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Hear Now. And Always

Since launching the world's first cochlear implant system more than 30 years ago, Cochlear Limited and its U.S. headquarters have brought the miracle of sound with its entire product portfolio to more than 250,000 hearing-impaired individuals across the globe. We work with over 2,000 of the top hearing professionals around the world and have more than 100 active research partners in 20 different countries to continuously innovate and provide breakthroughs to those with hearing loss. The result is the most chosen, most trusted cochlear implant system in the world. 

Cochlear's promise "Hear now. And always" reflects our philosophy of a lifetime commitment to those individuals who choose our products. 

Continuing Education

Live Webinar

Hybrid L24 Study Update: Where Are They Now?
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST Ginger Grant, AuD, CCC-A

Introduction to Baha Technology
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST Amy Donaldson, AuD, CCC-A

Recorded Webinar

Introducing the New Cochlear Kanso Sound Processor
October 4, 2016 Janet Clarke

Mastering Use of the CR220 for Intraoperative Cochlear Implant Testing
September 7, 2016 Rebecca Cale, AuD

New Treatment Options for Patients with SSD and Mixed Hearing Loss
July 7, 2016 George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

Advanced Neural Response Telemetry (NRT) in the Nucleus Device
March 23, 2016 Amy Donaldson, AuD, CCC-A

Introduction to Telemetry and Neural Response Telemetry (NRT) in the Nucleus Cochlear Implant System
March 22, 2016 Amy Donaldson, AuD, CCC-A


New Treatment Options for Patients with SSD and Mixed Hearing Loss
October 10, 2016 George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

From Pioneer to Modern Day: The Nucleus 22 Implant Upgrade to the Nucleus 6 System
February 7, 2016 Janet Clarke

The Baha 5 Sound Processor Overview
July 26, 2015 George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

The Baha Softband: Candidacy, Evaluation and Fitting
December 12, 2014 Lisa Christensen, AuD

Understanding Atresia, Microtia and the Baha System
July 27, 2014 Lisa Christensen, AuD


Understanding Atresia, Microtia and the Baha System
March 7, 2014 Lisa Christensen, AuD

Using FM with Nucleus CI and Baha Sound Processors
April 30, 2013 Bryan McDonald, AuD

Red Flags: Barriers to Optimal Auditory Development - Part II (Professionals)
April 22, 2013 Sylvia Rotfleisch, M Sc A, Jane R. Madell, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, Joan G. Hewitt, AuD, CCC-A

Red Flags: Barriers to Optimal Auditory Development - Part I (Professionals)
April 22, 2013 Jane R. Madell, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, Joan G. Hewitt, AuD, CCC-A, Sylvia Rotfleisch, M Sc A

Breaking the Surface II: Assessment Considerations (Professionals)
April 8, 2013 Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT


Advances in Cochlear Implants: The Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid System

January 4, 2017

Audiologist Kristen Lewis, AuD, and otologist David Kelsall, MD, give an overview of the CochlearTM Nucleus® HybridTM System for ski-slope hearing loss.

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Resources to Support CI Professionals and Recipients

December 6, 2016

An overview of cutting-edge programs and services from Cochlear that support clinicians and surgeons in providing effective clinical care.

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Introducing the New Cochlear Nucleus Kanso Sound Processor

October 16, 2016

Learn about the new Cochlear™ Nucleus® Kanso™ Sound Processor. Discreet, smart, simple.

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Cochlear Baha 5 Sound Processor Portfolio

September 20, 2016

A new perspective on the complete Baha® 5 sound processor portfolio from George Cire, Cochlear Principal Clinical Technical Manager, and audiologist Katie Breithart from Rocky Mountain Ear Center.

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Cochlear: Expanded Indications, Optimizing Fittings and True Wireless Connectivity for Bimodal Fittings

December 1, 2015

This video highlights Cochlear and ReSound's new strategic alliance, providing a backdrop from two audiologists on the current indications for Nucleus Cochlear implants and the benefits of ReSound...

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Cochlear Link Testimonial

October 29, 2015

As a clinician, you deserve less paperwork and more time doing what you love - caring for patients! Cochlear is proud to introduce Cochlear™ Link. Cochlear Link enables the sharing of Cochlear&...

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Cochlear: A Lifetime Commitment to All Recipients

September 30, 2015

Cochlear's promise: "Hear now. And always" reflects our lifetime commitment to the more than 400,000 Nucleus recipients worldwide. Learn more about our portfolio of meaningful innovatio...

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Cochlear Baha 5: Incredibly Small, Unbelievably Smart

April 30, 2015

Now with two attachment options, Cochlear's Baha 5 features the latest innovative sound processing and abutment technology. For more information, visit

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Cochlear Nucleus 6: Simply Smarter

November 30, 2014

Introducing the Nucleus 6, the smartest hearing implant processor yet from Cochlear. For more information, visit

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The Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid Implant System

October 31, 2014

The experts at Cochlear provide an audiologist's perspective into the new Nucleus Hybrid Implant System. For more details, visit

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Cochlear™ Vistafix® System - An Attractive Prosthetic Solution

December 11, 2013

Chris Andrews from Cochlear™ tells us how their Vistafix® System provides optimal patient outcomes because of its realistic aesthetics and long-lasting, secure attachment options. For more...

