New generation of cochlear implants – another breakthrough in partial deafness treatment

On 3rd of March 2015 (International Day for Ear and Hearing), in the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing in Kajetany, the first in Poland implantation of a new generation cochlear implant was performed. This novel implant is unique as it allows performing MRI scans and thus, in the future, it will allow tracking changes in...

National Network of Teleaudiology inspires the World

Over 100 participants from Poland and Central and Eastern Europe came to Warsaw in January to take part in East Europe e-Health Innovation Summit organized by ISfTeH (International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health). This is the largest international organization which facilitates the international dissemination of knowledge and...


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...