Berkeley Hearing Center

Compassionate, Professional, Comprehensive Hearing Health Care

2118 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

510-841-0681

Our Professional Staff

Your Hearing Health Care Advocates...

Our staff has the expertise, knowledge, experience, and desire to help you reconnect to your world.  In addition to their decades of clinical audiology experience, both of our audiologists have done training and professional technical support within the hearing aid industry!  Therefore, they are uniquely qualified to provide the care and solutions that result in the best possible outcome.  Because we care about our patients, we wish to educate and empower our patients so they have the knowledge and resources to make informed decisions regarding their hearing health care.  

Our only goal is to help you have the best hearing & communication possible. Period. 

As you will experience, we will do everything in our power to make that happen.   

Our patients entrust us with their care.  It is an honor and responsibility we take extremely seriously.

Jonathan Lipschutz

Jonathan Lipschutz
Audiologist, M.S., F-AAA, Owner

510-841-0681

Jonathan lives here in Berkeley with his wife and daughter. Jonathan received his B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Hearing & Speech Science and M.S. (Master of Science) in Audiology from Purdue University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the California Academy of Audiology. Jonathan has over 20 years of audiology and hearing aid experience. Originally from Indiana, he moved to the Bay Area in 1996 to work at the (non-profit) Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California (formerly-San Francisco Hearing & Speech Center). From there he did professional technical support and product management for the seminal hearing aid manufacturer ReSound, in Redwood City. He is honored to serve Berkeley and its surrounding communities hearing healthcare needs.
Janelle Spear

Janelle Spear
Audiologist

Janelle Spear has been practicing in the Bay area for over 20 years. She received her Master's degree in audiology from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and her professional doctorate (Au.D.) from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the California Academy of Audiology. Most importantly, she is committed to providing clients the individualized attention and service needed to optimize their hearing.
John Chakan

John Chakan
Office Manager

John Chakan is the deep voice that you hear when you call the office. He has a BA from Stanford in Drama and Psychology. John ran a summer camp for children for fifteen years and was an actor before that. He has a passion for helping people, and he enjoys helping Jonathan and Janelle provide superior service to their patients.