Our Professional Staff

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

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    Who We Are

    We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Fairbanks Hearing and Balance Center, our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff combines years of expertise in hearing healthcare, and is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

    We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.

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    Proud Members Of:

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    Our Team


    Mariana McIlwain

    Doctor of Audiology

    Dr. McIlwain was awarded her Doctor of Audiology Degree at the University of Washington, and completed her residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire.

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    Valerie Leyva

    Audiology Technician

    Valerie was Raised in Tucson, Arizona and moved to Fairbanks when she was 9-years old. She joined FHBC in 2018 and has been our trusty Audiology Technician ever since!

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