Birkdale Audiology

Helping you with better hearing.

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Our Office

Our exceptional, friendly staff is one of our greatest assets, and we are proud of their long time association with our office. Patients tell us often how well we work together as a team. We pride ourselves on staying on the cutting edge of hearing healthcare and great patient communication. Each of our staff members is motivated to achieve the best results for our patients in a calming and comfortable setting.

Locally Owned

Located across Sam Furr Rd From Birkdale Village. We have proudly served the community for over 12 years.

Patient-Focused

Patient satisfaction is the principal reason why our practice and patient family has grown over the years.  In fact, that is why 80% of our new patients are referrals from existing patients.  

Technology & Knowledge

Anyone can sell a hearing aid, but it takes someone special to help you to hear your best. Technology is only as good as the person who fits it to you. Visit us and experience the difference.

Our Team

Kelly Knolhoff, Owner and Audiologist
Dr Knolhoff and family

Dr. Knolhoff

Audiologist, Owner

Dr. Kelly Knolhoff has a passion for helping those with hearing loss and tinnitus. Dr. Knolhoff earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of IllinoisUrbana- Champaign. She received her Doctoral Degree in Audiology from Washington University in St. Louis. She has served the Lake Norman Community for the past 14 years and  proudly opened her own private audiology practice, Birkdale Audiology in 2019.

This boutique practice is patient- focused and strives to offer individualized solutions, tailored to the patient’s degree of hearing loss, lifestyle and budget. She focuses on  Audiology Best Practices, including utilizing real ear measurements through speech mapping for optimal hearing device fitting, and complete diagnostic testing speech in noise testing and cognitive assessment.  She enjoys being active in the Audiology community and is a member of American Academy of  Audiology (AAA), Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) , and American Speech – Language- Hearing- Association (ASHA). She is proud to be approved as a member of Dr. Cliff Olson’s Best Practice Provider Network.

She is a proud member of Entheos Audiology Cooperative, an organization that focuses on Best Practices for their members, and brings a reason for their work through serving others. Through Hear the Call, a non profit organization meant to bring the gift of hearing around the world, Entheos members have helped people in the United States, Guatemala, Jordan, and Africa have access to better hearing and hearing healthcare.

Dr. Knolhoff loves to  teach and supervise Audiology Doctoral students. She has served as a clinical supervisor and hosted externships with students from University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, East Tennessee State University, Montclair State University, and Towson University.

Dr. Knolhoff is enjoying the Carolina Lifestyles and resides in Huntersville with her husband and two young daughters. Her family is active in the community, as members of St. Mark Catholic Church, and Lake Norman Charter Elementary Community. She loves to travel, is an avid reader, and loves outdoor family activities.

Emily Ackley

Emily Ackley

Audiology Resident

Emily grew up on Lake Norman and earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from UNC Asheville. She is currently working on completing the final year of her Audiology Doctorate from Towson University, located near Baltimore, Maryland. She is excited to finally be back home in the Charlotte area. Her favorite part about Audiology is getting to experience the joy of improved hearing and communication alongside her patients. Emily enjoys traveling and was an au pair in Spain prior to beginning her doctoral program.  She loves spending her free time with her two furry best friends Harmony, an American Staffordshire mix, and Willow, a husky mix.

Daniela Krysl

Daniela Krysl

Patient Care Coordinator

Dani recently relocated to North Carolina from Fort Worth, Texas. She earned her first Bachelor of Science in Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences in 2018 from Texas Tech University. She then graduated with a second Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences in 2019 and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration in 2020 from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dani has worked in both clinical and clerical positions across various healthcare settings. She is excited to further her skill set and education in the Audiology field by incorporating her diverse background and passion for better speech and hearing.

Dani is adjusting to her new home with her husband and two four-legged daughters (a Mini Dachshund named Daisy, and a Red Heeler named Summer). She loves the numerous outdoor adventures North Carolina has to offer and the feasibility of taking day trips to the beach or mountains.

Proud Entheos Partner

 Dr. Knolhoff  is a proud member of Entheos Audiology Cooperative, an organization that focuses on Best Practices for their members, and brings a reason for their work through serving others. Through Hear the Call, a non profit organization meant to bring the gift of hearing around the world, Entheos members have helped people in the United States, Guatemala, Jordan, and Africa have access to better hearing and hearing healthcare.

Recognized For Best Practices

At Birkdale Audiology we believe following Audiology Best Practices to bring our patients the top level of patient care. Dr. Knolhoff is proud to be recognized as a member of Dr. Cliff Olson’s Best Practice Provider Network, which validates her commitment to providing the best quality of care for her patients.

Don't Wait Any Longer. Start Your Path to Better Hearing Today!

Location

8600 Sam Furr Rd Suite 250
Huntersville, NC 28078

Contact

(704) 237-4099
F: (704) 237-4095

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Hours

M - Th: 9AM - 5PM
F: 9AM - 2PM

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