Audiologists

Audiologists

Jordan Traber

Director of Audiology
Au.D., CCC/A, FAAA

Jordan Traber, Au.D., CCC/A, FAAA Manager of Audiology, earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Lamar University in 2011 and a Doctor of Audiology from the University of North Texas in 2015. She joined ENT Associates of East Texas in 2014 as a fourth-year doctoral resident and accepted a full-time position upon graduation.

Dr. Traber holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology (CCC/A) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology. She regularly attends state and national audiology conventions. Her clinical interests focus on advanced diagnostic testing and hearing aids.

Dr. Traber is the youngest of three children and the only girl in a family of active sports enthusiasts. Playing college volleyball helped instill a strong work ethic and the importance of teamwork and effective communication— skills she relies on as an audiologist. She enjoys spending time doing projects, watching sports with her family, and working on her newly purchased home.

Laurie Hicks

M.S., CCC/A, FAAA

Laurie Hicks, M.S., CCC/A, FAAA is a Clinical Audiologist and has been with ENT Associates since 2004. She has been a practicing Audiologist since 1984. Her clinical areas of expertise are Balance Disorders, Pediatric and general Audiometric evaluations. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech/Language Pathology and Master of Science Degree in Audiology, both from the University of North Texas. She has her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC/A) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, is Licensed in the State of Texas to practice Audiology and dispense hearing aids, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA) and a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology.

Mary K. Roberts

MA, CCC/A, FAAA

Mary K. Roberts, MA, CCC/A, FAAA, has been a practicing clinical audiologist since 1992. She obtained a Masters degree in Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Bachelors degree in Microbiology from Texas A&M University in College Station.

Ms. Roberts holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, and she is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She has worked as an audiologist at three otolaryngology clinics in Southeast Texas, as well as at Memorial Hermann Hospital, a level I trauma hospital in Houston, TX.

She enjoys hearing testing of all ages of patients, testing and treatment of balance disorders and working with hearing amplification, including bone anchored hearing devices such as the Baha.

Phyllis Trotter

Au.D., CCC/A, FAAA

Phyllis Trotter, Au.D., CCC/A, FAAA obtained her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi, and went on to earn her Doctor of Audiology degree from A.T. Still/Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Trotter has been a clinical/dispensing audiologist for over twenty years, honing her skills in several states before landing in Texas. Her clinical focus in on pediatric and adult hearing aids.

Rachel Dunn

Au.D., CCC/A

Rachel Dunn, Au.D., CCC/A, is a clinical audiologist who earned her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Arkansas in 2012. She went on to earn her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2018. She joined ENT Associates of East Texas in 2017 as a fourth-year doctoral resident and accepted a full-time position upon graduation. 

Dr. Dunn has her Certification of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC/A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her clinical interests focus on diagnostic and balance testing for patients of all ages.

Tracey Carney

Au.D., CCC/A, FAAA

Dr. Tracey Carney earned a bachelor’s in communication sciences and disorders from James Madison University in 2015 and her doctorate in audiology from Salus University, George S. Osborne College of Audiology, graduating Cum Laude, in 2019. She joined ENT Associates of East Texas in 2018 as a fourth-year doctoral resident and accepted a full-time position upon graduation.

Dr. Carney holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology (CCC/A) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology. Her clinical interests focus on advanced diagnostic and balance testing as well as hearing aids for pediatrics and adults.

As a hearing aid user herself, Dr. Carney strives to support and guide patients of all ages to achieve their own personal communication goals. When not in the office, Dr. Carney enjoys spending time outside, watching sports, and relaxing with her family and two dogs—a Plott hound named Amadeus and a Rhodesian ridgeback named Artemis.

Jacob Sommers

Au.D., ABAC, FAAA

Dr. Jacob Sommers earned his bachelor’s in speech, language and hearing sciences from Northern Michigan University in 2015. He then went on to earn his doctorate in audiology from Louisiana Tech University in 2019, earning Graduate Academician and Research accolades.

Dr. Sommers is certified by the American Board of Audiology (ABAC), is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA), and is a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology. He joined SoundLogic as a fourth-year doctoral resident and accepted a full-time position upon graduation. His clinical interests include adult hearing solutions, bone-anchored hearing devices, tinnitus and custom hearing protection.

Katie Alsop

Au.D., CCC/A

Dr. Katie Alsop is a clinical audiologist who earned her bachelor’s in communication disorders from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2015. She then earned her doctorate in Aaudiology from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2019. She joined ENT Associates upon completing her doctoral residency at the Lexington VA Medical Center in Kentucky.

Dr. Alsop holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and is a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology. Her clinical interests are diagnostic audiologic and balance disorder testing and hearing amplification for all ages.