Ear Nose & Throat
The ENT Department at Manipal Hospitals is renowned across the country for its ultra-modern facilities, amenities as well as the expert team of ENT surgeons, audiologists and therapists. The department is well equipped with the latest operating microscopes, diagnostic video endoscopes and an up-to-date audiology lab. Advanced procedures in ENT such as Cochlear Implantation, various kinds of Endoscopic Surgeries and Paediatric Airway Surgery are conducted here on a regular basis. The department holds the distinction of being the first of its kind in South India to introduce Radio Frequency Surgery for Somnoplasty (snoring) and Turbinoplasty (nasal obstruction). Many a times, children and infants face life threatening crises due to obstructions in the nasal and airway passage. Immediate and accurate medical help in such situations can make all the difference between life and death. The ENT Department of Manipal Hospitals has advanced facilities for critical care and also round-the-clock visits by doctors to resolve sensitive issues. The department also conducts neonatal screening to detect hearing loss in new-borns. Many children and infants from India and the neighbouring countries have benefited from the diverse diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic audiology procedures available here.