Dr. de la Fuente is a licensed Audiologist in the state of Florida and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology (CCC-A). She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in 2016. She then went on to obtain her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Louisiana Tech University in 2021. As part of her clinical training, Dr. de la Fuente completed her 4th year externship and was hired to work with South Florida ENT Associates in Miami, Florida. She gained her knowledge of vestibular testing at this practice as well as Lyric devices, diagnostic hearing evaluations, and fittings of all the leading hearing manufacturers. Most recently, Dr. de la Fuente worked at Marlowe MD ENT in Sarasota. In this role, she excelled in treating patients with the most complex hearing loss cases and specialized in real ear measurements, bone anchored hearing devices (BAHA), hearing aid decisions and dispenses, custom hearing protection, cochlear implant evaluations and cochlear implant programming.
What sets Dr. de la Fuente apart is her unwavering dedication to her patients. Throughout her career, Dr. de la Fuente has witnessed first hand the impact that improved hearing can have on a patient's quality of life. It is this understanding that drives her commitment to delivering personalized solutions that empower patients to reconnect with the world of sound.
Dr. de la Fuente regularly attends training seminars held by the leading manufacturers to learn of the newest technologies/ bluetooth compatible hearing aids and brings that knowledge to her patients at The Hearing Spa. We are so happy to have her on our team!
In her spare time, Dr. de la Fuente enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog. She also has a passion for outdoor activities such as diving and fishing.