Department of ENT & Head Neck Surgery

The Department was founded in 2003 with the goal of offering graduate study in Otorhinolaryngology. Since its inception it has been engaged in research, teaching and patient care.

The department has performed innovative and newer surgical procedures like Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Endoscopic Septoplasty, Endoscopic Grommet Insertion, Minimally Invasive Sinus Technique, Endoscopic Myringoplasty, Endoscopic Stapedectomy, Placental Membrane Graft for Atrophic Rhinitis and Tonsillectomy for a low weight child, Endoscopic DCR, Micro Laryngeal surgeries.

The department performs a routine of 50-70 op per day and a minimum of 30 surgeries are performed per month. There are about 45 cases of IP per month. Patient care includes regular rounds by the faculty members and Post Graduates.

Weekly classes are taken for undergraduates along with daily clinical case presentations where clinical examinations of patients are demonstrated. Power point presentations of lecture classes are taken. Postgraduate classes are held along with journal clubs.

The department also have a seperate headache clinic and a neuro otology clinic with complete audiological setup including Pure Tone Audiogram, Impedance audiometry, BERA , Speech evaluation, Language Rehabilitation, ENG and a Sleep lab. The no. of minor procedures performed in Out Patient Department are around 150 per month and they include Apart from our routine academic & clinical program the department also conduct special programs such as DNB OSCE, Gold medal OSCE , PG Journal club and Career guidance classes. The department also conducts periodic ENT camps at our PHCs at Anagaputhur&Sripuram.