Why Trust Us with your Audiology Care?
Elevate Audiology is an independent private practice in Easley, SC. Our goal is simple: to educate and serve those needing excellent hearing and tinnitus care. It is all about you and your specific needs. We want to get to know you and your family to understand how we can be your best resource for better hearing and improved quality of life. We hear you through all the noise.
Hearing and communication difficulties are now known to effect your overall health including social, emotional, and physical ways. These affect those in your family and social circle, as well. We want you to feel as safe, confident, and successful as possible in your hearing and communication abilities.
At Elevate Audiology, we understand there is a lot of information and often confusion about your options for better hearing. We take our role in your journey to better hearing seriously because you and your family deserve it. You can trust what you hear from us. We offer a variety of service plans and technology levels to meet the different lifestyles and financial needs of our community without sacrificing quality care. We greatly value our role in the Upstate of South Carolina and are available as a resource to serve and educate.
Mission Statement: Elevate and empower patient’s lives by providing superior education, transparent treatment options, evidence-based hearing and tinnitus care, and an excellent patient experience.
Learn why Dr. Tarvin chose audiology and how it still drives her to this day in this video.
- Committed to YOU
- Continuously Learning for YOU
- Patient-Centered Pricing Options
- Trusted by Your Physicians
- Small, Local, Independent Business
- Community Focused
- Board Certified Doctor of Audiology
- Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Specialist
- Variety of Hearing Aid Manufacturers Offered
- Real Ear Measurements on Hearing Aid Fittings
- Remote Consultations and Hearing Aid Programming Available
- Curbside Services Available
Meet Our Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Alexandra Tarvin is the founder of Elevate Audiology. She is a highly-trained audiologist focused on patient needs with expertise in evaluating and treating hearing disorders, fitting hearing aids, and advising on tinnitus management. She works diligently to stay informed and up-to-date for her patients establishing herself as one of the top audiologists in the nation. Dr. Tarvin has presented at multiple conferences on the state and national level.
She is most proud of her patients’ trust and successes. Many patients have reported that they were delighted that they came here with their audiology needs and received levels of care above and beyond their expectations. This, above any other professional accomplishment, is our greatest source of satisfaction.
Alexandra Tarvin, Au.D. is American Board of Audiology Certified. Dr. Tarvin received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of South Florida and her Bachelors in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Florida. Dr. Tarvin completed her residency at a not-for-profit audiology institute in Louisville, Kentucky where she practiced all audiology specialties and focused on adult diagnostics and treatment.
She started her professional career in Greenville, SC prior to starting Elevate Audiology. She is a twice published researcher completing her audiology doctoral project, entitled Acceptable Noise Level and Hearing Aid Noise Reduction, which has also been presented at multiple conferences.
Dr. Tarvin is a Certified Fellow of the Tinnitus Practitioners Association specializing in tinnitus and sound sensitivity, member of the American Tinnitus Association, volunteers as Technology Chair and former President of the South Carolina Academy of Audiology, and is a committee member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She is a passionate advocate for access to audiology services and regularly participates in lobbying efforts to increase audiology awareness and services within the healthcare system and received an award in 2017 by the Academy of Doctors of Audiology for her efforts. She is originally from Queens, NY and grew up in central Florida. She lives in Greenville with her veteran husband Brennan, son Miles, and dog Colby.
The American Board of Audiology Certification credential recognizes those audiologists whose knowledge base and ethical practices are consistent with professional knowledge through life-long learning. The ABA creates, administers, and promotes rigorous credentialing programs that elevate professional practice and advance patient care.
Meet Our Patient Care Coordinator
Carol Breth is our patient care coordinator and the smiling face welcoming you to our practice. She has over 15 years of customer service experience and a B.A. degree in business administration from Wilmington College in Ohio.
Carol is originally from Kentucky and moved to Pickens when her husband, Lee, retired from the U.S. Forest Service. They have two bulldogs, Frank and Blue, who love truck rides to the lake. She enjoys Zumba dance classes, traveling and spending time with family.
Meet Our Audiology Doctoral Resident
Payton Lack is our audiology doctoral resident. Originally from Greensboro, Georgia, Payton graduated from The University of Georgia with honors obtaining his bachelor’s in communication sciences and disorders. Payton is working toward his Doctor of Audiology degree from Auburn University. Payton’s own personal experience of being hearing impaired and wearing hearing aids fuels his devotion to audiology and passion for helping individuals with hearing loss. Aside from Payton’s love of connecting with patients and all things audiology, you can find him hanging out with family and friends, cheering on the Dawgs (and sometimes Tigers), or going on walks at the end of the day.