About our practice

Dr Vass Hearing is an independent private clinic established in Canberra, Australia, in 2012 by Dr William Vass. Specialising in hearing health, the practice is committed to the ethical, positive, and fair treatment of all our clients and providing tailor-made solutions. Our location in the John James Medical Centre within the medical precinct of Deakin has us in close proximity with other medical practitioners and allows for convenient, easy-access to related medical facilities.

What does it mean to be an independent provider?

Being an independent audiologist means I can put my patients' needs before profits - I don't have to meet sales targets.
Dr Vass

Dr. William Vass


With over 35 years of professional experience, Dr William Vass is a strong advocate for ethical, independent practices. He is passionate about a solutions-based approach to hearing health and founded the Dr Vass Hearing practice based on this belief.

Dr Vass graduated from West Virginia University in 1969 with a Master of Science in Audiology. In 1979, he established his first clinical practice in the United States. From 1986, Dr Vass worked for Starkey International in their Technical Lab and Research Department. In 1994 he moved to Canberra to practise audiology, and in 2008 completed his Doctorate of Audiology, establishing him as one of the twenty-two Doctors of Audiology in Australia.

Dr Vass lectures domestically and internationally, and has given a number of professional, high-profile seminars throughout his career.

Dr Vass’ Free Second Opinion

If you would like a second opinion from Dr Vass please contact our office. Dr Vass offers a 15-minute ‘second opinion’ service. What does this mean? This means that, if you have recently had a hearing test (within the past 6 months) and you have a copy of your audiogram, Dr Vass will happily have a look at your results and what has been recommended and give you his opinion – free of charge and no strings attached.

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