Our Professional Staff

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

Who We Are

We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Hearing Consultants of Southeast Michigan, our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff combines years of expertise in hearing healthcare, and is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.

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Our Professional Staff

Kari A Krause M A

Kari A. Krause, M.A.


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.

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Marianne Fortino, M.A.


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. 

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Jean VanMaele

Practice Manager / Patient Liaison