About Us

Our Audiologists

Katie L. Grote, M.A.

Katie Grote is a certified audiologist and a licensed dispenser of hearing aids. She specializes in advanced diagnostic testing and hearing aid fittings for adults. Katie has been with Spokane Valley Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastics since 2002. She enjoys making a difference in patients’ lives through better hearing and an improved quality of life. When away from audiology, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children. Her family has a love for the outdoors. They enjoy boating, camping and hiking.

  • Certified Audiologist, American Speech Language and Hearing Association
  • M.A. Audiology, Washington State University
  • B.A. Communication Disorders, Eastern Washington University
  • Fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology
Kimberlyn Wellman, Au.D.

Kimberlyn Wellman, Au.D.

Dr. Kimberlyn Wellman is a licensed audiologist. She has a strong background in diagnostic evaluations and fitting hearing aids for patients of all ages. Kimberlyn has experiences in many other areas of audiology, but has a passion for auditory rehabilitation through hearing aids and bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA).

When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her rescue dog and rooting for the Denver Broncos.

  • Doctor of Audiology, Central Michigan University
  • B.S. Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences, University of Northern Colorado

Wendy Traynham, Au.D.

Dr. Wendy Traynham is a certified and licensed audiologist who has practiced since 1995. Wendy has a strong background in hearing aid fitting and diagnostic evaluations for patients of all ages. She has performed electrophysiological evaluations, including auditory brainstem evaluations and electronystagmography.

Wendy enjoys downhill skiing, bicycling, hiking, swimming, reading and spending time with her family.

  • Certified Audiologist, American Speech Language and Hearing Association
  • Doctor of Audiology, A.T. Still University
  • M.A. Audiology, Washington State University
  • B.A. Speech and Hearing Sciences, Western Washington University
  • Fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology

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