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DEPARTMENT OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY (ENT) - HEAD & NECK SURGERY

 

The Department was the first centre in South India to start Cochlear Implant Programme using 22 Channel Electrode.

The Outpatient Department handles more than 100 patients daily. The patients come from Goa in the North to Cochin in South India. The department is considered as a referral centre for patients from Mauritius.

 

The Outpatient Department has facilities for:

  • Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy
  • Otoendoscopy Microscopic Examination of Ear
  • Fibre-Optic examination of Larynx and Vocal stroboscopic evaluation of vocal cords
  • Allergy Clinic
  • Phonosurgery Clinic
  • Audiovestibular Clinic
  • Vertigo Clinic
  • Diagnosis of Head & Neck Cancer

An Audiology & Speech Therapy Unit for the evaluation and rehabilitation of patients with deafness and voice disorders is also attached to the Outpatient Department.

The Department has a bed strength of 60 with an intermediate intensive care unit to take care of patients who undergo major Head & Neck surgeries like Widefield Laryngectomy, Total Laryngo-pharyngo-oesophagectomy, Thyroid Surgeries and Skull base Surgeries.

 

INFRASTRUCTURE:

  • Karl Storz Rigid Nasal Endoscopes
  • Flexible & Rigid Laryngoscopes
  • Stroboscope
  • 2 Fully Equipped Operation Theatres
  • Zeiss Microscopes
  • Blom - Singer’s
  • KTP-532 Laser
  • Lumenis co2 Laser
  • Karl Storz & Xomed Microdebriders
  • Nasopharyngo-laryngo-Bronchoscope(flexible)
  • Coblator
  • Electronystagmography
  • HD camera

 

FACILITIES:

  • Nasal Endoscopies
  • Nasal Allergy Treatment
  • Microsurgery of the Ear
  • Voice Restoration for Post laryngectomy patients
  • Comprehensive Audiometry
  • Tympanometry
  • Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)
  • Sleep study for snoring & OSAS
  • Digital Hearing aid 
  • Oto acoustic emission

 

NASAL PROCEDURES:

  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Repair of CSF Rhinorrhoea & meningococle
  • Endoscopic Removal of Nasopharyngeal  Angiofibroma
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Adenoidectomy
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Endoscopic surgery for paranasal Sinus Cancer & benign tumors
  • Coblation assisted turbinoplasty

 

HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES:

  • Major Head & Neck Cancer & Skullbase Surgery
  • Parotid Surgery
  • Laryngectomy
  • Laryngo-Oesophagectomy with Gastric Pull-up
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Laser Assisted Cricopharyngomyotomy
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopharyngoplasty
  • Laser Assisted Tonsillectomy
  • Laser Assisted repair of Subglottic Stenosis
  • Phonosurgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Oesophagoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Hypopharyngoscopy
  • Laser assisted surgery for head & neck cancers
  • Coblation assisted tonsiliectomy / uvulopalate 
  • pharyngoplasty / adenoidectomy

 

OTOLOGIC PROCEDURES:

  • Myringotomy
  • Grommet Insertion
  • Stapedotomy
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Cochlear Implant Surgery
  • Laser stapedotomy

OUR DOCTORS

Dr. Kailesh Pujary

Professor & HOD
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Balakrishnan R

Professor
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Dipak Ranjan Nayak

Professor
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Ajay Bhandarkar M

Associate Professor
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Rohit Singh

Associate Professor
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Poorvi V Sharma

Assistant Professor
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Shalini S Menon

Assistant Professor
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Devaraja K

Assistant Professor
Ear, Nose & Throat
(Kasturba Hospital)
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