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 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
“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. 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. 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. Lara Liebmann, Au.D.
Dr. Lara Liebmann grew up in New York City and pursued an undergraduate career in Psychology at Brandeis University. She first learned about the intricacies of the auditory system through one of her first neuroscience classes. The fascination with the perception of sound combined with a lifelong passion to help people was the driving force that led her to study audiology. Dr. Liebmann then received her Doctorate of Audiology from Northwestern University.
Dr. Liebmann is a licensed audiologist in the state of Pennsylvania and currently holds membership with the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Liebmann’s specialty includes hearing diagnostic evaluations and hearing technology consultations for both adolescent and adult age populations.
In addition to seeing patients in multiple MLAC offices and facilities, Dr. Liebmann also serves the community as an Educational Audiologist for the School District of Philadelphia. In this role, she assists school-aged children with any audiologic needs as well as collaborates with hearing itinerants and teachers to create optimal listening environments for these students.
Dr. Liebmann currently resides near Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia and enjoys practicing yoga, playing the guitar, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Ryan Shea, Au.D.
Dr. Shea attended the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA, where he received his Doctor of Audiology degree. He also received his Master of Arts in Audiology and Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science and Disorders from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his residency at the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA, where he conducted diagnostic hearing evaluations and fit hearing devices for adult and geriatric populations. He is very excited to be a part of the Main Line Audiology Consultants team, where he is able to help improve the lives of others by helping them communicate with their friends and family again.
Dr. Michaila Hatty, Au.D.
Dr. Michaila Hatty was born and raised in South Philadelphia. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Dr. Hatty was a member of Washington College’s women’s basketball team and was also a Student Athlete Mentor. She went on to pursue her Doctorate of Audiology from Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. During her time at Salus University Dr. Hatty was a student mentor and the president of the Student Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Hatty completed her residency at University Physicians of Brooklyn/NY Audio Associates in Brooklyn, New York where she cared for patients of all ages via a multidisciplinary team made up of physicians, audiologists, and nurses. During her residency, Dr. Hatty acquired experience in multiple areas of the field of audiology but her favorite part of her job was helping her patients hear better through proper fitting of hearing aids.
Dr. Hatty is a licensed audiologist in the state of Pennsylvania and a member of the American Academy of Audiology. During her free time, she likes spending time with family and friends, going to the gym, and traveling.
Dr. Aleksandra Luba, Au.D.
Dr. Luba earned her Doctorate of Audiology from Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA and her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Mississippi. She is a licensed Audiologist in Pennsylvania and a member of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Luba has experience working with patients of all ages, ranging from infants to geriatrics. In her spare time, Dr. Luba enjoys cross stitching, hiking, traveling, cooking Polish food, and visiting national parks.