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Meet the Cochlear Implant Team

Melissa Sweeney
Melissa H. Sweeney, M.S., CCC/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Cochlear Implant Program Manager / Head of Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathologist / Faculty Associate
Master’s Degree – The University of Texas at Dallas
Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist
Certified by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Licensed by the State of Texas
Specialties: cochlear implantation, hearing loss, auditory-verbal therapy
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Erica Brown, M.S., CCC/SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist / Faculty Associate
Master’s Degree – The University of Texas at Dallas
Certified by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Licensed by the State of Texas
Specialties: aural habilitation, hearing loss, cochlear implants, pediatric speech and language disorders
Shari C. Kwon, Au.D., CCC/A
Audiologist, Faculty Associate
Doctor of Audiology – University of Florida
Certified by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Licensed by the State of Texas
Specialties: cochlear implantation, hearing aids
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Holly Marvin, Au.D., CCC/A
Audiologist, Faculty Associate
Doctor of Audiology – University of Texas at Dallas
Certified by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Licensed by the State of Texas
Specialties: pediatric audiology, hearing aids, cochlear implants
laura Laura L. Parnell, Au.D., CCC/A
Audiologist, Faculty Associate
Doctor of Audiology - University of Arizona
Certified by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Licensed by the State of Texas
Specialties: educational audiology, electrophysiology, hearing aids
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Amber N. Stehlik, MS, CCC/SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist, Faculty Associate
Master's Degree -- The University of Texas at Dallas
Certified by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Licensed by the State of Texas
Specialties: aural habilitation, hearing loss, cochlear implants

Nancy Silva
Administrative Assistant

Children's Medical Center and UT Southwestern Team Members

Peter Roland, M.D.
Professor

  • Specialties: otolaryngology, neurotology, pediatric otolaryngology
  • Clinical interests: cebebrospinal fluid leak, cholesteatoma, cochlear implant, otosclerosis, stapedectomy

Brandon Isaacson, M.D.
Assistant Professor

  • Specialties: pediatric otolaryngology, neurotology, otolaryngology
  • Clinical interests: cholesteatoma, cochlear implant, facial nerve disorder, otosclerosis, skull base surgery

Joe Walter Kutz, M.D.
Assistant Professor

  • Specialties: otolaryngology, neurotology
  • Clinical interests: acoustic neuroma, chronic otitis media and Cholesteatoma, Cochlear Implant, Otosclerosis, Skull Base Surgery

Kenneth Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

  • Specialties: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology
  • Clinical interests: Cochlear implantation, pediatric otolaryngology, pediatric otology