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Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant

Posted by on December 13, 2012

Dr. William F. House also developed a successful surgery for an ear disease that had prevented astronaut Alan Shepard from returning to space.


Dr. William House, shown in 1984, was responsible for a number of major medical advances, helping to pioneer microsurgery techniques and a new approach to removing acoustic tumors.


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