1st Cochlear Implantation Procedure performed at Shifa International Hospital
The First Cochlear Implantation Procedure was performed at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad on 11 July 2021. The procedure was carried out by Dr. Azeem Aslam (Consultant, ENT Surgeon) along with a multidisciplinary team comprising of Audiologists, Anesthesiologists, Technicians & Nursing Staff. Cochlear Implantation involves surgically placing a small & complex electronic device that helps provide a sense of sound to a person who is unable to hear or faces extreme difficulty in hearing. Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad is among the few hospitals in the country providing this treatment and is committed in its endeavor to serve the people of Pakistan by offering healthcare services at par with international standards.