Our Professionals

Heather Maze
Heather Maze Smith, Au.D. Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Smith graduated with her Master’s degree from Ohio University in 1990. She later obtained a doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus and dizziness in adults. Her private practice includes offices in Bellefontaine, Marysville and Russells Point. Dr. Smith has successfully helped hundreds of individuals in the area to improve their quality of life by improving their hearing and relieving their tinnitus and dizziness.


Jason Wigand
Jason Wigand, Au.D. Doctor of Audiology

Jason Wigand, Au.D. joined Maze Hearing & Balance in May of 2014. He will be primarily serving our Bellefontaine and Russells Point offices. A bilateral cochlear implant recipient who has lived with hearing loss for almost 20 years, he received his Au.D. from The Ohio State University. He returned to pursue his doctorate in audiology at following a 15-year career in management with FedEx. He has worked as a graduate teaching assistant in the university’s Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, as a research associate in the Department of Otolaryngology’s Laboratory of Auditory Implants under Bomjun Kwon, Ph.D. at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center and finally as a graduate research assistant in the Speech Psychoacoustics Laboratory under Eric W. Healy, Ph.D. Jason is a huge advocate for early and appropriate intervention in hearing loss and auditory implants. He lives on the northwest side of Columbus with his wife and two young children.

Erin Tarney
Erin Tarney, Au.D. Doctor of Audiology

Erin Tarney received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science from Ohio State University in 2010, and recently graduated with her Doctorate in Audiology from Ohio State University in 2014. She is passionate about working with individuals who have hearing loss through the fitting of hearing aids and aural rehabilitation. Erin specializes in diagnostics for both adult and pediatric populations. She also enjoys working with patients who have tinnitus. Erin is a Fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology.

When Erin is not practicing audiology, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Erin and her husband, Ben, are Buckeyes through and through and love to attend OSU football and basketball games. She also enjoys reading, cooking, and swimming.

Tiffanee Pulfer
Tiffanee Pulfer,
Front Office Staff

Tiffanee has worked for a number of years in customer service and patient care. She was born and raised in Bellefontaine and is married with one daughter. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, going on walks,
and shopping. Tiffanee works in the Bellefontaine office and is available Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 5:00pm and Friday from 8:30am to 1:00pm. She is looking forward to meeting you and assisting you with all of your needs.

Rosie Erdy
Rosie Erdy
Front Office Staff

Rosie Erdy has worked in the medical field for over 30 years & for Dr. Smith in the Marysville office since October 2012. She is married to Ed Erdy and they live in northwestern Delaware County. They are the parents of three grown children and have five grandchildren. Rosie enjoys cooking, baking, quilting, gardening, wine & chocolate, as well as camping with her family.