Hear Better. Live Better.

Ottawa Hears is your trusted partner in hearing health. Our multilingual and experienced audiologist will support you during your journey to better hearing. It’s that simple!
We are an independent clinic that is not tied to any manufacturer and will work with you to find the right solution for your hearing health needs. You don't need a medical referral to see our audiologist, just give us a call and we'll schedule you in for a FREE hearing or tinnitus assessment.

Meet Our Audiologist

Genia Kanne-Shmigol, M.Sc.S.Aud
CASLPO and SAC Reguladed Audiologist
Since 2013
Genia offers a personalized, carefully thought out approach to hearing care. Her patients receive a custom plan to suit their specific hearing needs to ensure the best possible outcome and quality of life. She is passionate about hearing health and is dedicated to helping the Ottawa community!

Genia has over 9 years of experience with hearing problems from the common to the serious and complex. She is also a clinical and dispensing audiologist for adults and children. Genia is continuously trained and is a registered and regulated member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) and the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA). She uses best practices and adheres to the CASLPO code of ethics.

Genia holds a Master of Health Science with Honours (M.Sc.S.Aud) in Audiology from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) with Honours from University of Montreal.

Audiological services are offered in English or French.

Hearing Health and Audiology Services

Comprehensive hearing/audiological evaluations for medical diagnosis, hearing loss management, monitoring and hearing conservation.

Comprehensive audiological aural rehabilitation services to increase the use of residual or restored hearing and the use of technology to improve receptive communication for people with hearing loss.

Additional audiology services:
  • Hearing Aid Fitting with Real-Ear-Measurement (REM)
  • Electroacoustic assessments of hearing aids
  • Tinnitus assessment and management
  • Ear Wax Removal
  • Custom Ear and Hearing Protection molds fitting
  • Otoacoustic Emissions Testing (OAEs)
  • Hearing monitoring services
  • and more
Hearing assessment for adults and children

We use state of the art diagnostic tools to provide the most accurate hearing assessment for our patients.

Ear wax management

For adults and children 8 years and older.

Tinnitus solutions

We offer a wide range of tinnitus diagnostics, management and treatment solutions.

Custom ear plugs

Our custom ear plugs are individually hand-sculpted to fit your needs. You will get superior protection, comfort and fit.

Hearing Aid Services

We offer a wide selection of brands, styles and various levels of technology associated with hearing aids, to ensure that you will be able to find the ideal hearing aids for you.

Our audiologist specializes in fitting patients with hearing aids that are both functional and economical.

Hearing aid pricing at Ottawa Hears is very competitive to those offered by local vendors. Some private insurance policies cover the cost of hearing aids in part or in full; check your coverage to be sure.
Hearing aids - How to choose the right one for you!

Hearing aids differ significantly in terms of price, size, special features, and how they're inserted into the ear. Our audiologist will help you select the ideal hearing aids based on your personal needs and criteria.


We offer a wide range of assistive listening devices designed to enhance your hearing in various activities such as speaking on the phone, watching TV, remote work meetings and others.

Hearing Aid Test Drive

Take advantage of our special Hearing Aids test drive at no cost. Our audiologist will offer you a selection of hearing aids to take home to decide which pair is the optimal for you. Take your time to decide.

Make a Difference

You can choose to donate your used, unneeded hearing aids to our recycling program. We will take care of thoroughly reconditioning them and offer them, free of charge, to a community member in need.

Contact Us

You don't need a medical referral, contact us and we'll schedule you in for a FREE hearing or tinnitus assessment.
We are also serving retirement homes and long-term care facilities in the Greater Ottawa-Gatineau area.

Call & Text 613-808-0779 | EMAIL info@ottawahears.com