Cochlear Implant Clinic


Room 2600, Providence Building, St. Paul’s Hospital

If you need help locating us, please ask one of our hospital volunteers to direct you.

Finding our clinic

From the Burrard Street entrance:  Turn left and walk past the gift shop.  Go up the stairs and turn right.  Walk down the long hallway until you reach the central area with multiple elevators.  Walk past the elevators and turn right.  The entrance to the cochlear implant clinic is the last blue doors to the left at the end of the hallway.    

From the Thurlow Street entrance:  The entrance to the cochlear implant clinic is the first blue door to the right as you enter the hospital. 

From the elevators:  As you exit the elevators, follow the signs to the Audiology clinic.  The entrance to the cochlear implant clinic is the last blue doors to the left at the end of the hallway. 

About this clinic

The BC Adult Cochlear Implant Program provides cochlear implant services to adult B.C. residents who meet the candidacy criteria. It helps adults by offering assessments, surgery, and rehabilitation services.

The clinic helps patients from the BC Children's Hospital Cochlear Implant Program move to the adult clinic when they turn 18.

We provide a number of patient supports and resources.

Check out our patient supports page

Clinic hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: Closed

Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch.


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Clinical trials & research

Advances in treatments are all thanks to medical research. While participating in research is a decision you should make for yourself in consultation with your care team, there is much activity in this area so please ask us about our research programs if you’re interested.

By taking part in research, you can help us all learn more about advancing health outcomes and find better ways to help people live and thrive. While you cannot assume benefit to yourself, your participation can make a difference in improving care for future patients.

The following clinical trials are currently enrolling volunteers. Please ask your care team for more information or contact the research team listed on each study or trial. For other information about research at Providence Health Care, please visit Providence Research.

Medical & professional referrals

We accept referrals from otolaryngologists, family doctors, audiologists and hearing instrument practitioners. We have described the referral process below and we have included links to all the relevant forms.

News & stories

Patient stories

Learn more about how cochlear implants have changed the lives of some of our patients.

Read their stories

Support us

Since 1982, more than 1000 patients have benefited from the care provided by the BC Adult Cochlear Implant Program. This was made possible, in part, by the generous financial support of organizations and individuals like you. These donations have had a direct and positive impact on patient care by contributing to the funding of:

  • Equipment
  • Clinic space
  • Clinician training
  • Research

You can donate to the BC Adult Cochlear Implant Program using this secure online form.

BC Adult CI Program.mp4

BC Adult CI Program Video