Our Hearing Professionals

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

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    Helton Hearing Care, formerly Micken Hearing Services, was the first and premier audiology practice in western Montana. For more than 40 years, we have been providing audiology services, hearing aids and accessories, Assistive Listening Devices, hearing protection devices and hearing aid repair service to help improve the quality of life for many hearing impaired people in the Bozeman community and its surrounding areas. We have a team of talented and dedicated professionals, led by Dr. Will Helton. Also, we are the only practice in Bozeman and surrounding areas that two of our Doctors of Audiology hold National Board Certification from the American Board of Audiology (ABA).

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    Our Providers

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    Dr. Will Helton, Au.D., FAAA, CCC-A

    Co-owner and Clinical Audiologist (Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology)

    Dr. Helton earned his Doctoral degree in Audiology at the University of North Texas. He has a vast array of audiology experience including working in a private practice, industrial setting and hospital environments. He is licensed and certified by the State of Montana Board of Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists, and the only one of two audiologists (the other one is Dr. Alyson Holmes) in Bozeman, MT, who holds National Board Certification from the American Board of Audiology (ABA).

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    Gee Helton, M.S.

    Co-owner and Practice Development Manager

    Gee and her husband, Dr. Will Helton, purchased Micken Hearing Services from Drs. Lee and Darrell Micken at the end of 2009. Gee was a scholar student from Thailand. She earned her Master’s degree in Economics from the University of North Texas. She and Dr. Helton enjoy working together. While Gee worked as a Policy and Planning Analyst for the Ministry of Education in Thailand, she and Dr. Helton also worked together as educators helping to improve the Thai educational system via various government projects and international organizations such as United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for 6 years.

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    Dr. Alyson Holmes, Au.D., CCC-A

    Clinical Audiologist (Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology)

    Dr. Alyson Holmes earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Southeastern Louisiana University and received her Doctoral degree in Audiology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Prior to joining Helton Hearing Care, she gained valuable experience assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing rehabilitation services for hearing loss.

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    Dr. Kendra Fajardo, Au.D., FAAA, CCC-A

    Clinical Audiologist

    Dr. Kendra Fajardo earned her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Miami University of Ohio and received her Doctoral degree in Audiology from Rush University Medical Center.  Prior to joining Helton Hearing Care, Dr. Fajardo worked as an educational audiologist for over 10 years, where she gained valuable experience in assessing hearing disorders and providing rehabilitation services for hearing loss.

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    Natalie Jaeger - Audiologist Assistant - Helton Hearing Care

    Natalie Jaeger, B.S.

    COHC Certified Audiologist Assistant

    Natalie was born and raised in a small town in North Carolina but is more westerner than southerner.  She has worked in all sorts of fields and occupations, including sheep herding, cattle ranching, and working on vineyard.  She has an Associate’s of Arts degree specializing in English, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Northern Colorado.

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    Vikky Fox

    Audiologist Assistant

    Vikky was born and raised in Southern California before moving to Bozeman six years ago in search for a more peaceful life. She has worked in several fields and occupations, including accounting, office management and as a counseling assistant at a high school. She was studying Criminal Justice prior to moving to Montana and completed an internship as a Coroner’s Assistant.

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    Our Office Staff

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    Austin Hoff

    Patient Care Coordinator

    Austin was born and raised right here in Bozeman, Montana. He has shared in the sense of community and spirit that Bozeman has grown to be known for all throughout his time in school. Austin has worked primarily in customer service and in roles where he seeks to help people in whatever way he can. From working in big box stores, to small local businesses, he has spent his time building a rapport with the people of his town.

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    Kristi Kendall, J.D.

    Patient Care Coordinator

    Kristi is a Nebraska native who graduated from the University of Nebraska with a teaching degree in Speech and Theatre. She moved to New York City, where she picked up a love of ethnic food, Boston, where she picked up a law degree from Harvard University, and Washington, D.C., where she picked up a husband, Dick. She practiced administrative law at several private firms before moving to the Federal Communications Commission, where her specialty was low-earth orbiting satellite communications.

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