Our Professional Staff
We strive to make sure that all hearing services and devices are accessible and affordable for everyone regardless of financial, physical, or cognitive barriers.
Mary Ann C. Gaskin, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology/Owner
Dr. Mary Ann Connolly Gaskin’s professional career helping residents of Sussex County spans more than 37 years. Dr. Gaskin moved to Seaford, DE with her BS in Speech Pathology & Audiology from The Pennsylvania State University in 1980. She practiced as a DE Speech Language Pathologist until 1985 in the Seaford School District. She received her Master of Audiology from Temple University in 1987 and moved on to serve the hearing impaired in the Lewes-Rehoboth Beach communities. Dr. Gaskin has worked with ENT specialists, primary care physicians, and pediatricians. In 2008, Dr. Gaskin received her Doctorate in Audiology and immediately open her private practice here in Lewes.
Dr. Gaskin maintains the following certifications and memberships through extensive continuing education, following audiology best practice standards, and adhering to strict professional ethics guidelines: Board Certification in Audiology from the American Board of Audiology, Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from ASHA, Fellow of American Academy of Audiology (FAAA), Associate member of the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA), Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), American Tinnitus Association (ATA), Hearing Loss Association of American (HLAA) Delaware professional licensure to practice as an Audiologist & Hearing Aid Dispenser. Dr. Gaskin served on the Ethical Practices Committee, American Academy of Audiology (2006-2008) and Delaware Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Hearing Aid Dispensers (2006-2015).
Bayside Audiology & Hearing Aids is a member of both the Lewes and Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce. We support local organization such as Meals on Wheels, Lewes Senior Center, Special Olympics of Delaware, and Delaware Hearing Connection. When not in the office, Dr. Gaskin spends time traveling with her family.
Sara A. Conrad, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Sara Conrad has been practicing as an audiologist since graduating in 2012 from James Madison University (JMU) with a clinical doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.). She also graduated in 2008 from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Emphasis in Deaf Studies. Before working with Dr. Mary Ann Gaskin at Bayside Audiology and Hearing Aids, Dr. Conrad worked at private practices and otolaryngology (ENT) offices in Harrisonburg and Charlottesville, Virginia, serving patients of all ages. She also enjoyed her work as a clinical supervisor of JMU Au.D. students.
Dr. Conrad holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA), Board Certified in Audiology through the American Board of Audiology, and holds certification in Vestibular Assessment and Management from the American Institute of Balance (AIB-VAM). Her undergraduate and graduate research has been published in professional journals.
Dr. Conrad served as the Clinical Director of Healthy Hearing in Virginia, a division of the Special Olympics. She has also volunteered internationally at the Summer and Winter World Games. Due to her background in music, she has a special interest in helping musicians preserve and enhance their hearing. During her free time, Dr. Conrad plays piano, travels with her husband in the US and abroad, and entertains family or friends at home. She is never far from her furry companion, Maple.
Our Office Staff
Office Manager/Insurance Liaison
Marcia Anderson is a native Delawarean who has lived on her family farm, in rural Seaford, for over 50 years. She lives there with her husband of 30 years and their son. Marcia continues to assist her father with the operations of the farm. She brings her lifelong entrepreneurial skills and 30 years of management experience to Bayside Audiology & Hearing Aids. Twenty years of her professional career was in healthcare, as an Office Manager for Bayside Health Association.
Marcia graduated with a degree in Human Services from Delaware Technical and Community College in 1988. We are thrilled that she joined our team in December 2017. Marcia enjoys spending time relaxing on our Delaware beaches, traveling to exotic islands, entertaining with family and friends, and shopping.
Patient Service Coordinator/ Medical Biller
Carolyn Conti has been an integral part of Bayside Audiology & Hearing Aids since joining the practice in July of 2012. Carolyn is also a native Delawarean from New Castle County. She is a graduate of William Penn High School. She moved to Lewes with her husband, son, and twin daughters in 2011. Carolyn spends much of her time outside the office accommodating the needs of her three teenagers. She enjoys reading and biking with her family at various state parks.