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Carolina Forest Hearing Center, P.C. is located at 3885 Renee Drive, Suite 102 in the Carolina Forest area of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Carolina Forest Hearing Center is owned and operated by audiologist Dr. Teresa (Terry) Shumway, Au.D. who brings over 35 years of experience in the audiology field to the Myrtle Beach practice. Dr. Shumway received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida. She is licensed and certified to practice Audiology in South Carolina and New York State. Dr. Shumway previously owned and operated the Batavia Audiology Center in New York and worked for the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Shumway is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), and the South Carolina Academy of Audiology (SC-AA). In March 2020, Dr. Shumway received the Tony Whitson Award for Outstanding Clinical Audiologist presented by the South Carolina Academy of Audiology.

Terry Shumway and Josh Van Ness

Dr. Teresa (Terry) Shumway, Au.D.

Mr. Joshua Van Ness, HAS

Dr. Shumway resides in Carolina Forest and is a business member of the Carolina Forest Civic Association. She attends the Joseph B. Bethea United Methodist Church and is a member of the Carolina Master Chorale. She is married to John Shumway who is a retired NYS Teacher and volunteers at Carolina Forest Hearing Center, helping out with billing and record keeping. The Shumways have two daughters, Kati and Jessica who reside in the Myrtle Beach area with their spouses. They also have two grandchildren, Paityn and Paxton who they love to spend time with.

Mr. Joshua Van Ness is a SC Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist who has been employed by Carolina Forest Hearing Center since 2016. He attended Towson University in Maryland where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education. He also holds a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He spent several years over-seas teaching English and Physical Education at a university. He moved to Myrtle Beach in 2012. He enjoys the beach and all of the outdoor activities this area offers. He is married to Kati Van Ness who is a Visual Arts Teacher at Forestbrook Middle School.

Carolina Forest Hearing Center, P.C. was established for the purpose of providing quality, patient-centered, diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology services to patients in the greater Myrtle Beach area. Our pledge is to provide patients with outstanding hearing health care in a professional, caring, friendly environment. Our commitment to clinical excellence will allow us to uphold the highest standards professionally and ethically. Carolina Forest Hearing Center is focused on providing  high-quality service and patient satisfaction.

At Carolina Forest Hearing Center, we are proud to offer our patients the ULTIMATE in hearing health care services. We will do everything we can to exceed your expectations. With a variety of services to meet your hearing health care needs, we're sure you'll be happy working with us!

Waiting Room of Carolina Forest Hearing Center

Services We Offer

Comprehensive Hearing Evaluations

Professional Hearing Aid Consultations

Hearing Aid Sales, Service and Repair

Hearing Aid Batteries and Accessories (ask about our Battery Club)

Custom Earmolds, Swim Plugs, and Musician's Earplugs/Earpieces

Assistive Listening Devices

Payment Info

Accepted insurance plans:


Blue Cross/Blue Shield

United Health Care

NYS Empire Plan

Emblem Health (GHI)



We accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card.

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