expert type icon EXPERT

Dr. Emily J. Taylor, AU.D.

Audiologist

Emily J. Taylor, AuD., FAAA earned her Bachelor of Arts in Hearing and Speech Sciences from The University of Maryland and a Doctorate of Audiology from Towson University. Dr. Taylor humbly accepted the 2017 Distinguished Young Alumni Award from the Towson University Alumni Association for her charitable work in the community. Watch her acceptance speech here. She completed her doctoral thesis on the accuracy of a commonly used hearing screening protocol for the college population. This research was accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. Click here to read her published research titled “Assessment of the Efficacy of a Hearing Screening Program for College Students,” which can be found in the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.

Dr. Taylor specializes in diagnostic audiology and has experience working with all age groups. She finds audiology fulfilling because she is able to improve quality of life for individuals with hearing loss on a daily basis. She completed internships with local audiology private practices, ENT practices, and with the Baltimore County School System. Dr. Taylor grew up in the Pikesville area and currently resides in Pikesville with her husband, infant twins and their doberman puppy. Click here to learn more about why she became an audiologist.
10 years Experience
Dr. Emily J. Taylor, AU.D.
  • Pikesville, MD
  • University of Maryland
  • Accepting new patients

Can hearing loss due to ageing be reversed?

Hearing loss typically cannot be reversed but depending on the cause of loss, sometimes it can (if there is a mechanical issue with the ear). I recommend a comprehensive hearing READ MORE
Hearing loss typically cannot be reversed but depending on the cause of loss, sometimes it can (if there is a mechanical issue with the ear). I recommend a comprehensive hearing test with an audiologist to pinpoint the severity of the loss and which part of the ear is causing the loss!

My son is having trouble hearing. What can we do?

I recommend taking your son to a learning university for more in-depth testing. Some types of hearing loss cannot be detected on a basic hearing test. I personally recommend Towson READ MORE
I recommend taking your son to a learning university for more in-depth testing. Some types of hearing loss cannot be detected on a basic hearing test. I personally recommend Towson Univeristy!

Can excess wax secretion be a problem?

Excessive wax production should be managed by a professional such as an Audiologist or Ear Nose Throat Physician. A wax impaction can cause temporary hearing loss and discomfort READ MORE
Excessive wax production should be managed by a professional such as an Audiologist or Ear Nose Throat Physician. A wax impaction can cause temporary hearing loss and discomfort and should be removed as quickly as possible. Please do not use q-tips to combat the wax on your own, this usually just pushes the wax further in and makes it more difficult to remove!

Why am I hearing less on the phone?

If you notice a difference between the ears while on the phone, I recommend having a baseline hearing test to confirm your ears are performing the same! The phone is generally READ MORE
If you notice a difference between the ears while on the phone, I recommend having a baseline hearing test to confirm your ears are performing the same! The phone is generally harder to hear on because of factors like cell reception, not being able to see the person’s face you are speaking to, if they are talking on their speaker phone, how noisy the surrounding environment is, etc.