#MashuduTshifularo and a team of surgeons at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in South Africa recently
performed the first ever transplant surgery to cure deafness.
#MashuduTshifularo is a South African educator and medical specialist. He led the first team in the
world to use 3D-printed bones for reconstructive middle ear implants in 2019 at the University
of Pretoria and Steve Biko Academic Hospital. As a lay pastor, he has also published several books.
He was Born: 1964.
Tshifularo is the head of the Department of Ear, Nose, and Throat and Head and Neck Surgery at
The first patient was a 40 year old with accidental trauma damage and the other was a 62 year old born
with a middle ear issue and a history of failed interventions.
First In The World: South African Doctors Cure Deafness
Full Episode: https://t.co/Anvcl4ipab#southafrica #scienceinafrica #firstever #deafnesscured #MashuduTshifularo #pretoria pic.twitter.com/WsOg4HhFJ1
— Adeola Fayehun (@AdeolaFayehun) June 23, 2019