Our Doctors of Audiology
Dr. Jasen A. Ruiz
Dr. Jasen A. Ruiz attended and excelled at Iona College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Dr. Ruiz then continued on to Montclair State University where he earned a Doctorate of Science in Audiology. He has extensive training and experience in vestibular and neurological testing. Dr. Ruiz's specialized interests focus on the evaluation and fitting of amplification for the adult population. Dr. Jasen A. Ruiz excels in aural rehabilitation and creates a specific plan for each individual patient. He regularly attends continuing education seminars to maintain his expertise in the latest advancements in hearing aid technology. He is an active member and fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). He is certified by Towson University to administer Tinnitus Retraining Therapy for the management of tinnitus and hyperacusis. Dr. Ruiz is a licensed Audiologist in New York and in Florida and holds Hearing Aid Dispensing Licenses in both states.
Dr. Michelle Brady
Dr. Michelle B. Brady graduated cum laude from Iona College with a BA in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2013. There she utilized her passion for helping others by improving their communication skills and quality of life through speech-language pathology and audiology. Dr. Brady received her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from the Long Island Audiology Consortium, a unique program specializing in clinical and technical audiologic practice through St. John’s, Adelphi, and Hofstra Universities. While earning her graduate degree, Dr. Brady completed various clinical rotations through the VA hospital, a pediatric private practice and Advanced Audiology of NY where she also completed her fourth year residency from June 2016-May 2017.
In January 2016, Dr. Brady joined the Starkey Hearing Foundation to give the gift of hearing to the people of Vietnam. Through the use of her clinical knowledge, she experienced firsthand the joy this gift brought to these individuals. Her passion for working with those who are hearing impaired stems from her desire to improve people’s lives by reconnecting them to their world through hearing. She understands the difficult journey of each of her patients and strives to provide them with personalized care to improve their daily lives.
Dr. Brady is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser in New York.
Dr. Christine Stoklosa
Dr. Christine Stoklosa graduated from Pace University with a BA in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She received her MS in Audiology from Hunter College CUNY and earned her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from the University of Florida. Dr. Stoklosa is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser in New York.
Dr. Stoklosa specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss with hearing aids. She has worked with the pediatric, adult and geriatric populations, including those with special needs. She has 12 years of experience working in a private Audiology practice, fitting and programming hearing aids as well as supervising graduate students.
Dr. Stoklosa has dedicated herself to provide the highest level of patient care by providing personalized solutions and establishing meaningful relationships. She regularly attends continuing education seminars to maintain her expertise in the advancements in hearing aid technology.
Amanda Gilligan, HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Amanda attended the University of Rhode Island and earned her Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders, which taught her the science behind communication problems and development, and how to treat children and adults with speech, language and hearing difficulties.
Amanda recently worked at Perspective Corporations, a social services organization that provides a range of services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, including hearing impairments, which inspired her to continue her passion of helping hearing impaired individuals as a hearing instrument specialist. Through her internships with various hearing healthcare providers, Amanda has learned about communication barriers hearing impaired individuals face throughout the lifespan and strives to keep up with all aspects of technology to better assist our patients. As a hearing instrument specialist she continues to help patients reconnect with their loved ones and the world around them.
In her free time Amanda enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. She enjoys being outdoors, is an avid runner and has completed several 5Ks. She also likes taking trips back to her favorite state, Rhode Island.
Dr. Michelle O'Shea
Dr. Michelle O'Shea earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences/Linguistics from Hofstra University in 2010. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Audiology degree in 2014 from the Long Island Au.D. Consortium, consisting of Hofstra, Adelphi, and St. John's Universities.
Before her return as a clinical audiologist, Dr. O’Shea trained as a doctoral intern at Advanced Audiology of NY, in addition to a New York City ENT practice and Lexington School for the Deaf. She completed her fourth year residency and later worked for a private practice in New York City, where she underwent extensive training in areas such as comprehensive audiologic
Dr. O’Shea also has also worked for a large ENT practice, where she was given the opportunity to supervise doctoral candidates and work with various hearing aid manufacturers, in addition to bone-anchored hearing devices and cochlear implants. She is passionate about improving the quality of life for all of her patients through better hearing, and strives to get to know each patient’s individual hearing needs to tailor their treatment accordingly.
Dr. O'Shea is a New York State licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Hearing, and Language Association