In 1982 Dr. Micheal C. Hartman, Au.D., current corporation president, joined the family practice.
For 30 years, Dr. Hartman
has fitted thousands of hearing aids.
TRAINING- Dr. Hartman
obtains yearly continuing education and seminars in the areas of amplification technology and audiologic rehabilitation/counseling.
This allows him to offer his
patients the best quality of services possible.
training and experience makes Dr. Hartman
among the most uniquely qualified audiologists in the Quad City area.
Micheal C. Hartman
, has been assisting individuals with hearing loss in the Quad-City area for over 32 years since 1982.
originated from northeast Kansas and settled in the Quad-City
region after his
father retired from the military.
He received a BA degree (biology) from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, an MA in Audiology from Western Illinois and his Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Following his externship in 1982 with the Physican and Surgeon Clinic, Quincy, Illinois, Dr. Hartman joined the family practice at the Davenport Hearing Aid Center, Inc. in 1982 as staff audiologist.
He received his entry level Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associate in 1982.
is married to the former Chryss Syers and they have three children, Andy, Aimee, and Tony, and two grandchildren.
In 1995 they purchased Davenport Hearing Aid Center
from Chryss's father, continuing the family practice for three generations.
Dr. Hartman is licensed as an audiologist and hearing aid dispenser in Iowa and Illinois.
He is a former board member and president of the Iowa Hearing Association and former board member of the Audiology Foundation of America.
Dr. Hartman is a member of the Iowa Hearing Association, American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Dispensing Audiology and the Illinois Academy of Audiology.
has presented at state association meetings, long-term nursing care facilities, and intermediate care facilities.
spare time, he
practices taekowndo/kick boxing, enjoys gardening, seasonal outdoor activities, and family activities.
Kay is the Office Manager and has worked for Dr. Hartman
since July 2001.
multifaceted job description includes: secretary, receptionist, scheduling patients, addressing patient's concerns and questions as well as filing insurance claims.
off hours Kay likes to work out, take in a show, read a good book, travel abroad, dance and "of course" go out to eat with friends.
When asked what she
likes most about her
said, "I enjoy assisting the patients obtain the help they need to hear better, and working with a great staff."
For the past 2 years Diana has been Director of Marketing and assisting Kay with front office duties.
Diana comments that "The office staff is very close, and Dr. Hartman is a very caring audiologist.