The Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) at Santosh Hospital offers comprehensive care for all disorders related to the ear, nose, sinus, head and neck region, in patients of all ages. The medical team here, comprising Consultants, Specialists, and trained support staff provide customized treatment plans – surgical and non-surgical - after extensive evaluation, with an optimal, evidence-based approach. Care is available for patients of all ages, from common ENT disorders that can be treated in a doctor's office to complex problems requiring sophisticated surgery, all of each patient's ENT needs can be met at Santosh Hospital. The department has progressed with enhancement in all fields including otology, rhinology, laryngology and head, and neck surgery. The Hard of hearing clinic, headache clinic and allergy clinics along with Voice lab, auditory rehabilitation center function on a daily basis with procedures like nasal endoscopy, otoendoscopy and video laryngoscopy done on OPD basis.
WHAT ARE THE AREAS OF EXPERTISE IN THE FIELD OF ENT?
Allergy: Treatment by medication, immunotherapy (allergy shots) and/or avoidance of pollen, dust, mold, food, and other sensitivities that affect the ear, nose, and throat.
Head and Neck: Cancerous and noncancerous tumors in the head and neck (nose/sinuses, mouth, throat, voice box and upper esophagus), including the thyroid and parathyroid.
Laryngology: Disorders of the throat, including voice and swallowing problems.
Otology/Neurotology: Diseases of the ear, including trauma (injury), infection, benign tumors, and nerve pathway disorders, which affect hearing and balance.
Pediatric Otolaryngology: Diseases in children with special ENT problems including birth defects of the head and neck and developmental delays.
Rhinology: Disorders of the nose and sinuses.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Cosmetic, Functional, and Reconstructive Surgical Treatment of Abnormalities of the face and neck and ear.