Cochlear Implant Team

Brian Kaplan, MD

Brian Kaplan, MD

Dr. Kaplan received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center.  Dr. Kaplan has been the recipient of several clinical and research awards.  He has authored numerous publications and presented on a variety of otologic topics, including balance testing and inner ear hair cell regeneration.  Areas of interest and expertise include otologic medicine and surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and general otolaryngology.

Scott London, MD

Scott London, MD

Dr. London received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia College of Art & Sciences and his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  He completed his residency at the University of Virginia Department of Otolaryngology.  Dr. London is the recipient of several resident awards for original presentations.  Publications include numerous journal articles and chapters on a wide range of topics.  Dr. London's areas of interest include the treatment of patients with hearing loss, ear diseases, and sinonasal obstruction and infection. Dr. London and the Cochlear Implant Team at GBMC treat people with profound hearing loss and those who may be candidates for cochlear implantation.

Regina Presley, AuD, CCC/A

Regina Presley, AuD, FAAA, CCC/A

Dr. Presley received her Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees from Towson State University and her Doctorate of Audiology from A.T. Still University.  She completed her Clinical Fellowship Year at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.  Dr. Presley holds memberships in numerous state and national professional associations.  She has co-authored a chapter regarding children with hearing impairments in Healthy Beginnings.  She has directed audiological services for the Infants and Toddlers Program in Anne Arundel County and the Comprehensive Hearing Center, a division of Ear, Nose & Throat Associates.  Dr. Presley has lectured and presented on Audiology topics, including hearing screening for infants, central auditory processing disorders and cochlear implant technology on a local and national level.  She is currently the Senior Audiologist for the Cochlear Implant Center at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

Bridget Garrison, Au.D, FAAA, CCC/A

Bridget Garrison, Au.D, FAAA, CCC/A

Dr. Garrison received her Bachelor's of Science degree with a double major in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology and Deaf Studies from Towson University. She continued at Towson University where she went on to achieve her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.). Dr. Garrison joined the Cochlear Implant Center at GBMC part-time in July 2014 as a cochlear implant audiologist. She comes to this position with lots of personal experience in the field of cochlear implants. She also works at Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, where she specializes in diagnostic audiology assessment for adults and pediatrics, as well as fitting, programming and repairing hearing aids. Dr. Garrison holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

Mary O'Leary Kane, MA, CCC/SLP

Mary O'Leary Kane, MA, CCC/SLP

Mary O’Leary Kane, MA, CCC-SLP is GBMC’s cochlear implant Auditory Rehabilitation Specialist. She supports patients after cochlear implant surgery; helping each person achieve individualized goals related to understanding and use of cochlear implants and accessories. Therapy post-surgery presents the optimal time for patients to fully understand the listening process and identify ways to optimize benefits of cochlear implants.

Mary earned her Bachelor’s degree from Towson State University and her Master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado. She has 20 years of experience working in the field, including hospital, private practice and school settings. She has contributed to a number of research articles and academic materials related to the field of hearing loss and rehabilitation.

Mary was one of the original staff members of River School in Washington, DC, an international model for the inclusive education of children with hearing loss. She worked with Dr. John Niparko’s research team at Johns Hopkins Listening Center, testing patients enrolled in the Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation study (CDaCI). Mary also worked for the Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA) in Baltimore and Dr. Susan Grant’s private practice in Green Spring Station.

Mary brings with her an enthusiasm to help children and adults through the cochlear implant process, bringing sound to life in meaningful therapy sessions. Her goal is to educate patients and maximize their use of cochlear implants into seamless everyday use. .

Janiea Andrulonis

Janiea Andrulonis

Janiea Andrulonis joined the Cochlear Implant Center team in 2016 as the center’s Patient Services Assistant. She is a graduate of Baltimore City College, and studied Mass Communication at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. Mrs. Andrulonis has strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to assist patients with various needs, and she has several years of experience as an administrative professional.

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