The largest and first established
cochlear implant unit in Africa.

Tygerberg Hospital – Stellenbosch University Cochlear Implant Unit

TH-SU-CIU is the largest and first established cochlear implant unit in Africa and is in a unique position to bring together an experienced and skilled multi-disciplinary cochlear implant team. A cochlear implant can help a child with significant hearing loss hear well enough to develop speech and language and adults to restore hearing to a level where they are able communicate again through listening.

Our team is responsible for the specialist, comprehensive assessment, medical care, cochlear implant activation and programming as well as the rehabilitation of individuals and their families affected by severe to profound sensori-neural hearing loss. Our protocols and standards are in keeping with internationally accepted criteria and we strive to deliver the best management possible