Shamim Ebrahim Inc

Regain Your Confidence and Independence With Help From Us

Audiologist and Speech Therapist

You can find us at the following Hospitals:

– Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Netcare Parklane Hospital,  Netcare Milpark Hospital

What Causes Hearing Loss?

There are two major types of hearing loss. The type of hearing loss will be determined by where in the auditory system the problem lies.

  1. Conductive Hearing Loss

    This is caused by any type of blockage to the sound signal, either in the ear canal or in the middle ear. This will cause an inefficient transfer of sound from the outer ear to the inner ear.

  2. Sensorineural Hearing Loss

    This is caused by a disorder in the cochlea (main organ of hearing) or in the auditory nerve. A very common cause of sensorineural hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the cochlea.

My daughter Natasha was diagnosed with a mild to severe hearing loss at 6 weeks. Shamim was there from the first OAE’s to the ABR tests to the many ‘booth’ tests since – holding our family together through the many challenges in her calm, professional and caring way.

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Architect

We Offer The Following Services

Basic Audiological Services

  • Diagnostic Hearing Testing for adults and children
  • Hearing Aid fittings and fine tuning
  • Newborn Hearing Screenings
  • Dispensing of custom hearing protection devices and swim plugs

Advanced Audiological Services

  • Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)
  • Assessment Auditory Steady State Response [ASSR]
  • Testing dizziness (videonystagmography – [VNG])
  • Central Auditory Processing disorder [CAPD]

Make An Appointment

All patients are seen on an appointment basis. Should you wish to make a booking, please contact our receptionists on
(011) 482-5530 and they will assist you in finalising a suitable date and time.