Founder of K & H Audiology

KarenKaren Kahansky founded K & H Audiology in North York, Ontario in 1986.

She began her hearing health career in a private practice treating people with hearing conditions.

Karen then worked in the hearing aid industry where she gained an intimate knowledge of hearing aid technology. It was during this time that Karen learned how analog hearing aids work and honed her skills in fine-tune digital hearing aids.

photo (1)As a result, Karen is one of the few audiologists in Canada who is able to customize hearing aids to meet a patient’s specific condition and preferences.

When not treating her patients’ hearing issues, Karen’s passions are spending time with her family, keeping physically fit and running marathons.

Audiology and Hearing Health Education, Certification and Memberships

  • Master’s Degree in Audiology, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics, University of Toronto
  • Diploma in Computer Software Design, Herzing College
  • Certification in Lyric Hearing Aids
  • Graduate of Frank Musisek’s Central Auditory Processing Disorders Bootcamp
  • Certification for Tinnitus Retraining Therapy for Management of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis from The Jastrebroff Hearing Disorders Foundation
  • The Canadian Association of Audiologists (CAA)
  • Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC)
  • The College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)

Tinnitus Therapy Certification

In addition to a bachelor’s degree in linguistics, a master’s degree in audiology and over thirty years of audiology experience, Karen Kahansky, founder of K&H Audiology, has also received specialized training and certification in the treatment of tinnitus. Karen is one of the few audiologists in Canada who has received a certification in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy for Management of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis from The Jastrebroff Hearing Disorders Foundation, making her  uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat Tinnitus.

Research and Development

Karen has been dedicated to advancing the testing and treatment of individuals with hearing impairment for over thirty-years, and is passionate about on-going research and development in the field of audiology.

She worked on a research project involving frequency transposition and infrared devices, and was part of a team that developed fitting software for a hearing aids.

To speak with Karen, please contact her at K&H Audiology.