Our Hearing Professionals
Dr. Cynthia D. Heise, Owner & Certified Audiologist
Dr. Cynthia Heise is a licensed, board certified, Doctor of Audiology. She received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Florida, with a Master’s degree in Audiology from the University of South Florida. While her children were completing high school, Cynthia returned to Nova Southeastern University to complete her Doctorate of Audiology degree. Cynthia is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the Florida Academy of Audiology, she is Board Certified by the American Speech-Language Pathology and Hearing Association.
Layne Heise, Board Certified Hearing Aid Specialist | BC-HAS
Nationally board certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences, with 35 years of experience in Hearing Science, Layne specializes in adult and geriatric hearing rehabilitation. Using high-end Hearing Instrument Technology, he focuses on personalizing lifestyle solutions for optimum hearing benefits. In his free time, Layne enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren, and playing a few rounds of golf.
Dr. Kimberly A. White, Audiologist | Au.D., CCC-A
Kimberly is a licensed, board certified, Doctor of Audiology with over 20 years of experience. She received her Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Still University School of Health Sciences Arizona, and her Masters of Science and Bachelors of Science from West Virginia University.
Dr. Frederick Rahe, Clinical Audiologist
Dr. Frederick Rahe is a licensed, certified clinical audiologist who has been practicing audiology in South Florida since 1977. He received his Doctorate Degree in Audiology from Nova Southeastern University, where he received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006. He obtained his Master’s degree in Audiology and his Bachelor’s degree in Audiology and Speech Pathology from the University of Florida. His areas of clinical interest include the evaluation and treatment of hearing and balance disorders, and dispensing digital hearing aids. Dr. Rahe has been involved with the establishment of infant hearing programs at five Broward County hospitals, serves on the State of Florida Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Advisory Council, and has served as Chair of the Broward County Infant Hearing Advisory Board. He is Past-President of the Florida Academy of Audiology, and a Past-President and recipient of Honors of the Florida Language, Speech and Hearing Association. He currently serves on the Florida State Advisory Board for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. He is also on the faculty of three Doctor of Audiology programs. Dr. Rahe has been involved in a number of humanitarian hearing missions in Appalachia, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Trinidad and Tobago.
Bill Roach, Doctor of Audiology
Dr. William Roach has been a member of the Hearing Center of Broward Team for over 3 years. He received his Doctorate in Audiology from Nova Southeastern, and his Bachelors of Science from Ohio University in 2010. His clinical interests include tinnitus treatment and hearing aid amplification. Dr. Roach previously served as the President of the Student Chapter of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. In 2014, he completed a mission trip in Peru where he and a team of audiologists fit over 2,000 patients in 4 days. His hobbies include playing hockey, skiing, and watching any Pittsburgh sporting event.
Joan Hansen, Office Manager, Hearing Aid Specialist
Joan has been a member of The Hearing Center of Broward staff for over 35 years. She has worked as a patient care coordinator, office manager, and hearing aid specialist. Joan looks forward to working with new and familiar patients every day. Joan has been a resident of Lighthouse Point, Florida for her entire life (if you need any restaurant recommendations, ask her!). Joan and her husband have two daughters and enjoy the Florida weather.
Deborah Rivera, Hearing Aid Specialist
Deborah, a licensed hearing instrument specialist, has been with The Hearing Center of Broward for over 9 years. Deborah speaks fluent Spanish, and will test your hearing and fit your hearing aids in both English and Espanol. In her free time Deborah enjoys exercising, and spending time with her 3 daughters.
Milly Hmila, Patient Care Coordinator
Milly is the friendly voice you hear when you call The Hearing Center. She is happy to assist callers with the information needed to help schedule your appointment. She is also ready to provide any batteries and supplies that are needed for your hearing aids. Additionally, Milly is fluent in Spanish. In her free time, Milly enjoys spending time with her husband and her two pets.
Susan Calcaterra, Patient Care Coordinator
Susan has worked with The Hearing Center of Broward for over 13 years. She is available to assist you with scheduling an appointment and answering your questions. Susan will make sure you are greeted with a smile and one of her freshly baked cookies each time you come into our office. Susan comes to us from New York. She and her husband have three children and three grandchildren. Susan brings a special empathy to our patients as both her mother, and husband have hearing loss and wear hearing aids. She truly understands the day to day challenges of the hearing impaired. Give her a call. She’s waiting to hear from you!