Audiologist in Baltimore Highlands, MD
Dr. Karlee Ertter
Dr. Karlee Ertter is an Audiologist at our offices in Pikesville and Pasadena, Maryland. Originally from a small town in Pennsylvania called Ebensburg, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Sciences, and Disorders from Pennsylvania State University in 2013. She graduated from Towson University with her Doctorate in Audiology, where she completed her thesis project, “Evaluating Quality of Life in Cochlear Implant Candidates/Recipients Using the ModNCIQ,” with 4 hearing healthcare professionals to modify a questionnaire that can be used in clinical practice. Her clinical rotations included ENTAA Care, Lincoln Intermediate Unit in York, PA, Baltimore Veteran’s Administration, and here at Live Better Hearing, where she completed her 4th-year externship. Dr. Ertter’s primary audiological interests are hearing aids and providing hearing healthcare needs to patients of all ages. Her cheerful, warm personality and desire to help others enable her to provide quality care at each appointment. She finds great joy in seeing the smiles on her patients’ faces during their hearing aid fitting appointments, and is delighted in knowing that she is bettering people’s lives by providing hearing healthcare. In her spare time, Karlee likes to read and stay active through running and boot camp classes. She enjoys cheering on all Penn State sports teams and spending time with her family and close friends.
Patient Care Coordinator
Dyemond Hill is the Patient Care Coordinator at our offices in Annapolis, Ellicott City, and Parkanna. She graduated high school in Baltimore in 2010 and is currently pursuing her A.A.S Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Howard Community College. Dyemond loves interacting with her patients and learning about their different backgrounds. Working at multiple offices allows her the opportunity to meet a variety of different people around Maryland. When she isn’t at work, Dyemond loves to watch her daughter swim and practice her impressive talent for creating balloon arches and columns. She is constantly working toward improving herself and shows pride in her continued growth as an individual.
Dr. Amanda Reed
Dr. Amanda Reed is an Audiologist at our offices in Frederick and Pikesville, Maryland. She is originally from East Meadow, New York and she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania, where she also played Division II softball.
After that, she went on to pursue her doctorate degree at Towson University, eventually joining Live Better Hearing as a doctoral resident before graduating and becoming a full-time audiologist at our practice. Her clinical rotations also included Maryland School for the Deaf, Chesapeake Ear, Nose, and Throat Physicians, and St. Agnes Hospital. Her doctoral thesis, “Simulation Techniques in Audiology Education,” concentrated on the effectiveness of simulators to train student clinicians, specifically in the field of audiology.
Dr. Reed specializes in diagnostic hearing testing and vestibular assessments. She is fluent in American Sign Language, which enables her to communicate effectively with people in the Deaf community. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities.
When she isn’t at the office, Amanda likes to spend time outdoors and travel to visit her friends and family.