Our Speech & Hearing Professionals
Debbie S. Lombardi, AuD, CCC-A/SLP
Owner/Doctor of Audiology/Speech-Language Pathologist
Dr. Debbie S. Lombardi has been the owner and service provider at Collegeville Speech and Hearing since July 2004 following the retirement of Judith W. Cooke. Dr. Lombardi is a dually certified and licensed Doctor of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathologist. She obtained a master’s degree in Audiology from Bloomsburg University and doctoral degree in Audiology from Central Michigan University. She obtained a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from West Chester University. Dr. Lombardi has previously worked in a variety of settings including educational agencies, hospitals, and private practice. She has expertise in the areas of diagnostic hearing evaluations for children and adults, hearing aid fittings and auditory processing evaluations and treatment. In addition, Dr. Lombardi is proficient in areas of childhood speech and language development and disorders including articulation, apraxia, oral motor planning, expressive and receptive language. Dr. Lombardi is a member of the following organizations: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology, American Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. Dr. Lombardi, her husband David, daughter Claire and rescued Cairn terrier, Libby reside in Lancaster county. In her free time Dr. Lombardi enjoys cooking, shopping, golfing and spending time with her family.
Karen M. Caromano
Karen Caromano has been the face of Premiere Speech and Hearing since October 2005. When you walk through the doors of Premiere Speech and Hearing you will be greeted by Karen's smiling face. Karen has been instrumental in our scheduling, insurance determination and billing and administrative duties involved with the daily operation of the office. Karen always makes patients feel welcomed. When your appointment is over you may find yourself lingering at the front desk and talking to Karen. Karen is a lifelong resident of the Collegeville area and is active in the St. Eleanor's Parish. Karen is married with three children. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Her hobbies include reading, walking, shopping and decorating. Her home away from home is the Jersey shore where she enjoys relaxing on the beach.
Kristin Park is a certified and licensed clinical Speech-Language Pathologist. She has been practicing speech-language pathology services since 2016, when she received a Master of Science degree from Bloomsburg University of PA. Prior to receiving her degree, Kristin spent numerous hours shadowing at Collegeville Speech and Hearing as a high school student. In July 2014 she served as a part-time office assistant for the company. Now, several years later, she is thrilled to formally be part of the Collegeville team! Kristin has had clinical experience in a variety of settings, but has extensive experience with childhood expressive/receptive language, fluency, and articulation disorders. In addition, she has expertise in the areas of cognitive rehabilitation, verbal apraxia, oral motor planning, and voice assessment and treatment. Kristin works with both the pediatric and adult population. She is a member of the following organizations: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Bonnie St. John, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiologist
Dr. Bonita St. John worked as an educational audiologist with Lancaster Lebanon IU 13 until her retirement in 2014. She has extensive experience working with deaf/hard of hearing children and children with special needs. Dr. St. John is familiar with fitting hearing aids and assistive listening technologies for both children and adults. Dr. St. John completed her undergraduate program at the University of Maryland and earned a master’s degree in Audiology from Penn State. She completed her doctoral studies in audiology at Central Michigan University. Dr. St. John is excited to be in our Lititz office, working with both children and adults. She lives in Lancaster with her husband Steve and their black lab Raven. They are both involved with the Long’s Park Amphitheater and the Long’s Park Art Festival.