Cochlear Implant Team

Our caring and sensitive team of professionals will support your child and your family through the cochlear implant procedure and every aspect of therapy and monitoring that follow.

Fellowship-trained surgeons from the Division of Otology/Neurotology and Pediatric Otolaryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) will perform the implantation procedure. Our multi-disciplinary team comprises hearing, psychology, developmental, and speech specialists, ensuring well-rounded care to support the whole child.



Victoria Andre, AuD
Clinical Audiologist

Erica Miele, AuD
Clinical Audiologist

Eric Bostwick, AuD
Clinical Audiologist

Pediatric Medical Genetics

Philip Giampietre, MD
Pediatric Geneticist

Christina Botti, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor

Pediatric Developmental Psychology

Jason Gold, PhD
Developmental Psychologist

Service Coordination

Manuel Patusco, APN
Pediatric Otolaryngology

Patient Stories

  • "We cannot say enough about the staff – doctors, nurses, techs, the housekeeping staff, transport personnel. They all make the kids in the hospital feel special."

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