Dr. Leslie Soiles founded HearingLife's Shrewsbury's office (formerly New England Hearing Instruments) in 1996. As a Doctor of Audiology, she previously worked with Ear, Nose and Throat physicians for the first 20 years of her career.
Dr. Soiles earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in 2006; her Master of Science degree in audiology from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1985; and a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Worcester State University in 1982.
In 2018, Dr. Soiles received the distinguished honor with the appointed role as Chief Audiologist for both HearingLife and the National Campaign for Better Hearing program in the U.S. As Chief Audiologist, Dr. Soiles trains and mentors hearing care providers, staff and people with hearing loss across the United States. She has also spoken extensively on hearing loss to various media outlets.
Dr. Soiles has won numerous awards for her professional achievements, including:
- Recipient of Hearing Life's President's Club award (2018 and 2019)
- The American Academy of Audiology Scholar Award (2014)
- An Award for Continuing Education from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2014)
- The President's Award from the American Hearing Aid Associates (2012)
- Center of Excellence Award from the American Hearing Aid Associates (2009)
Dr. Soiles was born with hearing loss and utilizes amplification. Her patients find her unique insights regarding life with hearing aids to be a valuable resource. This personal experience with hearing loss, coupled with her professional experience, inspired her to create a different kind of hearing services practice. Dr. Soiles believes that an informed decision makes for a stronger decision. That's why she provides detailed information and education relating to their hearing loss, as well as their options.
Dr. Soiles was born and raised in Lincoln, RI. She is the mother of one son and two daughters. She and her husband have made Worcester, MA their home since they married in 1982.