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East Coast Audiology & Physical Therapy

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Cary Maitland Hearing Aid Coordinator Watertown
Cary Maitland Hearing Care Coordinator Watertown, NY
Dr. Sarah Sugden Au.D., F-AAA
Dr. Sarah Sugden Au.D., F-AAA Co-Founder & Owner Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Joel Grimshaw PT, DPT Owner & Physical Therapist in Watertown
Dr. Joel Grimshaw PT, DPT Co-Founder & Owner Doctor of Physical Therapy
Julie Grimshaw President of Operations Watertown NY
Dr. Macee O'Kay, Au.D., CCC-A Doctor of Audiology Watertown, NY
Dr. Mary Catherine Urlacher, Au.D., CCC-A Clinical Audiologist Watertown
Dr. M.C. Castor Au.D., CCC-A Clinical Doctor of Audiology Watertown, NY
Dr. Meredith Bossinger PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Watertow, NY
Dr. Monika Docteur Pt, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Watertown, NY
Dr. Katie Duff Au.D., CCC-A Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Jordan Sgroi, Au.D., CCC-A Clinical Audiologist in Watertown
Dr. Jordan Sgroi Au.D., CCC-A Doctor of Audiology Fayetteville, NY
Dr. Allan Litterio, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy
Fayetteville, NY
Dr. Allan Litterio, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Fayetteville, NY
Joshua Brown PTA Physical Therapy Assistant Fayetteville, NY
Dr. Wen Lin Au.D., CCC-A Doctor of Audiology Watertown, NY
Jordon Ray Hearing Aid Coordinator in Watertown
Jordon Ray Hearing Aid Coordinator Watertown, NY
Joshua Grimshaw, BC-HIS Hearing Aid Dispenser in Watertown
Joshua Grimshaw, HIS Hearing Aid Dispenser Watertown, NY
Lindsey Morgan, PTA Physical Therapy Assistant in Watertown
Lindsey Morgan, PTA Physical Therapy Assistant Watertown, NY
Jessica Winters Director of Marketing Fyzician Liaison
Dr. Elisabeth Gahler, PT, DPT licensed Physical Therapist in Watertown
Dr. Elisabeth Gahler, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Watertown, NY
Jeffrey Kaplan East Coast Physical Therapist in Watertown
Jeffrey Kaplan East Coast Physical Therapist Watertown, NY
Dr. Mindy Kaplan, PT, DPT Physical Therapist in Watertown
Dr. Mindy Kaplan, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Evans Mills, NY
Dr. Marina Abrams Au.D, CCC-A Doctor of Audiology Surprise AZ
Simon Vucinaj Practice Manager FYZICIAN Liaison, Surprise, AZ
Dr. Nicole Lockwood, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Surprise AZ
Dr. Nicole Lockwood, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Surprise AZ

Dr. Sarah Sugden, Au.D, F-AAA

Doctor of Audiology

Co-Founder, Owner

Dr. Sarah Sugden has been helping people rediscover their sense of hearing for over 20 years. She obtained her clinical Doctorate Degree in Audiology from the University of Florida, Gainesville.  Dr. Sugden has extensive experience with adult and pediatric hearing testing. Besides that, her experience with tinnitus, hearing aid fittings, as well as balance assessments and dizziness evaluations is revolutionary. Dr. Sugden has also obtained several certifications in concussion diagnosis and managements, as well as vestibular rehabilitation and balance therapy through Fyzical.

Doctor Sudgen first opened Watertown Audiology PC in 1999. Recently, she has since expanded her practice to include both Audiology and Physical Therapy services with her brother and co-founder Dr. Joel Grimshaw.  Together they established East Coast Audiology and Physical Therapy.  In all, they lead the perfect team in diagnosing and treating balance and vestibular disorders in the same location. They have three offices in New York and recently opened their fourth location in November 2021 in Surprise, Arizona.

Dr. Joel Grimshaw, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Co-Founder, Owner

Dr. Joel Grimshaw has been helping patients reach their rehabilitation goals for over 20 years.  His expertise comes from working in multiple settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, nursing homes, home health care and outpatient sports and orthopedic rehabilitation.  Dr. Grimshaw obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse. 

He has continued his education and training to include McKenzie Mechanical Evaluation and Treatment as well as multiple sports and orthopedic related courses.  He has obtained several certifications in vestibular rehabilitation and balance therapy through Fyzical.  He specializes in Balance and Vestibular rehab, neurological rehabilitation, and concussion management.  His patients range from young children to elderly adults.  

