Meet The American Institute of Balance – Clinic Staff

Richard E. Gans, Ph.D

Richard E. Gans, PhD Founder and executive director of The American Institute of Balance, one of the largest balance centers in the U.S.A. Dr. Gans received his Ph.D. from... Read More

Joseph Sakumura, Au.D., Board Certified, CCC-A

Director of Clinical Innovation –  Dr. Joseph Sakumura, received the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D) degree from the University of Kansas Medical Center and his undergraduate... Read More

Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMT

Kim Rutherford Vice President of Education and Professional Services –  Dr. Rutherford obtained her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy (MPT) from the University of Missouri and her... Read More

Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT

Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT Dr. Spinks earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Western Kentucky University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from The... Read More

Spencer Reeder, Au.D., Board Certified

Dr. Reeder received her Doctor of Audiology degree from LSU (Louisiana State University) Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and completed her residency in Southern... Read More

Lynn Sumerson, D.O.

Lynn F. Sumerson D.O. - Ear, Nost & Throat Professor Emeritus – Otolaryngology Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Brittany Fauble, Au.D., Board Certified, CCC-A

Brittany Fauble - 4th Year Resident - Audiology Dr. Brittany Fauble received her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) and her Master of Science (M.S.) in Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences from Gallaudet University, and completed her undergraduate coursework at... Read More

Alyssa Steinweis, BS

Alyssa Steinweis Alyssa is a 4th year resident from Nova Southeastern University. She attained her BS in Public Health with emphasis in Communication Disorders, from Ithaca College, NY.

Chenchen Zhang

Fourth Year Resident –  Chenchen comes from Missouri State University (MSU). She attained her MS in Mental Health Counseling from MSU, and BS in Traditional Chinese... Read More

Megan Farina

Megan Farina Fourth Year Resident –  Megan is from University of Cincinnati. She attained her BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Ohio State University. 

Amanda Mueller

Amanda Mueller Fourth Year Resident –   Amanda is a final-year resident from Northwestern University. She attained her BS in Speech & Hearing Science from Purdue University.