Introduction

Breathe well. Listen well. Speak well.

 

The Department of ENT at MMHRC was the first of its kind in Madurai to start the Cochlear Implant Program. It also has a Sleep Lab to treat patients suffering from snoring issues. The department has a state-of-the-art audiology room equipped with pure tone audiometry impedance, BERA, OAE, and a full-time audiologist and speech pathologist. It also has an Audio Verbal (AV) therapist especially for children who have undergone the implant procedure. Together with Pediatrics, the ENT department also runs a neonatal hearing screening program. Newborns with suspected hearing impairment are followed up closely and are treated.

 The department is also equipped to tackle all kinds of latest equipment to perform all types of ENT, head, and neck, social cosmetic surgeries, endoscopic skull base surgeries, implant surgeries, and to handle all ENT emergencies. Going by its world-class facilities and standards, the ENT department at MMHRC is equipped with voice lab and stroboscopy facilities for diagnosing voice disorders.

Cutting-edge technology and a team of exceptionally-skilled doctors make the Department of ENT at MMHRC an expert at handling all kinds of emergencies and related ailments. Voice disorders, hearing loss, tinnitus, tonsillitis, vertigo, cancer, and sinusitis are just some of the issues the department takes care of every single day. With the advent of Coblator, the team is also able to perform complicated surgeries with ease and minimal hospitalization period.

 

 

Facilities

Our ENT specialists successfully handle a broad range of ENT / Otorhinolaryngeal disorders and diseases. We use the latest technological innovation for these.

  • State-of-the-art ZEISS microscope to perform all ear surgeries and STORZ endoscopy for nasal surgeries.
  • State-of-the-art ZEISS microscope to perform all ear surgeries and STORZ endoscopy for nasal surgeries.
  • HD STRYKER three-chip camera for total excision of all pituitary tumors, closure of CSF rhinorrhoea and excision of benign and malignant nose tumors
  • Coblator facility to perform the excision of laryngeal / pharyngeal tumors and tonsillectomy
  • Polysomnography for the evaluation of snoring, sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders
  • BERA and OAE to diagnose the type of hearing loss
  • Micro laryngeal surgeries for vocal cord lesions such as papilloma, polyp or vocal nodule

Available Services:

EAR (OTOLOGY):

  • Cochlear implants for children with congenital hearing loss
  • Mastoidectomy with tympanoplasty for CSOM.• Stapedectomy for otosclerosis.
  • Ossiculoplasty (TITANIUM PROSTHESIS) to improve hearing.
  • Facial nerve decompression for facial trauma with palsy.
  • Management of MIDDLE EAR and mastoid tumours such as facial nerve schwannoma, glomus tympanicum, and glomus jugulare.

NOSE (RHINOLOGY):

  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery - for nasal polyps and sinusitis.
  • Endoscopic Sphenopalatine artery cauterization - for recurrent epistaxis
  • Endoscopic Excision of all benign and malignant tumours of the nose including Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma (JNA)
  • Endoscopic closure of spontaneous and post-traumatic CSF Rhinorrhoea.
  • Endoscopic approach to pituitary
  • • Endoscopic optic nerve decompression.
  • Total & Partial maxillectomy for Carcinoma of maxillary sinuses.
  •  Endoscopic management of Choanal atresia.
  •  Endoscopic Dacryo Cysto rhrinostomy for chronic Dacryocystitis.

LARYNGOLOGY:

  • Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy
  • Micro laryngeal surgery for vocal cord polyps
  • Tongue tie release.• Oesophageal foreign body removal. 
  • Bronchial foreign body removal
  • Phono surgery for vocal cord paralysis

HEAD & NECK:

  • Hemi & Total Thyroidectomy for Thyroid adenomas & malignancies.
  • Superfacial & radical parotoidectomy - for parotid adenomas & malignancies.
  • Submandibular Gland excision - for sialadenitis & tumours.
  • Stones in the Submandibular duct - removal of stone intraorally without Gland excision.
  • Tracheal resection and reconstruction - for subglottic stenosis & Tracheal Stenosis.
  • Carcinoma larynx & hypopharynx.
  1. Stage 1 & 2 Carcinoma Larynx. – Coblation excision, no need for RT
  2. Stage 4 Carcinoma Larynx - Total Laryngectomy.
  • Hemiglossectomy for Carcinoma tongue.
  • Commando Procedure for buccal mucosa Cancers
  • Management of all benign tumours of Head & Neck.
  • Neck Dissection

FACIAL PLASTIC:

  • Rhinoplasty for deviated nose/depressed nose
  • Single stage 3 D reconstruction for babies born with microtia & anotia.
  • Management of basal cell Carcinoma of Nose and face with appropriate reconstruction.
  • Management of facial laceration and Fracture nasal bones.

Doctors

  • Dr.D.R.Nageswaran, M.B.B.S, DNB – Senior Consultant