Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists, PLLC, provides comprehensive ear, nose, and throat care for adults, seniors, and children. We have convenient locations located in Georgetown, Frankfort, and Lexington. Our 3 board-certified physicians offer compassionate and expert medical and surgical care for a wide range of ear, nose, and throat problems. The Doctors of Audiology within the practice all provide diagnostic hearing and balance testing for adults and children, as well as a full range of hearing aid services.
Ronald G. Shashy, MD
Ronald G. Shashy, MD received his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine and completed his otolaryngology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mn.
Dr. Shashy is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Shashy previously practiced in the Greater Atlanta area. He also served as a Captain and Blackhawk Pilot with the U.S. Army from 1991-1995.
Chadwick Ahn, MD
Dr. Ahn received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Ahn completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dr. Ahn is board certified in otolaryngology and is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Ahn has special interests in sinus disease, sinus surgery (including image-guided surgery), the diagnosis and treatment of allergy, general adult and pediatric otolaryngology, diseases and surgery of the salivary glands, larynx, thyroid and parathyroids, voice and airway disorders, swallowing disorders, ear surgery, balance disorders and hearing aids, and sleep apnea.
Robert Wilson, MD
Dr. Robert Wilson obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from West Virginia University. He then completed his residency in Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Wilson is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery and the Christian Medical and Dental Association.
His professional interests include pediatric otolaryngology, allergy and chronic sinusitis treatments, otology (chronic ear infections) and hearing disorders, and skin cancer treatment and reconstruction. He has a strong commitment to staying current with new medical and surgical treatments within the field of otolaryngology.
For more information about Dr. Wilson, go to his website at www.robwilsonmd.com.
Jessica Lange, M.D.
Dr. Jessica Lange obtained her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Louisville. She then completed her residency in Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Dr. Lange is board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery and the American Medical Association.
Her professional interests include pediatric otolaryngology, sinus disease, chronic ear disease and hearing loss management, balance disorders, voice and air-way disorders, swallowing disorders, and sleep apnea.
Hayley Godby, Au.D.
Dr. Godby received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Kentucky in 1998. In 2002, she completed her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree at the University of Louisville, where she was a member of the first graduating Au.D. class. She spent three years on faculty at U of L before trading in the demands of academia for more time with her growing family. She joined ENT Specialists in 2009.
Dr. Godby is a licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist and Audiologist for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Her primary interest is the evaluation and management of dizziness and balance disorders.
Dr. Kaci Wathen, Au.D.
Dr. Wathen received her Bachelors Degree from Eastern Kentucky University and completed her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree at the University of Louisville in 2018. She completed her externship at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI. She joined ENT Specialists and Center For Better Hearing in 2018.
Her primary professional interest is adult evaluation and treatment of hearing loss with amplification. Dr. Wathen has had hearing loss since childhood and also wears bilateral hearing aids. She enjoys helping others with hearing loss experience better speech understanding, sound awareness, and greater quality of life with amplification.
Dr. Wathen is a licensed Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Specialist in the state of Kentucky. She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology.
Susan K. Yezzo, Au.D., CCC-A
Dr. Yezzo received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Kentucky in 2000. She completed her Masters Degree in Audiology from Towson University in 2002 and earned her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) from PCO School of Audiology in 2005. She spent ten years as an audiologist at Kentucky Ear Nose & Throat before joining ENT Specialists in 2013.
Dr. Yezzo is certified in Audiology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association and is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Instrument Specialist in the state of Kentucky. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is also a member of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her primary interest is adult evaluation and treatment of hearing loss with amplification.
JONATHAN WELLS, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Jonathan Wells received his Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner from Kentucky Christian University. He holds a KY APRN License, ANCC FNP-BC Certification, CNOR Certification, TNCC, ACLS, BLS and a KY Registered Nurse License.
Michelle Ladanyi, PA-C, MSPAS
Michelle Ladanyi obtained her undergraduate degree from Transylvania University in Mathematics with a minor in Biology. She then completed her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Kentucky in 2018. She is currently board certified by the NCCPA and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Daena Wilds, AuD
Daena is a caring Audiologist/Hearing Instrument Specialist with strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design and
execution. She is a hearing loss expert with proficiency in audiological management programs, diagnostic evaluations, rehabilitative services and hearing aid fittings and has also worked with various manufacturers software to choose hearing aid(s) to provide patient with best fit per patient’s requests. She holds a Kentucky license in Audiology and Hearing Instrument Specialist.
Jessica Minnick, Au.D.
Dr. Minnick received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Tennessee and completed her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree at the University of Louisville in 2018. She completed her externship at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. She joined ENT Specialists and Center for Better Hearing in 2019. Her primary audiologic interests include adult and pediatric audiometric evaluation, adult amplification, and assessment of dizziness and balance disorders.
Dr. Minnick is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Instrument Specialist in the state of Kentucky. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.