Our Professionals

Audiologists

Dr. Marc D’Aprile, Sc.D. received a scientific doctorate in audiology from Seton Hall University in 2004. He completed his audiology residency at the Manhattan, Brooklyn and St.Albans veterans hospitals. Dr.D’Aprile then went on to work at a major hearing aid manufacturer, where he furthered his knowledge in audiology and advanced hearing aid technology. More recently, Dr. D’Aprile served as Assistant Professor of Audiology at Columbia University. He is a fellow of the American Speech-language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a current holder of a Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology (CCC-A), a NY state licensed Audiologist, and hearing aid dispenser.

Dr. D’Aprile’s main areas of interest and expertise lie in the fitting and dispensing of state-of-the-art hearing aids, tinnitus management and custom hearing protection. His knowledge base has been maintained through regular attendance in continuing education seminars, national and state conventions, and through the direction of scholarly literature.

Dr. D’Aprile is committed to the success of each patient, which is achieved through the most up-to-date evidence based care. In addition, each of Dr. D’Aprile’s patients are provided custom aural rehabilitation plans which further their understanding of hearing loss and better helps in the acceptance of amplification devices.

Dr. Olesia (Alisa) Ivanutenko-Flit was previously the Chief of Audiology at Primary Audiological Services where she specialized in diagnostic audiology and hearing aid dispensing. Dr. Ivanutenko-Flit obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree at George Washington University in speech and hearing sciences, and earned her Doctorate in clinical Audiology from Salus University the George Osborne School of Audiology.

Dr. Ivanutenko-Flit completed her fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center where she received expertise in comprehensive audiological evaluations of adults and children, including complete assessment of auditory function, vestibular/balance assessment and treatment, and aural-rehabilitation, including amplification evaluation, fitting and orientation.

She is a published author in Care Management Journal. She has experience working in hospitals, ENT offices and private practices with diverse populations. She is skilled in comprehensive audiological evaluations, vestibular and neuro-audiological testing as well as hearing aid evaluations and dispensing. Dr. Ivanutenko-Flit is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser in New York and New Jersey.

Dr. Sheli Lipson graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She then earned her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed her audiology residency at Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Lipson’s clinical experience includes performing complete audiological evaluations, hearing aid dispensing and evaluation, and Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing. In addition, she has gained extensive research experience while working for three years at a cochlear implant and hearing loss research lab at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Lipson is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser in the State of New York.

Dr. Scott Yerdon graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. He went on to earn a Master of Science (M.S.) in Audiology and a Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Yerdon completed doctoral internships in an audiology practice in northern Virginia and the The River School, a model program serving children with hearing loss in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. He finished his training with his residency at Columbia University Medical Center in 2012.

Before starting at New York Otolaryngology, Dr. Yerdon worked at several neighborhood medical centers throughout Brooklyn and Queens performing diagnostic testing and dispensing hearing aids with adult populations.

Dr. Yerdon’s clinical experience includes performing complete audiological evaluations, hearing aid dispensing and evaluation, and comprehensive aural rehabilitation. Dr. Yerdon is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser in the State of New York.

Audiologist NYC

Dr. Rachel Marcus received her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from The Graduate Center; City University of New York (CUNY) in 2013 and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University in 2004. She completed her residency at The Ear Center of Greensboro in Greensboro, NC. She is a New York State licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser. Dr. Marcus is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (F-AAA) and currently holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).

Dr. Marcus has worked in both hospital and private practice settings, performing audiological testing including Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) and Otoacoustic Emissions (OAEs) on patients of all ages. She is also experienced in hearing aid services (evaluations, fittings, and adjustments) for all types of devices: hearing aids, cochlear implants, bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHA, Ponto, Soundbite), and alternative implantable hearing devices (Maxum™; Esteem®). Dr. Marcus is fluent in Spanish.

Her interests include unilateral hearing loss, congenital conductive hearing losses (microtia and atresia), technologically advanced hearing aids, and assistive listening devices.

Awards and Accolades

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  • NYC Hearing Experts
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  • Over 25 Years of Experience
  • Most Major Insurance Accepted
  • Patient Satisfaction is Our Top Priority
  • Experienced U.S. Hearing Surgeon
  • Ear Surgeon Specializing in Hearing Restoration
  • 2017 Castle Connolly & New York Best Doctors Award

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