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Cochlear Implant: Mateo's Story

Cochlear Implant: Mateo's Story

After learning that their baby boy would never hear, Stéphane and Karla traveled from Mexico to the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the United States for a second opinion. It was there that audiologist Dawn Marsiglia worked with the family to outfit their son with a cochlear implant that helped restore his hearing.

Dawn Marsiglia

Dawn Marsiglia, Audiologist

Care Provider

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Dawn Marsiglia, Au.D., M.A.

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Experts in the Listeining Center diagnose and treat patients experiencing hearing loss who may benefit from a cochlear implant and auditory rehabilitation.

Learn more about the Listening Center.

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Condition Information

A cochlear implant, which is a small electronic device, may be an option when hearing aids do not provide the clarity of sound needed to understand speech and spoken language 

Learn more about cochlear implant surgery in the health library.