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Meet Our Team

Serving residents of Palatine, IL since 1987

Brendan Moriarty, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Brendan received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Saint Xavier University in May 2019 and his Doctor of Audiology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in May 2023.

Dr. Moriarty has clinical experience in performing comprehensive exams on patients of all ages, hearing aid fittings, epairs and central auditory processing evaluations/treatment. He has worked in various office settings such as private practices, ENT clinics, and hearing aid research facilities.

Brendan has a great passion for helping his patients and their families navigate the circumstances of hearing loss through individualized care. His hobbies and interests include golfing, fishing and spending time with his family, friends, and dog Ollie.

Melissa Siavelis, M.S., CCC-A

Melissa Siavelis, M.S., CCC-A

Clinical Audiologist | Cochlear Implant Specialist

Melissa Siavelis, M.S., has been a practicing audiologist since 1995. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University with honors and her Master of Science degree from Purdue University with high honors.

Her clinical background includes rehabilitation for hearing loss, single-sided deafness, tinnitus and cochlear implant evaluation, and mapping. She has spoken at the American Academy of Audiology and has authored a series of reference guides covering a range of hearing instruments.

As demonstrated over the course of her career, Melissa is passionate about helping her patients and their families proactively address hearing-related issues. Melissa enjoys doing yoga, pilates, reading for pleasure, walking her dog, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Alison Lasiewicz

Director of Marketing/Patient Care

Alison has been with Hearing Care of Palatine for 13 years. She plays a vital role in interacting with our patients and says that is the “best part of the job!” She fills many roles within our practice, including marketing, finance, and insurance.

Alison has been married to her husband Jason for 19 years. She has two children: Griffin (16) and Trenton (12). Her family resides in Cary, and she loves the hometown feel of the suburb.

Alison earned her Bachelors of Science Degree (1997) in Public Relations and has a minor in English/Spanish.

Brittany Augello

Brittany Augello

Patient Care Coordinator

Brittany Augello graduated from Concordia University Chicago with her Masters of Business Administration and Bachelors of Innovative Studies in Healthcare Management. During this time, she studied in Arizona and Alaska researching healthcare in rural areas and managing patient accounts.

She has years of experience working with our patients on understanding office services, aiding in setting appointments, troubleshooting problems or assisting in connectivity tips. Her focus is quality patient care and encouraging a comfortable space for patients within the office.

Apart from the workplace, Brittany enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. Brittany, her husband, young child, and dog enjoy weekends at the lake. She also enjoys watching her son play toddler sports, traveling, reading, and yoga.

Debbie Skiba

Patient Care Coordinator

Debbie is the newest member of our team. Debbie started with us in April as our Patient Care Coordinator. Although she is new to the industry, she has many years experience in customer service/managerial. Those of our patients who have met Debbie have commented on her outgoing and caring personality and have given her a warm welcome into our practice.

Debbie and her husband Brian have been married for 16 years and they have two children: Ashley (15) and Joey (12). They live out in the suburb of Cary with their dog Baxter.

In her free time, Debbie likes to go for walks, workout, and spend time with family.

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