Phone: (970) 255-3548
Fax: (970) 242-9092

St. Mary's Hospital, Physicians Tower
2643 Patterson Road, Suite 503
Grand Junction, CO 81506

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Our Hearing Professionals

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Steven J. McDermott

Steven J. McDermott

Dr. Joe McDermott, AuD, F-AAA, completed his Bachelors and Master’s degrees at the University of Wyoming and received his Doctorate of Audiology degree through Pennsylvania College of Optometry, School of Audiology in September of 2004. Currently, he serves as the director of audiology for Colorado West Otolaryngologists, P.C. Dr. McDermott holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (F-AAA), Academy of Dispensing Audiologists (ADA) and the Colorado Academy of Audiology (CAA). He is state and nationally certified to practice audiology and dispense hearing aids in the state of Colorado. Dr. McDermott provides expertise in the areas of pediatric, infant, and adult behavioral and electro-acoustic diagnostic testing including Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing, Electroneuronography (Enog), Otoacoustic Emission (OAE) and Videonystagmography (ENG/VNG). He provides in-depth evaluations for diagnosing and treating hearing loss as well as balance disorders. Dr. McDermott counsels and fits hearing aids and amplification devices, including assistive listening devices for all ages. In addition, new assessments and fittings for implantable nontraditional amplification have been added to our services. Dr. McDermott also counsels patients regarding hearing conservation through the use of hearing protection devices.

Chelsie Hensley

Chelsie Hensley

Born and raised in Colorado, Chelsie Hensley, AuD, received her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Northern Colorado in 2017, after completing an externship in Florida where she enhanced her diagnostic skills in hearing and balance.  She is a professional member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is state and nationally certified to practice audiology and dispense hearing aids. Chelsie performs hearing tests, balance tests, and advanced electrophysiological testing on patients of all ages. She is passionate about providing patients with implantable and non-implantable hearing technology. Chelsie believes in working closely with patients to understand their unique communication demands to find solutions that fit their lifestyles.