Meet Dr. Kristen Hood
Dr. Kristen Hood is the Audiologist at the offices in Ashburn and Leesburg, Virginia. She is originally from New Market, Maryland and currently resides in Middletown, Maryland. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech & Language Pathology and Audiology from Towson University and her Doctorate in Audiology from West Virginia University. She completed her residency at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia and her graduate thesis, “Audiology Awareness of Undecided College Students,” was published in The Hearing Journal.
Born with a hearing loss, Dr. Hood understands what her patients experience on a personal level. She enjoys being able to share her own experiences with people as she helps them improve their health and ability to communicate with loved ones. Along with building lasting, meaningful relationships with her patients, Dr. Hood is also very passionate about raising awareness of the field of Audiology. She is licensed by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Outside of the office, Dr. Hood enjoys boating and camping with her husband and their Great Dane, Maiden. She also loves exploring new restaurants and breweries.
- A.A. in Business Administration @ Frederick Community College
- B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology @ Towson University
- Au.D. @ West Virginia University
- Board certified in Maryland
- Virginia HIS License
- Hearing aid evaluations and fittings