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HearBright, an Audiology Corporation

Nobuko Ito, Au.D., Board Certified Audiologist

Owner and Founder

nobukoito@hearbright.com

Nobuko Ito, Au.D. has worked as an Audiologist in the Bay Area since 1995. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology, and she holds a Doctorate of Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T. Still University. She also graduated from San Jose State University with a Masters Degree in Audiology in 1995. Dr. Ito holds a Certificate in Early Childhood Intervention from San Jose State University, and is paneled by California Children's Services as an Audiologist. She has also earned a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology. Dr. Ito is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and the American SL and Hearing Association. She is also mentioned as an Honored Member of the Global Directory of Who's Who.

Dr. Ito founded HearBright in 2001. Through years of hard work and dedication, she, her husband, and her staff have built a new standard of Audiology in the Bay Area.
 

Sally Allen, Au.D., Audiologist

 

 dr.allen@hearbright.com

Dr. Allen, Audiologist, has more than a decade of experience in diagnostics of the adult and pediatric population. Her high standards of excellence, her thorough testing, and pleasant demeanor provides optimal hearing testing for this population, and she is well known among the referring physicians in the Regional Medical Center community. She holds a Doctor of Audiology degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Audiology, and completed her Masters Degree in Audiology from San Jose State University in 1997. She also earned her Certificate in Clinical Competence in Audiology in 1997. Dr. Allen is a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the California Academy of Audiologists. 
 

 

Erica Burdoin-Rogers, M.S., Audiologist

 

 erica@hearbright.com

 Ms. Burdoin-Rogers, Audiologist, is full time at our Los Gatos location. She has extensive experience in diagnostics of the adult and pediatric population. As an important member of our team, she performs hearing tests and VNGs for the patients referred by our physicians primarily in the Good Samaritan Medical Center community. She holds a Master of Science degree in Audiology from San Francisco State University. Ms. Burdoin-Rogers holds a California State Audiology license.  
 

Stan Ito
 

Director of Business Operations

stan@hearbright.com

Mr. Ito has 25 years experience in Finance, Management and Business Operations. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance from San Jose State University and a Masters in Business Adminstration from Santa Clara University. His background includes positions as Business Unit CFO for two divisions (Operations and Software Development) at DirectTV Broadband and as Assistant Program Manager at Stanford Telecommunications. As HearBright's Director of Business Operations, Mr. Ito is responsible for Financial Management - Forecasting, Cost Analysis, Cash Management, and Accounting; and Administration - Human Resources, IT, and Facilities.
 

Vu Thi Thanh Huong, Medical Biller

huong@hearbright.com

Huong is full time at our Administrative office. Her high standard of accuracy, her attention to detail, and her thoroughness prepare her well for the important position of Medical Biller. She is responsible for communication with insurance carriers on your behalf. If you have questions regarding authorizations or billings to your insurance carrier, she will be happy to help you. Huong is also responsible for authorizations, eligibility checks, and medical benefits verification. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from National Language University, a Certificate of Business Management Support from National Economic University, and a Certificate of Retail Community Pharmacy Dispensary from Medical College of Hanoi. Huong is trilingual. She speaks English, Vietnamese, and French fluently.

Estela Vargas, Hearing Rehabilitation Specialist 

estela@hearbright.com

Estela's background includes several years of experience in healthcare and public service. A graduate of San Jose State University, she is a licensed hearing aid dispenser and is a registered audiology aid. Estela is our hearing aid specialist, offering consultations, repairs, and adjustments of hearing aids. Her specialty is in providing high technology answers to hearing problems, and counseling patients as well as family members about the impact of hearing loss. She also assists with hearing evaluations and is always happy to answer your questions! She excels in the technical aspects of hearing aids and computer programming of hearing aids. Her attention to detail and warm personality lends well to caring for you and your hearing aids. Estela is also fluent in Spanish and French.  
 

Nancy Nguyen, Patient Coordinator

nancy@hearbright.com


Nancy works as Patient Coordinator full time at our Eastside office. She overseas all aspects of your appointment at HearBright at the Eastside location. As Patient Coordinator, she can help you to know what to anticipate as well as follow up requirements. She interfaces with your physician's office so that Audiologic test results are documented, coordinates schedules for the Audiologists, and makes sure that you have all of your questions answered. Nancy is fluent in Vietnamese and English. She attended University of California Riverside with a major in Biology under an academic scholarship, and interned as a medical researcher. You can count on her thoroughness, promptness, and friendly demeanor.

 

 

 

Yvette Mayoral, Audiology Assistant

yvette@hearbright.com

 

 

Yvette works full time as Audiology Assisant at our Los Gatos location. She supports the Audiologists and will answer any questions you have about your testing or hearing aids. In addition, Yvette takes care of all administrative duties regarding your hearing aids; you can ask her about warranties, cleanings, and adjustments. Her warm and welcoming personality are an important part of the HearBright company philosophy of giving service that is outstanding and excellent! She is happy to help you!  Yvette is also fluent in Spanish.

 


Lucy Nguyen, Medical Clerk

lucy@hearbright.com

 Lucy is at our Administration location. She supports the Director of Operations and the Medical Biller with statements and data entry. Lucy is responsible for referrals, insurance data, and verfication of benefits. Her positive attitude and kind demeanor are benefits to our HearBright patients!

 

 

   Maria Almanza, Front Desk 

maria@hearbright.com

Maria is full time at our Eastside office. She will check your insurance and your physician referral. In addition, she is happy to help you with your insurance questions, medical records, and test results. Maria is efficient, accurate, and friendly. She holds a Certificate in Allied Healthcare, Medical Coding and Transcriptions from IntelliTec Colleges in Grand Junction, Colorado. She is also fluent in Spanish.

 

 

Claudia Montes, Front Desk

claudia@hearbright.com

Claudia is at our Eastside office. She will greet you at the front desk and help you with registration. Claudia is fluent in Spanish, and has extensive experience in medical offices. Her attention to detail and thorough work will make sure your appointment goes smoothly! And if you have further questions, you can count on her to help you.

 

 

Claudia Barros, Front Desk

claudia2@hearbright.com

Claudia is full time at our Los Gatos location. She is always happy to help you with registration and any questions you may have regarding your appointment. Claudia is efficient and is a hard worker. Her professional and friendly demeanor means that you will feel at ease with her as your interface for the office! Feel free to call her for your hearing test appointment! Claudia is fluent in Spanish.