Midlothian, VA Hearing Clinic
Located a short distance from Swift Creek Reservoir Center and the United States Postal Office, our office sits on Market Square Lane near Old Hundred Road South. With Sergio’s Pizza and Art Fun Factory and Party Place located in the same area, we offer an abundance of parking in front of our office.
Wheelchair sidewalk accessibility is located near the Art Fun Factory.
Our Audiologists & Team
Dr. Alyssa Bhat
Dr. Alyssa Bhat is the audiologist at our offices in Midlothian, Henrico and Mechanicsville. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Dr. Bhat earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The Ohio State University in Ohio, where she also minored in Disability studies.
She subsequently went on to pursue her doctorate degree at Northwestern University, eventually joining Ohio ENT and Allergy Physicians/ Hearing Health solutions as a doctoral resident before graduating and becoming a full-time audiologist at Live Better Hearing. Her clinical rotations also included Northwestern Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital, Sertoma Speech and Hearing Center, Hearing Professionals of Illinois, and Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning . Her doctoral thesis, “Hidden Hearing Loss,” concentrated on patients’ difficulty with speech-in-noise utilizing electrophysiology, auditory processing tasks, otoacoustic emissions, subjective questionnaires, and other audiological assessments.
Dr. Bhat specializes in diagnostic hearing testing and vestibular assessments. She places a great deal of emphasis on health literacy among patients from all backgrounds, and she enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities. Her clinical interests include tinnitus management, hearing aids, implantable devices, and auditory processing across the lifespan.
Outside of the office, Dr. Bhat likes to spend time hiking outdoors, cooking, baking, and playing with her two dogs.
Dr. Jennifer Young
Jennifer Young, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Dr. Jennifer Young is an audiologist at our Henrico and Midlothian office locations in Virginia. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Hearing Disorders from James Madison University, where she was a graduate research assistant at the auditory research lab. Her clinical rotations included University of Virginia Medical Center, George Washington Hospital, and Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Young earned her clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).
Dr. Young is dedicated to providing excellent, individualized, compassionate audiology care using best practices. She prioritizes helping her patients understand their hearing and balance condition and their recommended treatment options. She finds it rewarding to be able to guide patients toward an improved quality of life. Dr. Young’s clinical interests include hearing diagnostics, remediation of hearing loss through amplification and assistive devices, balance assessment, and electrophysiological testing.
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Young appreciates the beauty and history of Virginia, which is her husband’s home state. When outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, her cats, walking, piano, parks, museums, and cooking.
Ashley Edwards is a Patient Care Coordinator here at Live Better Hearing + Balance. One of the major perks of her job is listening to patients share their various stories of life adventures that they have experienced over the years. Along with that being able to be a part of their journey to higher quality hearing is also a bonus.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, going to the gym and trying new restaurants around town with friends.
She looks forward to seeing you at your first appointment here with us at Live Better Hearing + Balance.
Barbara Jackson is a Patient Care Coordinator here at Live Better Hearing & Balance. The thing she enjoys the most is being able to work alongside Dr. Young to provide our patients with an empathetic, compassionate experience while in our office.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, watching tv and movies along with listening to audio books and podcasts.
Barbara has many years of professional customer service and administrative experience along with a medical background in Insurance, Patient Scheduling and Emergency Communications. She is currently enrolled in a Medical Assistant Program to allow to expand her Medical Training and continue to grow as a part of the Live Better Hearing Family.
She looks forward to assisting you with your hearing journey with us here at Live Better Hearing & Balance.