'The good of the Republic of Poland is the highest law' – Professor Henryk Skarżyński received the Medal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland from Mr. Bogdan Borusewicz, Marshal of the Senate. Presenting the Medal, Marshal Borusewicz said that this award is the expression of the highest appreciation of the good that Prof. S...
On 30th October 2014, during the gala ceremony at the Polonia Palace Hotel in Warsaw, we got to know the winners of the 'Golden Scalpel' contest for the outstanding innovator in Polish medicine organized by the “Pulse of the Medicine”. Prof. Skarżyński had been recognized for the project “The Program of Detection of H...
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 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 Impaired People “Cochlear Center” (1993), and then of the Institute of...more