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Better hearing and a better quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional. At Maico Audiological Services, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our patients. Relationships based on unsurpassed personal service that begins the first time you walk through our doors and continues long after your initial appointment.
Call us today at 757-847-5444.
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Dr. Mavis W. Garrett
Dr. Mavis W. Garrett received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Virginia in 1980 and her Masters in Education from UVA in 1982. She began her career in Tidewater at an ear, nose and throat specialist’s office in Norfolk upon graduation. While there, she became a faculty member of Eastern Virginia Medical School and served as an instructor for the medical school. In 1984, she moved to the Peninsula and began a long affiliation with a local hospital and later with Ear, Nose and Throat Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. In 2003, she was awarded a Doctorate in Audiology from AT Still University. In 2008 she joined Maico as a clinical provider and in 2012 became owner.
Dr. Garrett is a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology. She is a fellow with the American Academy of Audiology and holds licenses in both Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Dr. Garrett avidly seeks continuing education and stays in tune with the latest developments in technology and rehabilitative services for the hearing impaired of all ages.
When not busy helping improve the lives of those with hearing impairments she is busy with her 2 dogs, 2 granddogs and cat. She enjoys quilting and needle arts.
With over 30 years experience in the field of Audiology and hearing aid dispensing, we feel confident you will be pleased with Dr. Garrett’s diagnostic and rehabilitative services.
Jodi Ritchie, M.Ed, CCC-A
Jodi Ritchie, M.Ed, CCC-A, joins Maico Audiological Services after 16 years in private practice in the Hampton Roads area where she has specialized in adult hearing aid fittings. She has also worked as a clinical audiologist at Riverside Regional Medical Center. Jodi received her Master’s Degree from the University of Virginia. She has served as a past affiliate faculty member at Eastern Virginia Medical School, and is currently a member of the Tidewater Audiology Society and the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Jodi and her husband make their home in Newport News. They enjoy traveling and spending time on the beach as well as boating. They are enthusiastic college football fans and often join her son and daughter for tailgating at their school’s games.
Dr. Lauren Matsko
Dr. Lauren Matsko received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Virginia Tech, her Master’s degree in Public Health from Eastern Virginia Medical School, and her Doctorate in Audiology from Salus University in Philadelphia. Dr. Matsko is a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology. Lauren is a recent addition to Maico after relocating from a small non-profit speech and hearing clinic in southwest Virginia. Her love of audiology is evident in the enthusiasm she brings to every appointment. She enjoys spending her spare time traveling, hiking, and antiquing with her boyfriend and spoiling their dog, Roxy.
Dr. Krystin Farrell
Dr. Farrell received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders (cum laude) from San Diego State University and her clinical Doctorate in Audiology from Gallaudet University. She is proficient in American Sign Language and is a strong advocate for the Deaf. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is certified in clinical competency with the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Dr. Farrell comes to Maico with 9 years of experience in the ENT setting and is highly respected by her patients and the medical community in which she’s worked, most recently in Culpeper, Virginia. She enjoys riding her motorcycle and spending time with her cat.