Department Of ENT
Ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist is also known as otolaryngologists. This department deals with medical issues related to balance and hearing, sleeping and breathing issues, speech and swallowing, neck and head cancer, sinuses and allergies, skin disorders and facial plastic surgery. The ent department of Sahyadri Hospital is highly equipped with facilities to provide treatments for issues related to the ear, nose and throat.
We have a team of highly trained doctors and experienced staff who take care of the patients. They provide special services such as endoscopy and other surgeries for treating different problems. The faculties of the Sahyadri specialty hospital can also be entrusted to carry out different ophthal and plastic surgeries for curing problems relating to hearing. They also deal with reconstruction and surgical management of benign tumors and cancers of the neck and head, as well as surgery of the neck and face.
Quick Facts To Read Under ENT
Condition we treat
- Acoustic neuroma
- Adenotonsillar disease
- Aerodigestive disorder
- Airway obstruction
- Aural atresia
- Autoimmune inner ear disease
- Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (Samter’s triad)
- Balance problems
- Broken jaw
- Burning mouth syndrome
- Carotid body tumors
- Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks
- Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) otorrhea
- Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea
- Choanal atresia
- Chronic sinusitis
- Cleft lip and cleft palate
- Congenital anomalies of the larynx
- Congenital anomalies of the trachea
- Congenital neck anomalies
- Cricopharyngeal dysfunction
- Cystic fibrosis
- Deviated septum
- Ear canal stenosis
- Ear cancer
- Ear infection (middle ear)
- Eosinophilic rhinosinusitis
- Eustachian tube dysfunction
- External ear problems
- Facial fracture
- Facial injury
- Facial nerve disorders
- Facial nerve paralysis
- Facial skin cancers
- Feeding disorders
- Floor of the mouth cancer
- Foreign body aspiration
- Foreign body in esophagus
- Graves’ disease
- Head and neck cancers
- Hearing loss
- Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
- Hypopharyngeal cancer
- Inner ear tumors
- Intranasal tumors
- Jaw tumors and cysts
- Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
- Laryngeal cleft
- Laryngeal papillomatosis
- Laryngeal trauma
- Laryngotracheal stenosis
- Lip cancer
- Loss of smell (anosmia)
- Meniere’s disease
- Middle ear disease
- Middle ear tumors
- Mouth cancer
- Mouth tumors
- Nasal and paranasal tumors
- Nasal cancer
- Nasal obstruction
- Nasal polyps
- Neck metastasis
- Nonallergic rhinitis
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder
- Parotid tumors
- Pediatric airway disease
- Pediatric head masses
- Pediatric nasal masses
- Pediatric neck masses
- Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
- Pediatric sinus disease
- Petrous apex lesion
- Pituitary tumors
- Recurrent ear infections
- Ruptured eardrum (perforated eardrum)
- Saccular cysts
- Salivary gland tumors
- Skull base tumors
- Sleep apnea
- Sleep disorders
- Soft palate cancer
- Speech disturbance
- Subglottic stenosis
- Superior semicircular canal dehiscence
- Temporal bone cancer
- Throat cancer
- Thyroid cancer
- Tongue cancer
- Tonsil cancer
- Tracheal stenosis
- Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma
- Vagal paragangliomas
- Vascular anomalies
- Velopharyngeal insufficiency
- Vocal cord cysts
- Vocal cord nodules
- Vocal cord paralysis
- Vocal cord polyps
- Vocal cord scarring
- Vocal tremor
- Voice disorders
- Zenker’s diverticulum
A pediatric ENT or pediatric otolaryngologist treats any ear, nose and throat-related issue which is affecting the health of a child. They provide surgical and complex medical treatment for children who are suffering from ear, nose and throat issues. Pediatric ENT use equipment designed especially for children. A pediatric otolaryngologist performs a variety of diagnostics and screening tests in general, such as:
- General health tests
- Hearing and speech evaluation
- GERD tests
- Steep studies, including polysomnogram
- Scope tests which includes laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy, endoscopy and otoscopy
A pediatric ENT specialist of Sahyadri Hospital deals with issues related to asthma, allergy, sinus, tonsil infection and pediatric ear infection among children, which is well treated and diagnosed with the various surgical and medical facilities available in the hospital. The specialist first evaluates the patient’s medical condition, history and symptoms. After understanding the problem, s/he educates the parents about their child’s disorder. Further, s/he performs different exams relating to ear, nose, head, neck, throat, hearing and speech screening to come to the root. According to the report, the doctor gets, s/he suggest treatment or, if necessary performs surgical procedures like myringotomy, tonsillectomy, etc.
The following are the conditions when you can see a pediatric ENT:
- Ear condition: If your child has a problem relating to the ear like hearing loss, ear infection, tinnitus, balance disorder, benign growth, cholesteatoma, congenital disorders, etc.
- Nose condition: When the child is suffering from a chronic nose bleed, sinusitis, nasal polyps, deviated septum, loss of smell, nasal obstruction, etc.
- Throat condition: If the child has swallowing problems, tonsil, GERD, LPR and adenoid infection.
- Speech and hearing problem: When your child faces difficulty like hearing loss, hypernasal speech, lesions, or vocal cord paralysis.
- Head and neck condition: Your child has sleep apnea, parotid, parathyroid and thyroid gland, vascular malformations, hemangiomas, deformities, irregularities, injuries, etc.
