Robert J. Scharber, Au.D., FAAA
Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Scharber received his Doctorate of Audiology in 2001 from the University of Florida. He also earned his bachelor’s degree at College of New Jersey in Trenton and his master’s degree in Audiology from Arizona State University in Tempe. He has been practicing audiology in Arizona for more than thirty years. As a Board Certified Doctor of Audiology, he works closely with ear, nose and throat doctors, internists, and family physicians as a consultant providing evaluations and hearing services to their patients. He often serves as a consultant to healthcare organizations and insurance plans as well. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists, and is licensed by the Arizona State Department of Health Services. Dr. Scharber grew up near Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Dr. Scharber is available as a speaker on a number of topics. He offers a multimedia presentation on Hearing Loss, New Hearing Aid Technologies, Balance, Dizziness & Fall Prevention, Assistive Listening Devices and Listening Strategies. Please contact our office for availability and information.
Heather Guerra, Au.D., FAAA
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Heather Guerra, Au.D., FAAA graduated from A.T. Still University in August of 2013 where she acquired clinical experience in a broad range of environments, including private practices, ENT offices, a public school system, aural rehabilitation groups and out-patient clinics. Interestingly, audiology is a second career for Dr. Guerra who worked as a respiratory therapist after graduation from Arizona State University. As a respiratory therapist, she found she missed audiology and soon returned to school to pursue her doctoral degree. Dr. Guerra was born in Germany, spent her early years in Scotland and moved to the United States when she was eight years old. She is a talented cellist, touring Europe with the Phoenix Symphony Youth Orchestra while still in high school. Dr. Guerra was recently married and is the proud mother of “Corbin,” a young and energetic Corgi dog. Like many of our patients, Dr. Guerra suffers from tinnitus and recently found relief with a retraining device; she is now our resident expert on tinnitus and is eager to help our patients who also suffer from this debilitating condition.
Jessica McLindsay, Au.D., FAAA
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Jessica McLindsay, Au.D., FAAA graduated from A.T. Still University in August of 2013 after acquiring audiological skills in different clinical settings, including private practices, a public school system, children’s hospitals, ENT physician offices, aural rehabilitation groups and out-patient clinics throughout Arizona and Minnesota. Dr. McLindsay was born in North Dakota into a very large family. Her father has 16 brothers and sisters and her mother 14 siblings. Dr. McLindsay is the middle of five children. She is married, and her energetic Labrador Retriever, “Reagan,” keeps she and her husband company. In her spare time, Dr. McLindsay loves to cook, hike, read, shop and bike. She loves children and plans to apply her professional expertise to help children suffering from hearing loss.
Audiology Assistant & Medical Billings Specialist
Holly joined the East Valley Hearing Center team in 2010. She is our insurance specialist, and she is happy to check your hearing benefits and file your insurance claims for you. She has also taken on the position of audiology assistant and is excited to be learning new skills while working more closely with our patients. You may see her cleaning and checking your hearing aids, working with the audiologists on repairs and coordinating shipping and receiving.
Holly is originally from Kentucky and moved to Arizona at the age of 9. She is a proud Yuma High Criminal alum and a graduate of Pima Medical Institute in Tempe. She loves animals and had a rewarding career as a certified veterinary technician for 11 years. She married her high school sweetheart and has a teenage daughter who keeps her very busy. She enjoys raising chickens, gardening, fishing, camping, and hiking.
Patient Care Coordinator
Marilyn is our front office patient care coordinator. She will happily take your calls and schedule appointments, making sure we have all the information needed to inform the doctors of audiology of your needs and to get your insurance claims to our insurance specialist. She also does our billing and helps patients with finance options.
After growing up in Michigan, where Marilyn attended Michigan State University, she moved to California, where she raised her family and worked for Fountain Valley School District in the Instruction Division for 21 years. She was very active volunteering in her community and with her philanthropic education organization. She took early retirement from FVSD in 2006 and followed her son to Arizona, where she built a house in Queen Creek and now lives with her three dogs, Diesel, Max, and Molly. She came to EVHC through a temp agency in 2007 and never left. She enjoys her job, traveling with friends, reading, music, going out to eat, working in her yard, babysitting her grandson, and taking care of animals.
Sue Rooney, MBA
Director of Marketing
As Director of Marketing, Sue is responsible for managing the marketing and public relations efforts of East Valley Hearing Center. Patients are probably most familiar with the quarterly newsletter and patient appreciation fliers, as well as periodic advertisements in various newspapers and magazines. Sue also coordinates our physician marketing program and all social media efforts. Sue graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelors degree in Business Administration and earned a Masters of Business Administration from Arizona State University. She joined the East Valley Hearing Center team in 2000. She is married, has three daughters and two granddaughters.