Dr. Joel Grimshaw PT, DPT Owner & Physical Therapist in Watertown

Dr. Mary Catherine Castor, Au.D., CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Castor obtained her clinical Doctorate Degree in Audiology from Gallaudet University of Washington, D.C., and Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences with honors from SUNY Plattsburgh. She experience with adult and pediatric hearing testing, hearing aid fittings and hearing aid management, as well as vestibular testing (balance and dizziness testing), tinnitus evaluations and newborn hearing screenings. She also earned her Clinical Certificate from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  Dr. Castor has completed certifications in vestibular rehabilitation and balance therapy through Fyzical. 

Dr. Jordan Sgroi, Au.D., CCC-A

Doctor of Audiologist

Dr. Sgroi obtained his clinical doctorate degree in Audiology from Salus University of Pennsylvania and Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from SUNY Fredonia.  Prior to joining Watertown Audiology for his fourth-year externship, Dr. Sgroi garnered valuable experience in a busy hospital and clinical setting in the Department of Otolaryngology at Temple University in Philadelphia.  He has experience with adult and pediatric hearing testing, hearing aid fittings and hearing aid.  He also performs tinnitus evaluations, vestibular testing (balance and dizziness testing) and Central Auditory Processing Disorder testing.  He also earned his Clinical Certificate from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). 

Dr. Jordan Sgroi, Au.D., CCC-A Clinical Audiologist in Watertown

Dr. Macee O'Kay, Au.D., CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. O’Kay obtained her clinical Doctorate Degree in Audiology from Syracuse University and Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from Nazareth College in Rochester. She completed her fourth-year audiology externship with Watertown Audiology, following which she spent time working in an ENT office where she performed programming of bone-anchored hearing aids as well as cochlear implants. Dr. O’Kay has experience with adult and pediatric hearing evaluations, hearing aid fittings and hearing aid management, as well as vestibular testing (balance and dizziness testing), and tinnitus evaluations. She has also earned her Clinical Certificate from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). 

Dr. Wen Lin, Au.D., CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Lin obtained her clinical Doctorate Degree from Missouri State University and Bachelor’s Degree from Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan.  She completed her fourth-year audiology externship with East Coast Audiology and Physical Therapy and prior to this she worked at Chung Hua Christian Hospital as an Audiologist.  Dr. Lin has experience with adult and pediatric hearing evaluations, hearin aid fittings and hearing aid management, as well as vestibular testing (balance and dizziness testing), and tinnitus evaluations.

Dr. Marina Abrams, Au.D., CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Abrams obtained her clinical Doctorate Degree in Audiology from the University of Connecticut and Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from Suny New Paltz. She has earned her Clinical Certificate from the America Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  Dr. Abrams has extensive experience with adult and pediatric hearing evaluations, hearing aid fittings and hearing aid management, vestibular testing (balance and dizziness testing), Central Auditory Processing, and Tinnitus Evaluations. Her previous work experience includes ENT, private practice, and hospital settings. 

 

Dr. Meredith Bossinger, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Bossinger obtained her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s degree in Natural Science from Daemen College in Amherst, New York.  She previously worked in outpatient rehabilitation at Samaritan Medical Center and Carthage Area Hospital, where she saw patients of all ages, specializing in treating orthopedic conditions and infants with torticollis, She has obtained several certifications in Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Therapy through Fyzical and American Institute of Balance.  She also has her Level 1 RockTape Certification.

Dr. Allan Litterio, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Litterio obtained his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Utica College, and his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Health Studies with honors from Utica College.  He worked for Mohawk Valley Health Systems in sub-acute inpatient rehab for over a year gaining experiencing working with patients with neurological deficits (strokes, MS, and patients with balance deficits), orthopedic deficits (Hip, Knee, and shoulder replacements, sprains, strains, and arthritic issues), and patients with cardiovascular deficits (COPD, and CABAGE surgery’s).  Additionally, he practices Physical Therapy in the U.S. Army Reserves as an officer having experience treating soldiers with a variety of orthopedic issues.  Dr. Litterio has also completed certifications in vestibular rehabilitation and balance therapy through Fyzical and has completed the McKenzie A and B courses. 

