We went into audiology to do one thing: Help improve the lives of our patients. Finding the right hearing aids for you is about more than restoring your hearing. It’s about empowering you to enjoy your ideal lifestyle. Whether you’re a swimmer or a theater-goer, we’ll work with you to find a hearing aid that gets you back into the life you want to live.

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Shannon Smith, Au.D., Doctor of Audiology

Shannon Smith, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology

Being a clinical audiologist for the past 30 years and owner of Allied Hearing gives Dr. Smith a unique insight into how to help her patients achieve their greatest success.

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A Central Michigan and Michigan State University graduate, Dr. Smith started her career at Burns Clinic in Petoskey working with Ear, Nose, and Throat physicians. She strives to provide the best care for her patients utilizing best practice and taking the time to get to know each patient. Dr. Smith feels that exemplary care is achieved by using creativity and paying attention to minor details for every patient. A little-known fact about Dr. Smith, she once chased a purse snatcher and caught him (and would not recommend that anyone else attempts that). Her days revolve around her wonderful husband and co-owner Patrick, her daughter Lexy and son Logan, and dog Sadie.


  • Doctor of Audiology, University of Florida, 2005
  • Master of Arts in Audiology, Central Michigan University, 1994
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Michigan State University, 1986

Licensure and Certification

  • Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
  • Scholar Award for Continuing Education, American Academy of Audiology, 2012
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Board Certified, American Board of Audiology
  • Licensed Audiologist, State of Michigan


Find Allied Hearing on:

  • Community for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • NPIDB.org
Alyssa Rose, Au.D., Doctor of Audiology

Alyssa Rose, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Alyssa Rose earned her Doctorate in Audiology from Central Michigan University and grew up in the Upper Peninsula. She loves to swing dance, spend time with her energetic son Parker, and create macrame crafts in her free time.

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Dr. Rose loves to help members of the mid-Michigan community discover better hearing and feels that education is key to her patients’ success. She developed our Allied Hearing rehabilitation program and is continually developing educational resources for our patients that help guide their progress. Dr. Rose is known for being the first one to offer aid to someone in need and has an amazing smile.

Melissa Neu, HIS, Hearing Instrument Specialist

Melissa Neu, HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist

Melissa Neu, HIS, is a Michigan native and graduated from Beal City High School. Mel knows what it’s like to lose your hearing as she had ear infections as a child and once employed at Allied Hearing, it was discovered that she had a hearing loss.

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As a licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist, Mel realizes how important it is to seek help when you are feeling left out of conversations and strives to ensure every patient receives the very best technology and care. She is an exceptional problem solver and if you are experiencing issues with your hearing aids, Mel is the person to see. She was awarded the Young Professional of the Year from the Young Professionals Organization in 2022. When not at work, Mel can be found enjoying the sunshine with her boyfriend Michael, lovely children, and dogs at the lake. She is a great cook, ask her about her famous blueberry lemonade cupcakes!

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