Dr. Briana Burgan, Aud - Department Manager


Briana received her undergraduate degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona in 2012 and her doctoral degree in Audiology from Rush University Medical Center in 2016. Briana is currently a fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A). Briana‚Äôs clinical interests include vestibular diagnostic testing and adult amplification. She has a passion for helping her patients reconnect with the world around them and improving their overall quality of life. 

Dr. Elle Hawkinson Frane, Aud


Elle obtained her undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University and her masters degree from the University of Minnesota. While completing her masters degree she spent two years as a graduate research and teaching assistant with the Institute on Community Integration.   She completed her Doctor of Audiology from the University of Minnesota in 2009.  Elle completed her doctoral clinical externship with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where she devoted her emphasis on vestibular studies.   Elle has a passion for vestibular science and caring for patients in a multidisciplinary environment. Her clinic interests include diagnostic and evoked potential studies as well as working with patients with hearing loss.  She loves working with patients of all ages and enjoys time spent with family exploring the great outdoors. 

Dr. marisa bushman, Aud


Marisa obtained her undergraduate degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from San Diego State University in 2010, and her Doctor of Audiology from A.T. Still University, in 2015. Marisa is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and currently holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A). Her clinical interests include vestibular and evoked potential testing. She also enjoys helping hearing impaired patients with their amplification needs.  Marisa is passionate about helping people, and is dedicated to providing excellent audiology services to her patients. 


The Hearing Clinic at NDBC is staffed with caring Doctors of Audiology who are fully licensed in the state of Minnesota.  We take pride in our expert advice and compassionate services.  If you, or a loved one, has hearing needs our audiologists are available to help.  Please call today to schedule an appointment.