Our Professional Staff

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

Who We Are

We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Northern Jersey ENT Audiology, our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff combines years of expertise in hearing healthcare, and is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.

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Our Audiology Staff

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Dr. Ayo Ogunlusi


Dr. Ayo Ogunlusi completed her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences in Mesa Arizona, August 2006. She completed her Masters of Communication Disorders degree from Auburn University Auburn AL. in 1988.

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Dr. Nicole J. Groat, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA


Dr. Groat earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The Pennsylvania State University in 2011. She completed her clinical Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Still University in Arizona in 2017.

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Affiliated ENT Physicians

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Harry Katz, MD


Dr. Katz received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. After post-graduate training in surgery at Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center, he completed his residency in otolaryngology at New York University Bellevue-Manhattan VA Medical Center.

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Joel F. Lehrer, MD


Dr. Joel Lehrer is one of the foremost ear and dizziness (balance) specialists in New Jersey. He has particular expertise in inner ear disorders and middle ear and mastoid surgery. He has lectured and published extensively with particular emphasis in the areas of dizziness and imbalance and disorders of the inner ear.

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