About Us

At Destination Hearing we are passionate about serving our local communities with the personalized expertise you deserve!

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Our Mission

We are committed to partnering with our clients in an individualized way that allows us to provide comprehensive hearing solutions. From first consultations, to testing, fitting, repairing, and follow-ups, our attention to detail is unmatched. We provide the best options for you on every step of your hearing journey. 


Our Story

As a locally-based company, we are invested in bringing the very best care to our neighbours. You matter to us, and we are committed to our roots of honesty and integrity. We hope to provide the very best personal and professional hearing care in our community.


Wherever you are on your hearing journey, we’ll help you reach your destination.

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Our Team

Joel Ulrich


Owner, Doctor of Audiology

Joel was born and raised in Cochrane, Alberta and is pleased to be able to serve his hometown community. Joel completed his Doctor of Audiology degree at A.T. Still University in Arizona. He lives in Cochrane with his wife and four young children. When he’s not helping people hear better, you’ll find him exploring our wonderful province on his ATV or tinkering with cars or wood in his workshop.

Karen Orthner


Patient Care Coordinator

Karen accompanies Joel to our Canmore location. She lives in Calgary with her husband and has two grown daughters. Karen loves to escape to warmer climates and play with her granddaughter.

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