Hearing Services of Franklin: A Sound Decision

When you need hearing healthcare, the Audiologists at Hearing Services of Franklin can help. We provide quality services and products to patients of all ages for their hearing health needs. Our team believes in educating patients and providing them with the tools they need to maintain proper hearing.

We take pride in the quality of practice, and providing patients with the best hearing solutions that they can trust. With offices in Franklin and Spring Hill, Hearing Services of Franklin is able to provide even more patients with the quality hearing health care they need.

Meet Our Doctors

Elizabeth Welch, Au.D., Owner

Dr. Elizabeth Welch is the owner of Hearing Services of Franklin. Dr. Welch received her master’s degree from the University of Mississippi and completed her doctoral degree from Salus University. As the owner of Hearing Services of Franklin, Dr. Welch leads one of Middle Tennessee’s largest hearing health care facilities. Dr. Welch also founded and runs a non-profit organization, Hearing Connections, to help all patients have access to affordable hearing care. Elizabeth is married with three beautiful daughters who definitely keep her busy and blessed.

Bridget Lee, Au.D.

Dr. Bridget Lee received her doctoral degree from the University of Memphis in 2004. Dr. Lee practiced in Memphis for three years. Having grown up in Columbia, she returned to the Middle Tennessee area in 2007. Dr. Lee now serves Middle Tennessee with her hearing and balance expertise at Hearing Services of Franklin. Dr. Lee and her family live in Spring Hill, and she sees patients in the Spring Hill location.

Rachel Tuberville, Au.D.

Dr. Rachel Tuberville attended the University of Southern Mississippi. She completed her externship at Hearing Services of Franklin, and earned her doctoral degree in 2009. With her knowledge and compassionate personality for individuals with hearing impairment, Dr. Tuberville continues serving the residents of Middle Tennessee from our Franklin location. She and her husband have three children, Evy, Colten, and Ella Kate.

Kelsey Haldeman, Au.D.

Dr. Kelsey Haldeman completed her externship at Hearing Services of Franklin. Dr. Haldeman is a native of Murfreesboro, TN and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 2013. She joined the practice after earning her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from Auburn University in 2017. She and her husband are happily married and are thrilled to be back in Middle Tennessee. Dr. Haldeman has a hearing loss and wears hearing aids in both ears. She enjoys sharing her story and showing compassion towards others living with hearing loss.

Meet Our Office Staff

Leslie Johnson – Patient Care Coordinator, Certified Audiology Assistant in Amplification & Diagnostic Testing

Leslie graduated from Lipscomb University with a degree in education but decided to go a different direction with her career when Dr. Welch offered her a position at Hearing Services of Franklin in 2010. Leslie wanted to work with Godly people in a Godly environment who make God the focus of their daily lives, and she says she gets to do that and more at Hearing Services of Franklin. Leslie is a lifelong resident of Franklin. She is happily married to Eric, also a lifelong resident of Franklin and who is on the Franklin police force. Leslie and Eric welcomed a beautiful daughter named Annie in 2015 and added a son, Luke, in 2021. We are blessed to have Leslie’s sweet spirit on our team.

Nickie Willis – Patient Care Coordinator, Certified Audiology Assistant in Amplification & Diagnostic Testing

Nickie is originally from Conway, NH. She graduated from Harding University where she met her husband, Gabe. The Willis’s have two children, Taryn and Greyson. Nickie’s background is primarily in healthcare administration and she has been a tremendous asset to our front office since joining or team in 2018.

Cindy Spence – Patient Care Coordinator

Cindy and her husband moved from Michigan to Middle Tennessee just before she joined our team in 2020. Cindy is primarily based out of our Franklin office, but does help in the Spring Hill location as well. We hope to have her photo ready soon so you will more easily recognize her when you visit one of our offices. Help us welcome Cindy to the team when you see her!

Sara Sartin – Director of Operations

Sara received her bachelor’s degree from Liberty University with majors in Business Management and Christian Counseling. Sara is a former Marine who enjoys organizing and strategic planning. She thrives on seeing positive results and developing systems to deliver the highest quality of patient care and satisfaction. Sara and her husband live in Franklin, TN and love to travel. They have a son who studying medicine at the University of Iowa.

Photo Credits: Hearing Services of TN. MUA – Char Braden. Creative Director – Crystal C Harris. Photographer – Timothy W Harris. Studio: Faith Fashion & Photos on location in Winchester TN.