Dr. Elisabeth Gahler, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Gahler obtained her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Sciences from Nazareth College in Rochester, New York.  Dr. Gahler specializes treating people with neurological diagnosis such as Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis, as well as women’s health.  She offers her patients a personalized treatment plan for women who suffer from incontinence, pelvic pain, pregnancy related pain, postpartum problems, diastasis rectus, pelvic organ prolapse, and chronic constipation.  She previously worked in home health care for seven years with adults with neurological diagnoses and pediatrics. She attended Emory University’s Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency Course and obtained several certifications in vestibular rehabilitation and Balance therapy through Fyzical.  Dr. Gahler also attended classes for Pelvic floor rehabilitation through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Floor program.  

Dr. Elisabeth Gahler, PT, DPT licensed Physical Therapist in Watertown

Jeffrey Kaplan

Physical Therapist

Jeffrey obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Daemen College in Amherst, New York, in 2001.  He previously worked in a variety of settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedics.  Jeffrey has obtained several certifications for concussion rehabilitation from the American Institute of Balance.  

Dr. Mindy Kaplan, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Kaplan obtained her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy as well as her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Daemen College in Amherst, New York.   She previously worked in a variety of settings including acute care, in-patient rehabilitation, and pulmonary rehabilitation, with a higher concentration on outpatient orthopedics. Dr. Kaplan has experience with all age groups, including infants and working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  She has obtained several certifications for vestibular and concussion rehabilitation for the American Institute of Balance.  She also is a member of the New York State Board of Physical Therapy.

Dr. Mindy Kaplan, PT, DPT Physical Therapist in Watertown

Nicole Lockwood, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Lockwood is a Texan native, who graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Midwestern University, in Glendale Arizona. She previously worked in a variety of settings which include creating health and wellness programs for MMA fighters and powerlifter competitors.  Dr. Lockwood has experience with all age groups including infants.   She is now a specialist in concussion/vestibular rehabilitation, and a Herman and Wallace certified pelvic floor specialist, with emphasis on pregnancy/postpartum care and sexual trauma survivors.

Dr. Monika Docteur PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Docteur graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Utica College, in Utica, NY.  She has over 28 years of experience in a wide variety of settings including, outpatient, ortho school based, and home health, treating patients from 4 weeks old to 102 years old.  Dr. Docteur has certification in McKenzie Method and Sarah Meets Method for Osteoporosis.  She has completed certification in Vestibular Rehab and Balance through Fyzical. 

Joshua Grimshaw, HIS

Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist

Joshua has been with our practice since October 2003.  He has extensive training in hearing aid fitting, selection, and repairs.  Josh enjoys working with patients and teaching them to properly use and take care of their hearing aids.  She studied secondary education with a concentration in history at SUNY Potsdam.  and obtained his Associates Degree from Jefferson Community College. 

Cary Maitland

Hearing Care Coordinator

Cary has a full understanding of our patient’s needs and sees that they are scheduled in a timely manner and have everything they need when visiting our office for hearing aid appointments and repairs.  All hearing aid: ordering, authorizations, insurance, and repairs are coordinated through Cary for all 3 of our office locations.  If you are inquiring about new hearing aids, Cary is the perfect person to talk to as she has full understanding of every aspect of the hearing aid process and can guide you through all the steps necessary to obtain new hearing aids.

Cary Maitland Hearing Aid Coordinator Watertown

Jordon Ray

Hearing Aid Coordinator

Jordon is great with technology and is able to help patients program their new hearing aids. She is also amazing at repairs and cleaning, keeping your hearing aids working for you. Jordon enjoys spending time with the patients and getting to know about their lives and interests.  Jordon earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders & Sciences and a Master’s Degree in Literacy. She has over 10 years experience as a Speech Language Therapist, before joining us at East Coast Audiology and Physical Therapy. She knows the importance of language and hearing in all ages, and her 10 years working with children has made her an absolute asset to our Audiology team.

Lindsey Morgan, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Lindsey obtained her Associates Degree for Physical Therapy Assistant from SUNY Canton.  Prior to Fyzical, she gained valuable clinical experience in outpatient rehabilitation for orthopedics and Samaritan Medical Center for medical-surgery patients.  She has obtained several certifications in vestibular rehabilitation and balance therapy through Fyzical.

Lindsey Morgan, PTA Physical Therapy Assistant in Watertown

Joshua Brown, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Joshua obtained his Associates Degree for Physical Therapy Assistant from Onondaga Community College.  Prior to Fyzical, he gained valuable clinical experience in outpatient rehabilitation facilities throughout Syracuse, New York. He has acquired several certifications in vestibular rehabilitation and balance through Fyzical.

Dr. Katie Duff, Au.D., CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology