Cochlear Implant Center
The UCSF Douglas Grant Cochlear Implant Center has been involved in developing and implanting cochlear implant systems for more than 35 years. Our team includes experienced audiologists, surgeons, psychologists and other experts, who are dedicated to providing the most advanced technology and highest-quality care. Each year, we evaluate and treat thousands of adults and children. Our services include evaluation, counseling, surgery, device programming and testing, and rehabilitation.
Doctor referral required
FAQ: Cochlear Implants
Many people have questions about cochlear implants, how they work and what to expect from the surgery. Here are some common questions and answers.
Awards & recognition
Best hospital in Northern California
Ranked No. 13 in the nation for ear, nose and throat care
Case Management and Social Work
Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.
Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
Plan your visit
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
Your Doctor Visit
See our top 10 tips for making your UCSF doctor’s appointment as stress-free and productive as possible.
What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
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