Our Professional Staff

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

Who We Are

We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Audiology Associates, our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff combines years of expertise in hearing healthcare, and is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.


Our Staff

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Dr. Al Helbig, AuD


Dr. Al Helbig is a Pierre native blessed to be able to serve the community he grew up in. Dr. Helbig holds a B.A. in biology and communication disorders from Augustana College as well as a doctorate in audiology (AuD) from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.  He enjoys serving his community’s hearing needs and specializes in diagnostic hearing evaluations, hearing aid fitting, and comprehensive balance assessment.

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Cori Clements, BC HIS

Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist

Born in Wyoming, but grew up in all places in-between Alaska and South Dakota, Cori has resided in Pierre since 2011. In 2017, she completed her training as a hearing instrument specialist through the International Institute of Hearing Instrument Studies. She is licensed by the state of South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists and strives to keep up with all aspects of technology to better assist our patients. When she's not in the office, Cori can be found in her Jeep with her camera close by, looking for the next photo to take.

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Michael Colleran, M.A.


Michael Colleran completed his Masters in audiology in 1976 at the University of South Dakota 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.

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