About Us


Through Innovation, Commitment and Competency we stand to bring stability to
dizziness by revolutionizing provider access to vestibular diagnostics.


As a pioneer and innovator in bringing vestibular and
balance testing to the medical community, Topple diagnostics aims to provide
easy access for accurate diagnosis and patient management for vestibular and balance disorders.


Loyalty to ourselves, to our customers, and to our patients
Compassion for those who seek answers
Efficiency  as a means to provide quality service
Reliable  to those who require our services as a means for the
greater good.

Integrity  because shortcuts typically lead to short relationships


Topple Diagnostics holds itself to the highest levels of excellence as the industry leader for diagnostic vestibular services. Our commitment to our customers is to continually provide cutting edge technology coupled with quality diagnostics and interpretations. Correctly interpreting results and making medically appropriate recommendations is a vital part to a successful program. These are just a few of the reasons Topple brought together the industry leaders in vestibular excellence to create our clinical team. With 40+ years of experience in vestibular diagnostics, management, therapy and treatment in greater Atlanta, our customers have complete confidence that their patients are getting diagnosed at the highest quality levels.


While Topple didn't invent vestibular testing, what we did create was a simple solution. A mobile testing platform making diagnostics readily available for healthcare providers.  Our testing platform evaluates peripheral and central nervous system disorders; including dizziness, vertigo, and concussions/mTBI. a leader in mobile vestibular diagnostics.  We have solidified our role in the world of "vestibular" by working with great providers of care and working with patients who are truly in need of care.  And from here, we expand...

The Industry Leader in Vestibular Diagnostics


Meet the Team

Jiovanne Hughart, Au.D
Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Jiovanne Hughart is an experienced audiologist in the area of vestibular and equilibrium evaluation and treatment of vestibular disorders. She has  served the Atlanta area for 36 years.  She is currently co- owner of Georgia Equilibrium Diagnostics and CEO of American Audiology Associates. She is an affiliate professor at Auburn University where she teaches Audiology practice management.  She provides workshops nationally for vestibular rehabilitation therapy.She is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology and National Academies of Practice.

Howard Herman, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Howard K. Herman is President of ENT of Georgia South and has been practicing there since 1993.   He is also the medical director of both Pinnacle Allergy and Topple Diagnostics.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University and his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine. Postgraduate training included an internship in general surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.  He is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and in Sleep Medicine.

Steve Oliveras

Steve’s passion is to support physicians as they enable their patients to “feel better, do more, and live longer, healthier lives.”  Steve brings over 22 years of healthcare executive experience as the CEO of Pinnacle Allergy and member of Topple Diagnostics. Steve’s varied industry experience includes sales and marketing, educational, and operational leadership across an array of pharmaceutical and clinical diagnostics companies.  Steve’s experience includes executive roles with healthcare market leaders such as Pinnacle Allergy, LipoScience, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), and PDI-Inc. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science from Jacksonville State University.  Steve lives in the suburbs of Atlanta with his wife and 2 children.

Robert Allen, Au.D
Lead Clinical Audiologist

Dr. Robert Allen is the lead clinical audiologist for Topple Diagnostics, co-founder and owner of Georgia Equilibrium Diagnostics, and clinical audiologist with Hearing Doctors of Georgia. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his Doctor of Audiology from Auburn University. He completed his residency training in dizziness and disequilibrium at the American Institute of Balance in Largo, Florida.  He is a member of ASHA, ADA, and is the current president of the Georgia academy of Audiology for 2019-2020.

Brent Jones
Chief Executive Officer

With 16+ years of experience in medical diagnostics, Brent is a founding partner and has been the CEO of Topple Diagnostics since the company was established in 2017. As the visionary of the company, Brent’s  focus rests solely only in bringing medical providers simple solutions to complex diagnosis, like vestibular dysfunction. He is devoted to expanding Topple’s outreach to bring stability to dizziness. Since obtaining his Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University, Brent has held numerous market-facing and operational leadership roles with leading service providers like Quest Diagnostics and Sonic Healthcare.