Our Hearing Professionals

Dr. Jake Cavanaugh : Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Jake Cavanaugh

Sulphur Office | Hearing Solutions of Louisiana, LLC

Doctor of Audiology


A Louisiana native, Jake Cavanaugh graduated with a Doctor of Audiology degree from Lamar University in 2012 and opened his practice in Sulphur following graduation. To serve patients from St. James Parish, he opened a second location in Lutcher in 2014. Then, in August of 2015, Dr. Cavanaugh returned to his hometown of Leesville one day a week to serve patients there. Dr. Cavanaugh is active with his local Rotary Club, active in his church, and is an LSU sports enthusiast. Dr. Jake Cavanaugh and his wife, Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh have two beautiful girls, Lyla and Jordyn. Dr. Cavanaugh enjoys cooking and traveling when he is not serving his clinics and their communities.

Dr. Janzen Viator : Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Janzen Viator

Sulphur Office | Hearing Solutions of Louisiana, LLC

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Janzen Viator is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana. She attended New Iberia Senior High School and pursued her undergraduate studies in Speech-Language Pathology at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. Upon taking an Introduction to Audiology class, she fell in love with the field of Audiology. She was accepted into the Audiology doctoral program at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2017. She has recently graduated with her Doctorate of Audiology from LSUHSC and has decided to join Dr. Cavanaugh at Hearing Solutions of Louisiana in Sulphur. In her personal life, Dr. Viator likes to travel, read, spend family time and care for her cat- Kallie. She enjoys meeting new people and looks forward to working with the team at Hearing Solutions of LA to bring better hearing and communication to South Louisiana!

Melissa “Missy” Russell : Office Manager

Melissa “Missy” Russell

Sulphur Office | Hearing Solutions of Louisiana, LLC

Office Manager

Missy is Sulphur native and the oldest of four sisters. She is a Sulphur High School Graduate, and has an extensive history in medical billing. Missy and her husband Ryan have two sons, and she enjoys fishing in her spare time.