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
A. Patient care involves both out
patient and inpatient services on both elective and
outpatientsservices (OPD) six days a week
(Monday to Saturday).
OPD services: include
General ENT and specialized clinics (Vertigo, Otology ,
Head & Neck, Pediatric
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.
Professor & HOD
Dr.Nishanth Savery. M
Dr.Shobin Suja Abraham
Dr. Jishana. J
Dr. Sithananda Kumar @ Venkateshan. R
Audiological and speech services:
protected Audiology room where following hearing tests done: Pure
tone Audiometry, Tympanometry, BERA, OAE, Universal Neonatal Hearing
Screening, Auditory therapy, Speech assessment and training,
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
/ pterygopalatine fossa surgery and dacrocysto-rhinostomy.
Microscopic facial nerve decompression / ossiculoplasty/ and closure
Surgery for ENT malignancy:
Laryngectomy and maxillectomy.
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.
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