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)
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 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 models, quickly and carefully repairing blockages and minor breakages, and replacing damaged tubes and replenishing hearing aids with fresh batteries.
Pop in to our Bentleigh clinic, and you'll be greeted by Deb's warm smile and will be impressed by her superior customer service.
BSc, MClinAud, MAudSA (CCP)
Simon Phillips is a highly qualified Audiologist, having completed his Master of Clinical Audiology at The University of Melbourne, and his Bachelor of Science at Monash University where he majored in Psychology.
Prior to joining HEARING SAVERS, Simon worked as an Audiologist at Attune Hearing in Carnegie and Berwick, gaining experience in adult and paediatric diagnostic assessment and hearing rehabilitation, advising on a wide range of hearing aid brands.
As a musician, Simon has a special interest in improving the music enjoyment of people with hearing impairment and has completed research in this area. He is also interested in tinnitus, and has experience in vestibular assessment. Simon is delighted to join the HEARING SAVERS team, promoting affordability in the hearing aid market along with exceptional clinical service.
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.
Malvern & Toorak
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.
BSpPath MClinAud, MAudSA (CCP)
Miriam Grossman is a qualified Speech Pathologist and Audiologist, with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from La Trobe University and a Masters of Clinical Audiology from the University of Melbourne.
Prior to joining HEARING SAVERS, Miriam worked as an Audiologist with National Hearing Care in Caulfield, focusing on adult hearing diagnostics and rehabilitation, including fitting of the latest hearing aids and assistive listening devices.
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.
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'.
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!
Hannah Chasen relishes the opportunity to lend a helping hand, address all hearing-related questions and provide assistance wherever possible. Hannah can help you with your online order or making an appointment, or ensuring you get the best possible price on the latest hearing aids from HEARING SAVERS.
Hannah performs a variety of duties at HEARING SAVERS, a veritable 'jack of all trades', in her natural friendly, professional and efficient style.
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.