Taylor Hearing Centers
At Taylor Hearing Centers in Little Rock, AR every patient that walks through our door gets our undivided attention and most exceptional care. Our hearing health professionals want you to ask as many questions as you need. We understand your frustration with hearing loss and want to help get you back to hearing your life fully. Our treatments, especially hearing aids, will not only provide you with clearer hearing but allow you to appreciate the little joys in life.
Our state-of-the-art hearing aids come in a variety of styles and include a multitude of features, like Bluetooth Connectivity. Whether you desire a more tech savvy hearing aid or something simple to use, we will match you with what works best for you. We strive to see our patients happy and living their lives to their fullest potential!
Our services include hearing evaluations, digital hearing aids, tinnitus treatment, hearing aid repair, hearing protection, and more!
Meet Our Providers
JAMES V. RIPPY Au.D.
Dr. James Rippy received a Master of Science degree in Audiology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida and is currently practicing Audiology at Sound Advice Hearing Doctors in Little Rock and Jacksonville.Previously,he was the director of Audiology at Arkansas Otolaryngology Center(a 17-ENT physician practice). Dr. Rippy has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for the hearing-impaired in central Arkansas for over 38 years.
As an advocate for consumer rights and protection,he was appointed by Governor Bill Clinton to the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology where he served for 6 years, helping to write the hearing aid dispensing law for the state of Arkansas. Dr.Rippy served several terms as treasurer on the national board of the Academy for Dispensing Audiologists. In addition, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association honored Dr. Rippy with the Frank R. Kleffler Clinical Career Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to clinical science.
He is currently a member of the American Academy of Audiology’s Private Practice Committee.His professional interests are focused on clinical research including projects on many pre-FDA released hearing devices from manufacturers including Starkey, ReSound, Widex and Unitron.