Our Professional Staff

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

Who We Are

We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Orange County Physicians’ Hearing Services, our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.

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Our Staff

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Dr. John Coleman, Doctor of Audiology

Owner, Clinical Audiologist, and Clinical Supervisor

Dr. Coleman established Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services (OCPHS) in 2000 and manages all five office locations. He received his Masters Degree from California State University, Fullerton and received his training during his clinical fellowship year at House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles.

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Dr. Stephen Sanders, Doctor of Audiology

Senior Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Sanders has been at Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services/Head and Neck Associates of Orange County since 1988. He received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California Irvine in 1976, his Master's degree in Audiology from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1986, and his Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Florida in 2004. His clinical fellowship was performed at the House Ear Clinic in the late 1980s, where he met Dr. Coleman.

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Dr. Shrutee Das, Doctor of Audiology

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Shrutee Das obtained her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California Irvine in 2006, her Graduate Diploma in Bioethics from University of Sydney, Australia in 2007, and her Doctorate in Audiology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in 2013. She completed her 4th year clinical externship at the Veterans Hospital in New Orleans, LA.

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Dr. Kristi Panek, Doctor of Audiology

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Kristi Panek joined Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services (OCPHS) in August 2013. She received her Bachelor's degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from San Diego State University, and her Doctorate in Audiology from A. T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona.

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Dr. Josh Gilbert, Doctor of Audiology

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Gilbert joined Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services in 2014, where he completed his fourth year clinical externship for licensure in the state of California. He graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology from Baylor University in 2011. He graduated with his Doctorate in Audiology from University of Florida.

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Dr. Kent Weaver, Doctor of Audiology

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Weaver has been with Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services since 2015. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in General Science from Grand View College (University), Iowa in 1993, his Master of Communication Disorders degree from LSU Medical Center, Louisiana in 1997, and his Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida in 2001.

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Dr. Katherine Morrow Alsbury, Doctor of Audiology

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Katherine Morrow Alsbury joined Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services in June 2016.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.  She remains a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. 

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Dr. Deanna Gende, Doctor of Audiology

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Deanna Gende joined Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services in August 2021.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Portland State University and her Doctorate of Audiology from Idaho State University. Dr. Gende completed her fourth-year clinical externship at Shohet Ear Associates in 2016.

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Dr. Nina Harris, Doctor of Audiology

Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Nina Harris joined Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services in July 2021. She received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Linguistics and in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2016, and went on to receive her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2021.

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Miguel Liquidano, MD

Fourth Year Doctoral Extern

Born and raised in Guatemala City, I decided to go into Med School from which I got my Doctoral Degree in Medicine in La Havana Cuba in 2010 and then in Guatemala in 2012. After working many years in the public and private healthcare system back in Guatemala I ended up working for the Committee for the Deaf and Blind, and realized the incredible need for hearing professionals in the country.

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Wallace Lau, BA

Fourth Year Doctoral Extern

Wallace Lau began his fourth-year externship at Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services in June 2021. Wallace received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor of Communication from University of the California, Davis in 2018.

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Gabriela Rubalcava, BA

Fourth Year Doctoral Extern

Gabriela Rubalcava began her fourth-year externship at Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services in June of 2021. She is completing her Doctorate of Audiology degree at California State University, Los Angeles and is expected to graduate in August 2022. Gaby graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology in 2018 from California State University, Long Beach.

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Kiara Leng, BA

Fourth Year Doctoral Extern

Kiara Leng joined Orange County Physicians' Hearing Services in August 2021 for her final year externship. She is completing her Doctor of Audiology degree at California State University, Los Angeles and is expected to graduate in August of 2022.

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