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.
Jay received his bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences and his master’s degree in Audiology from James Madison University. He received his doctor of audiology degree from A.T. Still University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Doctor’s of Audiology. His specialty areas include fitting advanced digital hearing instruments and the diagnosis and remediation of vestibular abnormalities. He came on board with Dr. Hecker in 2004.
When away from the office, Jay enjoys spending time with family and friends. He has been married to his wife Kathy since 1985, and they live in Gloucester with their yellow lab, Piper.