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The New Baha 4 Sound Processor System from Cochlear

October 31, 2013

The New Baha 4 Sound Processor System features the latest advancements in sound processor technology from Cochlear. Interview with George Cire and Bobbi Scheinin from Cochlear Americas.

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The New Nucleus 6 from Cochlear

October 1, 2013

Mike Leman and Christine Menapace introduce Cochlear's latest Nucleus 6 sound processor, and touch on the technology and history of cochlear implants.

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17-year Old Twins Share Similarities and One Difference: Hearing Loss

September 30, 2013

Meet Olivia and Alexia Williams. These twins share many similarities and one major difference. Their hearing.

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4-Year Old with Hearing Loss Hears for First Time with Cochlear Implants

September 30, 2013

Meet Patrick Hoffner. Patrick is able to name all the planets, his language skills are exceeding grade-level expectations, and he can name the dinosaur with the longest name (Micropachycephalosaurus)....

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Deaf Teacher's Life Changes When She Discovers Cochlear Implants

September 30, 2013

Meet Anne Dexheimer. She used to have a very negative attitude towards cochlear implants. Her opinion has since changed.

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Laurie Pullins' Story

September 30, 2013

Meet Laurie Pullins. She had never heard her own children's voices. Her life changed at the flick of a switch.

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Married Couple Finds Love Through Their Cochlear Implants

September 30, 2013

Meet Mary and Eldon Cook. A love story that started as a Cochlear story.

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Scientific Invention of Cochlear Implants Helps Those with Hearing Damage

September 30, 2013

Before we changed 250,000 lives, we changed one.

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Young Sisters Born Deaf Describe Cochlear Implant Activation, Hear for the First Time

September 30, 2013

Meet Callie and Lexie Zacharias. Hearing has brought balance to their lives.

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ReSound and Cochlear Bimodal Hearing Solutions Provide Life-Changing Outcomes

Cochlear Develops Cloud-based Service to Reduce Clinic Healthcare Costs, Provide Faster Patient Care

World-Leading Experts Collaborate at Cochlear's Global Research Symposium

Cochlear Launches the World's Thinnest, Full Length Perimodiolar Electrode for Cochlear Implants

Cochlear Delivers Broader Insurance Coverage and Expanded Access to Cochlear Implant Options

Cochlear™ Nucleus® Cochlear Implants Now Have Access to 3.0T MRI

Cochlear Announces Availability of Cochlear™ Baha® 5 Power and Baha 5 Superpower, Two New Powerful Bone Conduction Sound Processors for Those with Higher Degrees of Hearing Loss

New Online Resource Available to Help Parents of a Child with Hearing Loss

Cochlear Announces FDA Clearance of the First Smart Bone Conduction Solution for People with Significant Mixed Hearing Loss

Cochlear Announces Winners of 2016 Graeme Clark and Anders Tjellstrom Scholarships

GN ReSound and Cochlear Limited Establish Smart Hearing Alliance to Develop and Commercialise Bimodal Solutions

Cochlear Combines the World's Thinnest Cochlear Implant Platform with the Industry's Thinnest Full Length Electrode

FDA Approves Technology Upgrade for Recipients of First Commercially Available Cochlear Implant

Cochlear Limited: Chris Smith Announced as Incoming Chief Executive Officer of Cochlear

'Survivor' Contestant Nina Poersch Shares Her Inspirational Cochlear Implant Story During Better Hearing and Speech Month

Cochlear Launches Industry's Smallest Bone Conduction Sound Processor with Innovative Technologies Designed to Make Listening Easier

Cochlear Awards College Scholarships to Eight Students Who Have Overcome Hearing Loss and Achieved Academic and Personal Success

Breakthroughs in True Wireless and Automated Hearing Transform Listening Experience for Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid Implant Users

Medicare Considers New Ruling to Eliminate Coverage of Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions

Cochlear Opposes Proposed CMS Rule That Would Significantly Limit Access to Cochlear™ Baha® Implant System


New Treatment Options for Patients with SSD and Mixed Hearing Loss
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

From Pioneer to Modern Day: The Nucleus 22 Implant Upgrade to the Nucleus 6 System
Janet Clarke

The Baha 5 Sound Processor Overview
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

The Baha Softband: Candidacy, Evaluation and Fitting
Lisa Christensen, AuD

Understanding Atresia, Microtia, and the Baha System
Lisa Christensen, AuD

Keep it Fresh: Ideas for Auditory Work
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Cell Phones: Not Just for Texting
Linda Day, Donna Sorkin, MA

An Auditory Approach: Focus on Children with Bilateral Cochlear Implants
Nancy Caleffe-Schenck, MEd, CCC-A, CED, CertAVT

Auditory Comprehension: Focus on Memory for Professionals
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Bringing Literacy to the Table using Books and Therapy
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Cochlear Implants and Children with Additional Special Needs
Holly Whalen, AuD, CCC-A, Melissa H. Sweeney, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert. AVT

