A Program of Hearing Screening in Primary School Children in Rural Districts will begin in a new school-year. It will encompass more than 140 thousand students, mostly first graders. In future, we are planning to create the first in the world network of telediagnostics and telerehabilitation, said Prof. Henryk Skarżyński at press conference i...
The Gala Concert which took place on 16th July 2015 in Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio, with the accompaniment of the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra directed by Krzesimir Dębski was the crowning event of the 1st International Music Festival for Children, Youths and Adults with Hearing Disorders ‘Beats of Cochlea’. Festival is a...
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