News


First Pole to become a member of the American Neurotology Society

Professor Henryk Skarżyński, founder and director of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing and the World Hearing Center in Kajetany has been accepted as a member of the prestigious American Neurotology Society. He is the first member from Poland in the history of the society. The Gala Ceremony, where new members has been w...

Promotion of Polish successes

„Sharing a success we help to multiply it” said Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, President of the Foundation of Polish Academy of Success, opening a ceremony of presenting the medals of the Polish Academy of Success in the hall of Senate of the Medical University of Warsaw on April 20, 2015. The ceremony was accompanied by an open debate f...

archive

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