Our Hearing Professionals in New York

NYC Audiologist Team

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 state-licensed NYC 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. Allison McVeety graduated with her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree in 2018 from the University of Connecticut Speech and Hearing Science program. During her time at UConn, she completed a myriad of rotations allowing her to gain experience in the full scope of audiology – including UMass Memorial Medical Center, the West Haven VA, and the Center for Hearing and Communication here in NYC. Previously, she attended James Madison University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Dr. Allison McVeety is a fully licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser in the State of New York. Dr. McVeety 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. McVeety has worked in a numerous amount of settings – including hospital, VA, and private practice – which have allowed her to gain understanding and competency performing audiologic testing including, but not limited to, audiologic brainstem response (ABR), videonystagmography (VNG), and hearing aid evaluations of all kinds. Although Dr. McVeety is skilled and proficient with audiological testing she considers her greatest skill to be in the counseling of her patients. Dr. McVeety understands that the practice of audiology depends on teamwork between the professional and their patient. Dr. McVeety considers it her greatest passion to understand and develop a connection with her patient in order to proceed on their hearing journey together.

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 as an NYC audiologist 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.

Dr. Kathleen Wallace graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. She then received her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) from the City University of New York’s Graduate Center. Dr. Wallace’s clinical training includes rotations at the Brooklyn VA Hospital, Strivright Auditory-Oral School of Brooklyn, the Hearing and Balance Center of Mount Sinai, and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Her previous work experience includes working for a major hospital in the New York City area where she performed diagnostic audiological and vestibular evaluations, and developed rehabilitative care plans. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a licensed audiologist and hearing aid dispenser in New York State.

Dr. Wallace is currently an assistant adjunct professor in the CUNY Graduate Center’s Doctor of Audiology program. She has been published in the Hearing Journal and Hearing Health Magazine, and has presented previous research at the American Academy of Audiology’s annual convention.

Dr. Wallace is committed to performing person-centered care for her patients, and believes in the importance of a customized care plan. She is passionate about promoting hearing healthcare, advocating for the hearing loss community, and administering auditory training.

Awards and Accolades

What Sets Us Apart?

  • 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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