ABOUT US

ABOUT US

We are a local, independent, community-oriented practice that has served our area for over 40 years. Our patient-centered approach allows us to focus on satisfying your hearing care needs, whatever they may be. Our practice will work with you to diagnose and find solutions for your hearing and tinnitus with the most advanced technology. And while diagnosing and initial treatment with the best technology is important, our exceptional follow-up care ensures your hearing needs are being met.

We want you to be satisfied with your care and offer a 30-day trial period. A strong patient-provider relationship based on honesty, integrity, and values is what we strive for, and we feel that this is the best approach to making sure you don’t miss any of the precious moments in your life.

We are a local, independent, community-oriented practice that has served our area for over 40 years. Our patient-centered approach allows us to focus on satisfying your hearing care needs, whatever they may be. Our practice will work with you to diagnose and find solutions for your hearing and tinnitus with the most advanced technology. And while diagnosing and initial treatment with the best technology is important, our exceptional follow-up care ensures your hearing needs are being met.
We want you to be satisfied with your care and offer a 30-day trial period. A strong patient-provider relationship based on honesty, integrity, and values is what we strive for, and we feel that this is the best approach to making sure you don’t miss any of the precious moments
n your life.

Why Choose Us?

1

WE CARE ABOUT YOUR HEARING.

We love helping people reconnect with those they love through better hearing. Our passion is helping you hear better so you can enjoy your passions, too.

2

WE LOVE HELPING PEOPLE RECONNECT WITH THOSE THEY LOVE THROUGH BETTER HEARING.

We want you to be happy with the hearing solution we recommend for you; it’s of utmost importance to us. We know that the more you understand about your hearing loss and your options, the more you’ll be able to make an informed buying decision.

3

WE’RE THE LOCAL HEARING EXPERTS.

Our staff is well-trained and certified in audiology and hearing aids.

4

WE CAN ACCURATELY DIAGNOSE YOUR LEVEL OF HEARING LOSS.

Our skilled staff of licensed audiologists performs diagnostic hearing tests that are thorough, precise and accurate. Based on your hearing test results, we can recommend the best solutions to help optimize your ability to hear.

5

EXACT FITTINGS AND PROGRAMMING GUARANTEE YOUR SATISFACTION.

Our professionals are skilled at fitting and programming hearing aids based on your hearing test results. We use the most advanced fitting methods and equipment to make sure you hear with maximum clarity, even in the most difficult listening situation.

6

STATE-OF-THE-ART HEARING AIDS OPTIMIZE YOUR ABILITY TO HEAR.

We work with the best manufacturers and offer a complete line-up of the most technologically advanced hearing aids available.

7

EXCEPTIONAL FOLLOW-UP CARE GIVES YOU ONGOING, PERSONALIZED SERVICE.

Your relationship with us continues well beyond the time of your initial fitting. Your follow-up care includes ongoing office visits to ensure your hearing aids continue to work as they should.

8

WE OFFER ONE-STOP SHOPPING FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.

For your convenience, we offer a full line-up of hearing aids, batteries and other hearing accessories.

9

FREE HEARING DEVICE “CLEAN AND CHECK” SERVICE KEEPS YOUR HEARING AIDS PERFORMING LIKE NEW!

We will teach you how to care for your hearing aids during your initial fitting, but feel free to visit us any time for a complete and thorough cleaning of your hearing instruments.

10

WE SERVICE AND REPAIR HEARING INSTRUMENTS.

We can service and repair hearing aids in our office, often on a day’s notice. If your hearing aid ultimately needs to be sent out for repair, we’ll be glad to expedite that service for you.

Why Choose Us?

1

WE CARE ABOUT YOUR HEARING.

We love helping people reconnect with those they love through better hearing. Our passion is helping you hear better so you can enjoy your passions, too.
2

WE LOVE HELPING PEOPLE RECONNECT WITH THOSE THEY LOVE THROUGH BETTER HEARING.

We want you to be happy with the hearing solution we recommend for you; it’s of utmost importance to us. We know that the more you understand about your hearing loss and your options, the more you’ll be able to make an informed buying decision.
3

WE’RE THE LOCAL HEARING EXPERTS.