Getting Started with Auditory Skills
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, Mary Ellen Nevins, EdD

Therapy: Same or Different for a Child with Two Cochlear Implants?
MaryKay Therres

Listening and Spoken Language Strategies in the Classroom
Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP

Understanding Single Sided Deafness: Evaluation and Treatment for Professionals
George Cire, AuD

Fostering Self-advocacy in Elementary-Aged Students with Hearing Loss
Marcia Zegar, Ann Baumann

Unidentified and Underserved: Cochlear Implant Candidates in the Hearing Aid Dispensing Practice
Steve Huart, AuD

Day to Day with My Cochlear Implant.
Denise M. Jansen

Cochlear Implant Reimbursement: Cause for Concern
Donna Sorkin

Ask the Expert

Are Cochlear Implants Utilized Worldwide?
Jan Janssen

What are the Design Features of Cochlear's Baha 5 Sound Processor?
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

How Can My Patient Use the Smart App Portfolio with Her Cochlear Baha 5?
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

What Treatment Options are Available for Severe-Profound, High Frequency Hearing Loss?
Patti Trautwein

What is the Cochlear Provider Network (CPN) and Why is it Important?
Michele Fusco, AuD

Medicaid Coverage for Baha Softband/Headband
George Cire, AuD

Current Guidelines for Referring Patients for Cochlear Implants
Steve Huart, AuD

CPT Codes for Cochlear Implant Repairs
Erik Tolsma

CPT Code for Changing a Baha Abutment
Kalisha Russell, MBA

Verifying Performance with Baha
George Cire, AuD

Why Do Bone Conduction Hearing Aids Have an Extended Frequency Range?
George Cire, AuD

Frequency of MAPping and Therapy for Cochlear Implants
Donna Sorkin, Janet Clarke, AuD

Is it Necessary to Wear Hearing Protection with a Cochlear Implant when Hunting
Janet Clarke, AuD

Using a Stethoscope with a Cochlear Implant
Linn Tearney

Procedure for Obtaining Aided Thresholds with Baha
George Cire, AuD

Future Trends in the Baha System
Teri Sinopoli, MA, CCC-A, FAAA

Mapping FM Systems for Use with Cochlear Implants
Janet Clarke, AuD

Candidacy Criteria for the Baha System
Teri Sinopoli, MA, CCC-A, FAAA

MRI and Cochlear Implants
Amy Popp, MA


Overview of the Features and Benefits of the New Cochlear™ Baha® 5 Sound Processor
George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

Medicare’s Proposed Rule to Eliminate Funding for Bone Anchored Solutions
Anthony Manna

Cochlear Implants: Past, Present and Future
Anne L. Beiter, MS, FAAA, CCC-A/SLP

Interview with George Cire, Au.D., Cochlear Americas
George Cire, AuD

Interview with Peter Weber, M.D. & Eric Wilkinson, M.D.
Eric Wilkinson, MD

Interview with Richard Reed, HOPE Notes Developer, Musician, and Cochlear Implant User
Richard Reed

Interview with Chris Smith, President of Cochlear Americas, and Jace Wolfe, Director of Audiology at Hearts for Hearing
Chris Smith, Jace Wolfe, PhD, CCC-A

Interview with John K. Niparko, M.D., Director, Division of Otology, Audiology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery, Johns Hopkins; President, American Otological Society
John K. Niparko, MD

Interview with Donna Sorkin, Vice President for Consumer Affairs, Cochlear Americas
Donna Sorkin

Interview with Colin Irwin, Manager of Collaborative Studies, Cochlear Americas
Colin Irwin

Interview with Dr. J. Thomas Roland, Jr., Director of Otology and Neurotology, Co-director of the New York University Cochlear Implant Center
J. Thomas Roland, Jr

Interview with Cristen Markos, Cochlear Corporation
Cristen Markos

Interview with Laura Price, Cochlear Corporation
Laura Price

Interview with Jan Gilden, Director, Houston Ear Research Foundation
Jan Gilden

Interview with John Parker Ph.D, Chief Technology Officer and Director, Cochlear Limited - Australia
John Parker, PhD

Interview with Sam Marzo, M.D., Neurotologist, Department of Otolaryngology, Loyola University Medical Center
Sam Marzo, MD

Interview with Donna Sorkin Vice President of Consumer's Affairs, Cochlear Americas
Donna Sorkin

Interview with Audie Woolley M.D., Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Audie Woolley, MD

Interview with Chris Smith President of Cochlear Americas
Chris Smith, Jace Wolfe, PhD, CCC-A

Interview with Chris van den Honert Vice President of Research for Cochlear Americas, Vice President of Coding Research for Cochlear Global
Chris van den Honert


Cochlear Tech Spotlight: Datalogging

An overview of data logging in the Nucleus 6 CI from Cochlear.

Cochlear Tech Spotlight: Directionality

A technical overview of dual microphone directionality in the Nucleus 6 CI from Cochlear.

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Centennial, CO 80111
Phone: 1 800 523 5798

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