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Coastal Hearing & Balance Staff


Kristen Olsen, ScD, CCC-A, FAAA


Kristen Olsen is the Clinical Director of Audiology at Coastal Hearing and Balance Center. She received her Doctor of Science degree in Audiology from Montclair State University, and her Bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology / Audiology from Loyola College in Maryland. She is a licensed New Jersey Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser. Dr. Olsen holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

She is also the treasurer of the New Jersey Academy of Audiology. Dr. Olsen especially enjoys working with children, and considers the diagnosis of hearing loss and providing amplification services for pediatric patients to be the most rewarding part of her profession. She was voted as one of New Jersey’s Favorite Kid’s Docs for 2014 in NJ Family Magazine. Outside of the office, Dr. Olsen enjoys camping, watching the Yankees win, and playing with her dog, Skeletor.


Brad M. Buchholtz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA


Dr. Buchholtz received his Doctor of Audiology degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, School of Audiology in 2006. Prior to this, Dr. Buchholtz earned his Master of Arts in Audiology in 2003 and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2001 at The College of New Jersey. Dr. Buchholtz is clinically certified by the American Speech Language-Hearing Association and is a fellow in the American Academy of Audiology, where he served as the chair of the Ethical Practices Committee. He holds state Audiology licensures in New York and New Jersey, as well as a Hearing Aid Dispensing license in these states. He specializes in adult and geriatric Audiology, and hearing aid fittings. Dr. Buchholtz also has advanced training and experience with patients who suffer dizziness and other balance disorders.

He believes that Audiology is the perfect mix of healthcare and technology. According to Dr. Buchholtz, ” Both are always advancing, looking for the perfect solutions to life’s obstacles. I love to be on the cutting edge; being an Audiologist is perfect for me.” Away from the office, Dr. Buchholtz likes spending time playing and watching sports, and going to the theater.


Caitlin Yesis, Au.D., CCC-A


Dr. Yesis received her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Montclair State University and her Bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences from Hofstra University on Long Island. Dr. Yesis is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, of which she holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology. She is also a member of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a licensed New Jersey Hearing Aid Dispenser. Dr. Yesis has fine-tuned her skills in both hearing and balance assessment in various clinical locations, including two large area hospitals and a private practice setting. Her passion in patient care carries through the diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders, including tinnitus.




Our Specialty Services

Coastal ENT
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Dizziness And Balance
Clinical Research