Meet our Audiologists!
Sarah Yahrmatter, AuD., CCC-A, FAAA
Dr. Sarah was born and raised in Ortonville, Michigan. She studied Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University (Go Green!), and received her doctorate in Audiology from Central Michigan University in May 2017. She completed a year-long residency in Las Vegas, Nevada, and worked in Olympia, Washington for two years. Sarah relocated back to Michigan in July 2019 with her husband, Neil, and dog, Nona.
Dr. Sarah specializes in the diagnosis of hearing loss and balance disorders, as well as the treatment of hearing loss with hearing aids, cochlear implants, or BAHA. She is known for her patient-centered approach in all aspects of audiology. She is also passionate about hearing loss prevention and had the opportunity to present her doctoral research for a national conference in San Antonio, TX, on hearing protective devices for recreational shooters. Dr. Yahrmatter was a competitive collegiate pistol shooter at Michigan State University. She enjoys educating recreational shooters and hearing loss patients on ways to protect their hearing against dangerous sounds.
Abbey Schmitt, AuD., CCC-A, FAAA
Dr. Abbey grew up in southern Indiana. She attended Purdue University for her undergraduate studies where she majored in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. She then went on to attend Indiana University where she earned her Doctorate in Audiology. She completed her final year externship with an ENT practice in Connecticut and graduated in 2019. Abbey then worked with practices in Indiana and Connecticut until she joined the ENT Associates team in December 2020.
Dr. Abbey enjoys performing diagnostic hearing tests and fitting her patients with hearing aids. Her main focus is educating her patients on hearing loss and guiding them through the rehabilitation journey. In the past, she was involved in research studies on auditory perception and aging, and she utilizes those skills to help improve the quality of life of her patients. In her spare time, Abbey enjoys sudoku puzzles, cooking, and exploring her new Michigan home.