Our Audiology Staff
Christine Russo-Mayer, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Christine Russo-Mayer has been practicing Audiology since 2000. She earned her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida in 2003 after earning a Masters degree in Audiology from Lehman College in Bronx, New York in 1999. Dr. Russo-Mayer is certified by American Speech and Hearing Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She is fully licensed by New York State to dispense hearing aids and is certified to recommend and fit all levels of amplification that include digital hearing aids and FM systems. Her clinical expertise includes her work with pediatric through geriatric populations. In addition, Dr. Russo-Mayer is an early intervention provider affording her extensive pediatric experience that includes the special needs population and an Educational Audiologist who contracts with local school districts. She is also a member of National Coalition of Auditory Processing Disorders and keeps current with all of the assessment and management strategies in order to assist the growing number of Auditory Processing cases. Dr. Russo-Mayer also supervises students from many Audiology Doctoral programs through interships and 4th year placements.
Dr. Russo-Mayer is married to her husband Paul since 2001 and is a mother of 2 beautiful children, Jenna and Jayson. As a wife, mother and private practice owner, she knows first hand the importance of family and this philosophy is the core root of her practice. Before relocating her practice to Westchester County after the birth of her daughter, and partnering with pediatric ENT Dr. Jospeh Bernstein, Dr. Russo-Mayer was the director of The Communications Center, an Audiology private practice of the Upper East Side of Manhattan. There she worked side by side with adult and pediatric ear, nose and throat doctors and gained a tremendous knowledge for the medical background of Audiology. In addition to the clinical Audiology practice at The Communications Center, Dr. Russo-Mayer had the pleasure of working with The Tomatis Program and other listening training programs developed for individuals with Auditory Processing, ADHD, Sensory Integration, Autism and other developmental delays. In working with these populations, Dr. Russo-Mayer has learned to focus on the WHOLE PERSON rather than just THEIR EARS. Dr. Russo-Mayer collaborates with many audiolgists, speech therapsts, and physicians in Westchester and Connecticut. Additionally, she works closely with Listening Partners to provide comprehensive early internvention, preschool and school services throughout NY and CT.
Danielle Acosta, Au.D.
Doctoral of Audiology
Danielle Acosta, Au.D. graduated from Montclair State University in May 2020 and received her Doctorate in Audiology. Dr. Acosta earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2015 from Radford University. Danielle’s clinical rotations have given her valued experience working with patients of all populations and age groups. She is fully trained in the assessment of Central Auditory Processing Evaluations, hearing and amplification evaluation as well as a NYS licensed hearing aid dispenser. Her passion is driven towards providing quality patient-centered care, as well as raising hearing health awareness, quality of life, and overall health in the community.
Kelly Racanelli has been part of the CRM Audiology family for 7 years. As the Administrative Assistant in the practice, she handles the day to day business tasks as well as patient care coordination. Kelly will assist you in scheduling your appointments for hearing tests, hearing aid consultations and fittings, auditory processing evaluations and early intervention appointments.
Kelly works hand in hand with all of the doctors to ensure our patients have an exceptional experience from the first encounter at CRM Audiology.
Lindsay Brown, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Lindsay Brown, Au.D. graduated magna cum laude with research distinction from The Ohio State University, where she majored in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She went on to receive her Audiology Doctorate from CUNY, The Graduate Center. Dr. Brown is certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association as she knows the importance of remaining up to date on the latest research and best practices. Prior to working at CRM Audiology, she was the primary audiologist at two locations of Hearing Health USA where she specialized in the appropriate fitting of digital hearing aids and worked with a wide variety of hearing aid manufacturers. She was an Audiology Fellow at the Westchester Institute for Human Development and has completed externships at the Brooklyn Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and the Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC).
Dr. Brown has diverse audiologic clinical experience including pediatric and adult audiology, digital hearing aid fitting, comprehensive diagnostic testing, and cochlear implant programming. She is passionate about the field of Audiology and dedicated to providing the most effective patient-centered care. Dr. Brown recognizes the importance of hearing health and looks forward to helping her patients as a member of the CRM Audiology family.