Dr. Cliff Approved Providers in Glen Ellyn & Naperville
Your Dr. Cliff Approved Provider in IL
Looking for an audiologist in Illinois that has been personally vetted by Dr. Cliff and verified to use best practices in Audiology? You’ve come to the right place. Our audiologists Dru Geraghty & Taylor Bender are proud to be Dr. Cliff Approved providers. Their commitment to following Best Practices for every patient has earned each of them this important recognition from Dr. Cliff Olson.
Dru Geraghty, M.S. | Clinical Audiologist
Dru Geraghty has been a practicing audiologist since 1981. She received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Millikin University in Decatur, IL, in 1978, and her Master of Science in Audiology from Illinois State University in 1981. She has extensive clinical experience in hearing and vestibular assessment and treatment.
Dru believes in collaborating with patients to development and implement hearing aid and tinnitus solutions that best meet their individual needs. She is a lifelong learner who uses current professional knowledge to provide an exceptional patient experience. Dru believes that developing long lasting, trusting relationships with patients is key to their success with hearing aids.
In her free time, Dru enjoys hiking, cycling, exercise classes, reading, participating in voice and handbell choirs, volunteering at the Northern Illinois Food Bank and Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. She also enjoys spending time with family, friends and her pets.
- Certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Member of the Illinois Academy of Audiology
Taylor Bender, Au.D. | Clinical Audiologist
Taylor Bender received her Doctorate of Audiology from Northern Illinois University in May 2021 and earned her bachelor’s degree in communication science and disorders at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Her professional interests include educating patients on hearing loss and amplification needs, tinnitus management, and cochlear implants. She has completed 6 different clinical rotations through her doctoral program in settings such as an ENT, private practices, and National Institute on Aging with school aged children.
Taylor’s passion for audiology began when she witnessed two of her own family members struggle with the effects of untreated hearing loss. When they decided to treat their hearing loss their quality of life increased and were able to participate in family conversations again. This is when Taylor knew she wanted to provide the same experience for other individuals and their families.
Taylor grew up in Naperville, IL and currently resides in the northwest suburbs. In Taylors spare time she enjoys reading novels, being active playing sports, as well as spending quality time with her friends, family, and husband.
Taylor is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and is a Licensed Audiologist in the state of Illinois.
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