Audiologist in Richmond, VA
Dr. Sidorela Doçi
Dr. Sidorela Doçi is the Audiologist at our offices in Midlothian and Richmond, Virginia. She is originally from Bronx, NY, and currently resides in Richmond, Virginia. She graduated with a Doctorate in Audiology from Syracuse University and, while there, worked at the Auditory Electrophysiology Lab where she gained extensive knowledge in electrophysiological measures. She completed her residency at the Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center where she performed hearing, balance, and auditory processing evaluations. She currently holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology (CCC-A) and is licensed in the state of Virginia. Dr. Doçi enjoys working with people of all ages providing hearing and balance healthcare. She values patient education and enjoys ensuring the patient is informed about their hearing and balance testing and treatment options. In her spare time, Sidorela likes to stay active with her two Siberian Huskies, Denali and Elias and trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Dr. Alyssa Bhat
Dr. Alyssa Bhat is the audiologist at our offices in Midlothian and West End. 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.