationships by providing educational information on their hearing and their hearing health.  

Sarah lives in Waterford with her husband Matt, their dog Chance and two cats Simba and Chuck.  In her free time she enjoys listening to and making music, going to concerts and sports.    

Support Staff

Jean VanMaele
Practice Manager

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586-930-0660

Leslie Marsack
Patient Care Coordinator

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586-725-5380