Anne P. Orsene, Au.D.

About Anne P. Orsene, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology / Executive Director

Dr. Anne Orsene is the Executive Director of Hearing Evaluation Services and has been with the organization since 2000. She has been practicing audiology and caring for her patients in Western New York since 1991. Along with her administrative responsibilities, Dr. Orsene sees patients one day per week out of our Wehrle Drive location.

Dr. Anne Orsene is committed to ensuring that all patients receive the best possible outcome with hearing devices. She was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to the New York State Hearing Aid Dispensing Advisory Board in 2012. This board protects consumers who purchase hearing aids and strives to ensure appropriate hearing aid dispensing practices throughout New York state.

Dr. Anne Orsene is also committed to helping patients meet their hearing needs regardless of their income level. In 2006, Dr. Orsene co-founded the Dr. Ann Stadelmaier Hearing Aid Fund to help individuals in financial need.  Dr. Orsene is the proud Chairman of this fund that has allowed hundreds of individuals in our community hear better who would otherwise have gone without.  This fund has been supported by 45 local Lions Clubs and continues to grow each year.

Dr. Anne Orsene is also committed to expanding the organization’s services to assist as many individuals with hearing loss, dizziness or tinnitus in WNY as possible. In 2010, Dr. Anne Orsene was given the “Award for Excellence” from the Amherst Chamber of Commerce at their Small Business Awards Ceremony. In 2011, she accepted the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award. This award was given to HES in appreciation of the organization founding of the Dr. Ann Stadelmaier Hearing Aid Fund. In 2012, she was selected by the Niagara Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners as a Women In Influence honoree. In 2013, Dr. Anne Orsene was also honored by Business First as a Women of Influence for non-profit leadership in the Buffalo community. In 2018, Dr. Orsene was named an Academy Scholar by the American Academy of Audiologists.  She also was delighted when Hearing Evaluation Services was named one of the Best Places to Work in Western New York by Buffalo Business First.

As well as being a seasoned speaker, Dr. Anne Orsene has trained a large number of masters and doctoral level audiology students throughout WNY and is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the University at Buffalo.

Dr. Orsene is proud to have grown up in Seneca Falls, N.Y., the birthplace of women’s rights. She and her husband recently moved to East Aurora and Dr. Orsene is thrilled to be spending her time birding in the beautiful parks in the area and spending time with her four sons.

Education/Training:

2005 Doctorate in Audiology Salus University

1989 Master of Science in Audiology Syracuse University

1987 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Minor: Hearing Science State University of New York College at Potsdam

Licenses and Certifications

New York State License in Audiology

Certificate of Clinical Competence, ASHA

Hearing Aid Dispensing License

Board Certification in Audiology, ABA

Awards/Honors

2018 Academy Scholar, American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

2017 Academy Scholar, American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

2013 Business First Women of Influence honoree for non-profit leadership in the Buffalo community

2012 Niagara Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Women In Leadership Honoree

2012 Appointment to the NYS Hearing Aid Dispensing Advisory Board

2011 Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award

2010 Amherst Chamber Small Business Award for Excellence

American Academy of Audiology Scholar 2006-2007 and 2005-2006

Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the University at Buffalo since 2000

Rising Star Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center 1999

Teaching Assistantship – Syracuse University 1987

Audiology Achievement Award – SUNY Potsdam 1987

Memberships:

American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA)

Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA)

Specialty Areas:

Hearing Aid Technology and Fittings

Pediatric