Marci Lait, MD
Dr. Lait received her B.A. degree in Biochemistry from Dartmouth college in New Hampshire and her M.D. degree with highest honors from University of Illinois at Chicago. She worked as a Pharmacist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston as well as at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago before returning to medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she graduated summa cum laude. She completed her internship in surgery and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. She has maintained her board certification for more than 15 years by the American Board of Otolaryngology since 2002. Dr Lait began her career in Massachusetts and has practiced in Eastern North Carolina since 2008
She chose to open her practice on the Outer Banks to be closer to friends in the area and to the beaches which first attracted her to Eastern North Carolina. As a lifelong student, Dr. Lait hopes to continue her studies even after she finishes practicing medicine. She is passionate about health care policy, medical ethics, public policy, and history. When there is free time, she enjoys cooking, restaurants, traveling NC, US, and abroad. Most recently, she has succeeded at fishing, but only after catching her own hat.
Dhruva (Drew) Kumbhani, AuD
Doctor of Audiology
Dhruva Kumbhani is an Audiologist who specializes in vestibular sciences for pediatric and adult populations. He also has a strong affinity for diagnostic audiology and hearing services. Dr. Kumbhani finished a vestibular fellowship and Vanderbilt University after graduating from Pacific University in Oregon. His goal is to improve our quality of life one patient at a time. Dr. Kumbhani is board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
- Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vestibular Fellow, 2017
- Pacific University Medical Center, Doctor of Audiology, 2016
- University of Southern California, Pre-Audiology, 2013
- California State University Fullerton, Bachelors of Science, 2012
Kelly Raney, PT
Physical Therapist, Balance Specialist
Kelly Raney is a Physical Therapist who specializes in vestibular and balance rehabilitation. She graduated from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina in 1996. She has been providing physical therapy services to patients from Pediatrics to Geriatrics in Eastern North Carolina for since then. She has completed her first two levels of certification in vestibular rehabilitation with FYZICAL® and is working on the final level. Her goal is to improve her patients’ quality of life by treating their dizziness and imbalance, to prevent falls. Her dedication shows and Kelly’s patients routinely tell us how wonderful she is to work with.