Patient Experiences

ENT

Overview

Department of Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Facial Plastic Surgery and Head& Neck Surgery

The Institute of ENT at RAMKRISHNA CARE HOSPITAL Hospitals is one of the best in the country. The Institute is a full-fledged superspecialty centre, ready to meet the health Ramkrishna CARE hospital needs associated with the Ear, Nose and Throat & Head and Neck. Our aim is to make available the best ENT Ramkrishna CARE hospital, which is accessible and affordable. We carry out the largest number of surgeries, covering all aspects of ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat), Facial Plastic Surgeries and Head & Neck Surgeries — from the very basic to the most advanced, if necessary with the involvement of Onco Surgeons and Facial Plastic Surgeons. The ENT Institute has the most advanced facilities for the treatment of Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) diseases with world-class technology and renowned practitioners. The Institute provides a comprehensive range of emergency and non-emergency services, with a team of dedicated Consultants and residents who are available round-the-clock to provide patient Ramkrishna CARE hospital for sensitive issues.

The Institute has daily outpatient services and operation lists except Sunday, performed as part of in-hospital stay or day Ramkrishna CARE hospital surgery. The Institute is geared to tackle the most complex diseases of the organs, medically and if required, surgically. The Institute is renowned across the country for its ultra-modern facilities, patient amenities, well equipped latest operating microscopes, all ENT laser surgery facilities, Endoscopic Ear Surgeries,diagnostic video nasal endoscopes and nasopharyngo laryngoscopy, as well as an up-to-date Audiology Department. The Institute also conducts neonatal screening to detect hearing loss early in the newborn. Many children and infants have benefited from the diverse diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic audiological procedures available at the Institute at RAMKRISHNA CARE HOSPITAL Hospital.

Subspecialties

Department of Otology & Neurotology

The Department of Otology&Neurotology is a subspecialty devoted to the Ramkrishna CARE hospital of adult and pediatric patients with problems of the ear. The department is dedicated to treating the middle and inner ear, hearing impaired with micro ear surgeries and dedicated Cochlear Implant Clinic. Malignant otitis, glomus, acoustic neuromas and tumors of the skull base are also treated. The goal of the department is to provide a complete range of services for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with hearing loss and skull base lesions and extend the reach of our services, both individually and collectively.

Department of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery

The Department of Rhinology is devoted to treatment of the nose, including the sinuses. Rhinology concerns itself with medical and surgical diseases of the nasal passages as well as sinusitis – acute and chronic, environmental allergic rhinitis, endoscopic DCR surgery, sino-nasal and pituitary tumors, severe or recurrent epistaxis.

Department of Facial Plastic Surgery

The Department of Facial Plastic Surgery deals with plastic surgery of the nose (rhinoplasty) and face.

It also conducts rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery live surgical workshops every year and trains about 150 ENT, Plastic and Maxillo Facial Surgeons annually. The department has exclusive facilities for nose plastic surgery, otoplasty for prominent ‘bat ears’ among children and adults, upper and lower lid blepharoplasty, brow lift, face lift, removal of facial lesions and scars and Botox injections.

Department of Laryngology and Voice Disorders

The Department of Laryngology specializes in treating disorders of the throat, including voice and swallowing problems. Voice Surgeons, Speech and Language Pathologists treat voice disorders using the latest technology and treatment options. Patients with hoarseness of voice due to professional voice usage such as politicians, singers, teachers, marketing and other professional voice users with vocal cord nodules, cysts and polyps are treated here. Vocal cord cancers (laryngeal) and oro phyaryngeal cancer screening by endoscopy and treatment is also available. Neurological disorders such as vocal cord paralysis are treated by vocal cord medialisation thyroplasty using Gor-Tex laser cordectomy for bilateral abductor paralysis and Botox injections for patients with spasmodic dysphonia.

Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology

The Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology treats children with common illnesses such as tonsillitis, adenoiditis, sinusitis, stridor and middle ear infections (otitis media) using the latest guidelines for medical treatment and the most advanced techniques for surgical treatment.

