Meet your team of hearing professionals serving California.
Meet Your Audiologist in Salinas, Monterey, and Hollister
Larry J. Solow PhD.
Audiologist | Salinas Office
Since 1984, Dr. Larry Solow has been the proud owner of Valley Hearing Center. Dr. Solow is a respected Audiologist who obtained his Bachelor of Arts in communicative disorders from California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Dr. Solow went on to receive his Ph.D. in Audiology from Pacific Western University. Prior to founding Valley Hearing Center, Dr. Solow was an Assistant Professor at CSUN and co-star of the Emmy nominated NBC show, “Say It With Sign,” alongside his wife of 37 years, Sharon.
Megan Solow, HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist | Salinas Office
Megan Solow Felthoven, Hearing Instrument Specialist, has been part of the family business for almost 30 years and is excited to carry on the family tradition of excellence in hearing health care. Megan has been both a history and an American Sign Language (ASL) teacher, so communication has always been in her career description. She lives in Pacific Grove with her husband, who is also a Hearing Instrument Specialist, along with their daughters.
Robert Felthoven, NBC-HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist | Monterey Office
Robert Felthoven has been working with Valley Hearing Center for over 12 years. He is a National Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist. He loves working with people and changing their lives by helping them hear and connect with their family and loved ones. Rob and his wife have three beautiful daughters and another on the way. They also have a menagerie of 2 dogs, a cat, and a rabbit that keep the kids busy.
Director of Marketing and Outreach | Salinas Office
Pam has been with Valley Hearing Center since 2014. She is our outreach coordinator and is part of the marketing team. Pam works with physicians and our community to educate people about the importance of hearing health for their overall wellbeing. She sets up workshops, visits to senior centers, and does presentations about hearing health.
Front Office Coordinator | Salinas Office
Gladys joined Valley Hearing Center in July 2010. She is part of the Front Office Coordination team. She enjoys helping others and brings with her a caring and personal demeanor. Gladys is fluent in Spanish and English. She was raised on the Central Coast and enjoys spending time with her family.
Patient Account Manager | Salinas Office
Stacey has been in the hearing aid industry for more than a decade and currently manages the back office and billing at Valley Hearing Center. Stacey loves long drives down the California coast and spending time with her family when she’s not hard at work, helping to facilitate flawless patient care.
Front Office Coordinator | Monterey Office
Melissa works as front office coordination in our Monterey location. She has been in the medical field for over 20 years. She loves working for Valley Hearing Center; she can see how hearing aids change people’s lives the first time they put hearing aids on you can see the persons spirits light up because they are able to hear. She believes we are the superheroes of hearing. On her off time, she loves spending time with her husband and three beautiful children. She also loves party planning and decorating.
Lili DeLa Torre
Patient Coordinator | Hollister Office
Lili is part of the Front Office team. She studied Linguistics at San Diego State where she became interested in the field of Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences. She enjoys helping others and hopes to pursue a career in Communication Disorders as an SLP or Audiologist. In her free time, she likes to bake and go on hikes.
How We Give Back to Our Community
At Valley Hearing Center, we are dedicated to providing our communities with hearing health education. We are a member of the CHP Start Smart driving program and we attend the Senior Fair every year to provide free hearing screenings.
Financing and Health Plans
Our office proudly offers special financing options through Healthiplan. Healthiplan offers flexible payment options for the care you need; on a plan you can afford. Choose the financing that works for you. A plan that is ideal for products and procedures that may not be covered by insurance.
CareCredit ® is a healthcare credit card for every member of the family. CareCredit® offers special financing on purchase of $200 or more for healthcare costs not commonly covered by insurance, including hearing aids.
Contact our office to learn more about our financing plans.