Dr. Kester is a certified audiologist as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA). She also holds an Arizona Dispensing Audiology License. She was raised in Tucson, and graduated from the University of Arizona with her bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She then attended the University of Oklahoma where she earned her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.). Primarily working in a medical setting, Amanda has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of hearing loss, balance disorders, and vertigo. She has particular interest in advancements in hearing aid technology, and determining options for those with tinnitus. She has experience with cochlear implants and other implantable hearing devices.