Department of Sleep Medicine

The Department of Sleep Medicine is a sub specialty devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders. Comprehensive laser surgical management for patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) and snoring is provided.

Services & Procedures

The Institute of ENT at RAMKRISHNA CARE HOSPITAL Hospitals provides solutions for all types of ENT problems of patients by offering the best of technology and services. The Otolaryngologists (ENT Specialists) work closely to treat voice, nose and sinus disorders, head and neck tumors, ear diseases, hearing impairments and balance disorders of the patients. The following services are provided:

  • Otology and Neurotology
  • Micro Ear Surgeries like Mastoidectomy, Tympanoplasty, Ossiculoplasty and Stapedotomy
  • Glomus Tympanicum, Glomus Jugulare, and other skull base infections and tumor surgery
  • Medical and surgical treatment of Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Trasnasal and Sphenoidal Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Otoneurological and Skull Base Surgery
  • Neonatal Hearing Screening
  • Auditory Verbal Therapy

Rhinology

  • Septoplasty, Septo Rhinoplasty
  • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
  • Balloon sinoplasty surgery for sinusitis
  • Endoscopic cerebrospinal fluid leaks repair
  • Endoscopic nose, nasopharynx (juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma) and paranasal sinus tumor surgery
  • Transnasal and Trans Sphenoidal Image Guided Pituitary Surgery (IGS)
  • Endoscopic DCR Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

  • Plastic surgery of the nose (rhinoplasty) and face
  • Otoplasty for prominent ‘bat ears’ for children and adults
  • Upper and lower lid blepharoplasty
  • Brow lift, face lift
  • Removal of facial lesions and scars
  • Botox injections

Laryngology

  • Micro laryngeal and video laryngeal surgery for vocal cord nodules, polyps and cysts
  • Airway reconstruction for tracheal stenosis
  • Vocal cord medialisation thyroplasty using Gore-Tex
  • Laser Cordectomy for bilateral abductor paralysis
  • Endoscopic surgery for Zenker's diverticulum
  • Laryngeal cancer surgery
  • Laryngo pharyngectomy and block dissection of neck
  • Botox injections for spasmodic dysphonia
  • Tracheostomy

Pediatric Otolaryngology

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Cricotracheal resection
  • Laryngomalacia and other causes of stridor management
  • Laryngotracheal reconstruction
  • Myringotomy and ventilation tubes
  • Obstructive sleep apnea – pediatric

Sleep Medicine

  • Laser assisted uvulopalato pharyngoplasty
  • Laser assisted modified expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Nasal turbinate reduction
  • Nasal valve reconstruction and nasal polyps removal to relieve nasal obstruction
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Base of Tongue surgeries: lingual tonsillectomy, partial midline glossectomy, radiofrequency to the base of tongue, genioglossal advancement, hyoid myotomy and suspension, tongue suspension suture

Vertigo Clinic

  • Diagnosis and management of positional vertigo - BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo)
  • Management of Meniere’s disease and other causes of vertigo

Allergy Clinic

Head and Neck Oncology Clinics (Tumor Board)

Technology

  • State-of-the-art Zeiss Sensera microscope with observer eyepiece and video camera attached to monitor for training and patient attendants and patient awareness
  • LASER treatment
  • State-of-the art-Karl Storz nasal endoscopic equipment with HD operating cameras and HD monitors
  • Zeiss Microscope OPMI with high-resolution objective lens and high depth lens systems to give a perfect magnified vision to the surgeon
  • Latest HD (High Definition) cameras and monitors
  • Medtronic Microdebrider, Skeeter drill and Indigo Mastoid drills

Doctors

Dr. Surbhi Chopra Chaturmohta

Qualifications: MBBS, MS (ENT Gold Medalist), Fellowship in Endoscopic Sinus & Ear Surgeries
Designation: Consultant
Specialty: ENT
Location: Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, Dhamtari Road, Raipur