Meet the New Chagrin Hearing Staff
John E. Kandare, Au.D. F/AAA
John Kandare is a certified audiologist and fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. He is licensed by the State of Ohio to practice audiology and to dispense hearing aids. Dr. Kandare received his Bachelor's of Science in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences in 2010 from Ohio University and his Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014. While at the University of Pittsburgh, he worked in a variety of clinical settings including UPMC Eye & Ear Hospital, Cochlear Implant Center, the VA, and at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. During his externship, Dr. Kandare worked at a large private audiology practice in Lynchburg, VA where he gained valuable knowledge with many aspects of audiology including vestibular testing.
Dr. Kandare is originally from the northeast Ohio area, growing up in South Euclid and Aurora, OH. His dad has worn hearing aids since a young child and Dr. Kandare wanted to learn more about his dad's hearing loss and before long, decided he wanted to make it his career.
Sara L. Kandare, M.A.
Sara Kandare earned her Master's Degree in Gerontology in 2014 and is originally from Ashtabula, OH. She has always loved working with the elderly population and is very knowledgeable about hearing aids, especially troubleshooting problems. She is the first point of contact at Chagrin Hearing Center and is excited to help the business grow!
Sara & John live in Cleveland Heights with their two dogs and cat. They can often be found out & about with their dogs around town and rooting for the home team at local sporting events.