Our staff is well-trained and certified in audiology and hearing aids.
4

WE CAN ACCURATELY DIAGNOSE YOUR LEVEL OF HEARING LOSS.

Our skilled staff of licensed audiologists performs diagnostic hearing tests that are thorough, precise and accurate. Based on your hearing test results, we can recommend the best solutions to help optimize your ability to hear.
5

EXACT FITTINGS AND PROGRAMMING GUARANTEE YOUR SATISFACTION.

Our professionals are skilled at fitting and programming hearing aids based on your hearing test results. We use the most advanced fitting methods and equipment to make sure you hear with maximum clarity, even in the most difficult listening situation.
6

STATE-OF-THE-ART HEARING AIDS OPTIMIZE YOUR ABILITY TO HEAR.

We work with the best manufacturers and offer a complete line-up of the most technologically advanced hearing aids available.
7

EXCEPTIONAL FOLLOW-UP CARE GIVES YOU ONGOING, PERSONALIZED SERVICE.

Your relationship with us continues well beyond the time of your initial fitting. Your follow-up care includes ongoing office visits to ensure your hearing aids continue to work as they should.
8

WE OFFER ONE-STOP SHOPPING FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.

For your convenience, we offer a full line-up of hearing aids, batteries and other hearing accessories.
9

FREE HEARING DEVICE “CLEAN AND CHECK” SERVICE KEEPS YOUR HEARING AIDS PERFORMING LIKE NEW!

We will teach you how to care for your hearing aids during your initial fitting, but feel free to visit us any time for a complete and thorough cleaning of your hearing instruments.
10

WE SERVICE AND REPAIR HEARING INSTRUMENTS.

We can service and repair hearing aids in our office, often on a day’s notice. If your hearing aid ultimately needs to be sent out for repair, we’ll be glad to expedite that service for you.

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Dr. Daniel R. Schumaier

Owner
Daniel R. Schumaier received his undergraduate training at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, receiving a BA in Speech Pathology in 1966.
After two years’ service in the US Army as a medic, he pursued a master’s degree in Audiology from the Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He went on to earn his PhD in Audiology from Michigan State University in 1972.
Dr. Schumaier’s audiology career started in academia when he moved to Johnson City, Tennessee and started the Audiology Program at East Tennessee State University. Two years later he entered private practice, and was one of the first audiologists in the country whose practice extended beyond hearing diagnostics to the actual dispensing of hearing aids, and also to include industrial hearing conservation.
Dr. Schumaier was a founding member of the Audiological Resource Association (ARA), serving as its first president from 1975-1977. He is involved in numerous professional organizations and received AAA’s first Humanitarian Award in 1995.
Dr. Schumaier holds numerous patents, both domestic and foreign, including patents for the Dry & Store conditioning system; TransEar, the bone conduction hearing instrument for single-sided deafness; and Clik, the only premium technology digital hearing aid that is able to be programmed without computers, cables, or software.
He is the President of EarTechnology Corporation, which manufactures and distributes Dry & Store, TransEar, and Clik. He resides in Elizabethton with his wife, Donna. They enjoy traveling and golf.

Dr. Sarah A. Schumaier

Audiologist

Dr. Sarah Schumaier has worked in the Johnson City office since 1998 as an audiometric technician and data entry clerk. Dr. Sarah grew up in Elizabethton, TN and graduated from Elizabethton High School in 2000. She received her Bachelor’s degree in 2003 from ETSU. As a member of the inaugural Doctorate of Audiology program at ETSU, Dr. Sarah received her Au.D. with honors in 2007.
An active Rotarian, she was the 100th President of the Rotary Club of Johnson City in 2015-2016. She is also a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and has served on the Board of Directors for the past 7years. She has previously served on the Dawn of Hope Foundation Board. For more than a decade, she was the Secretary/Treasurer for the Audiological Resource Association. She was the 2015 Audiological Resource Association’s Audiologist of the Year.
In 2012 she was named the Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty for the Tri-Cities, Tennessee/Virginia.
She is also involved in Scouting and has been an assistant Den Leader and Cub Master for her son’s Cub Scout Pack.  She and her family, which encompasses 3 sons, 4 dogs, 6 chickens, 2 skinny pigs, 2 lizards, and a tank full of fish. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and cooking.

