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Home > Specialities > ENT
Department of ENT
The ENT Department has come a long way since it was started in 2002. 

The department is actively involved in patient care, student teaching and research .

A. Patient care involves both out patient and inpatient services on both elective and emergency basis.

ENT has outpatientsservices (OPD) six days a week (Monday to Saturday).

OPD services: include

General ENT and specialized clinics (Vertigo, Otology , Rhinology, Laryngology
Head & Neck, Pediatric andAudiology& Speech).

Minor procedural services:Nasal endoscopy, videolaryngoscopy (fiberoptic / rigid), microscopic or endoscopic examination of the ear ,fibroptic laryngoscopic biopsy,ear lobe repair, removal of foreign body ear / nose/ throat /excision biopsies of minor lesions of head and neck.
Faculty
Dr.Mary Kurien Professor & HOD
Dr.Jayita Poduval Assoc. Professor
Dr.Shilpa Divakaran Asst. Professor
Dr.Nishanth Savery. M Asst. Professor
Dr.Shobin Suja Abraham Asst. Professor
Dr. Vijay Stephen Asst. Professor
Dr. Jishana. J Asst. Professor
Dr. Sithananda Kumar @ Venkateshan. R Asst. Professor
 
Contact
ent@pimsmmm.net
 


Audiological and speech services:


Sound protected Audiology room where following hearing tests done: Pure tone Audiometry, Tympanometry, BERA, OAE, Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening, Auditory therapy, Speech assessment and training, Swallowing rehabilitation

ENT has inpatient services with elective operative days three days week.

Routine ENT surgeries done are: Adenoidectomy / tonsillectomy / septoplasty / tympanoplasty / myringotomy and grommets / mastoidectomy / microlaryngoscopy)

Advanced ENT surgeries(endoscopic and micrsocopic) done are:
Endoscopic basic / extended sinus surgery, CSF rhinorrhea repair / sphenopalatine
arterial ligation / pterygopalatine fossa surgery and dacrocysto-rhinostomy.
Microscopic facial nerve decompression / ossiculoplasty/ and closure perilymph fistula.

Surgery for ENT malignancy: Laryngectomy and maxillectomy.

Emergency ENT services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Routine ENT emergency surgeries include reduction of fractured nasal bones, suturing laceration pinna / soft tissue head and neck, control of epistaxis and tracheostomy

Complex ENT emergency include neonatal / pediatric bronchoscopy / laryngoscopy, blunt laryngeal trauma with repair of fractured cartilages and penetrating neck injuries.

B. Student teaching: The department is also actively involved in both undergraduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (PG) University training program with regular theory, practical evaluation and student feedback. At both the UG and PG levels the teaching is innovative and highly interactive. UG teaching includes didactic lectures, clinical postings, observation of operative cases, skills training and problem solving with integrated teaching sessions. Assessment and evaluation are formative as well as summative in nature. Students are also encouraged to attend conferences and meetings in other institutions and showcase their talents in scientific presentation and publications.

PG teaching is largely exponential and supplemented with skills training, case discussion and audits, seminars and journals clubs. PGs are actively supported and guided for dissertations, projects, publications and presentations. In addition, postgraduates training is in-service with the students taking on-call duties.

C. Research: The department has many on going research both at postgraduate and faculty levels along with many publications every year in indexed and peer reviewed journals.

The department research activities are founded on evidence based medicine (EBM) with enthusiastic participation in continuing medical education (CME).