First in Poland implantation of the Cochlear™ MET® middle ear implant system

One of the foundations of the modern society is the unprecedented progress in human relations, availability and exchange of information, development of information technologies and tools. An integral part of this development is the utilization of our sense of hearing, voice, speech and language communication. While at the beginning of 20th...

17th WAW - Window Approach Workshop in the World Hearing Center in Kajetany

Seventeenth surgical training workshop WAW - Window Approach Workshop took place in Kajetany on 28-29 August 2014. Traditionally multinational group of 28 participants comprised ENT surgeons from Pakistan, Turkey, Egypt, Austria, Italy, Russia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Kirgizstan, Ukraine and Cameroon. Window Approach Workshops have been...


Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, M.D., Ph.D., dr. h.c.

Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, M.D., Ph.D., dr. h.c.

Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, M.D., Ph.D., dr. h.c., 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 several dozen 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...