Interested in Cochlear Implants? Dr. Jeffrey Paffrath and Dr. Brad Ingrao will take us on a cochlear implant journey. Learn about evaluating your hearing loss; how you qualify for a cochlear implant; what are the surgery details; what is involved in the implantation followup; and more! Jeffrey Paffrath, MD is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Lakeland, Florida and is affiliated with Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. Dr. Paffrath specializes in Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery. He received his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Brad Ingrao, AuD has worked with cochlear implants since 1999. He directed cochlear implant programs at VA medical centers in Albuquerque, NM and Long Beach, CA and serves as a professional adviser to the Southeast Florida Cochlear Implant Support Group. He is certified to evaluate and fit cochlear implants from Advanced Bionics, Cochlear and MedEl.