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About Us

Meet your audiologist in Candler, NC.

Who We Are

At Gant Hearing Care, we measure our success by our patient’s satisfaction. Our focus is on delivering effective results with compassion, education, and integrity. We provide our patients with the information they need to make an educated decision on their own hearing health. From expert hearing services to cutting-edge technology, we have everything you need to successfully manage hearing loss and reconnect with your loved ones.

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Meet Our Team

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Dr. Leslie Gant, Au.D.

Audiologist | Owner

Dr. Leslie O. Gant has been an audiologist for over 30 years. She is from Canton, NC, and a graduate of Pisgah High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN and Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.

She later continued her education earning a clinical doctorate in Audiology from Salus University in Philadelphia, PA. She is licensed in NC and a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and Academy of Doctors of Audiology, as well as, holding a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Prior to opening Gant Hearing Care, Dr. Gant built, ran, and later sold, a very successful audiology practice in Haywood County. She has also worked in ENT offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia and was a clinical instructor at Western Carolina University for 12 years. 

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Dr. Gant feels that better hearing results in better living. Effective communication with family and friends is extremely important. She combines training and years of experience to deliver complete hearing care. From the moment she meets with you to the hearing recommendation, Dr. Gant is listening and determining which product will be the best solution for you. After the hearing instrument fitting, she continues to ensure that you are hearing well in most situations. She wants to be your hearing doctor for the rest of your life.

Dr. Gant and her husband, Scott, live in the Bethel Community outside of Canton, NC. They have two grown children who are married and three beautiful grandchildren. They enjoy exploring small towns and spending time as a family on Lake Chatuge.

Meet the Professonal: Leslie Gant

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Dr. Emily Epley, Au.D, CCC-A


Dr. Emily Epley graduated from Appalachian State University with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders and with a minor in Psychology in 2019. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Audiology degree from East Carolina University in 2023.

Dr. Epley came to the field of Audiology through seeing the way amplification and hearing devices can improve quality of life and communication for her own family members. Dr. Epley wants to be your home for hearing healthcare.

Dr. Epley is a native to Candler, NC, and graduated from Enka High School. Outside of audiology, she enjoys golfing and taking her Goldendoodle, Bailey, on walks at the Biltmore Estate.

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Meet the Professonal: Emily Epley

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Care Credit

We accept CareCredit®, the leading healthcare credit card, to make improving your hearing health easier and more affordable. With CareCredit®, you can get the hearing instrument you need and conveniently pay for it over time with monthly payments that easily fit into your budget.

Your Healthcare Credit Card

CareCredit® is a healthcare credit card for every member of the family. CareCredit® offers special financing on purchase of $200 or more* for healthcare costs not commonly covered by insurance, including hearing aids.

It’s the convenient way to improve your hearing health. Learn more by contacting our office.

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Allegro Credit

Allegro Credit leasing is a program that provides hearing instruments for you through affordable monthly payments with a closed-end consumer lease. Following your visit with our hearing specialist and selecting hearing instruments best suited for your needs; you will have the opportunity to lease the instruments, making monthly payments that fit your budget. The lease term is 48-months with a warranty throughout that leasing term. You will then have the option to purchase current hearing aids, surrender current hearing aids back to Allegro or upgrade to a new device.