Hart Hearing Centers have been providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art hearing health care with a personal touch for over 40 years. Each one of our five conveniently located offices in Rochester, NY is staffed by a Doctor of Audiology, with extensive experience and training in fitting and dispensing today’s advanced hearing technology.
Hart Hearing Centers is proud to be a finalist for the Ethie Award, an annual honor given to local businesses and organizations by the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation.
Meet Our Team
Dr. stephen t. hart
Dr. Hart has been practicing audiology and addressing the hearing needs of his patients for over 40 years. He received his masters degree in audiology from SUNY Geneseo and his doctorate in audiology from the University of Florida. In 2007, Dr. Hart was awarded the Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award from the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association. His professional activities include serving two terms as a member of the New York State Licensure Board as well as past leadership positions in regional and state associations.
dr. melissa j. cushman
Dr. Cushman has been an audiologist for Hart Hearing Centers for over 30 years. She received her doctorate of audiology in 2004 and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Cushman practices at our Greece Location. She has provided consulting services for various area otolaryngologists.
…Melissa passed away suddenly April 27, 2018. She was part of the Hart Hearing Centers Family for over 31 years. Though she is no longer with us, she will be remembered by all for the care and compassion she gave to each patient and the friendship she shared with us all. To all her patients, please know we will continue to provide you with the best hearing care.
dr. peter w. hart
Pete joined the practice in 2012, seeing patients in Fairport and Irondequoit. He completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Geneseo and received his doctoral degree from the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium - a joint program between The Cleveland Clinic, The University of Akron, and Kent State University. Pete enjoys weekends on the St. Lawrence River, biking, and spending time with family and friends.
DR. SARAH HODGSON
Dr. Sarah Hodgson joined the Hart Hearing team in November 2017. She received her Doctorate in Audiology from James Madison University (JMU). Dr. Hodgson is a native of Penfield and is excited to be moving back to Rochester. She is thrilled to be serving the audiological needs of the Rochester community and particularly enjoys helping to improve patient’s quality of life and communication with loved ones through amplification. Dr. Hodgson is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). In her spare time, she enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and exploring new places!
Anita joined HHC in 2013 and keeps all five offices running smoothly. Anita takes care of billing and is our "go to" person for all insurance programs and everything that entails.Anita enjoys gardening at her home in Forest Hills where she resides with her husband Bill and their two dogs. She tries to visit her sons in Boston and Chicago as often as she can!
Monica works with Dr. Cushman at our Greece office. She is a newlywed and together with her wonderful husband David has three teenage children. Monica and her family love to hike and camp. You may find her ripping it up at Zumba too! Monica moved to Rochester from Baltimore and has quickly fallen in love with Wegman’s, Abbotts and the Finger Lakes Wineries.
Colleen joined HHC in 2012 as the patient coordinator at our Fairport and Brighton offices. She is very proud of her two beautiful daughters. Colleen lives in Farmington with her husband and their two dogs.
Pat has been with HHC for over 20 years! Pat is responsible for the insurance billing for the Irondequoit, Brockport, and Brighton Offices. Outside of work Pat spends time cooking, gardening, cross stitching, and watching old black & white films. Pat resides in the Hamlet of Egypt with her husband Munawar and their cat Lia. Their daughter, Kim, lives in Irondequoit.
Wendy joined the Hart Hearing team in January 2016. Wendy’s responsibilities include financial management and human resources. When Wendy isn’t balancing the books, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family. Wendy resides in Irondequoit with her husband Jim and their three children Max, Jake, and Maddy.
Sandy has been part of the team at HHC for 10 years! Sandy’s main role is processing new and repaired hearing aids for our Titus, Brockport, and Brighton offices. To many, she is known as our multi-talented employee – she knows a little about every aspect of the business. Sandy resides in Irondequoit with her daughter Theresa and their cat Star.
Claire Bradman joined HHC in 2014 after moving back to New York from Florida to be closer to her grandchildren. She keeps everyone in check as Patient Coordinator at our Irondequoit office. Claire also ensures our offices in Brighton and Brockport run smoothly. When Claire isn't in the office she enjoys yoga, spending time with family, and visiting friends back in Florida.
Mary LiVecchi joined HHC in September 2017. Mary will be wearing several hats in her Administrative role with Hart Hearing. You may see Mary assisting clients at the Titus Avenue location as well as working behind the scenes to support our accounting and billing department. Mary resides in Irondequoit with her husband Marc and two children. Outside of work Mary enjoys reading, yoga, camping and spending time with family and friends.