Unique features of the Department
We extensively operate Head & Neck cancers along with reconstruction which includes not only pedicle flaps but also free flaps.
We are one of the premiere institutes in the state for cochlear implant surgery where all facilities are available right from diagnosing, operating and post-operative auditary-verbal rehabilitation all under one roof .
Advanced Endoscopic surgery for Anterior Skull base – for eg endoscopic pituitary tumours removal / endoscopic CSF leak repair / optic nerve decompression / orbital decompression. Ours is the only center in Gujarat where the department of E.N.T is managing facio-maxillary trauma.
We are the only centre offering universal neonatal hearing screening programme for all neonates born in this institute.
We have 0', 30'.45', and 70' endoscopes for nasal and endoscopic sinus surgeries and endoscopic skull base surgeries, 90' endoscopes & 15' video laryngoscopes for micro laryngeal surgeries, Flexible nasopharyngolaryngoscope & Flexible video bronchoscopes for diagnostic and therapeutic uses.
Microscopes with latest technology for micro ear surgeries and cochlear implant with video recording & live surgery telecasting. OAE & BERA machine with best available technology. State of the art audiological set up for hearing assessment and speech rehabilitation for cochlear implant patients.
The Department of ENT has state-of-the-art facility to provide affordable and complete care with issues related to otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose and throat).
Microsurgery of the Ear: Microsurgery of the ear is provided to restore hearing loss due to otosclerosis, trauma, chronic otitis media and secretary otitis media.
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Rhinology: The Department has a strong interest and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of sinus diseases.
Laryngology: Surgical and medical services are provided to patients having oral cavity, oropharynx, laryngopharynx and laryngeal pathologies. The procedures include tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, thyroplasty and microlaryngeal surgery.
Head and Neck Cancer: This Department caters to the patients of head and neck cancer particularly carcinoma of the upper respiratory & alimentary tracts, salivary glands and thyroid glands. Surgical procedures performed are laryngectomy, maxillectomy, neck dissections, composite resection, thyroidectomy, parotidectomy, glossectomy, etc. Rehabilitation through surgical reconstruction and speech and voice therapy is also provided.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery is provided for patients.
Audiology and Speech-language pathology: Evaluation and treatment services are provided for adults with speech, language, swallowing, balance, tinnitus and hearing problems.
Cochlear Implant Programme: The cochlear implantation (CI) program was started in 2006 under the chairmanship of Prof.Girish Mishra and the first pediatric patient was successfully operated upon in April in 2008. Till now we have performed 22 cochlear implant surgeries in adults and children including cases which were prelingually deaf and patients who were postlingually deaf.
Temporal Bone Laboratory: Residents have started performing temporal bone dissection and laboratory is regularly being used for their training.
Innovative practices in UG &/or PG Medical education
- Evidence based learning
- Case based learning
- Interdepartmental meets
- Regular PG seminars weekly
Courses offered by the department