Meet the Team
Better hearing and a better quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional. At Main Line Audiology Consultants, PC, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our patients. Relationships based on unsurpassed personal service that begins the first time you walk through our doors and continues long after your initial appointment. We go to over 17 retirement communities and 35 nursing homes in the Philadelphia area.
Dr. Kathy Landau Goodman, Au.D.
“My commitment to hearing care has personal as well as professional roots. My father lived with a severe hearing loss all his life and I observed firsthand the many obstacles he had to overcome. His positive attitude inspired me to pursue a career in Audiology, and in 1984 I founded Main Line Audiology Consultants, P.C. We provide patients with personalized, caring service and state-of-the-art technology. It is important to me to give people the best hearing possible.”
Dr. Kathy Landau Goodman received her Doctorate degree in Audiology from Central Michigan University. She received her Masters degree in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology from Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital and is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Kathy Landau Goodman is a Fellow of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the American Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Landau Goodman is co-founder of the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology and was their first vice president of Professional Issues. She served two terms (1993-1999) on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She is Chair of the Audiology Awareness Campaign since 1994, which is a national collaborative effort of national Audiology organizations to educate the public about the value of hearing care. Dr. Landau Goodman is the Audiology Consultant to the U.S. Department of Labor and the School District of Philadelphia. Dr. Landau Goodman is also a frequent lecturer and has presented many papers at professional conventions and meetings.
Dr. Goodman has received numerous awards including:
- Dr. Landau Goodman was voted Top Doctor of the Philadelphia suburbs in Suburban Life Magazine – August 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
- 2014 Smart CEO’s BRAVA award – Top Female CEO – Philadelphia
- 2013 Woman of Distinction Award – Philadelphia
- 2012 Named one of Philadelphia’s 21 power women by Mainline Today magazine
- 2011 Received the National President’s Award from American Hearing Aid Associates
- 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Voted “Best Audiologist on the Main Line” by Main Line Times readers
- 2009 Named one of “Women Worth Watching” – Philadelphia Magazine
- 2007, 2008 Voted “Best Audiologist” by Philadelphia Inquirer readers
- 2004 Third Audiologist in the country to be named “Audiology All Star” by Advance for Audiologists magazine
- 2001 Voted one of “Top Docs” by physicians in Main Line Today magazine
- 2000 Dan F. Konkle Service Award from the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession of Audiology on a national and state level
- 1999 National Oticon Focus on People Award given to one hearing care professional in the country
- 1998 Certificate of Appreciation by the Academy of Doctors of Audiology
- 1996 Audiology Appreciation Award on behalf of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology
- 1994 National Audiology Awareness Award for accomplishments in the promotion of Audiology and hearing help awareness by the Academy of Doctors of Audiology
Dr. Brian Harrington, Au.D.
Dr. Harrington received his Doctoral degree in Audiology from Arizona School of Health Services – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona. He received his Masters degree in Audiology from Bloomsburg University and his Bachelor of Science degree from Lafayette College. He is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Harrington is a licensed Audiologist in Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Harrington has been providing excellence in hearing care at MLAC since 2002.
“I am honored to have joined the experienced staff of Main Line Audiology Consultants, P.C. The field of audiology has given me the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of both children and adults. One of the greatest rewards of being an Audiologist is the ability to improve the quality of someone’s life. My education and experience enable me to provide the highest standard of care and service to individuals of all ages.”
Dr. Jillian Baier Au.D
Dr. Baier earned her doctoral degree in Audiology from Towson University and attended Bloomsburg University for her undergraduate studies in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. As a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, she holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology. She gained experience in the field by working in private practices, ENT offices, and a government center in Maryland.
Having grown up in Havertown, Dr. Baier is beyond thrilled to be back in the Philadelphia area and working in one of the most reputable practices in the country.
“The ability to hear plays a major factor in brain health and in connecting to the people and the world around us. As my mother suffers from hearing loss, I am keenly aware of the impact and frustrations that accompany this disability. With each of my patients, I strive to use my education and skills to positively affect change in a person’s life.”
Dr. Anna Bixler Au.D
Dr. Bixler received her doctoral degree in audiology from the University of Pittsburgh and completed her undergraduate at East Stroudsburg University. She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Audiology. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, hiking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
“My career in audiology grants me to tremendous gift of helping people enjoy life to the fullest. I love learning about new advancements and research in the field as it is constantly improving and changing. Being part of the team at Main Line Audiology Consultants is an honor and I am fortunate to work alongside the wonderful audiologists and staff here!”
Dr. Andrea Haungs Au.D
Dr. Haungs received her doctoral degree in audiology from Salus University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and completed her undergraduate at Purdue University. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Academy of Audiology and Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology. In her free time she enjoys scuba diving and horseback riding.
“I am committed to helping everyone with a hearing loss achieve better hearing and improve the individual’s quality of life. No matter what the situation, I can reach the optimal listening experience.”
Dr. Dena Franciotti Au.D
Dr. Franciotti attended St. John’s University in Queens, New York where she received her Doctor of Audiology Degree. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at St. Joseph’s College in New York. She also holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Dr. Franciotti previously worked at the Manhattan Veteran Affairs Medical Center as well as a private practice on Long Island where she conducted diagnostic evaluations and fitting of amplification for the adult and geriatric population. She maintains her clinical expertise by attending continuing education trainings on the latest technological and diagnostic innovations in the field of audiology.
“My goal is to provide better hearing to help promote a more healthy and comfortable lifestyle. I am so proud to be a part of the great field of audiology. Improving the hearing of others and helping them reconnect with their family and friends is the most rewarding part of what I do.”
Dr. Tracy Hoeppner Au.D
Dr. Hoeppner received her Doctor of Audiology degree from The Ohio State University. She previously attended Pennsylvania State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders.
Prior to joining the team at Main Line Audiology Consultants, Dr. Hoeppner completed her clinical externship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Hoeppner is a graduate of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) traineeship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She has had additional clinical training in ENT offices, schools and VA Medical Centers.
Dr. Hoeppner was born and raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania and is excited to be practicing in her home state.
“I am so excited to have joined the experienced team at Main Line Audiology Consultants! Every day I am thankful for my career as an audiologist, but I am even more thankful for the patients I get to meet. I strive to offer the best possible, patient-centered care to improve the lives of those seeking my help and expertise.”