CHRISTINE TIRK, B.S., LHIS
Christine Tirk founded Clear Choice Hearing and Balance in 2008 after working as a NYS Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist for a local Ear Nose and Throat Physician for several years. Clear Choice Hearing and Balance was founded on the premise to provide a full scope Audiology practice to our community, which encompassed hearing and balance. Over the years, Clear Choice has treated thousands of patients with hearing loss, vertigo, and balance issues. They work closely with Ear, Nose, Throat Physicians and Primary Care Physicians to ensure proper continuity of care. Over the past few years, Christine has worked diligently to open a state of the art Pediatric Audiology suite for ALL children. She is a graduate of the State University of Brockport. She is a proud member of the International Hearing society.
SALVATORE TUTTOBENE M.A., BC-HIS
Salvatore Tuttobene, is a NYS Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist, whom is Nationally Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. A graduate of University of Arizona, Salvatore has many years of experience assisting patients with hearing aid selection and fitting. He takes great pride in helping patients regain their quality of life, using the most advanced technology available while thoroughly understanding their lifestyle and needs. Salvatore is a U.S. Military veteran who has served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has served on several committees to ensure Veterans hearing needs are met within the local community. He is a member in good standing of the National Board Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences, International Hearing Society, and the New York State Hearing Health Care Alliance.
KAELYNN BRIGGS, AuD
Kaelynn Briggs, AUD is a NYS licensed audiologist and member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She has received her Doctorate of Audiology from Salus University Osborne College of Audiology in Pennsylvania. She specializes in diagnostics and treatment of hearing disorders, tinnitus, and vertigo/disequilibrium. Her passions include working with the pediatric population, performing vestibular assessments and diagnosing adult and pediatric auditory processing disorders. Kaelynn is also a NYS licensed hearing aid dispenser who enjoys helping her patients reconnect with family and friends by utilizing expert counseling and the most advanced hearing technology available.
RON D'ANGELO, AuD
Ron D'Angelo, AuD is a NYS licensed audiologist and member of the American Academy of Audiology, and specializes in diagnostics and treatment of disorders of hearing, tinnitus and vertigo/disequilibrium. He is trained in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) and Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) and is a NYS licensed hearing aid dispenser. Ron has degrees from University of Rochester, Syracuse University and Salus University. He has given lectures to graduate students at Syracuse University and Nazareth College and has published articles on hearing conservation for organizations such as the International Trumpet Guild. As a part time professional musician, he has performed with Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Josh Groban, Chuck Mangione and other national and regional acts. Ron enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife, Laura, and their two cats.
PATRICIA GRAZIOSE, AuD
Patricia Graziose, AuD is a NYS licensed audiologist and member of the American Academy of Audiology. She has received her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Akron in Ohio, where she gained experience in all areas of audiology. She is passionate about identifying and managing hearing loss in the adult and geriatric populations as well as managing tinnitus. She has found interest in the various ways both hearing loss and tinnitus can be managed with lifestyle changes as well as through the use of technology.
JOHN DENARO, BC-HIS
John Denaro, is a Nationally Board Certified, NYS Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist. John has over a decade of experience in helping those with their hearing needs. He prides himself in being able to restore people’s quality of life using the most advanced technology on the market today. He enjoys getting to know patients and their families providing a very comfortable environment for care. John has always had a passion for technology, he keeps up with the latest technology to ensure his patients are up to date on the newest and best hearing devices fit for their specific needs. He is a member in good standing of the National Board Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences, and the International Hearing Society.