Meet Our Team
Better hearing and a better quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional. At West Chambers Hearing Center, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our clients. Relationships based on unsurpassed personal service that continues long after your initial appointment.
Lori Kirk, H.I.S.
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Lori Kirk has been a resident of Baytown, TX for over 50 years. She started her career in the hearing healthcare industry in 2003 and became licensed by the state of Texas as a Hearing Instrument Specialist in 2008.
Lori has a passion for helping individuals of all ages with hearing loss. Her primary focus is to improve her clients’ quality of life by helping them hear their absolute best. Her mobile practice provides hearing testing, hearing aid fittings, and hearing aid adjustments, all in the comfort of your home.
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When Lori is not at work, she can be found spending time with her husband of 36 years, Mike, as well as her 4 children and 5 grandchildren.
Ms. McDougald has accumulated over 17 years of experience working with all patient populations, including pediatric and special populations, in the diagnosis of degree and severity of hearing loss with an emphasis on aural rehabilitation. She is experienced with the Big Six hearing aid manufacturers’ products, technology and programming software.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Utah and her Masters of Art degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with an emphasis in Audiology from the University of Texas in Austin.
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When Ms. McDougald is not in the office, she can often be found putting miles on her running shoes or volunteering with children as a Science Resources teacher, a Junior Achievement Instructor or Classroom Reader.
She is active in community outreach as a licensed Hearing Screener in elementary schools and a Dangerous Decibels Instructor. Ms. McDougald believes that to hear better is to live better and is continually striving to help people hear better.