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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Roland Laszig

Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Medical Director (temporary)
Phone: 0049-761-270-42060


  • 1970-1976 Medical studies, East Berlin and Hamburg
  • 1978-1984 Resident and Consultant at Marien Hospital ENT-Dept., Hamburg
  • 1984-1993 Consultant at ENT. Dept. at Medical School Hannover
  • 1989 Habilitation, Medical School Hannover
  • Since 1993 Full Professor (C4) and Medical Director, Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Medical Center – University of Freiburg

Focus of research

  • Optimize of surgical proceedings in Cochlear Implantations
  • Genetic causes of hearing loss
  • Maturation of auditory pathway

Selected publications

  • Hassepass F, Aschendorff A, Wesarg T, Kröger S, Laszig R, Beck RL, Schild C, Arndt S. Unilateral deafness in children: audiologic and subjective assessment of hearing ability after cochlear implantation. Otol Neurotol. 2013; 34(1):53-60.
  • Arndt S, Laszig R, Aschendorff A, Beck R, Schild C, Hassepass F, Ihorst G, Kroeger S, Kirchem P, Wesarg T. Unilateral deafness and cochlear implantation: audiological diagnostic evaluation and outcomes.HNO. 2011; 59(5):437-46.
  • Laszig R, Aschendorff A, Beck R, Schild C, Kröger S, Wesarg T, Arndt S. Long-term functional outcomes of cochlear implants in children.HNO. 2009; 57(7):657-62.
  • Laszig R, Aschendorff A, Stecker M, Müller-Deile J, Maune S, Dillier N, Weber B, Hey M, Begall K, Lenarz T, Battmer RD, Böhm M, Steffens T, Strutz J, Linder T, Probst R, Allum J, Westhofen M, Doering W. Benefi ts of bilateral electrical stimulation with the nucleus cochlear implant in adults: 6-month postoperative results. Otol Neurotol. 2004; 25(6):958-68.
  • Laszig R, Kuzma J, Seifert V, Lehnhardt E. The Hannover auditory brainstem implant: a multiple-electrode prosthesis. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 1991; 248(7):420-1.

Research methods

  • Surgical navigation
  • Special surgical microscope Arri Medical