Our Hearing Professionals
Sheri Mello, Au.D., F-AAA
Doctor of Audiology
Sheri Mello, AuD has been practicing as an audiologist since 1988. She has an extensive background in the hearing aid industry serving as practitioner to a director for a major hearing aid manufacturer. Her focus has always been and continues to be educating the consumer on the ever changing technology and how it can work for them. Dr. Mello now owns and operates Physicians Hearing Services located in North Raleigh. "We are here to serve individuals who have become disconnected and frustrated due to their hearing difficulties. The industry is more confusing than ever for the consumer to navigate. It takes a professional who has a good solid background to be able to program today’s hearing aid technology to meet each individual's personal listening needs." She is a proud member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, American Academy of Audiology, North Carolina Academy of Audiology, Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau. Outside of the workplace she is happily married for over twenty years and a mother of three teenagers. Graduate School Education Doctor of Audiology; 2007 Arizona School of Health Sciences Graduate School Education Masters of Science; 1988 Northeastern University Undergraduate Education Bachelors of Science; 1986 Dominican College
Saranne Barker, Au.D., F-AAA, CCC-A
Saranne earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Kansas. She achieved her doctoral degree in audiology from Salus University in 2008. Saranne has been working as an audiologist since 2004. She is a member of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). She is also licensed by the State of North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Pathologists and Audiologists as well as the Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters board.
Dr. Lentz-Barker grew up in Kansas but has been in the Raleigh area for over 10 years. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog, Rosie.
Patient Care Coordinator
Teri Arnold has been in the medical industry for over 30 years with the last 6 years as a hearing aid technician. This allows her to clean and check hearing aids as well as perform minor repairs. At Physicians Hearing Services she brings her expertise as well as exceptional customer service. "I am always willing to go the extra mile for our patients." She is a mother of four grown children and enjoys gardening, reading and cooking.