Ottawa Ear Clinic (Ottawa Dizziness Clinic)

Otolaryngology / Otology (ENT Ottawa): Dr J.P. Souaid
Open today until 17:00
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Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults age 65 and older have a hearing loss.

It is estimated that 40-50 percent of people 75 and older ha...

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Fungi (or yeast) are seen in about 10 percent of cases of otitis externa (also known as Outer Ear Infection or "Swimmer's Ear"). The most common pathogen is Aspergillus (80 to 90 percent of cases), followed by Candida.
Classically, fungal infection is the ...

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Otitis Externa is an infection that causes inflammation of the external ear canal.

It is often referred to as "swimmer's ear" because exposure to water can make the ear canal more prone to infection.

Symptoms include:

1. ear pain
2. Itchiness
3. Discharge of liquid or pus from...

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Approximately 40% of migraine patients have some accompanying dizziness syndrome involving disruption in their balance.

The clinical presentation of vestibular symptoms that often correlate with migraine includes dizziness; motion intolerance, diminished eye focus with pho...

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Vestibular neuritis is a disorder that affects the nerve of the inner ear. This nerve sends balance and head position information from the inner ear to the brain. When this nerve becomes swollen (inflamed), it disrupts the way the information would normally be interpreted by the brain.


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The Ottawa Ear Clinic is a fully specialised ENT clinic run by Dr Souaid, a fellowship trained Ear Doctor.
Having a fellowship in Otology means Dr Souaid has done extra training and is super qualified to treat ear-related illnesses including dizziness. There are only 3 such people in Ottawa.

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Ménière’s disease describes a group of symptoms including vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus and a sensation of fullness in the affected ear.

Although the cause is unknown, Meniere’s disease probably results from an abnormality in the volume of fluid in the inner ear. Too much fluid may accumulate....

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What is BPPV?
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is caused by "crystals" floating in the inner ear. Tiny calcium "crystals" inside your inner ear canals help you keep your balance when you move your head. They are normally there but not floating freely in the inner ear. But things like i...

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Perforated Eardrum :

A hole or rupture in the eardrum, a thin membrane that separates the ear canal and the middle ear, is called a perforated eardrum. The medical term for eardrum is tympanic membrane. The middle ear is connected to the nose by the Eustachian tube, which equalizes pressure in t...

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Medical Services

  • Hearing Assessments

  • Dizziness Assessments

  • Ear Surgery


a year ago
My experience with Dr Souaid has been excellent. I had terrible ear problems and dizziness. This is the most treatment and improvement i have ever had for my infections. I finally feel better than i have ever felt in a long time. Dr Souaid was thorough, understanding and patient. I really do appreciate his care and recommend him.
- Jo M
2 years ago
- Stian T
a year ago

Ear and Vestibular Treatments in Ottawa

The Ottawa Ear Clinic (Ottawa Dizziness Clinic) is a specialized non-hospital based clinic that focuses on ear and vestibular problems, including vertigo (dizziness).

Dr. Souaid is one of the few fellowship trained Otologists (ENT doctor that specializes in ear problems) in the Ottawa area.

Our many services include:

1.  Ear surgery of all types including tympanoplasty (hole in eardum repair), mastoidectomy for cholesteatoma, ossicular reconstruction for hearing loss, stapedectomy for Otosclerosis and ear implants of various types (BAHA)

2. Full assessment and treatment of vestibular problems including BPPV, Meniere's disease, Vestibular migraines and Labyrinthitis.

3. Hearing tests and treatment of hearing loss.

Our goal is to provide the best care for your ear-related problems.


TEL:  613-729-4991


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770 Broadview Ave
suite 310
Ottawa, ON K2A 3Z3

Opening Hours

Mon:8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tue:8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wed:8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thu:8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Fri:8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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