Cape Cod Hearing Center

The Sound Choice

Our Professional Staff

Theresa Cullen, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Theresa Cullen, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Doctor of Audiology, President

A STRONG EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Theresa Cullen, Au.D, is the owner and president of Cape Cod Hearing Center. She was drawn to the profession of audiology because she has found working and helping people overcome hearing loss and improving their quality of life extremely rewarding. As the Cape's first Doctor of Audiology, she has used her advanced training to help thousands of patients over her 30 plus years as an audiologist. She worked in a private practice in her home state of Michigan for 5 years before moving to Cape Cod and working in her own practice since 1990. She has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology and has been featured in Cape Business. “I will take all the time necessary to properly evaluate you and to understand your lifestyle so that I can make a proper recommendation. I will also thoroughly explain each of your options, and I will be here for all your follow-up needs.” Doctor of Audiology: Central Michigan University/Vanderbilt Master of Arts: Audiology, Central Michigan University Certified: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Licensed: State of Massachusetts Member: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, American Academy of Audiology, American Tinnitus Association
Melanie Higgins, MS, CCC-A

Melanie Higgins, MS, CCC-A
Audiologist

Melanie is an Audiologist licensed in the state of Massachusetts. She graduated with her bachelor's degree from Ohio State University in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. She received her Master of Science in Audiology from Rush University. Melanie has her Certification of Clinical Competency in Audiology from the American Speech and Hearing Association and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Audiology. Melanie is motivated by helping others and positively impacting individuals with their hearing needs. She is specifically interested in individual patient rehabilitation through hearing aids and other assistive technologies. Melanie's experience in the field of audiology and auditory (re)habilitation includes private practice, as well as extensive diagnostic experience working with Ear Nose and Throat specialists. She has presented locally and nationally on the topic of hearing loss. She has knowledge and skills in hearing instruments, hearing assistive technology, aural habilitation and rehabilitation, and diagnostic audiology for pediatric, adult, and senior patients. She is known as a warm, compassionate, thorough, and resourceful hearing healthcare professional. “My goal is to improve the quality of my patients’ lives through better hearing. I am committed to providing them with advanced, reliable and convenient services for treating hearing loss. And a key part of my care is taking the time to listen to my patients’ needs, answer their questions and thoroughly explain all of their options.”