Our program ranks as one of the best ear, nose and throat centers in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. Pioneers in the field of bilateral cochlear implants, our physicians and researchers continue to break ground in treating a wide variety of conditions to improve quality of life.
A new sunrise dancing to music
Rita Wilson’s hearing loss as an adult didn’t keep her from enjoying life and exploring new things. As a wife, mother of four, employee and volunteer, she kept plenty busy. She even learned to salsa dance by following the beat of the music through the vibrations on the floor. Then she received cochlear implants at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, and everything changed. Read the inspiring story