NexGen Hearing clinic is an independent audiology practice that utilizes state of the art diagnostic audiology to detect hearing loss as early as possible and to protect and conserve your hearing through education and prevention. We specialize in improving your personal life: personal relationships, work productivity, and countless other aspects of your life. We achieve this through hearing rehabilitation, innovative hearing technology (hearing aids) and assistive listening devices. The hearing clinic provides complimentary hearing tests as well as a free hearing technology trial to determine what we can use to best improve your hearing.
We understand the difficulties the members of our community face when dealing with hearing loss and it is our mission to help educate and improve the quality of their lives with knowledge and compassion.
The Kerrisdale clinic is in an area known for specialty shops, coffee houses, and locally-owned restaurants. Our clinic offers a warm and welcoming environment. At our clinic, you will find:
- A friendly and caring professional staff
- A clinical doctor of audiology with the highest credentials
- We are locally owned and operated
- A community-minded attitude, with free checkups and cleanings offered senior homes and assisted living residences
- A specialization in tinnitus counseling and therapy.
- We offer invisible and implantable hearing aid devices.
Our Lease to Hear Program
Our Lease to Hear Program gives you the opportunity to get the best device for the price that best suits you. Your lease package includes: free hearing test, free repairs, battery replacements & more!
2268 W. 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6M 1Z8
Hours: By appointment only
Dr. Katarina Vavrovicova
Au.D., RAUD, RHIP
Dr. Katarina Vavrovicova is a clinical doctor of audiology trained at the prestigious audiology department at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA. She focuses on restoring hearing and communication with a passion for helping people and improving their well-being. She recognizes the importance of being able to hear well, and how the quality of one’s hearing can have a direct influence on a person’s social life, physical well-being, and emotional state.
Dr. Katarina Vavrovicova obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Bloomsburg university of PA. Her background in psychology has provided her with a solid foundation for counseling her patients and to lead them into positive outcomes of overcoming their hearing loss and help them improve their communication strategies. Her clinical doctoral degree in audiology enables her to work thoroughly and methodically to identify her patients’ communication needs so she may best intervene to improve their hearing and communication abilities. She recognizes the importance of education in the aural rehabilitation process and likes to pass her knowledge and experience on to her patients, students and future audiologists. She has also volunteered for the Pacific Assistance Dog Society (PADS) where she helped raise puppies for hearing and physically impaired people.
Katarina is a clinical supervisor for the University of British Columbia and Grant MacEwan University. She also participates in ongoing clinical research for Vancouver General Hospital. In addition, she is involved in the community, teaching the public about hearing health.
She is certified by Canadian Academy of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) as well as registered with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia. Dr. Vavrovicova has over 14 years of clinical experience and knowledge of the latest hearing aid technology.
B.A, RHIP, Hearing Instrument Practitioner
Kirstin Chaaban is part of the team at Dr. Vavrovicova’s Kitsilano and Kerrisdale clinics. She is a graduate of the Grant MacEwan University Hearing Aid Practitioner program. Kirstin has three tuxedo cats whom she will happily tell you all about if you ask!