Kelli House, M.A. ,Soriya Estes, AuD, & Gay Wucher, M.A. specialize in Adult Hearing Aids and Rehabilitation, Hearing Conservation and Custom Hearing Protection. Estes Audiology is a trusted provider of Austin hearing aids, and has also served as the affiliate provider for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) since 2009.
Meet Our Providers
Soriya Estes, AuD
Soriya Estes, AuD has extensive experience in the field of Audiology and owns several private practice offices in Central Texas. She received her Master’s Degree in Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin and her Doctorate of Audiology from Salus University. Dr. Estes has lectured as a guest faculty member for the UT-Austin Moody College of Communication Speech and Hearing Department and also has served on several committees for the American Academy of Audiology. She has spoken at regional and national forums relaying Best Practices for Audiologists in hearing healthcare clinics.
In 2005, Dr. Estes started her first practice in New Braunfels, Texas with the philosophy of providing superior hearing healthcare services for all patients. The philosophy of service to others resonates throughout her character.
Dr. Estes is highly motivated to serve her local communities in Central Texas. Estes Audiology has served as the hearing service affiliate provider for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) since 2009. She also has been called to participate in healthcare efforts in Haiti to support, staff and fund hearing and health centered mission trips annually.
Outside of Audiology, Soriya also serves on the Board of Trustees for 89.5 KMFA – classical public radio and the St. Austin’s Catholic School Board. She is also a Blue Coat for the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the Small Business Person of the Year in 2015 from the New Braunfels Chamber. She has lived in Austin for over twenty years and actively attends her daughters school and extracurricular activities as their Uber driver extraordinaire.
- Salus University, Doctorate of Audiology, June 2009
- University of Texas, Master of Arts, Audiology, 1999
- Oklahoma State University, Bachelor of Science, Speech Pathology & Audiology, 1997
Kelli House, M.A., F-AAA
Kelli House, M.A. has extensive experience in the field of Audiology and joined as a partner of Estes Audiology in 2014. Ms. House has experience in both pediatric and adult diagnostic testing, hearing loss counseling, and hearing aid fittings. Prior to joining Estes Audiology in May of 2008, she served as Director of Audiology and Lead Audiologist at Easter Seals of Central Texas, a non-profit facility. Through this work, she gained knowledge of grant writing, coordination of ancillary rehabilitation support and providing hearing services to low-income and elderly patients. Ms. House also has extensive experience in adult aural rehabilitation and hearing aid services for our military veterans. She previously worked in the Audiology Departments at Brooke Army Medical Center and the Temple Veterans Administration, working directly with active duty soldiers and retired veterans.
Ms. House is very involved in local and regional professional organizations, including the Austin Audiology Society, Scott Haug Foundation and a current Board Member of Texas Academy of Audiology. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Audiology and serves as an off-campus clinical supervisor for the University of Texas at Austin Audiology doctoral program as well as a guest lecturer for the program.
Kelli enjoys scuba diving, travel and spending time with her three active sons.
- University of Texas at Austin, Master of Arts, Audiology, 1999
- University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1996
Gay Wucher, M.A.
Gay Wucher, M.A. has over 30 years experience in the field of audiology and is a native Austinite. She loves hearing stories about old Austin, watching the Dallas Cowboys, and cheering for the University of Texas Longhorns.
Designing hearing solutions for discriminating listeners is a challenge that she appreciates. Whether it’s in-the-ear monitors for musicians, custom ear protection for loud venues, or hearing amplification for people who might need a little boost in understanding conversations, Gay cares deeply about each patient and their specific hearing needs.
She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing cards, dominos, or any other game that might come her way. She lives in Austin with her wife, Natalie, and their two dogs Cotton and Waffles.
Cristen Culp, AuD, Clinical Operations Manager
Cristen Culp, AuD has been providing hearing healthcare for over 25 years in the Dallas, Houston and Austin areas working with hard-of-hearing and Deaf patients. In more recent years, she has been overseeing providers as an Audiology staff director. Dr. Culp is a member of the Austin Audiological Society and a Fellow of American Academy of Audiology. She served as the President of the Texas Academy of Audiology in 2014, is a Life Member of the organization and is currently serving as TAA’s Conference Chair.
Dr. Culp is serving her 2nd term on the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Speech/Language Pathology & Audiology Advisory Board, to aid TDLR with monitoring and updating Speech & Audiology state rules and regulations. She has guest-lectured on hearing aids and state hearing resources at Baylor University, and at community events with groups such as Sertoma Club Austin and Sun City Georgetown.
Cristen is very active in her home community of Round Rock, TX and serves on the board of the Round Rock High School Volleyball Booster Club. She enjoys trail walking, bike riding and Camp Gladiator for exercise and watching her daughter compete in sand volleyball. She has two daughters and enjoys traveling to ski or enjoy the beach with her husband John and their combined 5 children, and attending Longhorn football and volleyball games to cheer on her alma mater.
- AT Still University of Health Sciences, Doctorate of Audiology, November 2007
- University of Texas at Austin, Master of Arts, Audiology, December 1993
- University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, December 1991