Oscars are awarded for performance in movies, and Wiktors for performance in life - said Krzysztof Ziemiec, who opened the Wiktor Awards Ceremony 2014 on 30 March in the Royal Castle in Warsaw. For the role of his life – that of a doctor who guides his patients from the world of silence to the world of sounds – Prof. Henryk...
Voice is not only a mechanical acoustical phenomenon, it can transmit moods and emotions. Voice emission is a subject of research in laryngology, phoniatrics and audiology as well as physics, acoustics, phonetics, linguistics and psychology. Voice – similarly to hearing – is crucial for development of the modern, information-based...
Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, M.D., Ph.D., dr. h.c. multi
Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, M.D., Ph.D., dr. h.c. multi, is a worldwide known otosurgeon, expert in otorhinolaryngology, audiology and phoniatrics; currently - national consultant in otorhinolaryngology in Poland; former national and regional consultant in audiology and phoniatrics.
His innovative otosurgical methods are implemented in medical centers allover the world. He was the first surgeon in Poland to perform cochlear implantation (1992) and brainstem implantation (1998). He is the author of the method of the treatment of partial deafness with cochlear implants (Partial Deafness Treatment PDT), that he implemented for the first time in the world in 2002 in an adult and in 2004 in a child. His method is considered a Polish specialty known as “Skarzynski’s method” and has been implemented in numerous cochlear implant centers. For the purpose of PDT Prof. Skarzynski developed a new type of safe electrode used in a new generation of cochlear implants. He introduced middle ear implants (2003) and over hundred new clinical procedures in Poland. Prof. Skarzynski’s activity contributed to the dynamic development of the field of hearing implants, otosurgery and audiology in Poland and in the world. He was an initiator and organizer of the second in Europe Center for Deaf and Hearing Impaired People “Cochlear Center” (1993), and then of the Institute of...more