Between May and July 2003 I was lucky enough to be able to visit and observe clinical pratcice of specialist in ear and skull base surgery at two of the world's most esteemed ear hospitals:
Situated in Bordeaux, southern France, the Portmann institute is a world-reknowned centre of excellence, specialising in otology. To visit their website, click here
Founded by Howard House in 1946, the House Insitute in Los Angeles, California is a world leader in advanced ear surgery. They pioneered cochlear and brainstem implants, as well as leading the way in the field of multidisciplinary working for acoustic neuroma surgery. To visit their website, click here.