Hearing Aid Center in Lake Worth

SoundWorks Hearing Centers

Office Hours

  • Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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Meet the Staff

Dr. Lori Kay

Doctor of Audiology

Lori K. Kay, Au.D. has been working as an audiologist since 1991. Originally from Ohio and an avid Ohio State University Buckeye fan, Dr. Kay has worked with all age groups. She loves working with adults to help them overcome their hearing difficulties and to improve their quality of life. Seeing individuals reconnecting with their family and friends because they can hear again gives her great satisfaction. Dr. Kay has worked with a rehabilitation company in North Carolina, as an Executive Director of a non-profit Speech and Hearing Center in Florida, and in private practice both in New Mexico and Texas.

Dr. Kay encourages family members to attend appointments with their loved one as hearing loss not only affects the individual but the family as well. Learning how to help the individual receive the most benefit from the hearing aids requires a team effort in order for the individual to be successful. Continuing education is important to Dr. Kay. She attends the American Academy of Audiology conventions, attends training courses provided by hearing aid manufacturers, and takes some online courses. Dr. Kay believes that continuing her education allows her to bring a higher quality of care to her patients.

Dr. Kay enjoys spending time with her husband, a United States Air Force Veteran and their two dogs. They like to travel and spend time with family. When Dr. Kay gets any “spare time” she enjoys scrapbooking family photos, making cards for special occasions, and reading.


  • B.A., Speech & Hearing Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • M.A., Audiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Au.D., Doctor of Audiology, Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

Internship Training:

  • The Ohio State University Speech & Hearing Clinic, Columbus, Ohio 1989-1991
  • The Ohio State University Hospitals ENT Clinic, Columbus, Ohio, 1991
  • The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, Columbus, Ohio 1990
  • Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 1990
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 1990-1991


  • Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, License #80276
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA)
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A), #01105840


  • Experience: Communicare ProRehab/RehabWorks, 1991-1997
  • Executive Director for Speech & Hearing Center of Ft. Walton Beach, 1997-2002
  • Southwestern Ear Nose & Throat Santa Fe, New Mexico 2002-2003
  • Las Cruces Hearing Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico 2003-2009
  • Livingston Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers, Las Cruces, New Mexico 2009-2013
  • Premier Hearing Center, Fort Worth, Texas 2013-2015
  • SoundWorks Hearing Center, Lake Worth, Texas 2015-present

Amber Pettigrew

Patient Care Coordinator

This experience was so seamless and painless. I was in and out quickly with no wait time. I highly recommend anyone needing a free hearing test to stop in or book an appointment! Highly recommend

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Barbara George, on Google

Dr. Kay and her team are remarkably competent, professional and there to serve the needs of those coming into their Lake Worth SoundWorks Hearing Center. My needs were carefully assessed through sound technological processes and I left knowing my situation and options. Thank you very much!

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Ron Horton, on Google

They made my appointment for 28 July. It was a pleasant experience--the desk clerk was very friendly and Dr. Kay was very supportive. She explained the significance of wearing my hearing aids daily instead of on Sundays only. I thought that my ears will be checked at this appointment but...

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Olivia Hebron, on Google

I’ve worn hearing aids for over 30 years. I wear my aids 12-15 hours a day. I’ve had several brands due to hearing needs changing. The first time at SOUNDWORKS they listened to my needs and I was surprised how much better I could hear with these aids. They are...

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Sandy Tucker, on Google

Dr. Kay is Awesome at what she does. I’ve been wearing hearing aids for 30 years and I have never had anyone prepare Me and my Hearing Aids to such comfort and perfection. I have and will continue to refer anyone that’s in need of hearing aids to Dr. Kay....

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Dolores Hero, on Google