Our Professional Staff

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

Who We Are

We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Hearing Solutions, our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff combines years of expertise in hearing healthcare, and is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.

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Our Association

Our Providers

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Dana Walchek, Au.D., F/AAA

Owner, Audiologist

Dr. Dana Walchek has owned Hearing Solutions since 1998 and co-owned Industrial Hearing Solutions since 2005. From 1999-2019, Dr. Walchek was the Director of Audiology at Simon-Williamson Clinic, P.C. In September 2019, she moved her practice from the Princeton campus to the current location. Her office has been a teaching facility for doctoral students from Auburn University since 2007.

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Abby Ryan, Au.D.


As a child of parents with dual sensory losses, vision and hearing loss, Dr. Abby Ryan has a lifetime of personal experience with hearing loss, hearing aids, and the hardships faced by those with multiple impairments. Interested in what caused her mother’s sudden sensorineural hearing loss, Dr. Ryan took courses on communication disorders and audiology. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in communication disorders from the University of Alabama and her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from Auburn University.

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Melissa Richardson, Au.D.


Dr. Richardson has presented on the state, national, and international levels in person and via poster sessions and has earned recognition including a national award from the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program. Outside the office, she enjoys family time with husband Tripp, their two children, and lovable doggo Daisy.

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