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
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
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
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
MS in ENT (Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram) | MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Calicut)
Consultant ENT Surgeon, Malabar Hospital, Manjeri
Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi
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
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 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.