Dr. Chandace Jeep has owned Animas Valley Audiology since 2008. She holds a Clinical Doctorate of Audiology and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2006. Dr. Jeep completed her 4th year rotation at Denver Ear Associates in Englewood, Colorado, a Neurotology practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus and vestibular disorders. Clinical experiences from private practices include offices located in Colorado Springs, Parker, Castle Rock, and Englewood. She conducted and published original research in 2005-2006 on the effects of voluntary contraction of the middle ear muscles on Otoacoustic Emissions. Dr. Jeep consulted for a manufacturer of hearing aids and educated patients and other hearing healthcare professionals on hearing loss and advancements in amplification technology from 2006-2008. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and a member the Colorado Academy of Audiology (CAA). Her specialties include evaluation and diagnosis of hearing loss in newborns, infants, children, and adults, fitting of amplification on all ages, tinnitus evaluation and management, and fitting of bone anchored hearing aids/processors. She is the Audiology Regional Coordinator for two local birthing hospitals, Mercy Regional Medical Center and Southwest Memorial Hospital, and helps track newborn hearing screenings.
Dr. Jeep is a Durango native and was thrilled to return to beautiful southwestern Colorado in 2008 with her husband, three children, and their white lab. Her interests outside of hearing healthcare include skiing, hockey, hiking, snowshoeing, golf, and cheering on her kids at their various sporting events.