We have over 100 years of combined experienced in the hearing care sector! Our team at HEARING SAVERS is comprised highly qualified and experienced Audiologists and support to ensure that your individual hearing needs are taken care of in a caring, proficient and professional manner.HEARING SAVERS is a unique concept in Australia, offering premium service and the latest hearing technology at the lowest prices in Australia. HEARING SAVERS was established by Adrienne Blechman, and her husband Ryan, in 2013, and has since grown to be one the most recognised and admired hearing care brands in Australia.
BSpPath, DipAud, MClAud, MAudSA (CCP)
Bentleigh, Essendon, Malvern
Adrienne Blechman is an experienced and accomplished Audiologist, with over 15 years of experience in private and public practice across Victoria. She started her career with Australian Hearing in Bendigo, often travelling to remote communities and regional centres to provide much needed audiological services. After moving back to Melbourne, Adrienne and her husband Ryan, established Absolute Hearing, opening their first hearing clinic in 2003 in trendy Toorak Village, Victoria.
Absolute Hearing soon grew to be Victoria's largest independent hearing practice with 10 locations across Melbourne including Caulfield, Bentleigh, Albert Park, Hawthorn & Toorak. After building Absolute Hearing for 8 years, Adrienne and Ryan exited the business to focus on their growing family. Three kids later, and bit more grey hair, Adrienne is delighted to offer HEARING SAVERS, a unique concept in Australian - offering the latest technology from trusted global brands, absolute premium service but at the best prices in Australia.
Adrienne is passionate about Audiology and is past President of the Audiological Society of Australia (Vic), where she raised awareness and promoted audiological services to both hearing professionals and the wider community.
Adrienne is a qualified Speech Pathologist (La Trobe University) and holds both a Graduate Diploma in Audiological Science and a Masters of Clinical Audiology from the University of Melbourne. She is a full member of the Audiology Australia, and is accredited by the Department of Health, Worksafe, NDIS, DVA, JobAccess and Medicare.
BA (Hons), DipAud, MAudSA (CCP)
Sue Coates is a very experienced Audiologist looking after the hearing needs of clients across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia for 20+ years.
Prior to joining HEARING SAVERS, Sue worked at Connect Hearing, Absolute Hearing and HearService, successfully helping a broad range of clients, including Pensioners, Veterans, self-funded retirees and WorkCover clients.
Sue is proficient with all hearing aid models and manufacturers, and enjoys giving her clients objective, unbiased advice and simply the best available hearing technology. She is delighted to offer world-leading hearing aids at Australia's best prices.
BSc, DipAud, MClAud, MAudSA (CCP)
Erin Winfield has worked with many of Australia's leading hearing providers including Australian Hearing (regional NSW), Absolute Hearing and Connect Hearing (Albert Park and Essendon).
Erin completed a Masters of Audiology from the University of Melbourne and has 15+ years of experience across diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology
Erin is very experienced with all leading hearing brands, wireless Bluetooth accessories and assistive listening devices. She is delighted to offer a comprehensive range of hearing technology options from world-leading hearing aids to her clients at HEARING SAVERS at the best prices in Australia.
Deb Feather is a highly experienced and capable administrator, working in medical and allied health clinics spanning 20 years. Deb is proficient with all hearing aid brands and models, helping thousands of Australians across the country enjoy the benefits of the latest hearing technology, and of course, at Australia's best prices.
Deb will arrange your hearing appointment, organise a fantastic hearing aid quote for you – with a comprehensive set of inclusions and professional fitting – and discuss the latest in hearing technology, style and model options to best suit your hearing loss and listening needs.
Deb will help you efficiently hone in on the optimal hearing solution for you, addressing your hearing technology queries and concerns, and can will be happy to establish a payment plan to help finance your new hearing aids.
BHSc, MClinAud, MAudSA (CCP)
Michael Barsoum is an experienced Audiologist with a Masters of Clinical Audiology and Bachelor of Health Science from La Trobe University in Melbourne.
Prior to joining HEARING SAVERS, Michael worked for a large independent regional hearing practice in Warrnambool for 4 years, looking after the hearing needs of the local community.
His broad experience encompassed Paediatric Behavioural Testing, including VROA and Play Audiometry, Adult Diagnostic Audiology, including ENT and GP referrals and industrial workplace screenings, Adult Aural Rehabilitation for Hearing Services Program Clients, WorkSafe and Privately Funded clients, Tinnitus management and counselling, Cerumen (wax) management, custom earplugs for musicians, swimmers, paediatric ENT clients and clients at risk of noise induced hearing loss.
Michael enjoys playing tennis and is fluent in Arabic.
