The Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) at the Multispeciality 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 customised treatment plans – surgical and non-surgical - after extensive evaluation, with an optimal, evidence-based approach. Equipped with state-of-the-art technical support for both diagnosis and treatment, it is one of the finest facilities of its kind in the region offering several advanced procedures like Transoral Robotic and Coablator/Laser Assisted Surgeries, Nasal and Nasopharyngeal Endoscopes for diagnostics, Video Endoscopy facilities for all types of Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries, Microlaryngeal surgeries and voice-improving Phonosurgery for patients with voice issues and specialised surgeries for sleep disorders including snoring and sleep apnoea. The department also has an expert Endoscopic Skullbase team that performs highly complex Transnasal Trans Sphenoid Surgery for various Skullbase Tumors/ CSF Rhinorrhoea. Multi-disciplinary in approach, it works closely with other departments like Speech Pathology, Neurosurgery, Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Allergy and Immunology, Oncology, Pulmonology and Paediatrics and Neonatology for management of ear, nose and neck disorders in adults, children and neonates.

The Outpatient division functions from 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday- Saturday

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Dr. Vineeth Viswam
Dr. Vineeth Viswam

Dr. Vineeth Viswam is Consultant, Department of ENT. Specialising in Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, his areas of special interest are Endoscopic Sinus/ Skull Base Surgery. Trained in Head and neck Surgery and Cochlear Implant, he has experience in microscopic ear surgeries, micro laryngeal surgeries, Phonosurgeries, Paediatric airway surgeries, head & neck and Coablator laser assisted surgeries. He is former Associate Professor, Department of ENT at AIMS, Kochi


MS in ENT (JIPMER) | MBBS (Calicut Medical College)


Associate Professor, Department of ENT, AIMS, Kochi

Senior Resident, Neuro Otology, SGPGI, Lucknow

Assistant Professor, Department of ENT, Dr. SMCSI Medical College, Trivandrum

Trained in advanced surgical procedures like Endoscopic skull base surgery

Part of a Neurosurgical Team that has to its credit the largest series of endoscopic transnasal tranpheniod excision of pituitary tumours and endoscopic repair of CSF rhinorrea

Involved in training of Undergraduate students

Proficient in English, Malayala, Hindi

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Dr. Praveen Gopinath
Dr. Praveen Gopinath

An ENT Surgeon with more than 14 years of experience to his credit, Dr. Praveen Gopinath is an expert in all routine ENT surgeries and advanced endoscopic procedures including repair of CSF Rhinorrhoea, DCR, pituitary surgery and Encephalocele repair. Trained in India and Austria, his area of special interest in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery.


Fellowship in Rhinology (Graz, Austria) | DNB | MNAMS | PGDMLS (Symbiosis, Pune) | MS in ENT (Govt. Medical College, Jabalpur) | MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Alappuzha)


Expertise in procedures like Tympanomastoidectomies, Ossiculoplasty, Adenotonsillectomy, Tracheostomy, Microlaryngeal Surgery, Septoplasty and Endoscopic Sinus surgery, Endoscopic repair of CSF Rhinorrhoea, Endoscopic DCR, Endoscopic Pituitary surgery and Endoscopic Encephalocele repair.

Worked as Consultant & Medical Supritendent, Lakshmi Hospital, Tripunithura

Worked at the Indo-Americal Hospital ,Vaikom

Active in various ENT associations

Former Secretary, AOI, Cochin

Former Secretary of the Social service wing of AOI Cochin – CSOM

Proficient in Malayalam, English ,Hindi

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Dr. Feroze Khan K
Dr. Feroze Khan K

An ENT Surgeon trained in comprehensive management of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat, Dr. Feroze Khan is an expert in endoscopic and middle ear surgeries. His areas of special interest include Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS), micro-middle ear surgery and phonosurgery.


DLO (Kasturba Medical College, Manipal)| MS in ENT (CMC, Vellore)| MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Kottayam)


Assistant Professir at Dr SMCSI Medical College Trivandrum

Senior Resident Dr SMCSI Medical College Trivandrum

Published research articles

Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi

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Dr. Sreeram P
Senior Specialist
Dr. Sreeram P

An ENT Surgeon, Dr. Sreeram’s fields of special interest include Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Paediatric ORL, Middle Ear And Cochlear Implants and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Extended Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery.


