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.

Dario Kunar, MD FACS

Dario Kunar, MD, FACS

Dr. Kunar received his undergraduate degree at Columbia University.  Following his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Kunar completed an internship in general surgery and his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.  Dr. Kunar has been the recipient of numerous scholarships and research awards.  His publications include a chapter on preoperative evaluation of patients in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  Dr. Kunar has specialized expertise in the state-of-the-art procedure from oxygen dependent patients known as the minitrach procedure.  His areas of interest include laryngology, head and neck oncology, pediatric otolaryngology, treatment of swallowing disorders and diseases of the ear and cochlear implantation.

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, 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.

Kelly Hume, MS, CCC/SLP

Kelly Hume-Johnson, MS, CCC/SLP

Mrs. Hume-Johnson received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Towson State University. She completed her clinical fellowship at Medical Rehabilitation Support Services and the Easter Seals Society of Baltimore. She holds memberships in numerous state and national professional associations. Mrs. Hume-Johnson has extensive experience in articulation and language therapy for the following populations: ASD, intellectually disabled, emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, hearing impaired/deaf and non-verbal children as well as regular education. Through her work in a Baltimore County elementary school, Mrs. Hume-Johnson developed a language enrichment program for kindergarten and first grade students. She also provided aural rehabilitation in the Baltimore City and County Public School systems. Her private practice focuses on pediatric articulation and language therapy. Mrs. Hume-Johnson is an affiliate professor at Loyola University's graduate program and has given numerous staff and parent workshops on multiple speech and language topics. She currently serves as the Aural Rehabilitation therapist for the Cochlear Implant Center at GBMC.

Bridget Niedermeyer, AuD, CCC/SLP

Bridget Niedermeyer, AuD, CCC/A

Dr. Niedermeyer 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. Niedermeyer 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. Niedermeyer holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

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