About Us

Meet your hearing team in Grass Valley, Rocklin, Sacramento, and Lodi.

Meet Our Team

dr bonney, audiologist at Gold Country Hearing

Kimberly Bonney, Au.D.

Owner, Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Kimberly Bonney, Au.D., is dedicated to providing the highest standards of personalized service and care for each of the patients at Gold Country Hearing. Her desire to bring unparalleled service to the hearing industry aligns with her deep sense of compassion for those who struggle with hearing loss. Dr. Bonney knew she wanted to change industry perceptions while helping her patients so she utilized her background as an educational audiologist and went to work for a hearing aid manufacturer so she could learn the inner workings of private audiology practices.

After she graduated from Salus University with her Doctor of Audiology degree, she bought the very first Gold Country Hearing location, determined to bring the very best audiology and hearing aid services to the greater Sacramento area. Through her hard work, genuine compassion, and awareness for those who struggle with hearing loss, the practice has grown into four locations, each of them staffed by doctors of audiology.

Dubbed the “Audiology Angel” by her patients, she makes a sincere effort to connect with patients. She knows that hearing loss can be isolating, so she endeavors to help them stay connected with their friends and family, knowing that a sense of connection is vital for her patient’s well-being.

Tracy Volkman, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Tracy Volkman believes investing in the lives of her patients is the key to meeting their communication needs. She is committed to helping them find the best solution to improve their hearing and improve their quality of life. Tracy graduated from CSU Sacramento with a master’s degree in 2003 and earned her Doctorate degree in Audiology from A.T. Still University, School of Health Sciences in 2011.

Tracy worked for both a local Ear Nose and Throat physician as well as a large hospital before moving to a private practice audiology group in Roseville for the last eight years. She has enjoyed the varied dynamics of each setting, but loves the family feel of private practice and is very happy to join the team at Gold Country Hearing. Tracy loves spending time with her husband and two children. She enjoys cooking and entertaining, is an enthusiastic arts lover, enjoys almost any activity that involves getting outdoors and has been competing in triathlons for the last three years.

Tracy Volkman, Au.D. at Gold Country Hearing
charles sanders,Au.D. at Gold Country Hearing

Charles Sanders, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Charley Sanders, Au.D., and the team at Gold Country Hearing are excited to show what sets them apart as leaders in the industry. As a hearing aid user himself, Dr. Sanders understands that hearing loss can be isolating, so he is dedicated to helping his patients hear their best and stay connected with their loved ones. He is determined to change the perception of the industry and meet the unique needs of his patients by empowering them to experience a greater independence and sense of belonging. Understanding the desire to feel a part of things, Dr. Sanders takes the time to educate his patients and their families about hearing loss and its treatments.

As a native of the area, Dr. Sanders received his master’s degree from CSUS and his Doctorate at Salus University. A witness to how treating hearing loss enriches lives, he returned to his alma mater, CSUS, to teach the next generation of audiologists. Patients return again and again, often referring their friends and family, and to Dr. Sanders, that trust is the ultimate compliment.

Marissa Gilger, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Marissa Gilger, Au.D., knows the vital importance of hearing well and staying connected to the world around you. As someone who has struggled with hearing loss since childhood, Dr. Gilger brings her unique perspective and first-hand experience to her patients. Inspired to become an audiologist after visiting audiologists for treatment as a child, she is excited to use her knowledge as both a patient and a provider to serve her community.

Dr. Gilger was a former student of Gold Country Hearing’s Dr. Charley Sanders, Au.D., at Sacramento State University, where he teaches future audiologists. After graduating from CSUS, she attended the University of the Pacific, where she graduated with her doctoral degree in Audiology. In her spare time, she has a blast hiking and camping with her husband, Jake, and their Great Dane, Ruth.

Marissa Gilger, Au.D. at Gold Country Hearing
dr vong, Au.D. at Gold Country Hearing

Christine Vong, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Christine Vong, Au.D., wholeheartedly believes in putting the patient first and helping them find a solution that helps them stay connected to their family and friends. As someone who has worn hearing aids since she was five years old, Dr. Vong knows first-hand the struggles that come with hearing loss and the thrill that comes with better hearing. She takes that personal insight and creates a treatment plan that works for her patient’s lifestyle and budget. During her training, Dr. Vong discovered a passion to help diagnose and treat patients that struggle with balance and dizziness disorders (BPPV), a leading complaint for patients over the age of 70. Conversationally fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Spanish, she is looking forward to treating a diverse group of patients in the Lodi and Greater Sacramento area.

Camille Smith

Hearing Care Specialist

Hearing Aid Dispenser Lic. No. HA-8487

Licensed hearing care specialist, Camille Smith is dedicated to finding solutions to help people hear their very best. Her deep sense of compassion for the hearing-impaired community has inspired her to continue to learn about how to best to serve our patients. She is continuing her education in Audiology and Speech Pathology, studying Communication Disorders and Deaf Education in order to help them connect with their families and the world around them. She strives to serve our patients by educating them about their hearing loss and its impact, and how hearing instruments can assist to restore that loss and enrich their lives.

Camille Smith Hearing Instrument Specialist
Samantha Poulos Hearing Instrument Specialist

Samantha Poulos

Hearing Care Specialist

Hearing Aid Dispenser Lic. No. HA-8381

Hearing care specialist, Samantha Poulos, joins Gold Country Hearing with a commitment to excellent patient care and education. She believes that better hearing changes lives by enhancing not only her patient’s lives, but also the lives of their families. She loves this part of her job and feels it’s an honor to help others improve their life by treating their hearing loss. A native of Southern California, she is a graduate of CSU Sacramento where she majored in audiology and speech-language pathology, with a minor in deaf studies.

Samantha and her husband recently bought their first home in Sacramento where they live with their beloved dog, Friday.

Insurance

At Gold Country Hearing, we work with many of the major insurance providers to better help you afford hearing and balance care. If you have any questions about your coverage, we recommend calling the phone number on the back of your insurance card. If you need additional assistance, we have an insurance specialist on our team who can answer any of your questions and help you.

We work with the following insurance providers.