Our Hearing Professionals
Dr. Al Helbig, Au.D., CCC-A
Dr. Al Helbig is also a Pierre native blessed to be able to serve the community he grew up in. In 2005 he pursued a B.A. in biology and communication disorders at Augustana College of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and upon completion in 2009, he attended the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to obtain his doctorate in audiology (Au.D.). Dr. Helbig enjoys serving his community’s hearing needs and specializes in diagnostic hearing evaluations, hearing aid fitting, and comprehensive balance assessment. Dr. Helbig and his wife Alicia have 2 children and are active with local youth ministry as well as any and all outdoor activities.
Michael Colleran, M.A., CCC-A
Michael Colleran completed his Masters in audiology in 1976 at the University of South Dakota. He is board certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and specializes in adult testing, balance and adult hearing instrument fittings. Michael Colleran is a hometown boy who came back to his roots to provide audiology and hearing services to his community.
Susan Colleran, HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Susan Colleran, wife of Michael Colleran, has worked with Audiology Associates in various capacities, including business manager, since 1989. Most recently, Susan completed training as a hearing instrument specialist through the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies in 2002. She is licensed by the state of South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists. Susan is an avid reader and enjoys camping.