Our staff is made up of only highly-trained, experienced clinicians. All clinicians are licensed professionals who stay up-to-date with extensive continuing education. We provide a wide range of services, including prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of hearing impairment. These services include comprehensive hearing evaluations, specialized diagnostic testing (otoacoustic emission testing, auditory brain stem response testing, tympanometry and acoustic reflex testing), dizziness/imbalance testing and industrial hearing testing.
Dr. Eric L. Maxwell, Au.D.
Dr. Eric L. Maxwell, Au.D., was raised in St. George and spent a lot of time in the Cedar City area with extended family in his youth. He studied audiology at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, where he earned his Master of Science in audiology in 1998. He was conferred his Doctor of Audiology from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in 2010. Upon graduating in 1998, Dr. Maxwell and his family moved to Arizona, where he practiced audiology for five years. He has resided in Cedar City for the past 14 years. Dr. Maxwell specializes in hearing aid sales and service; counseling; earmolds and protective hearing devices; industrial hearing exams; and diagnostic medical hearing assessments for adults and children. He and his wife, Allison, are parents to four children. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, bicycling, geocaching, serving in church callings and traveling. He also loves the area’s beautiful scenery and friendly people.
Dr. Lance F. Greer, Au.D.
Dr. Lance F. Greer, Au.D., grew up in Heber, Arizona and has been in the St. George area for the past 18 years. He is a co-owner of Advanced Hearing & Balance Specialists. Dr. Greer graduated from Brigham Young University with a Master of Science in audiology in 1997 and earned his Doctor of Audiology from Salus University in 2003. He developed the newborn hearing screening program for Dixie Regional Medical Center and currently serves as director. His specialties include hearing aid sales and service; counseling; earmolds and protective hearing devices; diagnostic medical hearing assessments for adults and children; diagnostic balance and dizziness assessments for adults; vestibular rehabilitation; and industrial hearing conservation. He and wife Shannon are parents to five children. His hobbies include traveling, spending time with his family and attending Dixie Sunrise Rotary Club events.
Kimball B. Forbes, MCD
Kimball B. Forbes, MCD, has enjoyed helping patients hear well again for 34 years, making him the longest-tenured audiologist in southern Utah. He earned a Master of Communication Disorders in audiology from Brigham Young University and went on to establish 11 hearing clinics in Utah and Nevada, all of which continue to thrive under his direction and leadership. Dr. Forbes specializes in hearing aid sales and service; counseling; earmolds and protective hearing devices; and diagnostic medical hearing assessments for adults and children. His own hearing loss makes him uniquely qualified to treat patients using the latest hearing technologies. He is married to his wife Jonna; the couple are the proud parents of eight children and nine grandchildren. He enjoys visiting his children and grandchildren as well as his parents. He and Jonna love serving in the LDS temple and teach in the church. He also enjoys reading history and biographies and watching the Hallmark Channel.
Dr. Krystal Arnold, Au.D.
Dr. Krystal Arnold, Au.D., grew up in Houston, Texas and recently moved to St. George. Dr. Arnold obtained her Bachelor of Science in communication disorders from Brigham Young University in 2007. In 2011, she obtained her Clinical Doctor of Audiology from the University of Utah. Additionally, Dr. Arnold is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Arnold serves patients of all ages to enhance their lives through better hearing. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family.
Dr. Heather A. Smith, Au.D.
Dr. Heather A. Smith, Au.D., recently moved to St. George from Southwestern Idaho where she has lived for the past 15 years. She graduated from Idaho State University and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders in 2012 and her Doctor of Audiology degree in 2018. Dr. Smith completed her residency at St. Luke’s Elks Hearing and Balance in Idaho with a special emphasis on balance assessments and auditory brainstem response evaluation and interpretation. She enjoys working with adults and children and is passionate about providing excellent patient care in an individualized manner. She has served two foreign missions: one in Italy as a proselyting missionary and the other in Peru as a medical missionary. Dr. Smith and her husband Jeff are the proud parents of seven children. She enjoys running, hiking, and bicycling and is excited to explore the hiking and biking trails of Southern Utah.