Our Providers

Des Moines & Central Iowa Audiologists and Specialists

Woodard Hearing Centers only employs experienced hearing health professionals to work with our patients. We believe highly trained professionals and the level of expertise they can provide to you is an integral part of the path to better hearing. Our Audiologists and Hearing Specialists aren’t just there to tell you what your hearing problem is; they will work with you so you can fully understand what your hearing loss entails and how you can get back to living your life. We are on your hearing journey each step of the way and believe you deserve the best.

Dr. Ashley Bahr

“Every day I get the opportunity to improve someone’s quality of life through better hearing.”

Experience

Dr. Ashley E. Bahr received her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Iowa, and her Bachelors Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Idaho State University. She has completed training in many clinical settings, including university and hospital clinics, the Veterans Administration, ENT and balance centers, and private practices. Dr. Bahr serves the Urbandale, Adel, Perry, Guthrie Center, and Greenfield offices.

Specialties & Affiliations

Dr. Bahr is a member of several professional organizations, including: the American Academy of Audiology, the American Auditory Society, the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Iowa Hearing Association, and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Bahr was appointed to sit on the Iowa Speech Pathology and Audiology Board. Ashley has completed the educational and professional requirements to receive her membership in the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA). She specializes in the prescription and fitting of hearing aids, cerumen management, and tinnitus.

More About Dr. Bahr

Ashley grew up in Nampa, Idaho with her parents and older brother. She has lived in Iowa since 2011, and enjoys the leafy trees and rolling hills. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys photography and playing board games.

Cyndi Lister

“I am committed to providing you the most advanced hearing instrument technology and the highest standard of care.”

Experience

Cyndi is licensed by the State of Iowa to dispense hearing aids and has worked for Woodard Hearing Centers for more than ten years. Ms. Lister works with adults for the fitting and ongoing management of hearing aids and hearing conservation. Cyndi serves the Urbandale, Chariton, and Knoxville Woodard Hearing locations.

Specialties & Affiliations

Cyndi specializes in prescribing and fitting hearing aids. She is a member of the Iowa Hearing Association.

More About Cyndi

Cyndi has lived in Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan. She is an animal lover, gospel music enthusiast, and loves jet skiing.

Tricia Veik, BC-HIS*

“I strive to stay up-to-date on the latest technology to help you hear your best. As my patient, I will take the time to get to know you and understand your unique needs.”

Experience

Tricia is board certified and licensed by the State of Iowa to dispense hearing aids. She has provided hearing services in the central-Iowa region for more than eight years. Ms. Veik works with adults for the fitting and ongoing management of hearing aids and hearing conservation. Previously, Tricia worked at a school with a Deaf Education Academy. Tricia serves the Urbandale, Winterset, and Indianola Woodard Hearing offices. She has been personally affected by hearing loss in her family and is a strong advocate for people who are hard-of-hearing. She has taken multiple sign language courses and is able to communicate in American Sign Language.

Specialties & Affiliations

Tricia specializes in prescribing and fitting hearing aids. She is a member of the Iowa Hearing Association and proudly represented the Foundation for Sight and Sound as a scholarship judge for students entering college.

More About Tricia

In her free time, Tricia likes to spend as much time as possible with her family and friends. She enjoys reading, watching movies, watching or playing sports, and playing card games.

 

*Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences

Dr. Nathaniel Wisecup

“I want to help my patients understand their hearing loss and the options available so they can make educated, sound decisions when investing in their hearing healthcare.”

Experience

Dr. Nathaniel Wisecup received both his Doctorate in Audiology and Bachelors Degree from the University of Iowa. He chose audiology because he has always been interested in the physics of sound, and what our ability to sense it affords us. Dr. Wisecup serves the Urbandale and Grinnell Woodard Hearing offices.

Specialties & Affiliations

Dr. Wisecup is a member of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Nathaniel has completed the educational and professional requirements to receive his membership in the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA). He specializes in the prescription and fitting of hearing aids, cerumen management, and tinnitus.

More About Dr. Wisecup

Nathaniel enjoys backpacking, cycling, photography, spending time with family, and listening to music.