Meet I Love Hearing’s Audiologists and Hearing Aid Experts

Dr. Amy Sapodin, Au.D., F-AAA, CCC-A

Dr. Amy Sapodin has been helping the people of Long Island and New York City to hear better for over 30 years. She is a strict believer in the concept of “care without compromise” when it comes to her patients’ hearing healthcare. Dr. Sapodin earned her Masters in Audiology at Queens College in 1990 and her doctorate at the Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2002. Prior to founding her own audiology practice, she was the Supervisor of the Audiology Department at the New Rochelle Medical Center, Primary Audiologist at an ENT facility and a Private Practice Audiologist. Dr. Sapodin was also recently recognized as an Academic Scholar by the American Academy of Audiology.

Dr. Alison Hoffmann, Au.D., F-AAA, CCC-A

Dr. Alison Hoffmann graduated with her Masters in Audiology from Hofstra University in 1993.  Her work experience includes schools, hospitals, private practices and corporate settings.  Dr. Hoffmann received her doctorate in Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.  In 2002 she launched Advanced Hearing Center, her own audiology practice in partnership with Dr. Amy Sapodin.  Dr. Hoffmann and Dr. Sapodin have been selected by many retiring Audiologists to take over their offices to ensure quality care for their patients in their absence. This has led to company expansion and quality hearing healthcare for over 10,000 people. 

Dr. Sophia Behrmann, Audiologist

Dr. Sophia Behrmann, graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Linguistics from Hunter College, and went on to obtain her doctorate in Audiology from the Long Island Consortium, specifically Hofstra University. Dr. Behrmann has had a long-standing passion for audiology and helping people, going back to her time as the Student Academy of Audiology president. She holds her license as both a Doctor of Audiology and a Hearing Aid Dispenser. She has expertise in the diagnostics and fitting of the adult population with amplification, as well as hearing conservation programs, counseling and aural rehabilitation. She also leads our monthly hearing aid workshop.

Seth Dank, Clinical Audiologist, M.A., F.A.A.A

For over three decades, Seth Dank has ranked among the most prominent New York hearing aid specialists. He graduated from Hofstra University with a Master’s in Audiology, and since then, he has served countless New Yorkers and their loved ones with digital hearing aid fittings and leading hearing restoration technologies.

Jessica Gibson, Clinical Specialist

Jessica Gibson is a Board Certified Hearing Aid Dispenser. She is proud to be part of the team at I Love Hearing serving both the East Meadow and New Hyde Park locations.  As a Louisiana native, she attended McNeese State University earning a degree in Education and received her audiological training in New York.

Utilizing her background in education, she is passionate about educating patients on hearing loss and neurotechnology. Her expertise in medically treating hearing loss and her experience as a teacher enable her to be patient as well as supportive while giving each patient the individual care they need.  Jessica prides herself in excellent patient care and product knowledge.  She enjoys helping her patients feel both comfortable and confident no matter what their hearing needs may be.  

Dr. Leigh Ann Sauerbier Randon, Au.D., F-AAA, CCC-A, CH-TM

Dr. Sauerbier received her Doctorate of Audiology from St. John’s University, of the Long Island Au.D. Consortium. She is committed to bringing the highest level of knowledge, compassion and care to the people of New York. Her mission is to shatter preconceived notions about hearing aids, and expand the fact that hearing care is health care.

Patricia Salamone, Au.D.

Dr. Patricia Salamone, a Queens/Long Island NY audiologist, joined our practice in February 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees from Adelphi University here on Long Island and her Doctorate of Audiology from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Arizona. Patricia maintains professional memberships in both the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology.

She is a New York State licensed and certified Audiologist and hearing aid dispenser. Dr. Salamone specializes in diagnostic audiology and the evaluation, selection and fitting of digital hearing aids in the adult population. She maintains her clinical expertise by attending continuing education seminars on the latest advancements in the industry. Dr. Salamone thrives on building strong relationships with her patients which allows her to better serve their hearing needs.

Victor Walter, Billing Specialist

Victor Walter has been in the medical industry for over 30 years and has always focused on patients. Victor strongly believes that patient satisfaction is the most important part of his job.