Estes Audiology Hearing Care Mission

Estes Audiology Hearing Center Staff - Soriya EstesSoriya Estes, AuD
has extensive experience in the field of Audiology and owns several private practice offices in Central Texas. She received her Master’s Degree in Audiology from the University of Texas-Austin and her Doctorate from Salus University. Dr. Estes serves as a guest faculty member at the University of Texas – Austin and also has served on several committees for the American Academy of Audiology. She has spoken at regional and national forums relaying Best Practices for Audiologist in hearing healthcare clinics.

In 2005, Dr. Estes started her first office in New Braunfels, Texas with the philosophy of providing superior hearing healthcare services for all patients. Whether a patient, employee or industry colleague, the philosophy of service to others resonates throughout her character.

With local community involvement essential in healthcare, Estes Audiology has served as the hearing service affiliate provider for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) since 2009 as well as been a provider for donated hearing aids on several international mission trips.

Outside of Audiology, Soriya also serves on the Board of Trustees for 89.5 KMFA – classical public radio and the St. Austin’s Catholic School Board, is a prospective Blue Coat for the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the Small Business Person of the Year in 2015 from the New Braunfels Chamber. She lives in Austin with her husband, Brian, and their two daughters.


  • 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

To contact Dr. Estes with any questions you may have click here.

Estes Audiology Hearing Center Staff - Kelli House

Kelli House, M.A. has extensive experience in the field of Audiology and owns several private practice offices in Central Texas..  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 and serves as an off-campus clinical supervisor for the University of Texas-Austin Audiology doctoral program.

Kelli and her husband, Maj Tory House (US Army), enjoy crossfit workouts and spending time with their three active sons.  You are apt to find them in the back yard playing a variety of sports.  She is a past school board member and active in the parents club at St. Austin Catholic School.


  • University of Texas at Austin, 1999 Master of Arts Audiology
  • University of Texas at Austin, 1996 Bachelor of Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders

To contact Ms. House with any questions you may have click here.

Estes Audiology Hearing Center Staff - Liz BeschonerLiz Beschoner, AuD, CCC-A
 has practiced in the field of Audiology for  several years. She joined Estes Audiology in 2014 as Doctor of Audiology at Estes Audiology in Boerne, Texas. She has served many patients with varied needs in private practices around the San Antonio and Boerne area. As a Doctor of Audiology, she is committed to helping those with hearing loss by bringing them excellent care through rehabilitation to improve their quality of life.

Dr. Beschoner holds a certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology and is licensed to practice Audiology in the state of Texas.

Dr. Beschoner enjoys spending time with her family. She resides in Boerne, Texas with her husband and her baby girl.


  • The University of North Texas, Doctorate of  Audiology, 2012
  • Abilene Christian University, Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders, 2007

To contact Dr. Beschoner with any  questions you may have click here.

Estes Audiology Hearing Center Staff - Paige JuarezPaige Juarez, AuD has practiced in the field of audiology for several years and joined Estes Audiology in New Braunfels in 2014.

Mrs. Juarez is currently member of the American Academy of Audiology, the Texas Academy of Audiology and the Hearing Loss Association of America and enjoys attending national and state audiology conferences. She worked as the hearing aid technician at the UNT Speech and Hearing Center for three years.

Mrs. Juarez received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 2009 from Saint Edwards University and received her Doctorate in Audiology from The University of North Texas in 2015. She has also performed clinical rotations at ENT Care for Children in Frisco and UT Southwestern in Dallas along with other rotations in several clinic environments.

To contact Dr. Juarez with any  questions you may have click here.

Rachel_HigginbothamRachel Higginbotham, AuD specializes in helping her patients enjoy the best quality of life possible through state-of-the-art, custom hearing instruments and treatments. Whether you are dealing with hearing loss or tinnitus, Dr. Higginbotham’s passion for audiology can help.

Dr. Higginbotham is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She is a Boerne native and lives in the city with her husband and son.


  • The University of Texas at Dallas, Doctorate of Audiology
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, Bachelor of Science
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders-Audiology, 2010

IMG_0399Sarah Wallace, AuD
joined Estes Audiology in Seguin, TX in 2016. Dr. Wallace came to Estes Audiology after a yearlong externship with the Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery division at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC where she focused on adult and pediatric diagnostic audiology, hearing aids, and cochlear implants. Dr. Wallace has a passion for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of hearing loss. It is her goal to provide quality care to her patients through comprehensive, evidence-based, and family-centered services.

Dr. Wallace strives to remain current with research in the field of audiology. She has attended and given presentations at state, national, and international conferences and has been published in research journals such as Seminars in Hearing and Otology & Neurotology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

In her spare time, Dr. Wallace can be found enjoying the great outdoors, traveling, or reading the next good book.


  • University of Texas at Dallas, Doctorate of Audiology, 2016
  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders, 2012

Estes Audiology Hearing Center Staff - Laurie Coggins

Laurie Coggins joined Estes Audiology in July 2011 and is the practice Office Manager. She has extensive customer service, administrative and insurance coordination experience. She lives with her son and spoiled dachshund Diva. Ms. Coggins 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, as well as complete a marathon!

To contact Laurie Coggins with any insurance questions click here.

Estes Audiology Hearing Center Staff - Jennica Falcon

Jennica Falcon, B.S. joined Estes Audiology in September 2013, and has taken on the role of Audiology Assistant. She recently received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Washington in Seattle and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Audiology at the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Falcon 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.

Ms. Falcon has a passion for music and has been singing since the age of nine. She occasionally performs at weddings, open mic nights, and other community events.

To contact Jennica Falcon with any  questions you may have click here.

Katie_Tshirt_Headshot_FinalKatie Lanum joined Estes Audiology in April 2015 and works as Patient Care Coordinator in our Boerne, Texas location. She graduated from UTSA with her B.S. in Kinesiology. Ms. Lanum has over 10 years of customer service and other medical field experience.

Ms. Lanum has a passion for animals and has helped rescue and foster dogs with several different rescue groups. She has two fur babies of her own, Oakley and Princess, who join her and her boyfriend in many outdoor activities including trips to the river and beach. When she’s not out by the water you can find her at a local Texas country music concert or playing golf.

To contact Katie Lanum with any  questions you may have click here.

Brianne_GonzalesBrianne Gonzalez joined Estes Audiology in November 2015 as Patient Care Coordinator for New Braunfels. She is originally from Fort Worth and moved to the San Marcos area with her family about 4 years ago. Brianne enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking and being outdoors. Brianne has a wonderful family which includes her husband Marcos, teenage daughter Cassie and her 3 furbabies Toby, Bella and Apple.

To contact Brianne Gonzalez with any  questions you may have click here.

Arianna_GarciaArianna Garcia joined Estes Audiology in December 2015 and works as Patient Care Coordinator in our Austin, Texas location. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and plans to pursue a Doctoral degree in Audiology. Arianna loves going to concerts and watching movies with her boyfriend and sisters, so any suggestions are always welcome.

To contact Arianna Garcia with any  questions you may have click here.

Each of the clinics in the Estes Audiology family is focused on comprehensive and individual patient care whether a hearing aid is the most appropriate solution or a different recommendation is the better option.  Our goal is to serve the needs of our patients to their satisfaction and always respect the decisions that each person makes in regard to their hearing care.