Pasadena, MD Hearing Clinic
Pasadena, MD, located along the Patapsco River and connected by the Francis Scott Key Bridge, has been home to our Live Better Hearing office for the last two decades. Situated in Anne Arundel County, this city offers the Atlantic Marina Resort, as well as Hancock’s Resolution, an authentic farmstead modeled after life in the late 18th century.
Located in the Horizon’s Building, we are surrounded by a plethora of commerce and shopping, including Home Goods and TJ Maxx. To reach our office, simply enter through the clock tower and take the elevator to the third floor. From there, you will turn right and we are located at the end of the hall. Suite numbers are not in correct order, so don’t worry if you notice some deviation. Because we strive to provide the care, our community deserves and needs, we are open five days a week – from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays.
Our Hearing Professionals
Dr. Rebecca Book
Dr. Rebecca Book is one of the Audiologists at our office in Pasadena, Maryland. A Baltimore native, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology, Audiology, and Deaf Studies and her Doctorate in Audiology from Towson University. Her doctoral thesis concentrated on the design of a classroom screening protocol for school-age children. Since graduating, she has worked at Johns Hopkins, Bayview and has experience working closely with ENT physicians. She has been working in a private practice setting for more than ten years.
Dr. Book is passionate about helping her local community by providing care to people with hearing loss. Her expertise in digital hearing aid technology and diagnostics enables her to provide high-quality care while forming meaningful relationships with her patients.
When she is not in the office, Dr. Book enjoys spending time with her family and playing with her toddler.
Dr. Karlee Ertter
Dr. Karlee Ertter is an Audiologist at our offices in Annapolis 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.
- B.S. in Communications, Sciences and Disorders from The Pennsylvania State University
- Au.D. from Towson University
Licenses & Certifications
- Maryland Audiology License
- Hearing aid evaluations and fittings
Sara Elliott is our Patient Care Coordinator in the Pasadena, MD office. She grew up in College Park, MD, and has lived in Annapolis, MD, for 20 years. She has a wonderful son and a fluffy pet rabbit. She enjoys touring historic cities and sites, loves superhero movies, and baking. She has been in customer service her whole professional life, and truly loves making people’s day better. Sara is a fantastic team member at Live Better Hearing + Balance.