Annapolis, MD Hearing Clinic

Live Better Hearing + Balance in Annapolis

Live Better Hearing + Balance is proud to be a part of the Annapolis community in Anne Arundel County on Riva Road, close to Rt. 665. We are directly across from Bowen Feed Supply.

We offer the following audiology services at this location: hearing testing, hearing aid consultations, hearing aid purchasing, hearing aid repair services, and hearing aid reprogramming as well as tinnitus evaluations and treatment. We work with all makes and models of hearing aids. We also do in-home Audiological and Vestibular Testing and Treatment, and In-Home Hearing aid Evaluation, Fitting, and Repair.

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Our Hearing Care Providers

Dr. Stacey Samuels Cole

Dr. Stacey Samuels Cole


Dr. Stacey Samuels Cole is the Audiologist at our offices in Annapolis and Ellicott City, Maryland. She earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in Pharmacology and Rehabilitation Science from Xavier University of Louisiana and Louisiana State University Medical Center, respectively. She also obtained Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Rehabilitation Science with a concentration in geriatric clinical health issues. Dr. Cole relocated to Maryland in 1997 to pursue studies in Audiology at the University of Maryland in College Park, where she earned her Master of Arts degree in 2002 and Doctor of Audiology degree in 2014.

She currently holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) and is state-licensed. Professional memberships include: Fellow of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology; The American Board of Audiology; the American Speech and Hearing Language Association (ASHA); the International Hearing Society (IHS); and the American Academy of Audiology (Fellow-AAA). In June of 2015, Dr. Cole was appointed to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech-Language Pathologists. Dr. Cole’s dissertation focused on the impact of cognition (working memory) and hearing loss on speech perception in the geriatric population, for which she was awarded the 2014 Student Mentored American Auditory Society Award.

Dr. Stacey Samuels Cole is dedicated to the provision of excellent hearing/balance healthcare. She ensures her ability to provide the best clinical services to her patients by maintaining cutting-edge knowledge of auditory/vestibular methodology. Her areas of expertise include audiological rehabilitation (i.e. hearing aids/amplification systems), cognition (working memory) and speech perception, and vestibular/balance testing and rehabilitation. It is important to her that each patient is educated on his or her hearing/balance status and applies this information to determine the best course of individualized treatment. Dr. Cole resides with her husband and daughter, Camille, in Ellicott City, Maryland. She enjoys white-water rafting, traveling, furniture restoration, and most of all, gardening.


  • B.S.: Pharmacology @ Xavier University of Louisiana
  • B.S.& M.S. in Rehabiliation Science @ Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science with a concentration in geriatric clinical health issues
  • M.A. and Au.D./Ph.D in Audiology @ Univerisity of Maryland College Park

Licenses & Certifications

  • Maryland Audiology License
  • Louisiana Audiology License
  • Maryland Board of Examiners Member

Specialty Areas

  • Assessment and treatments of hearing and balance disorders


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Provider At

Melissa Taylor

Melissa Taylor

Patient Care Coordinator
2525 Riva Rd. #102
Annapolis, MD 21401

T: (410) 671-5656
F: (443) 272-4990

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