Our experienced audiologists and vestibular therapists at the Hearing & Balance Center perform the testing and procedures for patients being treated for hearing impairment and balance problems. Advanced therapies such as Bone-Anchored Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants, and tests such as hearing and balance testing, are performed at our Hartford, West Hartford and Farmington offices.
Lauren Daugherty, AuD
Dr. Lauren Daugherty started with Connecticut Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates, P.C. as a doctoral external and upon graduation, joined the practice as a full time audiologist. Prior to completing her doctoral degree in audiology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Dr. Daugherty attended the University of Rhode Island where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communicative Disorders and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.
Skilled in diagnostic audiology as well as the selection and fitting of amplification, Dr. Daugherty has experience with aural rehabilitation and evaluating individuals with balance disorders. She is a member of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association and is licensed in the state of Connecticut for Audiology.
Christie Huebner, AuD
Christie has over 20 years of experience in the field of medical Audiology. She spent the last 10 years working for ERN as Hartford Hospital’s Audiologist. In that role, she helped develop a cochlear and BAHA
implant program; structured the infant hearing screening program to include nurse training and equipment monitoring; initiated ototoxic monitoring for inpatients; and expanded Hartford Hospital’s hearing conservation agenda while meeting OSHA guidelines. Most recently, Christie updated her vestibular assessment skills to include VNG technology, the new standard of care for balance testing.
Prior to Hartford Hospital, Christie worked as a medical audiologist at J.F.K. Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Rehab Hospital in Edison, NJ; the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Lyons, NJ; Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC; and several private practice ENT offices. She attended graduate school at Vanderbilt University.
Christie is a longstanding member of ASHA, recently earning an ACE award for continuing education achievements. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and the CT Academy of Audiology. Christie is active in her community, participating in various youth and service organizations and has assisted the CT Special Olympics as a Healthy Athletes Provider.
Alyssa Ricevuto, AuD
Dr. Alyssa Ricevuto joined the team at Connecticut Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates, P.C. in 2012 after practicing for five years in South Florida. She was born in Miami, Florida, but grew up in Bedford, New Hampshire. Dr. Ricevuto completed her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences with a minor in Gerontology at the University of Connecticut. She received her Doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Dr. Ricevuto remains current with continuing professional education courses. She is highly skilled at helping patients with the selection, fitting, and verification of digital hearing aid technology. She is also experienced in evaluating and treating patients with balance disorders, electrophysiology, auditory processing testing and tinnitus therapies.
Dr. Ricevuto enjoys participating in educational and community activities. She has volunteered her clinical expertise and time to a mission trip to fit hearing impaired children with hearing aids and remote microphones in the British Virgin Islands.
In addition to being licensed by the State of Connecticut in Audiology, Dr. Ricevuto holds professional memberships in the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, American Academy of Audiology, and the American Board of Audiology.
Susan Rostron, AuD CCC-A, FAAA
Dr. Rostron has ten years of experience in the field of Audiology. She has worked in a variety of settings, broadening her scope of practice to include diagnostic audiology, amplification, aural rehabilitation, and hearing protection. She also has a specific interest in new technology and the future of connectivity for the hearing industry.
After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Hearing and Speech Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park, Dr Rostron received a Masters of Arts in Audiology from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She has a Doctoral degree from Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.
In addition, she is a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and holds a certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology. Dr. Rostron is also a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
Some of our therapists are pictured above.
From L-R: Delia O' Connor, Robert Durbois, Peta Burke, Danielle Ostien, Colleen Maniscalco,
Kenneth Bruno, Danielle Messsier, Elaine Horn, Pat Biron, and Dr. Marc Eisen