About Us

With over twenty two years of practicing audiology in Youngstown, Ohio, we have had the pleasure of helping thousands of people improve their hearing and start enjoying life again. Hearing loss impacts each life differently and we offer individualized care and solutions for each patient. We know that your success is highly dependent on our expertise in selecting the right products for you and then assisting you in the acclimation process.

We carry a full selection of hearing aids and assistive devices, including new cosmetically appealing styles and digital models with advanced features to meet your specific hearing aids. Along with providing quality products, we focus on great customer service to ensure that you enjoy your hearing aids not just the day you get them but five years from then. We look forward to meeting you and improving you ability to hear.

Professional Staff

Carrie Boyd, M.A. CCC/A

Carrie Boyd, M.A. CCC/A

Carrie Boyd, M.A. CCC/A

Carrie has been with the practice for over 15 years. She has a Master's degree in Audiology from Kent State University and a Bachelor's Degree in Hearing and Speech Science from Ohio University in Athens. She is an active member of the American Academy of Audiology and the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She has helped hundreds of patients hear better and become more confident in their day-to-day lives. She offers expertise, and knowledge, as well as, a caring and understanding nature that patients can confide and trust in.

Deborah Yaich, Au.D.

Deborah Yaich, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology

Deborah Yaich, Au.D.

Dr. Yaich has been the senior audiologist at Fifth Avenue Otolaryngologists, Inc. for over 26 years. She is licensed to practice audiology in the State of Ohio by the Ohio Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology and is a member and board certified by the American Speech-language and Hearing Association. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Yaich is a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders, and from the University of Akron with a Master of Arts in Audiology. Dr. Yaich obtained her doctor of Audiology degree from A.T. Still Arizona School of Health Sciences.

Dr. Yaich provides a full range of diagnostic and rehabilitative hearing and balance services. She has attended many continuing education seminars to attain advanced competency in fitting premium digital hearing aid technology. Dr. Yaich combines her clinical expertise with her compassion to help people, which promotes an environment of trust and confidence.

Your Goals Are Our Goals

We promise to work closely with you to discover where you are having the most difficulty communicating. Then, we will collaborate with you to determine the best solution to increase your ability to hear and understand in the situations you describe. If that solution includes hearing aids, then we are committed to recommending the technology that:

  1. Works best for your level of hearing loss;
  2. Complements your lifestyle and,
  3. Fits within your budget. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal.

Continuing Education

Although we're smart enough to know that we don't know everything, we're dedicated enough to try!  To make sure we stay on top of both the latest advances in technology and the current research related to hearing we attend many conferences, seminars and conventions every year.  In addition we belong to a variety of professional organizations that provide us with a wealth of information.