William Bee Ririe Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic
Family Hearing Services

Office: 775-738-4227
Fax: 775-738-4284


At Family Hearing Services we treat every client as an individual and focus on providing the best care possible. We listen and learn about you and your needs before recommending a solution.

Cathy Vance, Au.D. Doctor of Audiology received her master's degree in audiology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1998 and then her Doctoral Degree in Audiology in 2007 through the Arizona School of Health Sciences. In 1999, Cathy assumed Family Hearing Services to provide excellent hearing health care to Elko and its surrounding communities. Cathy also goes to Winnemucca twice per month to provide care for those with hearing loss in the Winnemucca community.

Cathy is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, and the Nevada Speech Language Association, of which she was previously the treasurer.

Cathy researches the latest in technology so she can offer a wide variety of technologies in a wider price range. Technology is always changing and improving and Cathy works with several Hearing Aid Manufacturers to always know what new technology is coming out for her patients.

Cathy and her husband Terry are raising their children in Elko and love the community.

Corrie Smith, Au.D. graduated from Idaho State University in 2011 with a Doctor of Audiology degree. Corrie first became interested in Audiology while working with Dr. Vance to complete a number of high school science fair projects related to noise-induced hearing loss. Through the experience that Corrie gained while working with Dr. Vance she decided to pursue an education related to audiology at the University of Nevada Reno. During her time at UNR she was also a member of the collegiate Rifle Team. She graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology & Audiology with a Minor in Developmental Disabilities. She continued her education at Idaho State University and completed a number of clinical rotations in both the Pocatello and Boise area. Corrie was honored to complete her final internship year with Dr. Vance here at Family Hearing Services.

Corrie is a native Elkoan. She and her husband, Clay, are enjoying being back in Elko and spending time with their families. They are busy trying to raise two energetic puppies and enjoy taking hiking & camping trips in the surrounding area. Corrie also tries to make time for rock climbing and snow shoeing in Lamoille.

Corrie is excited to be joining Dr. Vance in serving the Elko community!

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775.289.3612 Ext. 346
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775.289.3001 Ext. 148
Critical Access Hospital
1500 Avenue H
Ely, Nevada 89301
Rural Health Clinic
6 Steptoe Circle
Ely, Nevada 89301
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