Meet The American Institute of Balance – Clinic Staff

Richard E. Gans, PhD

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

Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMT

Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMT 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

Joseph Sakumura, AuD, Board Certified, CCC-A

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

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

Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT Vice President of Clinical Services – Dr. Spinks earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Western Kentucky University and his Doctor of... Read More

Lynn Sumerson, DO

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

Spencer Reeder, AuD, Board Certified

Spencer Reeder, AuD 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

Brittany Fauble, AuD, Board Certified, CCC-A

Brittany Fauble, AuD Dr. Brittany Fauble received her Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) and her Master of Science (MS) in Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences from Gallaudet University, and completed her undergraduate coursework at... Read More

Alyssa Steinweis, AuD, Board Eligible

Alyssa Steinweis, AuD Dr. Alyssa Steinweis received her Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) from Nova Southeastern University and completed her undergraduate coursework at Ithaca College in Public and Community... Read More

Chenchen Zhang, MS

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, BS

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, BS

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.