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Lance E. Jackson, M.D., F.A.C.S., Otology/Neurotology—Adult & Pediatric

Dr. Jackson is board-certified in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, and has a sub-specialty board certification in Neurotology. After growing up in San Antonio, Dr. Jackson attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he received a degree in electrical/bioelectrical engineering. While there, he performed extensive research in biomedical signal processing, modeling of bioelectric systems, and computer technology, which he applies to continued research in the field of Otology/Neurotology (the study and treatment of the ear and skull base).

Dr. Jackson was granted a full tuition scholarship to attend medical school at Washington University in St. Louis (a top ranked medical school). While there, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, an honor bestowed to those in the top of their medical school class. He completed his otolaryngology residency at Stanford University, where he and his family enjoyed experiencing the San Francisco Bay Area. He completed a postgraduate fellowship in Otology and Neurotology at the Ear Research Foundation in Florida.

After completing his fellowship and before moving to San Antonio, Dr. Jackson remained at the Ear Research Foundation as Director of Medical Education, enjoying the opportunity to teach physicians in training and perform research.

Dr. Jackson has published many medical journal articles, written text book chapters, and presented at many national meetings. He regularly teaches at an internationally advertised course for Otology/Neurotology in order to train other doctors in his specialty from around the world. His research awards include the John R. Smith Memorial Fund Award. He has published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.

His research has culminated in the publication of a textbook entitled Minimally Invasive Otological Surgery, which he co-authored. Dr. Jackson has been referred by his peers as one of the top doctors in San Antonio on numerous occasions.

Distinctions include being included on lists that include Texas Super Doctors, Best Doctors, San Antonio’s Top Doctors, and America’s Top Doctors. In November 2010, the Journal of Laryngology and Otology published the article, “Noise Exposure in Convertible Automobiles,” which Dr. Jackson wrote in conjunction with the St. Louis University School of Medicine and the University of Texas at San Antonio, and as a result he was interviewed and the conclusions were featured in Men’s Health magazine. Dr. Jackson has also worked as an electrical engineer designing computer processors at Sun Microsystems and Texas Instruments, as a biomedical engineer heading projects in industry, and as a medical consultant for a start-up company. He continues to utilize his engineering background for application toward development of medical techniques and devices.He has coached all three of his children in soccer, enjoys fitness, and has run numerous half-marathons and marathons. He has completed medical missions with his family in Honduras to provide much-needed medical care and education.

Dr. Jackson focuses his practice in the field of Otology/Neurotology, which includes treatment of all aspects of the ear, including hearing loss, dizziness/balance disorders, and allergies. With the help of the EIT staff, the practice offers advanced testing techniques to evaluate ear/vestibular/balance disorders. Dr. Jackson performs both medical and surgical treatment for ear conditions for both children and adults. Surgeries performed including repair of tympanic membrane perforations, repair of ossicles (ear bones), stapedotomy, mastoidectomy (such as for cholesteatoma), resection of skull base tumors (such as acoustic neuromas), and placement of implantable devices for hearing (such as cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing aids).

Dr. Jackson has also been selected again to the Texas Super Doctors list for 2020, the result of an extremely rigorous nomination process conducted by the national research division of MSP Communications in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jennifer L. Bergeron, M.D.

Dr. Bergeron is a fellowship-trained laryngologist with specific interests in voice, swallowing, airway, and head and neck cancer. She holds an undergraduate degree in vocal music performance from Pepperdine University where she trained and performed as a coloratura soprano. She graduated with highest honors from Baylor College of Medicine in 2008. Her passion for voice and music led her to complete an internship and residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Bergeron then completed fellowship training as a clinical instructor in the Division of Laryngology at the Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Bergeron performs some unique procedures for patients who have vocal cord paralysis and spasmodic dysphonia, in addition to offering comprehensive ENT care. She is glad to have returned to her home state of Texas and to provide care for the San Antonio community.

Nancy Burt, M.D.

Dr. Burt grew up in Omaha, NE. She received her first degree in Medical Technology from the University of Nebraska and worked in research in the Pathology, Pharmacology and Biochemistry departments. She then received a degree in education and taught a home-bound student as well as doing some substitute teaching. She then went to medical school followed by a Neurology Residency at the University of NE Medical Center. She has been a Neurologist since 1999, focusing her neurology practice on dizziness and headaches most of that time in Texas. She moved with her family to San Antonio January 2011. When not at work, she can be found spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Jessica Kepchar, D.O.

Dr. Kepchar is a Pennsylvania-native who completed her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Delaware, where she was a 4-year Army ROTC Scholarship awardee. She graduated second in her class from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Her 12 year active duty Army career took her first to Ft. Polk, Louisiana where she served as the lone Otolaryngology provider for soldiers and their families for 2 years. Her efforts were rewarded with a core faculty position at the Brooke Army Medical Center where she enjoyed educating the next generation of Otolaryngologists as the associate program director of the residency program and as the chief of the department of Otolaryngology for six years.

A board-certified Otolaryngologist, Dr. Kepchar is a true comprehensive provider who enjoys caring for all ages and ranges of ear, nose and throat ailments. Dr. Kepchar is also focused on sleep apnea for our patients. She and her family of five are thrilled to permanently call San Antonio home.

Megan Ingram, PT, DPT

Dr. Ingram is a native Texan who received her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at Texas Lutheran University with a minor in Art. From there, she attended the University of Texas Health Science Center where she received her doctorate in Physical Therapy and gained her passion for neurological and vestibular rehabilitation. Since then, she has been practicing in the San Antonio region providing patient care targeted at improving function while having fun.

Outside of her work, she enjoys playing competitive tennis, camping, creating artwork, and spending time with her husband and two rescue dogs.

Tarun Wadhwa, Au.D.

Dr. Tarun Singh is a certified Doctor of Audiology from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. He is also an esteemed member of American Academy of Audiology considered among one of the most prestigious Audiology organizations.

Dr. Singh was born and raised in New Delhi, India. He began practicing Audiology after receiving his Bachelor of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology from New Delhi in 2008. He received his Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from Northern Illinois University, Chicago (2013). During his doctorate studies, he was the recipient of Golden Key International Honor Society Award, Graduate Assistantship and Tuition Scholarship for his academic excellence.

While in India, Dr. Singh was working as a Head of Department, Audiology at a clinical facility. 

Dr. Singh started working with Ear Institute of Texas in 2013 and is proficient in the evaluation and management of hearing impairment, dizziness/imbalance, as well as tinnitus disorder (ringing in the ears). He specializes in Hearing Aid fitting for adults and children. Dr. Singh is confident in his abilities to improve the quality of life for people suffering from hearing or balance impairments by providing the highest quality patient care. In his free time, he enjoys listening to music and traveling with his wife and daughter.

Susan Webb, Au.D.

Dr. Susan Webb holds a Doctorate of Audiology and is licensed with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.  Additionally, she holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Dr.  Webb graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders/Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin (1991 and 1994). She obtained a graduate specialization in Aural Habilitation from UT focusing on her interest in the habilitation of children with hearing loss.  After working in the field in various settings for 20 years, she returned to academia to obtain her Doctorate degree from the University of Florida in 2004.

Dr. Webb enjoys working with all ages, young to old, to diagnose and improve the lives of those with hearing loss. In her free time, she loves watching sports and enjoys the local live music scene.

Brady Dylla, Au.D.

Dr. Brady Dylla is a clinical audiologist and Texas native born and raised in Wichita Falls. He attended the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock for his bachelor’s degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences before continuing his education at the University of North Texas in Denton with a clinical doctorate in Audiology. Dr. Dylla is passionate about providing quality diagnostic care to his patients as well as improving their lives through better hearing with hearing aids. 

Outside of the office Dr. Dylla enjoys his free time with family and friends, collecting vinyl records, and cheering for his Texas Tech Red Raiders come football and basketball season. 

Kimberly Hanebrink, MPAS, PA-C

Board-certified Physician Assistant Kimberly Hanebrink has more than a decade of experience as a Physician Assistant. Most of her experience as a PA-C is in the areas of otolaryngology, neuroimmunology and thoracic/head and neck oncology.

Kimberly has a master’s in physician assistant studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She also holds a BS in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. Most recently Kimberly served as a Physician Assistant at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. In that role Kimberly evaluated new and established patients within the Neuroimmunology clinic in the Department of Neurology. She performed detailed histories and physical examinations, including comprehensive neurology examinations. She managed and interpreted lab studies and determined diagnosis and treatment plans, including prescription of medications and infusion therapy. Kimberly has also held past positions at Clear Lake Medical Center ENT and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Rochelle Albrycht, DNP, FNP-BC

Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner Rochelle Albrycht grew up in Northern California and received her first bachelor’s degree in biology from San Francisco State University. She then went to obtain her second bachelor’s degree in nursing from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. As a nurse, she practiced in Emergency Departments at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC, and St. Francis Hospital in CT. She was also a nurse in the Neuro-Trauma-Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Stanford Hospital in CA. Moreover, she was a Surgical Clinical Reviewer for the American College of Surgeons NSQI Program for the US Army Hospital in Seoul, South Korea. With the desire to advance her degree and further her professional practice, she went on to receive her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Texas Health San Antonio.
Outside of her work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. She is looking forward to settling down in San Antonio area.

Callie Goff, PA-C

Callie Goff is a board-certified Physician Assistant who grew up in Lake Jackson, TX. She received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University in 2018. She later earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2022. She values a collaborative approach between patients and clinicians.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two cats, reading, or hiking in the Hill Country.

Sara Van Winkle, LMRT

Sara Van Winkle served as a Vestibular Tech at the Ear Institute of Texas for ten years. She graduated from the College of Health Care Professions as an X-Ray technician. After five years she joined the Ear Institute of Texas. She also attends San Antonio College to pursue her nursing degree. In her spare time, she is very active. She enjoys traveling, horseback riding, being out at the lake. Sara loves helping patients and seeing them get better after treatment so that they can get back to their normal lives.