The number of elder people who are subjected to problems related to the ear, nose and throat is not less than the patients in the pediatric ENT department. We have highly trained Geriatricians who have years of experience in treating older people. These doctors collaborate with the primary care provider of other teams to help older people recover from various health problems or rare conditions. You can see a geriatrician if you face problem relating to:
- Multiple medical conditions
- Disease as a result of aging like incontinence, dementia, or osteoporosis
- Previous medical condition is negatively affecting second medical condition
- Physical frailty or functional decline
- Managing several medications
The most common condition among aged people regarding the ear, nose, and throat is the external ear, hearing loss, tinnitus, no supportive otitis media/Eustachian tube disorders and vertiginous syndrome vestibular disorder. To treat hearing disorders among elder, Sahyadri Hospital has experts who are a trainer in the plastic surgery department of ENT. Procedures such as stepo-Hino, rhinoplasty and otosclerosis specialty surgery are carried out.
To treat defects in the small bones of hearing, the procedure of osciculoplasty is performed. Epistaxis, which is distinguished by bleeding from the nostril, nasopharynx and nasal cavity, is one of the most familiar conditions among the aged group of people. Sahyadri Hospital offers treatment for such a condition.
Head neck cancers
The doctors look for head and neck cancer in a patient by diagnosing the area where it begins, like the salivary gland, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, paranasal sinuses, lymph nodes and nasal cavity.
The main cause why people develop head and neck cancer is the overconsumption of alcohol and tobacco, both chewed or smoked. However, other factors that may also lead to this type of cancer include sun exposure, radiation to the head and the neck, HPV infection, Epstein-Barr virus infection, Asian ancestry, exposure to airborne asbestos or wood dust. You can also get the disease if you consume a lot of preservative salted food, have Plummer-Vinson syndrome, and poor oral hygiene.
The common signs you may notice when you are going through head and neck cancer include a sore or lump that does not go away, difficulty in swallowing, sore throat, a change in voice. However, these symptoms differ from person to person, so you can feel otherwise, too.
Depending on the location of cancer, our doctors and specialist will conduct various diagnosis, including CT scans, blood or urine tests, MRIs, biopsy, endoscopy, X-rays and CT scans. According to the reports, the treatment plan is set by the doctors.
Specialty services such as functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), endoscopy of nose and paranasal sinuses, and advanced endonasal and endoscopic surgery related to head and neck cancer are provided in Sahyadri hospital. We take extensive care of neck and head cancer patient by providing them with necessary treatment, including surgery, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. We understand that it is very important to manage neck and head cancer treatment’s side effects. So we also offer our patient supportive care to help them stay healthy and maintain a quality life.
Speech Clinics carry out speech therapy which is initiated to improve communication through language intervention activities and articulation therapy. The speech disorder may develop due to an injury or illness or speech impairment among adults. Speech therapy treats several language and speech disorders such as fluency, articulation, receptive, resonance, expressive and cognitive-communication disorders. They also help in treating dysarthria and aphasia. Speech disorder may improve naturally with age, but sometimes it may need the help of an expert to rectify the disorder, which requires long-time therapy and maintenance.
Sahyadri Hospital treats the problems of voice by phono surgery and micro laryngeal surgery, which is an aesthetic surgery for voice improvement. Voice disorders may be due to benign lesions or cancer.
Infrastructure at Sahyadri ENT Department
Sahyadri Dospital provides quality healthcare for all sectors of society with affordable expenses under one roof. The availability of multidisciplinary staffs and faculties 24×7 experienced team of experts with modern updated technologies and carries the reputation of sustaining premium and the largest chain of hospitals.
There are several specialties departments such as urology, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, in vitro fertilization, andrology and many more. The hospital has branches spread across the state. Several health packages vary from different centers of the state. The different branches of Sahyadri hospital are Nagar road, kothrud, Hadapsar,bibewadi, Deccan gymkhana, Nasik and karad.
The hospital has bloomed with time leading to 8 hospitals, 900 beds, 2300 employees, 1100 clinicians and treated patients of over 50 lakhs. It aims at providing the best treatment which is easily accessible and provides accountable services of a high-quality standard. The hospital is further planning to extend its services to doorstep labs and pharmacies and build an app for the convenience of medical services. There are also yearly, pre-employment, customized and online health checkups. They also have the availability of several health insurances to make treatment easier and affordable.
The hospital provides Community-based health care services as an additional form of helping hand among various economic sectors and age groups.
Comprehensive care at Sahyadri Hospital
Sahyadri Hospital has a NABL accredited laboratory of reputed molecular and medical genetic units enhanced with an extraordinary and extensive facility that offers diagnostic, therapeutic, and clinical services in genetics. They have executed more than 700 bone marrow transplants to date, which makes them one of the biggest and most reputed hospitals to offer successful bone marrow transplant programs.
Besides, they have also conducted 6000 cardiac surgeries, CT angiographies which is the highest in number in Asia, with 150 successful liver transplants and pancreas and kidney transplants. For the betterment and convenience of the patients, the hospital conducts several health activities online such as health checkup drives, health workshops and health talks.
The ENT department is specialized in plastic surgery and optional surgery. For hearing disorders, they perform the procedures of rhinoplasty, septo-Hino and otosclerosis specialty surgery. They also offer an audiometry test known as BERA, a neuropsychological method for detecting the root of the hearing disorders such as congenital hearing loss, snoring, vertigo, sleep apnea, and submucous fibrosis.
Damage of small bones of hearing is treated by osciculoplasty, eardrum perforation is treated by the procedure of myringoplasty, and laser surgery is conducted on the stenosis of the trachea and larynx. The Sahyadri hospital introduces endoscopic DCR, an optional surgery in Pune, which is now registered to have more than 500 successful cases in the country.
ENT Expert Doctors at Sahyadri Hospitals
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