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Professional Staff

Otteson, Au.D., FFF-A Whitney K. Otteson, Au.D., FFF-A
Doctor of Audiology

Bachelors degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Western Washington University
Doctor of Audiology degree from Idaho State University

Memberships and Certifications:
Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology
Licensed as a Certified Clinical Audiologist in the State of Washington

Virginia Mason Listen for Life Center: 2012
Evergreen Speech and Hearing Center: 2011

Dr. Whitney Otteson joined the Walla Walla Clinic in 2013. She previously worked at a private practice in the greater Seattle area. Dr. Otteson is committed to providing patients and their families comprehensive care in a comfortable environment. She specializes in managing patients with tinnitus.

Dr. Otteson was born and raised in Walla Walla. She decided to return to Walla Walla to be closer to family. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading, crafting, playing board games, watching football (GO HAWKS) and spending time with her family and friends.

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Bachelors degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Eastern Washington University       

Hearing Instrument Specialist, A.A.S. from Spokane Falls Community College

Stephanie joined the Walla Walla Clinic in 2014 as the Audiology Assistant.  She went on to get her degree as a hearing instrument specialist from Spokane Falls.  She graduated in June 2016.  Stephanie works with our patients who have hearing devices to ensure they receive the best possible care.

Stephanie was born and raised in Waitsburg Washington. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and two dogs, Chester and Roo. Stephanie is a huge fan of coffee and the Seahawks!

Audiology Assistant

Tawnya joined our team in December 2016 as the Audiology Assistant.  She will often be ther person to clean and repair your hearing devices.  She works with Dr. Otteson and Stephanie to ensure our patients are well taken care of.

Tawnya has a special interest in helping people who are hearing impaired because her son has a significant hearing loss and has worn hearing devices since a young age.