Kathy Mellott, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, ABA Certified
Dr. Kathy Mellott, Doctor of Audiology, has been an audiologist for more than 40 years. She obtained her Bachelor's of Arts in Hearing and Speech Sciences from University of Maryland, College Park, in 1976 and her Master's of Science in Audiology from Towson University in 1977. Her Clinical Fellowship Year in Audiology was obtained through the Washington County, MD Public Schools. Her Doctor of Audiology was obtained from Salus University in 2003.
In 1981, Dr. Mellott obtained a Residency in Medical Audiology from Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. She worked at The Denver Children's Hospital before moving back to the Washington, DC area to develop the Neurotology Unit at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD. In 1986, she accepted a faculty position in the Otolaryngology Department at Georgetown University Medical Center.
Audiology Unlimited began in 1993 in the office Dr. Robert Baumgartner in Silver Spring, MD. In 1997, Dr. Mellott took over College Park Hearing Services, and made it part of her private practice. In 1998, Audiology Unlimited, LLC opened an office in Upper Marlboro. Pat Mellott, Dr. Mellott's husband, is the Office Manager in Upper Marlboro.
Dr. Mellott and her husband, Pat, participate in area health fairs and annually promote hearing protection at the Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair, the Navy Saxophone Symposium and the Maryland Music Educators Conventions with Musician's Earplugs. She also is involved in her community. She is a member of the United Methodist Women at her church, Treasurer of the Beltsville Recreation Council, President of the Emory Grove Association of Baltimore, and Registrar of the Colonel Tench Tilghman Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Diane K. Boyd, M.S., CCC-A, FAAA, joined Audiology Unlimited in February 2017. Mrs. Boyd received her B.S. degree from Montclair State College and her MS in Audiology from Columbia University. Ms. Boyd started her career at St. Barnabus Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, where she established the Vestibular Lab. She was a member of their Cleft Palate Team and worked with children with auditory processing disorders.
Upon moving to the DC area Ms. Boyd practiced at both the Washington Hospital Center and Suburban Hospital where she performed many duties including: newborn hearing screenings, intraoperative monitoring, and diagnostic assessments for head trauma victims and stroke patients. Ms. Boyd has an extensive clinical background in hearing aid dispensing.
In her spare time Ms. Boyd enjoys gourmet cooking and baking. She resides in Derwood, MD with her husband and has two sons.
Silvia Alfaro joined the practice in September 2018. She is bilingual and a great help to the practice.