The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing is a scientific, research, development and clinical unit of the Ministry of Health. The institute was established in 1996. The organizer and director of the Institute is Prof. Henryk Skarzynski. In 2003, the institute opened the International Center of Hearing and Speech – a modern diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation center in the field of otolaryngology, audiology, phoniatrics and rehabilitation.
The institute provides state-of-the-art treatment for profound hearing loss, congenital and acquired defects of the external, middle and inner ear, voice and speech disorders, tinnitus, vertigo and balance disorders. Other types of services include treatment of nose, sinus, throat and sleep breathing disorders.
The institute's specialists also perform unique reconstructive operations of the ear, including treatment of total and partial deafness for adults and children (our group of children is unique worldwide).
Highly skilled professionals perform voice improving procedures as well as precise surgeries of the collateral nasal sinuses using an image guided surgery system.
More than 500 patients are treated daily by our otolaryngology, audiology, phoniatrics and psychology, speech therapy and biomedical engineering specialists. Over 45 surgeons are preformed every day and over 200,000 patients are admitted and examined in our out patient clinics. A total of 15,000 surgical procedures performed in our clinics every year.
We offer our services in satellite centers in: Kraków, Radom, Gdansk, Katowice, Olsztyn, Rzeszów, Szczecin, Leba and Ciechocinek.