The Hearing Specialists - Tantallon

Open now! 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
5288 St. Margaret's Bay Road Unit 102 Upper Tantallon, NS B3Z 2J1
(833) 528-8479
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Kim McCarthy,

Doctor of Audiology

Kim McCarthy comes from a diverse clinical background including years of experience working in a hospital setting, private practice and two major international hearing aid manufacturers. This experience has resulted in a superior level of knowledge on numerous hearing care topics and specifically amplification. Recently, Kim was the Senior Trainer for a major Danish hearing aid company who provided product training to the Canadian division and audiologists throughout Canada.

Kim graduated with her Masters of Science in audiology from Dalhousie University in 1997 and completed her Doctoral degree in audiology from Salus University in 2008. Kim is a SAC (Speech-Language and Audiology Canada ) certified audiologist and is a member of SAC, SHANS (Speech and hearing Association of Nova Scotia) and Sounds+.

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Laura MacDougall


Laura MacDougall's compassionate and caring nature is evident in her client care approach. She strives to help educate and empower her clients to better manage their hearing loss. Laura values working together with clients and their families to help develop the best rehabilitation plan for each person and family.

Laura completed received her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2013 and later graduated from Dalhousie University with her Master of Science in audiology. Upon completing her graduate studies, Laura was selected as the Dalhousie recipient of the 2016 Canadian Academy of Audiology Student Award. Laura is a certified audiologist with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada, and is a member of SAC, SHANS and Sounds+.

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Jenna MacKay


Jenna MacKay is passionate about promoting hearing healthcare and using the most up-to-date techniques to assess and treat the auditory system. Jenna is very compassionate and dedicated to giving superior hearing care that is personalized for each client based on their communication and lifestyle needs.

Jenna graduated from Dalhousie University with her Master’s of Science in audiology. She received the School of Human Communication Disorders award for Clinical Excellence and Professionalism in audiology upon graduation. Jenna is a certified Audiologist and member with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada, is the President of Sounds+ and a member of  SHANS.


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Trust your hearing to the specialists

The Hearing Specialists is a locally owned and operated hearing clinic. Kim McCarthy, Au.D, along with her dedicated hearing staff offer the best in hearing health care. We are knowledgeable in best practices for treating hearing loss and fitting hearing devices using the latest hearing aid technology. Our vast array of experience enables us to provide our patients with the very best service and products available.

Hearing care services

  • Complete diagnostic hearing evaluation
  • Hearing instrument evaluations and fittings
  • Hearing instrument cleanings and adjustments
  • Customized Hearing Protection
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Batteries and supplies

We are authorized providers for third-party partners including DVA, RCMP, WCB, NIHB & Blue Cross. Call us to find out more information on our partnership. 

(833) 528-8479

Hours of operation

Monday9 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday9 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday9 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday9 am - 4:30 pm
Friday9 am - 12:30 pm

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Debit
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only.