MS in ENT (Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram) | MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Calicut)


Consultant ENT Surgeon, Malabar Hospital, Manjeri

Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi

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Dr. Sachin Suresh
Dr. Sachin Suresh

An ENT Surgeon trained in management of rhinology, allergies, otology and laryngology disorders, Dr. Sachin’s areas of special interest include head & neck surgery, paediatric otorhinolaryngology, balloon sinuplasty and paediatric airway management of congenital subglottic stenosis, tracheomalacia, laryngomalacia and laryngeal web.


Training in Balloon Sinuplasty (MS Ramiah Advanced Learning Centre, Bangalore) | MS in ENT (Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Ernakulam) | MBBS (Vinayaka Mission Medical College and Hospital, Pondicherry)


Trained extensively in all ENT procedures including complex conditions in children.

Junior Resident, Department of internal medicine, SUT Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram

Junior Resident, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Ernakulam

Proficient in English, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi

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Aster Facilities
Outpatient Procedures
Outpatient Procedures
  • Nasal endoscopy
  • Video laryngoscopy
  • Flexible fibre optic nasopharyngolaryngoscopy
  • Microscopy of the ear/ Foreign body removal
  • Intratympanic gentamycin administration
  • Myringotomy and Grommet insertion
  • Epley’s Manoeuvre
  • Cold caloric testing
  • Positional testing
  • Ear piercing and ear lobe repair
  • Cauterization for nasal bleed
Audiology and speech therapy
Audiology and speech therapy
  • Pure tone audiometry and special tests
  • Tympanometry
  • Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)
  • ASSR (Auditory Steady State Response)
  • OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions),
  • Behavioral audiometry
  • Speech assessment and therapy
  • ost cochlear implantation therapy
  • Hearing aid trial and fitting

PTA (Pure Tone testing), ASSR (Auditory Steady Sate Response), OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions), BERA (Brainstem evoked response audiometry) auditory rehabilitation and hearing aid trial and fitting.


Endoscopic Surgery Treatment for sinus diseases including Sinusitis, Nasal Polyposis, Nasal Bleeding and Benign and Malignant Tumors. Endoscopic Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Rhinorrhoea repair, difficult Frontal and Transnasal Trans Sphenoid Surgery for various Skullbase Tumors


Treatment for all ear diseases (adult and paediatric) including surgical services like Myringotomy, Tympanoplasty, Mastoidectomy, Stapedectomy, Facial Nerve Decompression, Ossiculoplasty, Middle Ear Implant, Cochlear Implants and BAHA.


Comprehensive solutions for voice problems with a dedicated voice clinic supported by a speech pathologist. Thyroplasty and Microlaryngeal surgeries Airway reconstruction procedures includes Kashima’s Laser Cordotomy, Arytenoidectomy, Anterior Cricoid Split and Tracheal Reconstruction and Anastomoses. Endoscopic removal of benign tumors of larynx and trachea

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Pediatric surgeries like Cochlear Implantation and Rehabilitation, Endoscopic Video Assisted Adenoidectomy, Coablation Assisted Tonsillectomy, Surgery for Choanal Atresia, Congenital Laryngeal Problems like Laryngomalacia, Laryngotracheal Stenosis and foreign body removal from Bronchus & Esophagus.

Surgery for deafness and discharging ears
  • Myringoplasty
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Mastoidectomies
  • Middle ear reconstruction
  • Stapedotomy
  • Facial nerve decompression
  • Tumours of middle ear / mastoid system
  • Cochlear implant surgery
  • BAHA implant surgery
  • Middle ear implant surgery
Surgery of the Nose and Para-Nasal Sinuses
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Extended endoscopic sinus sugrgery
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  • Endoscopic repair of CSF (Cerebral Spinal Fluid) rhinorrhoea
  • Septoplasty
  • Arterial ligations (sphenopalatine, ethmoidal, maxillary and external carotid) for epistaxis
  • Surgery for tumours of the nose and PNS
  • Coablator assisted turbinate procedures
Surgery of the Throat and Neck
  • Adenotonsillectomy
  • Surgery for treatment of snoring (OSAS) such as Uvulo Palato Pharyngoplasty (UPPP) Expansion sphincteroplasty Tongue base reduction and Coablator Assisted Uvulo Palatoplasty
  • Adult and Pediatric Tracheostomy
  • Surgery for vocal cord paralysis
  • Tumors of throat and larynx
  • Tumors of neck
  • Salivary gland surgeries
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Surgery for subglottic and tracheal stenosis
  • Phonosurgery
  • Microlaryngeal surgeries
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Surgey for swallowing disorders
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