Alice Leung Audiologist

Alice Leung, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Alice Leung is a passionate San Francisco audiologist dedicated to patients’ hearing success. Practicing audiology in San Francisco for over 20 years, she has personally evaluated and treated over 10,000 people with hearing loss.

Originally from Hong Kong, Dr. Leung graduated from Sir Robert Black College of Education and taught elementary school. Her love of cultural study and travel brought her to the US to study where she met her husband and settled in the San Francisco Bay area over 25 years ago. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communication disorders from the University of Nevada, Reno and her master’s degree in audiology from California State University, Sacramento.  After working as an Audiologist for 5 years, she decided to further her education in Audiology and enrolled in Arizona School of Health Sciences where she received her Doctor of Audiology in 2006. Dr. Leung holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association, is a California licensed Audiologist and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

As audiology evolves, Dr. Leung continuous to learn about the latest techniques and technology to give her patients the highest level of care. Her approach to hearing care goes beyond improving communication, she also seeks to understand the emotions behind patients struggles with hearing loss. She regularly works in collaboration with patients, their families and other medical professionals in hearing healthcare. This wholistic approach contributes to her patients having high satisfaction rates and better hearing outcomes. As a supervisor for doctorate students in audiology, she shares her passion in audiology and helps train future audiologists.

Dr. Leung is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.  In her leisure time, she loves baking and trying new recipes. She adopted 2 dogs from friends. In her community she provides countless hours of audiology in underserved neighborhoods of San Francisco, she volunteers teaching children Sunday school and as a counselor of a young adult fellowship.

Dr. Annie Ha Audiologist

Annie Ha, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Annie Ha is a friendly, engaging and passionate audiologist. As a San Francisco audiologist she evaluates and treats patients with hearing loss. She is licensed by the State of California as an Audiologist and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

Dr. Ha attended the University of California, Davis where she received both a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. While working at San Francisco Hearing Center/Audiological Services of SF as an Administrator, she discovered the profession of audiology and hearing care services. She became fascinated with hearing aid technology and admired the close and collaborative relationship that audiologists have with their patients. She knew she found her calling and decided to pursue a career as an Audiologist. She received a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco and completed her residency at the non-profit Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California.

During her training Dr. Ha volunteered at Homeless Project Connect. She continues today to dedicate time to working with under-represented populations and helping ensure that everyone suffering from hearing loss stays connected with the sounds and people around them. Her passion for audiology keeps her focused on finding solutions to patients’ hearing concerns. She has a keen understanding of technology and how to combine her expertise with the right hearing aids to improve her patients’ hearing in the situations that matter the most to them.

Living in San Francisco, Annie enjoys cheering for the SF Giants and the 49ers. She looks forward to relaxing at home, playing games with her family, including her cat and dog.

Lisa Monardi audiologist

Lisa Monardi, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Lisa Monardi is an Audiologist licensed by the California Speech Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. She completed her Masters of Science Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University, Sacramento and went on to obtain her Doctor of Audiology degree from Salus University in Pennsylvania. Dr. Monardi is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and member of the California Academy of Audiology.

A California native, Dr. Monardi first fell in love with helping the hearing impaired after volunteering at a School for the Deaf in Larache, Morocco. She began her career as an audiologist in an Otology clinic in downtown Sacramento, where she diagnosed and treated extremely complex cases of hearing and balance disorders. She loves working at San Francisco Hearing Center because of the supportive team that always puts the interests of patients first. She is passionate about giving patients the very best hearing possible using evidenced-based practices, improving their communication and their overall health and well being.

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is always up for traveling and visiting new places. She lives in Marin County with her husband and their two children.

Jonah NIshihira Hearing Aid Specialist

Jonah Nishihira

Hearing Aid Specialist

Jonah Nishihira is a state licensed hearing instrument specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from California State University, San Francisco. With over twelve years of hearing aid experience he has established himself as a local expert and highly skilled hearing healthcare professional. He works in conjunction with our San Francisco Audiologist.

A California native, Jonah is known for his easy-going nature and friendly demeanor. Jonah goes above and beyond to help others and stays informed on the latest developments and technology in hearing healthcare. He recognizes that personalized, patient centered healthcare is vitally important. He has found that his greatest successes have been when patients’ hearing improvements have exceeded their expectations. Over the course of his career Jonah has developed a passion and drive to ensure that his patients get the best available hearing care. He finds that when hearing aids are precisely fit, patients can hear to their full potential and enjoy life more.

When not working at San Francisco Hearing Center, Jonah enjoys traveling, dining out and following the Oakland A’s. He is also an avid fan of movies and music.

Melissa Lau

Melissa Lau

Patient Care Coordinator & Insurance Billing Specialist

Melissa Lau joined San Francisco Hearing Center in July of 2018.  She was born and raised in the Bay Area.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco.  She is bilingual in Cantonese and English.  She is fairly new to the medical office field and enjoys its challenges.  In her free time, she enjoys playing video games and watching Netflix dramas like Scandal.  


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