Meet Our Audiology Providers

At Century ENT, our audiology providers are dedicated to ensuring you capture every nuance of sound in life. They utilize advanced solutions to improve your auditory clarity and communication. Don’t let hearing challenges hold you back; trust in the expertise and technology of our specialists, with enhanced hearing just a phone call away.

Elizabeth Hughes, Au.D.

Clinical Audiologist


“Kindness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see” – Mark Twain summarizes Dr. Hughes’ kind and knowledgeable approach to helping patients through their hearing journey. She brings her expertise to each interaction and provides thorough audiology testing and state-of-the-art hearing assistance to our patients in the Oak Lawn office.

Dr. Elizabeth Hughes was born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois.
She graduated with her Doctorate in Audiology from Pacific University in 2018 and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Augustana College in 2014. After completing her audiology externship at Southwestern Ear, Nose & Throat Associates in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Dr. Hughes moved to Holland, Michigan where she worked and held a role in leadership at Michigan ENT & Allergy Specialist for over three years. She joined Century ENT in March of 2023 and is happy to be back in the state of Illinois.

Her areas of interest include diagnostic testing of all ages, hearing aids, and patient education. Dr. Hughes values the importance of communication and is dedicated to utilizing available advancements in technology to improve the quality of her patients’ lives. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, and reading.

Clinical Expertise

  • Comprehensive Hearing testing
  • Fitting and dispensing of hearing aid technology
  • Cochlear implants
  • Bone-anchored hearing aids


Undergraduate School
Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Doctoral Degree
Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

Practice Locations

Oak Lawn

Language Spoken



Illinois Academy of Audiology
Academy of Doctors Audiology
American Speech & Hearing Association
American Academy of Audiology