Setting the bar for Audiologic Care

pictured from left: Dr. Steve Perlow, Dr. Lauren Aramini, Dr. Mia Canale, Dr. Mike Schmidt


Dr. Schmidt has over 10 years experience with Accura Audiology. He received his bachelor's degree in Communicative Disorders and Sciences from SUNY Geneseo, his masters degree in Audiology from the University at Buffalo (UB) and his doctoral degree in Audiology from A.T. Still University.  He is licensed in NYS to practice Audiology and to dispense hearing aids.


Dr. Schmidt has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss, balance disorders and tinnitus.  His areas of specialty include the fitting of hearing aids, fitting lyric (the only truly invisible hearing aid), balance assessments and wax removal.  He has given talks and demonstrations around the community focusing on the latest in hearing aid technology and benefits through various health insurances and worker's compensation settlements.  He has contributed case studies and lecture material for grand rounds presentations regarding various vestibular disorders and test results.


He is originally from Rochester and currently lives in the Akron/Newstead community with his wife, daughter and son.    


Dr. Lauren Aramini has been at Accura Audiology since August 2010, where she completed her clinical training with the private practice.  Dr. Aramini graduated from Truman State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders and Sciences in 2008. She went on to receive her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Buffalo in 2012.


Her specialties include: audiometric evaluations, vestibular (balance) assessments and treatment, and the fitting and programming of hearing instruments.

Dr. Aramini is licensed to practice Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing in New York State.  She also holds membership with the American Academy of Audiology.  Along with Mike, Lauren has played an integral role in the supervision of UB graduate students since her hiring.    


Dr. Aramini is originally from the Chicagoland area but relocated to WNY when she moved here to complete her doctorate at University at Buffalo.  She currently lives in Buffalo with her husband, daughter, and golden retriever Wrigley.

Andrea Baker Kuta, M.A.

Ms. Baker Kuta received her B.S. in Communication Disorders and Sciences from Ohio University in 2004 and her M.A. in Audiology from The University at Buffalo in 2007.  She is licensed in NYS to practice Audiology and to dispense hearing aids.


Andrea has specialized in diagnostic assessments, both audiometric and vestibular.  Over the past several years she has had a focus on pediatric and special needs populations.   She has worked with a wide range of manufacturers regarding assessment, fitting, and counseling of hearing devices. 


Ms. Baker Kuta is originally from Toledo, Ohio.  She moved to WNY for graduate school.  She currently resides in Buffalo with her two children.