About

The ENT Department provides out-patient services, inter-departmental consultancy, assessment of hearing impairments, evaluation of vertigo, nasal and laryngopharyngeal endoscopic surgeries, surgery for snoring, and management of tumours of the head and neck. We have the latest equipment in ENT surgery such as diode Laser, rigid as well as flexible endoscopes, operating microscopes, Microdebrider and shaver system, Fibre-optic lacrimal canula for EDCR, and an excellent Audiology set up. Association with Audiology and Speech and hearing department equipped with the latest modalities of surgery (Coblator) Oto Rhinolaryngological Pathology.

Surgery for Deafness and Discharging Ears

Surgery of the Nose and Para-Nasal Sinuses

  • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  • Endoscopic repair of CSF rhinorrhoea
  • Septoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Arterial ligations (Ethmoidal, maxillary and external carotid) for epistaxis
  • Surgery for tumours of Nose and PNS

Ear surgeries include the following:

  • Myringoplasty
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Middle ear reconstruction
  • Stapedectomy
  • Facial nerve decompression
  • Tumours of middle ear/mastoid system
Surgery of the Throat and Neck

Neck and throat surgeries performed by the department feature:

  • Adenotonsillectomy
  • Surgery for treatment of snoring (OSAS) such as Uvulo Palato Pharyngoplasty (UPPP) and Laser
  • Assisted Uvulo Palatoplasty (LAUP)
  • Surgery for vocal cord paralysis
  • Tumours of throat and larynx
  • Tumours of the structures of the neck
  • Surgery for salivary glands
  • Primary resection anastomosis for tracheal stenosis
  • Laser excision of subglottic stenosis with stenting
  • Laser excision of vascular tumours in Head and neck areas
  • Microlaryngeal surgeries
  • Upper aero digestive endoscopy
  • Out-patint procedures performed by the Otorhinolaryngology department include
  • Nasal endoscopy
  • Flexible fibre optic nasopharyngolaryngoscopy
  • Microscopy of the ear and toileting
  • Intratymapanic genntmycin administration
  • Myringotomy and Grommet insertion
  • Epleys manoeuvre
  • Cold Caloric testing
  • Positional testing
  • Audiology and speech therapy
  • Pure tone audiometry and special tests
  • Tympanometry
  • Brain stem evoked Response audiometry(BERA)
Facilities and Services
  • Carc – Zeiss microscope with latest camera facility.
  • Latest modality of bloodless surgery using coblator for sleep apnoea.
  • Nasal surgery and laryngeal surgery.
  • Endoscopic nasal surgeries with nasal masses.

Doctors

Dr. K C PRAKASAN

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Dr. SHOBHA PRADEEP

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