Our Professional Staff

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

Who We Are

We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Synapse Advanced Audiology, Inc. our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.

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About Our Audiologists

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Catherine Fabian, Au.D.

Pediatric and Neuro Audiologist

Dr. Catherine Fabian received her doctorate in audiology from Northwestern University in 2008 after studying cognitive science and linguistics at UC San Diego.  Known as "Dr. Cat" to her younger patients, her talents and interests lie in assessing and treating children, performing (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder evaluations, and providing rehabilitation through auditory training and hearing aid fittings.

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Julie O. Johns, Au.D.

Diagnostic and Rehabilitative Audiologist

Dr. Julie Johns received her audiology doctorate from the University of Florida after completing her masters at San Diego State University and establishing a well-respected career in diagnosing and managing hearing loss and other auditory and vestibular disorders such as tinnitus and vertigo.

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Shilpa Punjabi, Au.D.

Diagnostic and Rehabilitative Audiologist

Dr. Shilpa Punjabi received her doctorate from A.T. Still University at Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2011. Originally from Mumbai in India, Dr. Punjabi moved to San Diego in 2008 after graduating from her Masters program at Ohio University in Athens, OH. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Punjabi specializes in diagnostic hearing evaluations, hearing aid fittings, and patient counseling. She treats both adults and pediatric clients.

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