Abby Barnes was awarded her Doctor of Audiology degree in 2022 from West Virginia University. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology with a minor in Psychology at Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2018. She completed her audiology residency at Allegany Hearing & Balance. Dr. Barnes joined the Allegany Hearing & Balance team in June 2022, following her residency year. In addition to being board certified by the American Board of Audiology, she is also a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She specializes in comprehensive adult evaluations, hearing systems and rehabilitation, and vestibular evaluations.
Dr. Barnes is an active alumna of the Delta Zeta National Sorority, which has the philanthropy of speech and hearing. She is also a member of the Delta Zeta Global Ambassadors Society, which educates people about community service and philanthropy projects such as the Starkey Hearing Foundation, the American Society for Deaf Children, and the SeriousFun Children’s Network. She enjoys advocating for people who experience hearing loss and vestibular dysfunction and has volunteered with many organizations related to the field. Dr. Barnes has even traveled to Guatemala to work with patients who use hearing devices.
She lives in Cumberland with her two cats, Axel and Ace. When she is not in the office, she enjoys traveling, live music, and spending time with her family.