ELITE HEARING of Colorado Springs, founded by Dr. Nichole Kovel, AuD, is the elite standard in hearing healthcare. Providing excellence and education every day, we deliver state-of-the-art hearing and tinnitus solutions on a case by case basis, ensuring our patients have access to cutting-edge technology as appropriate for their individual situations. At ELITE HEARING, we care for all your hearing loss, hearing protection and hearing aid needs.
Dr. Nichole Kovel, AuD
Dr. Nichole Kovel is a Board Certified Audiologist, providing expert audiology care and education to Colorado Springs residents. Her patient focused delivery model centers around integrity, honesty, compassion and patience. Dr. Kovel utilizes cutting-edge hearing and tinnitus technology in personalized treatment plans for people with hearing loss and tinnitus, while maintaining high standards, integrity, honesty, compassion and patience.
Dr. Kovel interned at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ and the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind in Colorado Springs. She is a Colorado Licensed Audiologist, a Member of the Colorado Academy of Audiology (CAA) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA). She is also a Board Certified Doctor of Audiology, certified by the American Board of Audiology in Tinnitus Management and the only southern colorado Audiologist certified by the Tinnitus Practitioners Association.
In her quest to stay atop of the latest research and patient care, Dr. Kovel also has memberships with The American Tinnitus Association, The Tinnitus Practitioners Association, and the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). She is involved with the local chapter of HLAA, the Sertoma Club’s Hears Foundation, and the Colorado Springs Business Alliance. As well as being a member of both local and national chapters of the Hearing Loss Association of America and a professional member of the American Tinnitus Association, Dr. Kovel is also a professional member of the Gleneagle Sertoma Club.
Dr. Kovel loves spending all of her “extra” time being active with her kids, husband and dogs. You can find her jogging in the Garden of the Gods, climbing the Pikes Peak incline, or chasing after her kids at the park.
Dr. Kovel resides in Colorado Springs with her husband and two small children.
Joann “Jo” Janes is our morning Office Administrator. Jo has an Associate Degree in Graphic Art and has worked in many office environments over the years. Jo and her husband have raised two children, whom she treasures spending time with when they come to visit. She is new to the Springs area, as Fort Collins was the family home for over 20 years. In her spare time, Jo enjoys skiing, hiking, playing the piano, and utilizing her graphic art skills.
Jo finds much fulfillment in witnessing the transition in patients that come in with hearing challenges. “I am so excited when I see a transformation occur in a patient. When someone comes in with hearing issues, I can feel their frustration. I love seeing their satisfaction, once these issues have been corrected. Improving the quality of one’s life through better hearing is such a valuable gift”.
Donna Biggs is our newest Administrator and Hearing Aid Tech. Donna has been in the Hearing Health Care Industry for over 10 years. She comes to us from Stillwater, Oklahoma, where she worked as office manager for a private Audiology practice. We are thrilled to have her and all her experience as our hearing aid tech and insurance biller.
Donna and her husband had always dreamed of retiring in Colorado and seized an opportunity for her husband to transfer to Colorado Springs. Donna has 4 beautiful children; 2 boys and 2 girls, ranging from 25 to 12 and a granddaughter, who she misses back in OK with her oldest.
Donna takes great pride in her work and her patient relationships. She has witnessed the devastation that hearing loss can create for a person and their loved ones. She knows the difference hearing health technologies can make for everyone involved and is looking forward to helping you with all of your hearing health care needs.