Shahid Rafiq has been working in the hearing industry for over a decade. He began his career at Kuwait University medical school where he was first exposed to hearing healthcare through his work producing and repairing hearing aids for a manufacturer in Canada. It was during this time Shahid recognized his true passion to work directly with people with hearing loss. He went on to complete the Hearing Aid Practitioner program at Grant McEwan University in 2006 and has been serving clients as a Hearing Healthcare Professional at Hear for Life ever since. By combining his healthcare and technical experience, Shahid is able to help those with hearing loss in the best possible way.
Shahid continues to serve his clients with a commitment to care, exceptional service and professional advice each day, and remains dedicated to the provision of better hearing. His favourite part of his role as a hearing professional is seeing the smiles on his clients’ faces and ultimately feels this is what makes the job worth it every day.
Shahid holds a Hearing Aid Practitioner diploma from Grant McEwan University and is certified in cerumen management. He is a member of the Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario. Shahid is fluent in English, Urdu, Punjabi and Arabic.
During his spare time, Shahid enjoys working in his backyard, fishing and trying out restaurants and foods from all over the world with his wife and daughter. Shahid is also committed to promoting hearing healthcare in underdeveloped countries and has traveled abroad to fit those in need with hearing aids.
Nicole Bark is proud to be assisting clients in our Streetsville clinic daily. She is passionate about healthy hearing and communication and strives to make each client feel welcome and comfortable upon every visit. She will be happy to assist you and provide you with helpful information on our hearing care services.
About this hearing center
At Hear for Life - Streetsville, we offer FREE professional hearing tests, hearing aid evaluation and selection. Our hearing healthcare professionals will work with you to ensure that you get the right hearing aid for your lifestyle and budget, using the latest hearing aid technology. We will provide you with service and support for a lifetime of better hearing. Patient satisfaction is our number one priority. We are pleased to announce we are a proud supporter of the Campaign for Better Hearing.
We are located at the corner of Queen Street and Water Street across from an Irish pub "Cuchulainn's."
Hearing care services
- Free hearing tests
- Complete hearing aid evaluation
- Individualized hearing aid selection and fitting
- Hearing aid follow ups and service
- Hearing aid accessories
- Assistive listening devices
- Batteries and supplies
- Custom earmolds, swim molds and noise protection
|Monday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financial aid
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details