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NJ Hearing Health Center, Inc.

1673 Route 88
Brick, New Jersey 08724
Phone: 732-458-5050
Provider: Dr. Donna M. Goione-Merchant, Audiologist

Dr. Goione-Merchant received her Doctor of Audiology Degree from the University of Florida. She received her Masters degree in Audiology from Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey) and her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree as a Teacher of the Hearing Impaired/Deaf from Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey). She holds New Jersey certifications to teach the Hearing Impaired/Deaf and New Jersey certifications to teach the Handicapped. Dr. Goione-Merchant taught High School Resource Room prior to enter Audiology and prior to that worked briefly as a sign language interpreter. She has been in private practice since February 1992 at the same location in Brick, NJ.

Prior to opening her private practice, Dr. Goione-Merchant worked at Princeton Medical Center. She has also served as clinic coordinator for the Masters level Audiology program at Trenton State College (January 1992 – June 1996). Dr. Goione-Merchant is currently the Secretary of the Board for New Jersey Academy of Audiology. She has been an adjunct professor and clinical preceptor in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department at Montclair State University since January 2011.

Dr. Goione-Merchant works with both adult and pediatric populations with a specialty in pediatric auditory disorders and extensive diagnostic experience in the areas of childhood hearing loss and central auditory processing disorders. She lectures and provides workshops on topics relating to Hearing Loss, Educational Audiology, Auditory Disorders, and Aural Rehabilitation.

Provider: Dr. Maren E. Ridenour, Audiologist

Dr. Ridenour is a New Jersey licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser. She holds a clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from Montclair State University and an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from University of Central Florida. Dr. Ridenour has provided workshops and in-services to various organizations on topics relating to hearing loss and hearing aids. Dr. Ridenour works with both pediatric and adult populations.

I always appreciated the kindness showed to me each time I came for an appointment. There is an air of professionalism and Dr. Merchant is always thorough in describing what is happening with my hearing.