About the Department & Specialty:

Established :

The department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery caters to the population of north Karnataka and Part of Maharashtra. It has well equipped OPDs with a full-fledged Endoscopy unit consisting of rigid and Flexible endoscopies and well equipped Consultation rooms. There is an attached minor OT and demonstration hall for teaching U.G. and P.G students. OPD is connected by PACS system, where investigations done on patients can be viewed online, which speeds up the treatment imparted. The department library comprises about 150 books related to ENT, Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology & speech language pathology. The department has a seminar Room with latest Audio visual aids for conducting teaching Programmes. The Audiology and Speech language pathology section is well equipped with pure tone Audiometry, Computerized Impedance audiometer; BERA. It has well trained Audiology and Speech language pathologists. The Skill lab of the department has facilities for cadaveric temporal bone dissection and cadaveric endoscopic dissection, where post graduate students and staff can hone their surgical skills. Department also has a well-furnished classroom with good Audio-visual aids which help in imparting quality education to the students.
Disease Profile Treated :
General & Specific: The wards are maintained neat and clean and have all facilities required for the better patient care. The surgical operation theatre complex has two theatres for ENT. Operation theatres are equipped with
  • Three Leica Operating Microscopes, with attached visual & recording facilities
  • Micro Ear Surgery Instruments
  • Instruments for Oral and Oropharyngeal surgeries
  • Karl Storz Endoscopes with HD camera and recording facilities
  • Karl Storz Nasal Endoscopic instruments
  • Karl Storz Microlaryngeal instruments
  • Direct Laryngoscopes
  • Karl Storz Regid Bronchoscopes
  • Karl Storz flexible bronchoscopes
  • Rigid Oesophagoscopes
  • Flexible Nasopharyngeal and Bronchoscopes
  • Xomed Microdebrider and Shaver System
  • Elman Radiofrequency unit
  • Rhinoplasty equipments
  • Smith & Nephew Coblator
Surgeries performed here include micro ear surgeries such as Myringotomy, Tympanoplasties, Stapedotomies, Mastoidectomies etc. Other surgeries performed are Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Skull base Surgeries, Rhinoplasties & Septoplasties, Microlaryngeal Surgeries, and Head and Neck Surgeries, COCHLEAR IMPLANTS.
Timings & Holidays
Outpatient (OPD)
Monday to Saturday – 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Sundays & Public Holidays – Not Available
Emergency – 24*7
Outpatient Services 
General OPD:
Timings & Schedule – 09 : 00 am to 05 : 00 pm
Special OPD:
Timings & Schedule – 09 : 00 am to 05 : 00 pm
Inpatient Services 
  • Coblation Assisted surgeries
  • Radiofrequency Assisted Surgeries
  • Adenoidectomy & Tonsillectomy
  • Surgical Excision of Head & Neck Swelling
  • Submandibular Gland Excision
  • Maxillectomy
  • Microlaryngeal Surgeries
  • Transsphenoidal Approach
  • CSF Leak Repair
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Micro Ear Surgeries
  • Tympanoplasty & Mastoidectomy
  • Septoplasty & Submucous Resection
  • Parotidectomy
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Functional Endoscopic Sinus
  • Surgeries
  • Tracheostomy
  • Skull Base Surgeries
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Oesophagoscopy
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Neck Dissection
  • Thyroplasty
  • Cochlear Implant
  • Uvulo-Palato-Pharyngo-Plasty (surgeries for O.S.A.)
Outpatient Department:
  • Diagnosis & Management of all emergencies in Otorhinolaryngology.
  • Regular Tracheostomy tube care.
  • Vertigo Management.
  • Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy.
  • Laryngoscopy.
  • Examination Under Microscope.
  • Biopsy.
  • Pure Tone Audiometry.
  • Speech Audiometry.
  • Otoacoustic Emissions
    • Impedance Audiometry.
Diagnostic Facilities:
Following procedures are performed in the department which aid in accurate diagnosis of disease:
  • Nasal Endoscopies
  • Flexible Laryngoscopies and Bronchoscopies
  • Audiological investigations like Pure Tone Audiometry, Tympanometry, Brain Stem Evoked Response Audiometry, VEMP, VNG and Vestibular Functions Tests
General ward:
i) Beds Availability
ii) Staff Availability:
— Clinical Assistants
— Resident Doctor
— Nursing Staff
— Supporting staff

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