Our Hearing Care Providers
Christie Cahill, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Cahill grew up in Huntsville, TX and is the third of 4 daughters in the Allred family. She is a mother of 3 children. Dr. Cahill joined Family Hearing Center over 10 years ago as an office manager and then as a consultant as she studied at Lamar University. Dr. Cahill received her Doctorate in Audiology from Lamar University in May 2012 and then joined Family Hearing Center in June 2012 as an audiologist.
Dr. Cahill completed her Audiology externship with Dr. Ram Nileshwar and Dr. Kara Headington at The Hearing Center of Lake Charles in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where she specialized in the evaluation and treatment of dizzy patients. She is skilled in a full range of audiological diagnostic evaluations including ABR, Electrocochleography (ECochG), Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMPS), Video Electronystagmography (VNG) and hearing aid evaluation and fitting.
Phillip Allred, Ph.D., FAAA
Dr. Allred has lived in Huntsville, Texas since 1976 where he and his wife Lenna Allred, Ph.D. (Historian) have raised their 8 children. They are the proud grandparents of 30 plus grandchildren.
Dr. Allred was a professor of audiology at Sam Houston State University from 1976-1980. He has been practicing audiology in Huntsville since 1979.
He is a pioneer in the field of newborn hearing screening in Texas. He was instrumental in establishing the award winning Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program in 1995, five years prior to the the state mandate in 2000.
Dr. Allred provides diagnostic hearing evaluation for all ages (newborn through adult) utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, including fiber optic video ear cleaning, ABR (Auditory Brainstem Response), OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions testing), and digital programmable hearing instrument fittings at his Family Hearing & Sensory-Neural Center in Huntsville, Texas.
Other Achievements Include:
- 2005 President of the Texas Academy of Audiology
- Ph.D. 1980, University of Utah
- Board Certified by American Board of Audiology
- Charter member of American Academy of Audiology
- Charter member of Texas Academy of Audiology
- Fellow of the American Board of Audiology
- Member of American Hearing Aid Association
- Member of the Huntsville Texas Rotary Club since 1982.
Our Front Office Staff