Anne P. Orsene, Au.D.

About Anne P. Orsene, Au.D.

Executive Director | 2006 - Present

Dr. Anne Orsene joined Hearing Evaluation Services in 2000 and has served as Executive Director and Board Member of Hearing Evaluation Services since 2006.

Dr. Anne Orsene is committed to ensuring that all patients receive the best possible outcome with hearing devices. Because of this passion she was appointed 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 46 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 2019 she founded a new company “Life Sounds Audiology” (LSA) that expands services to individuals that have various insurances and benefits through third-party payers that many practices do not accept. Dr. Orsene currently sits on the Board of Directors for LSA and is delighted to see even more individuals in WNY receive quality care.

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 and was a recipient of the Women in Leadership Award. This award recognizes area businesswomen who have succeeded both in the business and charitable arenas and inspire others to follow in their path. In 2013, Dr. Orsene was also honored by Business First as a Women of Influence for non-profit leadership in the Buffalo community. Dr. Orsene has been repeatedly named an Academy Scholar by the American Academy of Audiology. Under her leadership, Hearing Evaluation Services was named one of the Best Places to Work in Western New York by Buffalo Business First in 2018 and 2019. In July 2019, Dr. Orsene was also named Who’s Who in Healthcare by Buffalo Business First.

Dr. Anne Orsene has trained a large number of audiologists, doctoral-level audiology students, and residents throughout WNY and is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the University at Buffalo. Dr. Orsene has a passion for developing her entire staff and has assembled a strong management team.

Dr. Orsene is proud to have grown up in Seneca Falls New York, the birthplace of women’s rights. She and her husband reside in the beautiful town of East Aurora and enjoy spending time with their four sons. Dr. Orsene is a naturalist, avid birder, and bird photographer and is passionate about protecting our environment for future generations to enjoy as she has.

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

2017-2020 Academy Scholar, American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

2019 Who’s Who in Healthcare, Buffalo Business First

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