Dr. Anne Marie Egan received her undergraduate degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and her clinical doctorate in Audiology from UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Egan has extensive experience in Dementia Art Therapy, which is particularly relevant to her commitment to helping all people hear their best for the rest of their life. Researchers have shown that treating hearing loss as soon as possible can reduce the risk of dementia (including Alzheimer’s) and improve a person’s quality of life.
Anne Marie Egan, AuD
In her graduate studies, Dr. Egan focused on best practices of audiological care and adult hearing aid programming so that she could provide exceptional hearing care to all her patients. You will quickly learn upon meeting Dr. Egan that she prides herself in providing the most recent and evidence-based hearing aid programming and adjustments. Dr. Egan uses an educated approach to make sure her patients are happy and their listening needs are met. Her specialties include adult diagnostics, adult hearing aid fitting and programming, tinnitus management, and aural rehabilitation.
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and the North Carolina Audiology Association.
In her free time, Dr. Egan can be found walking local trails with her husband and dog, learning a new piano piece, or trying to keep her vegetable garden alive.
Hi, This is Dr. Egan, and today I want to talk to you about how and why I entered the field of audiology. A lot of patients have been asking me this recently and that’s why I thought it would be a good thing to share with all of you guys. It all started back in college. I was doing art therapy with people who have dementia, and the thing that was most shocking to me in some of those retirement communities that I went to was that someone could be sitting in a corner completely disengaged, and you really couldn’t tell if they had dementia, or if they had hearing loss. I saw a couple times when aids would come out, they put the hearing aids in and it was a completely different person. They were engaged and socializing and their face would light up. It was really shocking to me to see how much of a difference hearing aids could make in someone’s quality of life, and that’s really what lead me into working with people with hearing loss.
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“Having been in healthcare for over 30 years and raising 5 children I have needed the care of dozens of Dr’s and healthcare offices. I have visited and consulted with Drs and staff in multiple states as a consultant and provider. Dr Egan and the staff at Now Hear This in Raleigh are superb! Her personal attention and caring attitude is a model for all Drs. I encourage anyone that reads this review to accept nothing but the best in healthcare. Be sure to visit her before making any decisions regarding you or your family’s hearing needs. Thanks for my great care!”
– Dr. Anthony DeLuke