Otorhinolaryngology (Otolaryngology) is the area of medicine that deals with disorders and conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) region, and related areas of the head and neck. Doctors who specialize in this area are called otorhinolaryngologists, otolaryngologists, ENT doctors, ENT surgeons, or head and neck surgeons. Patients seek treatment from an otorhinolaryngologist for diseases of the ear, nose, or throat and for the management of cancers of the head and neck.
Fields covered in this department are:
- Head and neck oncology
- Otology and neurotology
- Pediatric otorhinolaryngology
- Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
- PE Tubes (Myringotomy)
- Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
- Sinus Surgery
- Runny Nose (Rhinitis) Rhinitis is a reaction that occurs in the eyes, nose and throat when airborne irritants (allergens) trigger the release of histamine. There are two different types of rhinitis, allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis.
- Nasal Polyps – A nasal polyp is a soft, painless, non-cancerous growth on the lining of the nose or sinus.
- Sleep Apnea – Snoring occurs when there is an obstruction to the free flow of air through the passages in the back of the mouth and nose.
- Nosebleeds – Anterior Nosebleed & Posterior Nosebleed.
This is a specialty dealing with ear, nose and throat diseases, which includes most of the head and neck ailments. The department also has a sophisticated audiology and speech therapy center with the state of art diagnostic and therapeutic facilities.
The department is dedicated to expanding the frontiers of diagnosis, treatment and research of disorders of the ear, nose and sinuses , throat and the anterior skull base.
Excellence is demonstrated daily through center’s sophisticated use of flexible and rigid endoscopes, newly developed video camera system and fine binocular microscopes.
Clinical objectives are attained through close collaboration with the specialties of neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonology, radiology, anesthesia, internal medicine, allergy, radiotherapy, oncology, and immunology. We also share our thoughts and have case discussions in the regular seminar forum held in our hospital