Our approach to services is to exceed your expectations in every way.

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.


Our Team


Sue Vavrock, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology, CCC-A/F-AAA

Dr. Sue Abel Vavrock’s passion to help others hear better began in childhood when her mother was diagnosed with a middle ear disorder requiring surgery to improve her hearing.

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Meaghan Hanson, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology, CCC-A/F-AAA

Dr. Hanson’s experience with ENT audiology, children, and adults provides a foundation for exceptional care.

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Shelby Covington

Audiology Assistant

Shelby grew up in Smyrna, TN and is a graduate of Gateway Christian Academy.  She joined Thigpen Hearing Center in 2021 as our Audiology Assistant.

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Jennifer Sweazy

Office Manager

Jennifer joined the team in 2021 as our Office Manager. 

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Hannah Stephens

Patient Care Coordinator

Hannah is the smiling face you will see when you walk through the door at Thigpen Hearing Center.

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Madison Martin

Insurance Coordinator

Madison joined Thigpen Hearing Center in October of 2020 after having worked as the Patient Care Coordinator for another audiology clinic.

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Our Founder


Patti Thigpen, Au.D. / Founder

Doctor of Audiology, CCC-A/F-AAA

Dr. Patti Thigpen, Founder, has been involved in hearing health care in the fields of speech and hearing sciences since 1980.

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Testimonials

Learn about how Thigpen Hearing Center has improved the lives of its patients through better hearing.

Hearing Aids

Thigpen Hearing Center provides variety of affordable hearing aid styles and sizes.

Hearing Loss

Learn about the different signs and types of hearing loss.