Rachel Burnett, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Rachel Burnett received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech, Language, and Communication Sciences at Purdue University. She earned her doctorate degree in Audiology from the University of Louisville, which included extensive training in hearing aid and balance assessments. While pursuing her doctorate, Dr. Burnett completed research on probe-mic measurements, which was published in an audiology journal, Audiology Practices.
Dr. Burnett worked for two and a half years as an Audiologist for South Bay Hearing & Balance Center in Torrance, California. She is committed to providing better hearing to patients through education and hearing aid fittings. While working at South Bay Hearing, Dr. Burnett received recognition for her exceptional patient care by earning a “Provider of Distinction Award.”
Dr. Burnett recently had the opportunity to observe and train audiologists in some of the top practices in the nation. Working with the Audigy Venture Group, she gained experience and knowledge of the best standards of care, as well as learning the best methods of operation for private practice.
Dr. Burnett is currently working as Lead Audiologist for Mission Audiology in Mission Viejo, California. As always, she is committed to providing the best possible care for each of her patients.
In her spare time she enjoys hiking, baking, tasting new foods, and traveling.
Mary Barrios, H.A.D.
Hearing Aid Dispenser & Community Outreach Coordinator
Mary Barrios has been part of the Mission Audiology team since August 2016. As a hearing aid dispenser, she is licensed by the State of California to treat hearing loss with hearing aids. Mary is also in charge of community outreach and pays visits to local senior centers and residences to help seniors with hearing aid maintenance. She also frequently manages the front desk, so she is likely to be the first person you see when you walk through our door!
Mary studied audiology at the graduate level at University of the Pacific to expand her knowledge of hearing disorders and treatment. During her time at Pacific, she was recognized for her great compassion and listening skills when working with patients. In addition to audiology, Mary has a background in clinical counseling and the social sciences.
Apart from academics, she has been involved in the audiological field since 2014, working in diverse environments such as private practices and non-profit organizations for communication disorders. Her favorite thing about working at Mission Audiology is simply talking with the patients –it’s amazing how much one can help by listening!
In her free time, she enjoys playing with her two dogs, Peach and Phoebe (and Follie, her cat who thinks she’s a dog); she can often be found in the kitchen baking delicious goodies. Mary is deeply involved in her faith and volunteers frequently at her church, advocating for young professionals and senior citizens in the church community.
Office Manager & Patient Care Coordinator
Kelly assists patients with financing options and technology clean & checks. Kelly graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in English. She enjoys traveling and reading.