Soriya Estes, AuD has fifteen years of practice in the field of Audiology. Dr. Estes is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Texas – Austin and also has served on several committees for the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Estes has spoken on both a regional and national level relaying Best Practices for Audiologist in hearing healthcare clinics. With her hearing aid industry expertise, her practices are asked to perform Beta trial testing for leading hearing aid manufacturers on new products and technologies before they are introduced into the marketplace.
In 2005, Dr. Estes started her first office with the philosophy of providing superior hearing healthcare services for all patients. Whether a patient, employee or co-worker, the philosophy of service to others resonates throughout Dr. Estes’ character. She is tireless in her efforts to rehabilitate hearing loss and provide education about hearing loss and hearing protection to the community.
- Salus University, Doctorate of Audiology, June 2009
- University of Texas, Masters of Arts, Audiology, 1999
- Oklahoma State University, Bachelor of Science, Speech Pathology & Audiology 1997
Specialties: Pediatric and Adult Hearing Aids, Adult Aural Rehabilitation, Hearing Conservation
Soriya Estes works out of our New Braunfels location. Contact Dr. Estes with any audiologic questions you may have here.
Kelli House, M.A. has practiced in the field of Audiology for over ten years. Mrs. House has experience in both pediatric and adult counseling and diagnostic testing. Prior to joining Estes Audiology in May of 2008, she was Director of Audiology at Easter Seals of Central Texas where she served as lead Audiologist for the non-profit organization. Through this work she gained knowledge of grant writing, coordination of ancillary rehabilitation support and providing hearing services to low-income and elderly patients. Mrs. House also has extensive experience in adult aural rehabilitation and hearing aid services for our veterans. She previously worked at Brooke Army Medical Center and the Temple Veterans Administration Audiology Departments working directly with active duty soldiers and retired veterans.
Mrs. House is very involved in local and regional professional organizations, including the Austin Audiology Society, Scott Haug Foundation and the Texas Academy of Audiology. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Audiology.
Kelli enjoys spending time with husband Capt. Tory House of the U.S. Army and their three boys.
- University of Texas at Austin, 1999 Master of Arts Audiology
- University of Texas at Austin, 1996 Bachelor of Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kelli House works out of our New Braunfels location. Contact Ms. House with any audiologic questions you may have here.
Shelley Smith, AuD, has enjoyed working with patients at Estes Audiology since 2008. She received her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. While at the University of Texas, Shelley conducted research surveys analyzing newly FDA-approved hearing devices throughout the US. Dr. Smith has enjoyed a wide range of patient experiences to date including patients from the Veteran’s Administration, serving as the contract Audiologist for Comal ISD and working with Austin-area musicians to provide hearing conservation. Dr. Smith also takes special interest in hearing aid customer satisfaction, pediatric amplification and study of tinnitus management.
Professionally, Dr. Smith maintains her membership with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Smith enjoys serving the community of New Braunfels. She also has a great interest in and passion for hearing protection for hunters and musicians.
Shelley enjoys all things culinary and musical. She also spends free time relaxing outdoors with her husband, Dan, their son and their dog, Blaze.
- University of Texas at Austin Doctorate Audiology
- Louisiana State University Bachelor of Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders
Shelley Smith works out of our New Braunfels and Boerne locations. Contact Dr. Smith with any audiologic questions you
may have here.
Lorrie Baggs, MA has practiced in the field of Audiology for over 16 years. She joined Estes Audiology in 2012 and is the Audiologist at Estes Audiology-Boerne. She has served patients throughout the years from newborn to geriatric in a variety of settings including an outpatient rehabilitation center in west Texas, private practices in Texas and Louisiana, a hospital clinic, and for the largest otolaryngologist group in north Louisiana. She also served as the Audiology supervisor of the newborn hearing screening program in Shreveport and Bossier City, Louisiana. As an Audiologist, she is committed to patient satisfaction and will persevere to help her patients achieve better hearing.
Lorrie holds a certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology and is licensed to practice Audiology in the state of Texas.
Personally, Lorrie is an avid runner and enjoys competing in local races. She has 2 daughters and 1 son and calls Boerne home.
- The University of Texas at Austin, Master of Arts in Audiology, 1996
- The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1995
Lorrie Baggs works out of our Boerne location. Contact Ms. Baggs with any audiologic questions you may have here.
DeAnna Smith joined Estes Audiology in September 2007 as Practice Manager. She is a Certified Medical Office Manager and brings with her over 30 years of experience in medical billing and patient financial services. She believes in providing excellent customer service, and she will cheerfully help you understand your insurance benefits and discuss your account.
She and her husband Bob enjoy spending time with friends, being members of the Elks and enjoying their seven grandchildren.
Deanna Smith works out of the New Braunfels office and manages all Estes Audiology locations. Contact Ms. Smith with any questions you may have here.
Keri Fryer joined Estes Audiology in June 2008. She brings with her over 10 years of office and customer service experience. Keri currently has her Associates Degree in Business Management and is very eager to learn new ways of improving herself. She enjoys interacting with people on a daily basis and believes in great customer service. Being the Patient Care Coordinator, means that she is happily ready to serve you as a patient.
In their spare time, she and her husband Thomas enjoy time with their niece and nephew, love going out dancing, vacations and enjoy water sport activities.
Contact Keri Fryer with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment for New Braunfels or Boerne here.
Cathy Edison is the Marketing Coordinator at Estes Audiology. Cathy has over 10 years of customer service and administrative experience as well as past experience in other medical fields. She is originally from South Texas, moved to Central Texas from the Dallas area in 2001 and can’t imagine ever leaving. During her time as Patient Care Coordinator at Estes Audiology, Cathy has built great relationships with patients and many other members of the Estes Audiology communities.
Our resident musician, Cathy plays bass, flute and piano. She has an affinity for film and television and writes reviews for an entertainment website in her spare time. Cathy loves spending time with her husband, Tony, a Central Texas firefighter, 2 children and a silly Border Collie named Murdock.
Contact Cathy Edison with any marketing opportunities here.
Laurie Coggins joined Estes Audiology in July 2011 as Insurance Coordinator. She has over 10yrs of customer service and administrative experience. She lives with her son and spoiled dachshund Diva. Laurie enjoys the outdoors, traveling, baking and spending time with her family and friends. She recently took up running and plans to enter several local runs and complete her first full marathon in the fall of 2012!
Contact Laurie Coggins with any insurance questions here.
Jennica Falcon, B.S. joined Estes Audiology in September 2013, and has taken on the roles of Patient Care Coordinator and Audiology Assistant. She recently received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Washington in Seattle. Jennica has experience in research of the human auditory system from her work at the UW Infant Hearing Lab. She plans to continue her education and become an audiologist in the near future.
In her spare time, Jennica enjoys spending time with her fiancé. She also has a passion for music and has been singing since the age of 9. She occasionally performs at weddings, open mic nights, and other community events.
Contact Jennica Falcon with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment for New Braunfels or Boerne here.