Meet our Medical Staff

The hearing care professionals at Whisper Hearing Centers strive to be thorough and caring; professional and compassionate. Take a moment to meet the medical and office staff at our six Northern California locations!

Whisper Hearing Center Hearing Care Professionals

There’s more to audiological care than providing hearing tests and prescribing hearing aids. Great results are all about finding a hearing care professional with the knowledge, expertise, and compassion to guide you on your journey to better hearing.

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    Chris Brignetti

    Hearing Aid Specialist – San Rafael, CA Clinic

    email Chris@whisperhearing.com

    Chris is focused on finding the ideal solutions to your hearing needs. As a hearing care professional, he has been trained by the audiologists of Whisper Hearing as well as through professional trainings of top hearing aid manufacturers.  Chris has a very personable demeanor, and cares a great deal about the hearing health and comfort of his patients. A native of San Francisco, Chris has enjoyed the many benefits the Bay Area has to offer.  He’s a very active person, and finds enjoyment in the outdoors through cycling, running and hikes with his family.

    • Education
    • Bachelor of Arts: University of California, Santa Cruz
    • Licensure and Certification
    • Hearing Aid Dispenser: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Board, California
  • Jennifer Marie Castle

    Hearing Instrument Specialist – Hearing Aid Dispenser Lic. #HA2869 – Fair Oaks, CA Clinic

    email Jennifer@whisperhearing.com

    Dr. Castle’s goal is to ensure that every patient receives the absolute highest quality of hearing care. She recognizes the unique, individual needs of each of her patients, and she is dedicated to finding solutions tailored to fit those needs.

    • Education
    • Doctorate of Audiology, A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZ
    • Bachelor of Science: Speech Pathology and Audiology, California State University, Sacramento
    • Licensure and Certification
    • Dispensing Hearing Care Professional: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Board, California
    • F-AAA, Fellow in the American Academy of Audiology
  • Tod Borges, HIS

    Hearing Instrument Specialist – Auburn CA Clinic

    email tod@whisperhearing.com

    Growing up with a close family friend whose mother had severe hearing loss, Tod experienced firsthand the positive impact that hearing aids can have on a family.   Over the last 18 years as a Hearing Professional, he has had the pleasure of having a hand in having that same positive, fundamental impact on the lives of his patients and their families.  Having seen the strides in technology from the days of analog circuits to the sophistication of the modern digital devices gives Tod a unique perspective to better serve both long time hearing aid wearers and those new to the devices.

          • Licensure and Certification
          • Hearing Aid Dispenser: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Board, California
          • National Board Certification – Hearing Instrument Sciences
  • Carol Anne Trussell

    Hearing Instrument Specialist – Hearing Aid Dispenser Lic. #HA1091 – Lincoln & Roseville, CA Clinics

    email Carol@whisperhearing.com

    Dr. Trussell loves using her 28 years of experience to help people reconnect with the lives they want to live. She believes today’s technology has made an incredible difference in her patients’ quality of life. Having fit hearing aids “back in the day” when she had to use a screwdriver, she realizes what an exciting time it is to be an audiologist! Carol loves camping, golfing, and reading books on her Kindle. She is married with two children, Alexander and Spencer.

          • Education
          • Doctor of Audiology, Salus University, Pennsylvania
          • Master of Science, Audiology, California State University, Sacramento
          • Bachelor of Science, Speech Pathology & Audiology, California State University, Sacramento
          • Licensure and Certification
          • Dispensing Hearing Care Professional: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Board
          • Member of American Academy of Audiology

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