Our Professionnals

Founded in 1997 by Sylvie Auger, M.O.A., audiologist, Audiology Centre-West inc. is a private audiology clinic located in Montreal.

Our professional audiologists are all members of « l’Ordre des orthophonistes et des audiologists du Québec » (OOAQ) and of Canadian and American professional associations as well as user associations. All are authorized to work with pediatric and adult clients.

Ms. Sylvie Auger M.O.A.

Audiologist / President and Founder

President and founder of the clinic, graduated from the University of Montreal in 1984 with a master’s degree in speech-language pathology and audiology. Ms. Auger has worked many years in the public health system in both hospital and rehabiliation centre prior to founding Audiology Centre West inc.

She is an assistant professor and guest speaker at the University of Montreal and at the University of Ottawa. She is also regularly invited to lecture on the topics of tinnitus/hyperacusis, vestibular problems and hearing health for musicians in professional and scientific venues, as well as public events.

Ms. Auger works with people with tinnitus and hyperacusis, vestibular problems and is often called upon to act as an expert in medico-legal files (CNESST, SAAQ, DVA and others).

Ms. Valérie Boutin M.P.A.

Audiologist / Chief of operations

Graduated from the University of Montreal in 2013 with a professional master’s degree in audiology. During her clinical research project she studied more specifically the area of neonatal screening of infants who were exposed to teratogenetic agents (substances which provoke malformations).

She is currently in a full-time position at our clinic where she has developed an expertise in balance & vertigo assessment. She is also involved in the evaluation of pediatric and adults clientele. Also, the University of Montreal uses her services as a clinical supervisor for their audiology students who are completing an internship.

Ms. Boutin participates in activities aimed at raising awareness among musicians and workers of the music industry to prevent hearing problems. Her expertise has proven in valuable to help our clients in the music industry with services such as prevention, protection and hearing evaluation.

Ms. Ellen Cadloff Prupas M.Sc.(A)


Graduated from McGill university in 1988 with a master’s degree in applied science specialized in audiology. Ms. Cadloff Prupas has worked in a hospital setting in Ontario and was also very much involved as a resource audiologist for an association of hearing impaired persons, here in Montreal. The University of Montreal and the University of Ottawa use her services as a clinical supervisor for their audiology students who are completing an internship.

Ms. Cadloff Prupas is well known and respected by her peers for the expertise that she has developped in the area of auditory processing disorders both in identifiying the problem and in offering some rehabilitation.

She also offers rehabilitation services to hearing impaired adults (LACE program, lip reading, communication strategies etc).

Ms. Kim Foisy M.P.A.


Ms. Kim Foisy M.P.A. audiologist, graduated from the University of Montreal in 2019 with a professional master’s degree in audiology. Interested in sciences, Ms. Foisy also holds a major degree in biological sciences.

During her research project in audiology, Ms. Foisy examined the efficacy of methods used in vestibular rehabilitation  for people who present with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, also known as BPPV. As part of another project, she was also interested in tests available to detect a vestibular problem in children.

She is currently in a full-time position at our clinic. She is mainly interested in the evaluations performed in our vertigo clinic, but she is also very involved with adult and pediatric clients as well as the musicians’ clinic. Her past experiences allow her to interact effectively and appropriately with children and people with special needs.

Ms. Ariane Pelletier M.P.A.


Ms. Ariane Pelletier M.P.A. audiologist, graduated in 2019 from Université de Montréal with a professionnal masters degree in audiology.

While completing her master’s degree, she focused her research project on bilateral cochlear implants, looking at if the performance measured after simultaneous implantation was different than the one measured after sequential implantation, with a pediatric population.

Prior to joining our team, Ms. Pelletier worked with an adult population in a private diagnostic setting. She is currently working more with the pediatric population and has developed a specialty with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) testing.

She is also involved in the diagnostic as well as screening services with the newborns, the toddlers as well as the adults.