All professionals at Carolina Hearing Institue maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Kathryn S. McGee, Au.D., CCC-A
A fully licensed audiologist, Kathryn (Katie) S. McGee is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is also a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology.
Ms. McGee has nearly a decade of experience as a clinical audiologist and has worked with adult and pediatric patients at clinics in Virginia and Mississippi.
She completed her Doctor of Audiology degree (AuD) through A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Mesa, Arizona. She earned her Masters of Science degree in Audiology at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England, and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
- Undergraduate Education: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
- Graduate Education: University of Manchester, Manchester, England Areas of Expertise/Interest
- Diagnostic audiology and hearing instrument fittings
- Vestibular disorders
Jason P. Wigand, Au.D.
Jason P. Wigand, Au.D., has joined South Carolina ENT as a clinical audiologist. He is a native of Chicago, Illinois. His clinical and research interests include cochlear and auditory implants in adults and pediatrics, speech perception and acoustics, early intervention in hearing loss, hearing aids, and aural rehabilitation and communication strategies. Dr. Wigand received an undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky in international economics, Spanish literature, and phonetics. He received his doctor of audiology degree from The Ohio State University.
Dr. Wigand is an active member of several professional affiliations such as the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Academy of Audiology, Alexander Graham Bell Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and South Carolina Academy of Audiology. He maintains the Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is board certified by the American Board of Audiology, and serves as a board member of the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, working out and home improvement projects.
Kelly A. Long, Au.D.
Dr. Kelly Long is a licensed audiologist and has been practicing in the Columbia area for nearly 30 years. She works with a range of patients from pediatric to geriatric.
Dr. Long earned her doctorate degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona, her master's degree in Audiology from the University of South Carolina, and her undergraduate degree from Columbia College in Speech Correction.
Dr. Long is a member of the South Carolina Academy of Audiology and is a past-president of that organization. She has served the state of South Carolina on the speech pathology and audiology licensing board and has held memberships with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology.