Better Hearing Begins with Heart River Hearing Aid Practice

Our Professional Staff

Dr. David Ness

Dr. David Ness
Audiologist

Dr. Ness has practiced audiology in the Dickinson area for the past 10+ years. He began his career practicing at CHI St. Alexius Health ENT Clinic in Dickinson in 2009 after finishing school and has been at Heart River Hearing Aid Practice since 2019. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Dakota in 2005 and graduated with a Doctor of Audiology degree from Louisiana Tech University in 2009.

Dr. Ness is a native of Bismarck, N.D. and most of his family is still in the Bismarck area. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his two children and is very involved in their sports activities and coaching youth hockey. His is an outdoor enthusiast, and loves hunting, fishing, and golfing.

Dr. Kim Callahan

Dr. Kim Callahan
Audiologist

Dr. Callahan has been practicing audiology in the Dickinson area for over 30+ years and is the founder of Heart River Hearing Aid Practice. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern New Mexico University, a Master of Science degree from Utah State University, and a Doctor of Audiology degree from Arizona School of Health Sciences. 

Dr. Callahan grew up in Red Bank, N.J. and St. Augustine F.L. and considers Dickinson home, as she has lived here most of her adult life. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Joe, her children, and her grandchildren. She is also an outdoor enthusiast, and loves biking, skiing, and boarding. She can also be found with her guitar around the campfire or reading a good book.

Michelle Palmer

Michelle Palmer
Hearing Instrument Specialist

Michelle has been practicing at Heart River Hearing Aid Practice since 2009 and is a native of Glendive, M.T. She played college basketball and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Dickinson State University in 2006. In her free time, Michelle enjoys dancing, remodeling projects and playing sports, cards and video games with her husband Chad and their 3 children.

Kayla Obrigewitch

Kayla Obrigewitch
Front Office Manager

Kayla joined Heart River Hearing Aid Practice in 2019 and is a native of Dickinson. She worked with Dr. Ness at CHI St. Alexius Health ENT Clinic from 2013-2019, prior to joining our staff. Kayla is a newlywed to her husband Darren and enjoys camping and golfing with Darren and her stepson, Bentley, in her free time.