BNurs, BPH&HP, MClinAud, MAudSA (CCP)
Frenz Teng started his career as a Registered Nurse Division 1 at the Western Hospital Emergency Department after completing a Bachelor of Nursing & Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion at Deakin University.
He then completed a Master’s degree in Clinical Audiology from the University of Melbourne, working for a number of years in a private hearing clinic in Brighton. With a client-centric approach, his experience covered paediatric and adult diagnostic and rehabilitation, including working with ENTs and the Government funded hearing programs — Hearing Services Program, WorkSafe and National Insurance Disability Scheme.
Frenz has a strong interest in community and public health — conducting COVID testing during the peak of Melbourne's 2020 lockdown — and is a proponent of local community and business.
Talya Dorfan is passionate about building human connections and improving quality of life through access to better hearing. She appreciates the opportunities to make a tangible difference to each individual and their loved ones through innovative hearing solutions. Throughout Talya's university degree, she focused particularly on the needs of underserviced communities, including hearing screenings for Aboriginal youth, tele-audiology to Cambodia, hearing screenings in rural Northern Thailand and volunteered at the Royal Children’s Hospital, teaching young children about healthy ear habits.
Talya joined HEARING SAVERS in 2020, and has been instrumental helping clients across Australia enjoy the benefits of better hearing through the latest hearing technology, and at Australia's best prices.
Talya holds a Masters of Clinical Audiology and Bachelor of Science (Physiology) from The University of Melbourne.
Rachael Fowler is based in our Malvern hearing clinic where you'll be greeted by Rachael’s affable smile and warm voice at the front desk. Rachael is very experienced in the hearing care sector, working at Ear & Hearing in Kew, Ashburton and Malvern for 8 years.
Rachael is a keen traveler, touring Europe, Japan, US and Canada is always planning her next overseas adventure.
Sally Hiddlestone is delighted to help you with all your hearing needs. She'll arrange an appointment for you, resolve your hearing aid issues, and prepare a fantastic hearing aid quote, along with hearing aid options to match your hearing needs and budget, at the very best prices in Australia.
Sally has many years of customer service and clinic management experience in allied health and corporate businesses. Her bubbly and warm personality is a favourite with our clients. Don't hesitate to contact Sally, and she'll save more than your hearing!
Andrew Barnett looks after the needs of our customers, whether it be an online battery order, appointment for a hearing test or a general inquiry about a product or service we provide.
Thanks to Andrew's speed and attention to detail, HEARING SAVERS often receives 5-star ratings for prompt delivery, accuracy and fantastic customer service.
Andrew worked for a number of years in the media and hospitality sectors prior to joining HEARING SAVERS, where he developed and honed his pleasant and helpful manner ensuring that 'no job is too small or too difficult'.
Amanda O'Connell looks after our clients in Essendon. Prior to joining HEARING SAVERS, Amanda owned and operated Presence on Puckle in Moonee Ponds for 22 years. Amanda has also worked in a number of pharmacies, in metro and regional Victoria, responsible for customer service, store layout and inventory management.
Amanda is delighted to assist clients in our Essendon clinic, where she can arrange your appointment, provide a fantastic hearing aid quote, repair your hearing aids or supply all your hearing aid accessories and consumables, to ensure your hearing is at its best.
Amanda also volunteers at the local Moonee Valley Football Club, looking after player registrations, financial accounts and club functions and events.
BBiomedSc, MClAud, MAudSA
Angela Cheng will match you with hearing technology that will restore the joy of hearing again.
Angela is is approachable and caring, values empathy and compassion, and provides high-quality patient-centred care.
Angela is bilingual in English and Mandarin, speaks Cantonese and Shanghainese dialect, and is enthusiastic to accommodate clients from all backgrounds.
Angela holds a Masters of Clinical Audiology and a Bachelor or Biomedicine, majoring in Neuroscience, both from the University of Melbourne.
Wendy Kramer joins HEARING SAVERS after a successful career in the education sector, working as an assistant to the Principal at a local private school. For close to 30 years, Wendy worked directly with the Principal, Deputy and VCE Co-ordinator, ensuring school administration efficiency and diligence, and assisted teachers and students across the senior school.
Wendy will help you with your hearing aid batteries, consumables and appointments in our Malvern clinic.
Ryan Behr has a passion for small business in Australia and enjoys looking after the 'business' side at HEARING SAVERS to support Adrienne and team in each of their important roles. He is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the business, including finance, IT, marketing, recruiting and general operational support.
Ryan has worked in the Australian hearing sector since 2003, initially establishing and managing Absolute Hearing's 10 clinics, and 20 years experience as a Management Consultant, working with many of Australia's leading companies on important strategic initiatives, with a particular focus on growth, competitive and marketing strategy.
Ryan holds a Bachelor of Business Systems and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from Monash University, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.