About Independence Hearing
Better hearing and a better quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional.
At Independence Hearing, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our clients. Relationships based on unsurpassed personal service that begins the first time you walk through our doors and continues long after your initial appointment.
Meet the Team
Kirsten Atwood, Au.D., CCC-A
Dr. Atwood has been practicing Audiology for over 30 years.
She completed both her undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences, and Master’s of Science degree in Audiology from the University of South Alabama. After more than a decade in the field, she went back to school and, in 2003, earned a Doctor of Audiology degree at the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Atwood has extensive experience in diagnostic audiology and hearing aid technologies. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association, is a founding member of the American Academy of Audiology, and an active member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the Florida Academy of Audiology.Affiliations:
- University of South Alabama
- Arizona School of Health Sciences
- American Academy of Audiology
- Florida Academy of Audiology
- Academy of Doctors of Audiology
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Michele P. Phillips, Au.D.
Michele P. Phillips completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1990 and 1992 respectively.
Ellen Kabath, M.A., CCC-A
Ellen Kabath completed both her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the City University of New York.