Dr. Tony Kovacs, Au.D., FAAA, CH-TM

Originally from Chicago, Tony Kovacs moved to Colorado in 2012 to pursue his Doctorate after many years of touring as the lead vocalist in his punk rock band Shot Baker. He was recently featured in a story by NPR which highlighted his hearing conservation work with musicians. Click here for more information.

Tony earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in ‘Audio Arts and Acoustics’ from Columbia College Chicago (2005), his Bachelor of Science degree in ‘Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences’ from the University of Northern Colorado (2014) and his Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Northern Colorado (2018). His experience as a touring musician offers him a unique perspective and approach to the field of audiology. He believes preventive hearing healthcare deserves at least as much attention as rehabilitation. Dr. Kovacs sees patients in the Fort Collins office.

In addition to playing music and helping folks with their hearing healthcare needs, Tony enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, and camping with his wife, Lisa, his daughter, Margot, and their chocolate lab, Bodhi.


<ul> <li>University of Northern Colorado: Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.)</li> <li>Columbia College Chicago – Bachelor of Arts degree in Audio Arts and Acoustics (B.A.)</li> <li>University of Northern Colorado: Bachelor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (B.S.)</li> </ul>

Professional Organizations

<ul> <li>American Tinnitus Association (ATA) Current Member</li> <li>American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Current Fellow</li> </ul>


<ul> <li>American Board of Audiology, Certificate Holder in Tinnitus Management (CH-TM)</li> </ul>