Hearing Aids and Audiology in Duluth, MN


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Phone: 218-723-7880
Fax: 218-723-8208

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4905 Matterhorn Dr.
Duluth, MN 55811

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Monday - Friday:
8:30am to 4:30pm

Meet Our Team

Dr. Samantha Hellmann

Dr. Samantha Hellmann

AuD

Dr. Samantha recognizes that every patient has unique hearing needs and strives to work with individuals to meet their specific needs and goals.

“Growing up with two siblings and a parent with hearing loss has given me the personal experience of seeing how hearing can affect the entire family.”

Samantha grew up on a dairy farm in a small town in central Minnesota. She started her externship under Dr. John Voss in 2018 and graduated with her Doctors degree from University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2019. She completed her undergraduate degree at Minnesota State University – Moorhead. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, cooking, live theater and spending time with family and friends.

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota Academy of Audiology

Karla Beheng

Karla Beheng

HIS

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Karla is a Hearing Instrument Specialist. She is here to assist with cleaning and checking hearing devices and making minor repairs on site. She also visits various facilities in the Northern region and provides services to the residents as well as provides training to the facilities’ staff on how to properly maintain and care for the devices. Karla enjoys helping patients hearing again while creating a special bond and helping them in any way she can.

One of Karla’s other passions is riding horses. She also enjoys hiking, camping and kayaking on the shores of Lake Superior. She has two wonderful boys, Ethan and Arren and a dog, Louie, and a cat, Kona, that she loves spending time with outside of work.


Karri Kiefat

Karri Kiefat

Practice Manager

Karri ensures that the practice is running smoothly and efficiently. She oversees Human Resources, training, accounts receivable/payable, tracking and strategic planning for the office.

“As a hearing aid wearer myself, I understand personally how hearing loss can affect your life and how important hearing instruments are to keeping you connected to family, friends, work and everyday life.”

Karrie received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in Business and her Master of Business Administration from Bethel University in 2009.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son doing many activities related to sports, the outdoors and family.


Joanna Niemi

Joanna Niemi

Patient Care Coordinator

Joanna is pleased to be your first contact in the front office as well as on the phone. Her goal is to provide our patients with excellent service by welcoming them, handling paperwork, and making and confirming appointments. She keeps the flow of visits as smooth as possible.

Joanna’s background is in Education, so it comes natural for her to help educate patients on the how’s and why’s of hearing treatment. Her favorite part of her job is the friendships she makes with patients.

She enjoys spending as much time outdoors in the summer and looks forward to gardening and landscaping her yard. Reading, needlework and her two grown daughters and a granddaughter keep her busy when she is not in the office.


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