Dr. Peter Marincovich

Peter Marincovich, Ph.D., CCC-A

Owner, Director of Audiology Services

Dr. Peter Marincovich earned his graduate degree in communicative disorders from Louisiana State University, and his Ph.D., in Audiology from the University of Memphis. A Santa Rosa native, Dr. Marincovich has practiced in his hometown since 1984. Dr. Marincovich works with patients of all ages and levels of hearing loss. He is also a frequent presenter at seminars and academic conferences. His areas of special interest include the assessment of auditory and vestibular disorders, healthcare policy, hearing care solutions and delivery systems and audiology education. He holds specialized credentials in teaching the handicapped, and conducts courses at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Daniel S. Park, Au.D.

Clinical Audiologist

Daniel S. Park has earned his Doctorate of Audiology from the University of North Texas. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of North Texas in interdisciplinary studies with a focus on middle school science education. Daniel taught at the middle school and elementary school level for three years. It was time spent in the classroom where he had first-hand experience in how amplification and hearing aid technologies can help students achieve their full potential. To continue his passion for helping others, he applied and was accepted to his alma master’s audiology doctorate program in 2014. While fulfilling coursework, Daniel successfully completed clinical rotations in a variety of practicum sites around the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex.

In addition to several rotations at private practices, he performed diagnostic evaluations at a children’s hospital in Plano, fit advanced hearing aids at a Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic, and worked side by side with an industrial audiologist at Lockheed Martin. During his time at the university, he also performed research observing the effects of ototoxic “ear poison” medication on hair cells in zebrafish models under Dr. Ernest Moore. While completing coursework, Daniel was also awarded the position of hearing aid technician at the University of North Texas audiology clinic. From this position Daniel gained valuable insight into administrative functions of the clinic while serving students, professors, and patients. Aside from clinical work, Daniel was the treasurer for the university’s chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology and has volunteered his time to the Texas Academy of Audiology. Professionally, Daniel is interested in both the private practice and medical aspects of audiology. Through gaining experience in these aspects under Dr. Marincovich and his team at Audiology Associates, Daniel aspires to grow clinically and professionally to better serve individuals with hearing, balance, and communication needs. Daniel continues his passion for education and helping others by teaching Judo alongside his shihan, or master instructor, of over 15 years. He holds a second-degree black belt in Judo and strives for balance of mind, body, and spirit.

Daniel S. Park, Au.D.
Melanie Keil, MBA

Melanie Keil, MBA

Office Manager

Melanie has been in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. She decided upon completing her Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of St Thomas to pursue her Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Operations and Management. She has managed numerous practices
in Texas and California, where she recently relocated to Santa Rosa. Melanie looks forward to working with an esteemed practice such as Audiology Associates, and bringing her passion to work with the team to adapt to the ever changing healthcare environment. Melanie is excited at the opportunity to join a state of the art practice, build upon a Audiology Associate’s esteemed reputation. In her spare time, Melanie enjoys yoga, hiking, spending time with her family (including two dogs) and the has an interest in the gastronomy scene.

Our Clinical Staff

Lisa Dehner, CCMA-AC

Lisa Dehner, CCMA-AC

Hearing Loss Support Specialist, Hearing Aid Dispenser

Lisa Dehner received her certification in Medical Assisting from Empire College in Santa Rosa, California in 2007 and maintains state certification (clinical and administrative). In 2010 she received her Hearing Aid Dispensing License from the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Hearing Aid Dispenser’s Board. She is also an active Hearing Loss Support Specialist certified by the Hearing Loss Association (HLAA). In addition, she is a current member of Hearing Healthcare Providers (HHP). Her professional interests include helping people reconnect with family and friends by obtaining maximum benefit from the latest hearing technology available and Interventional Audiology research.

 Tina Afifi

Tina Afifi

Patient Care Coordinator, Hearing Loss Support Specialist, Hearing Aid Dispenser

Tina Afifi received her Hearing Aid Dispensing License in 2009 from the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Hearing Aid Dispenser’s Board. She is also an active Hearing Loss Support Specialist certified by the Hearing Loss Association (HLAA). In addition, she is a current member of Hearing Healthcare Providers (HHP). Her professional interests focus on the newest hearing technology as well as Hearing Assistive Technology (HAT) for personal and business usage. Her current projects include creating a Personal Listening Room where people can come and experience better hearing.

Jasmine

Jasmine Cariño

Audiology Extern

Jasmine Cariño earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from California State University, Sacramento. She is a licensed hearing aid dispenser in the state of California and is working toward her doctorate in Audiology from an accelerated program with the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. She has worked with a wide variety of patients, considering age, cultural diversity, socio-economic status, and other factors that make each patient unique. Her professional interests include advocating for individualized hearing and balance services for underserved populations, as well as encouraging patient education. In her free time, she enjoys designing and making clothing, as well as playing the piano and guitar. She hopes to continue growing professionally, master as many skillsets as possible, and to one day make significant contributions to the expansion of her field’s scope of practice.

Elizabeth Jenkins

Financial Controller

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Support Staff

  • James Curtis, MA-NCMOA
  • Jennifer Gonzales, MA