Jaima Price, M.S., HIS

Jaima received her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Psychology from ETSU.  She is currently working on her dissertation for her Ph.D. in Psychology. She began working with us as an audiometric technician, but we quickly realized how great she is with patients.  Hence, she has completed her certification as a Hearing Instrument Specialist.
She is married to Paul and they have one son, Reagan, and one fur baby Brutus.

Rachel Burrus, CAOHC

Rachel is an audiometric technician, who inputs all of our Industrial Hearing Conservation audiograms; generating reports back to the companies we provide with service.  She is in the office to also assist in scheduling patient appointments.

Dr. Daniel R. Schumaier

Owner
Daniel R. Schumaier received his undergraduate training at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, receiving a BA in Speech Pathology in 1966.
After two years’ service in the US Army as a medic, he pursued a master’s degree in Audiology from the Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He went on to earn his PhD in Audiology from Michigan State University in 1972.
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Dr. Schumaier’s audiology career started in academia when he moved to Johnson City, Tennessee and started the Audiology Program at East Tennessee State University. Two years later he entered private practice, and was one of the first audiologists in the country whose practice extended beyond hearing diagnostics to the actual dispensing of hearing aids, and also to include industrial hearing conservation.
Dr. Schumaier was a founding member of the Audiological Resource Association (ARA), serving as its first president from 1975-1977. He is involved in numerous professional organizations and received AAA’s first Humanitarian Award in 1995.
Dr. Schumaier holds numerous patents, both domestic and foreign, including patents for the Dry & Store conditioning system; TransEar, the bone conduction hearing instrument for single-sided deafness; and Clik, the only premium technology digital hearing aid that is able to be programmed without computers, cables, or software.
He is the President of EarTechnology Corporation, which manufactures and distributes Dry & Store, TransEar, and Clik. He resides in Elizabethton with his wife, Donna. They enjoy traveling and golf.

Dr. Sarah A. Schumaier

Audiologist

Dr. Sarah Schumaier has worked in the Johnson City office since 1998 as an audiometric technician and data entry clerk. Dr. Sarah grew up in Elizabethton, TN and graduated from Elizabethton High School in 2000. She received her Bachelor’s degree in 2003 from ETSU. As a member of the inaugural Doctorate of Audiology program at ETSU, Dr. Sarah received her Au.D. with honors in 2007.
An active Rotarian, she was the 100th President of the Rotary Club of Johnson City in 2015-2016. She is also a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and has served on the Board of Directors for the past 7years. She has previously served on the Dawn of Hope Foundation Board.
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For more than a decade, she was the Secretary/Treasurer for the Audiological Resource Association. She was the 2015 Audiological Resource Association’s Audiologist of the Year.
In 2012 she was named the Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty for the Tri-Cities, Tennessee/Virginia.
She is also involved in Scouting and has been an assistant Den Leader and Cub Master for her son’s Cub Scout Pack. She and her family, which encompasses 3 sons, 4 dogs, 6 chickens, 2 skinny pigs, 2 lizards, and a tank full of fish. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and cooking.

Jaima Price, M.S., HIS

Jaima received her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Psychology from ETSU.  She is currently working on her dissertation for her Ph.D. in Psychology. She began working with us as an audiometric technician, but we quickly realized how great she is with patients.  Hence, she has completed her certification as a Hearing Instrument Specialist.
She is married to Paul and they have one son, Reagan, and one fur baby Brutus.

Rachel Burrus, CAOHC

Rachel is an audiometric technician, who inputs all of our Industrial Hearing Conservation audiograms; generating reports back to the companies we provide with service.  She is in the office to also assist in scheduling patient appointments.

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Johnson City

106 E Watauga Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 928-5771

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Greeneville

400 Y Street
Greeneville, TN 37745

(423) 638-2721

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Johnson City
106 E Watauga Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 928-5771

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Greeneville
400 Y Street
Greeneville, TN 37745

(423) 638-2721

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