Our Audiologists




Tori Triche, AuD, CCC-A

Dr. Tori Triche is a native of small-town Vacherie, Louisiana. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders from Nicholls State University in 2016, she attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She graduated in May 2020 after completing her Fourth Year Externship at the Southeast Louisiana Veteran Healthcare System in New Orleans. She is a licensed audiologist and carries the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A). She joined the Southern ENT team in late June 2020 and currently practices in the Thibodaux and Houma offices. Dr. Tori enjoys providing the best options for hearing and balance healthcare, whether it is tinnitus management, vestibular therapies, or hearing aids. Her specific interests include diagnostic audiometry and vestibular diagnostics and management. In her free time, Dr. Tori enjoys spoiling her rescue pup, Peanut, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.


Joanna Meriwether Ortte, MS

Ms. Ortte completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1984, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders.  She received her Master of Science (M.S.) in Audiology in 1987 from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. She married in 1987 and moved to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, where she completed her externship at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.  Over the years, she has worked as an Educational Audiologist at the University of Texas at Dallas Callier Center, and in Monroe, Louisiana, providing diagnostic testing for various ENT clinics. Ms. Ortte is currently working as an Audiology Technician in New Iberia, focusing on diagnostic testing for adults and children.  In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, reading, visiting family in Lafayette and New Orleans, and holding her new grandbaby.


Alyse J. Lemoine, AuD, CCC-A

Dr. AJ Lemoine is a native of Central Louisiana. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorder at the University of Mississippi in 2018 before earning her clinical Doctorate of Audiology from Vanderbilt University Medical School in May 2022. She is licensed by the state of Louisiana in Audiology and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A). Dr. AJ began working at Southern ENT in June 2021 for her Fourth Year Externship, before joining the team as a full time audiologist after her graduation in June 2022. She currently practices in the Thibodaux office, primarily focusing on diagnostic vestibular and audiometric testing. In her free time, Dr. AJ enjoys reading, baking, and trying new varieties of coffee and tea.