Only AudigyCertified™ practices have access to AGX® Hearing technology — always the most advanced and effective technology available.

But great technology is just the beginning for us. Understanding the way you live, your personal hearing needs, and the better-hearing goals you have for yourself helps us craft a more personalized and comprehensive hearing solution than anyone else can offer.


Dr. Eric Hecker

Clinical Audiologist

Eric Hecker is a second generation Audiologist, following in his father’s footsteps, who started the first private Audiology practice in Virginia in 1974.

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Dr. Jay Eackles

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Jay Eackles has been a practicing audiologist since 1984. He spent 18 years as a solo audiologist working in Otolaryngology medical practices in Martinsville, VA and Hampton, VA.Prior to his employment with Dr. Hecker and Associates, he was a pediatric audiologist with the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.

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Teresa Graham

Clinical Audiologist

Mrs. Theoni (Teresa) Graham earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in audiology from Radford University and has been practicing audiology in the Tidewater area for over 30 years.

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Dr. Alexandra Yowell, Au.D

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Alexandra (Alexa) Yowell has been a practicing audiologist since 2017. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders in 2013 and completed her fourth-year residency at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, where she specialized in pediatric and adult amplification and cochlear implants.

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