Christy Akins

Christy Akins

Audiologist, BIS, Med, MAud

Christy Akins is a qualified audiologist who graduated from Flinders University with a Masters of Audiology in 2009. She has worked in hearing rehabilitation for several well-known practices and specialises in hearing assessment, tinnitus management, fitting hearing aids and communication strategies. Christy maintains a strong community focus and has travelled to aboriginal communities to provide hearing services to children’s in indigenous communities. Her interest is in new hearing technologies and in providing individual rehabilitation that is tailored to the lifestyle of the client.

Christy is experienced working with clients in the following areas:

  • Hearing assessment
  • Tinnitus management
  • Communication strategies
  • Hearing aids
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Hearing aid repairs
  • Pre-employment or occupational hearing tests
  • Children’s hearing tests
  • Tympanometry

Appointments are available on Mondays and Wednesdays by phoning our front desk on 83709777. You do not have to be a patient of this practice to see Christy.

Initial Free Screening

  • For any adult patient who has not already been diagnosed with hearing loss but is concerned about their hearing
  • No referral required
  • Free
  • 15-30 minutes

Full Hearing Test

  • For adult patients with established hearing loss OR children OR occupational/employment testing
  • Free for patients on a pension or part pension or Veterans on a Gold Card
  • $75* fee for all other patients If referred under a chronic disease management plan and EPC referral $75 fee with a $52.95 Medicare rebate
  • 45-60 minutes

* Introductory offer until 31/12/2016: The $75 fee will be waived for any adult patient who has had an initial screening with Christy. Excludes employment testing.

Hearing Aid fitting appointment

  • initial fitting appointment for a new hearing aid
  • Free/government funded OR government contribution and client/health fund top-up OR privately funded
  • 45-60 minutes

  CLINIC HOURS

Monday – Friday 8:00 – 18:00
Saturday 9:00 – 12:00
Sunday Closed
Pre-booked early morning
appointments available
from 7am
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  CLINIC LOCATION

14 Druid Avenue,
Stirling SA 5152