Dr. Dawn Heiman, AuD, is the founder of Advanced Audiology Consultants. She, Dr. Kelly Warf, and Dr. Lisa Gumina, AuD are highly-trained audiologists, with expertise in evaluating and treating hearing disorders and fitting hearing aids.
Although Drs. Heiman, Warf, and Gumina have many professional accomplishments, the one in which they take the most pride is the esteem of their patients. Many patients have reported that they were thrilled that they came here with their hearing needs. We have been so honored that so many of our patients have enthusiastically recommended our audiologists to others. This, above any other professional accomplishment, is our greatest source of satisfaction.
Dawn Heiman, Au.D., F-AAA
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Dawn Heiman attained her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, School of Audiology. She obtained Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master of Science degree in Audiology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Heiman is a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the American Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Dawn Heiman has given many lectures on various topics regarding hearing loss, hearing aids, psychosocial aspects of hearing loss, prevention of hearing loss, cochlear implants, and auditory processing disorders to various private and public groups in hospitals and civic organizations in the Philadelphia and Chicago areas. She is a recognized expert in the field of hearing health.
She is a Gold Circle Audiologist for Sensaphonics, meaning she is specially trained to take earmold impressions for musicians to create musician’s custom earmolds and In-ear monitors.
She also loves to teach and supervise audiology students. Dr. Heiman has been a clinical supervisor for audiology students from Temple University, Rutgers University, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, University of Colorado, Salus University, Rush University, and Northwestern University.
Lisa Gumina, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Gumina attained her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Illinois University and her Master of Science degree in Audiology from Western Illinois University. Dr. Gumina is a member of the Illinois Academy of Audiology and the American Academy of Audiology.
Prior to joining this practice, Dr. Gumina worked for the past 20 years in the same Downers Grove and Hinsdale offices, prior to corporate downsizing. Her dedication to her patients and their hearing health is evident with the following of patients.
As a musician herself, Dr. Gumina brings a special aspect to audiology in educating and practicing best hearing and music practices.
Dr. Gumina can be seen in our Woodridge location in the very near future!
Kelly Warf, Au.D., CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Warf attained her Clinical Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) from Rush University. She obtained her Bachelors of Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Dr. Warf is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Throughout her clinical education, Dr. Warf gained considerable experience working in a variety of settings in the Chicagoland area; assessing patients of all ages and diverse populations.
Dr. Warf’s special interest extends to Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD). She was first introduced to the field of Audiology when her brother was diagnosed with central auditory processing disorder. Dr. Warf’s personal experience has shpaed her motivation in the clinic to help patients communicate and connect with their loved ones.
Lakshmi Kamath, B.A.
Lucky has been working with patients who have hearing impairments for the past 10 years. She completed the Nova Southeastern University Audiology Assistant Certificate program in 2016. She is an integral part of the patient’s journey in helping coordinate schedules, answering questions, assisting the audiologist with routine tasks, as well as helping with hearing aid repairs.