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Institute of
OTOLARYNGOLOGY( ENT )

Otolaryngology( Ent )

Department of Otolaryngology ( E N T )

The department of ENT specialises in dealing with wide range of ear, nose, throat, head and neck problems . It includes sinus and allergy disorders , sleep disordered breathing , voice disorders, hearing loss and ear problems, dizziness and imbalance ,ringing in the ear. The department is a team effort which includes doctors , audiologist, speech and swallow therapist. The department is highly committed to the communities it serves and ensures best care for the patients and the families at each level.

The crown to the department is its Endoscopic Skull base team , includes ENT surgeon, Neurosurgeon, Endocrinologist, who specialise in treating certain brain problems meticulously through the nose and thereby avoiding the opening of the skull and its associated complications. The department is well equipped with state of the art Olympus HD endoscopy system, Medtronic drill and microdebriders, Neuroendoscope ,TIVATO microscope, coblators, audiology room etc to provide comprehensive world class care to the patients. The following are the other services offered in the department.

General ENT :

  • Tonsillectomy and Endoscopic Adenoidectomy
  • Endoscopic removal of foreign bodies from ear , nose , throat and esophagus (food pipe)
  • Management of infections of head and neck and respiratory tract

Rhinology/Allergy service:

  • Allergic rhinitis management
  • Management of Acute and chronic sinusitis
  • Nasal polyp surgeries
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Nosebleed management
  • Rhinoplasty (nose job)

Paediatric ENT service:

  • Snoring
  • Recurrent tonsillitis
  • Ear infections, sinusitis
  • Preauricular sinus surgery

Otology service:

  • Hearing loss assessment
  • Endoscopic Tympanoplasty, Ossiculoplasty
  • Endoscopic stapedotomy
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Facial nerve decompression

Voice and swallowing discorder:

  • Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing(FEES)
  • Speech rehabilitation
  • Phonosurgery(surgeries in voice box)
  • Ageing voice disorders
  • Larynx cancer treatment and thyroplasty

Snoring and OSA:

  • Airway assessment with sleep endoscopy
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Giddiness and Tinnitus(ringing in ear):

  • Tinnitus retraining therapy
  • Tinnitus masking
  • Medical and surgical treatment for vertigo

Audiology:

  • Pure tone audiometry
  • Speech audiometry
  • Impedance audiometry
  • Otoacoustic emission
  • Tinnitus counselling
  • Hearing aid services

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