Our Team

Dr. Rhett Heppler
Dr. Rhett Heppler, AuD

Dr. Rhett Heppler received his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and his Doctorate of Audiology from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Heppler did his residency at Southwest Idaho Ear Nose & Throat in Boise, Idaho, followed by three years of practice at Advanced Hearing and Balance Specialists in St. George, Utah. In September of 2009 Dr. Heppler formed Advanced Audiology Institute to provide the highest quality of audiology services in the Las Vegas metropolitan area.

Dr. Heppler strives to deliver the highest quality of service possible and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss, balance testing, hearing device fitting and recommendation, hearing device adjustments, and tinnitus management.

Dr. Heppler is married with three children. He enjoys spending time with family, playing sports and participating in various outdoor activities.

Courtney Smith, M.A.
Dr. Sophia Taylor, AuD

Dr. Sophia Taylor received her Bachelor of Arts from Wichita State University in 2016 and Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2020. Dr. Taylor completed her clinical externship in Seattle, Washington at Puget Sound Hearing Aid & Audiology and worked as a clinical audiologist following graduation. She is committed to working closely with patients, families, and other professionals for well-rounded audiologic healthcare to the community of Las Vegas. Dr. Taylor enjoys traveling with her husband, playing tennis, and baking.

Meghan Wyskiel, Au.D.
Dr. Meghan Wyskiel, AuD

Dr. Meghan Wyskiel received her Bachelor’s in Communication Disorders in 2013 and her Doctorate of Audiology in 2017 from Central Michigan University. Dr. Wyskiel completed her residency under the supervision of the Advanced Audiology Institute audiologists. After graduating from CMU, she started as a full time audiologist at Advanced Audiology Institute. Dr. Wyskiel’s aim is to deliver the best possible care and service to all patients and to make every visit a positive one. Dr. Wyskiel moved to Las Vegas in 2016 after 24 years as a resident of Northern Michigan. She enjoys traveling to new places, baking, and reading.

Advanced Audiology Institute Team