Nose & Throat Department


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Ear, Nose & Throat Department

The Department of ENT at Dar Al Shifa is dedicated to provide comprehensive and specialized services in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the ear, nose, and throat as well as head and neck region. The department is run by a multidisciplinary team who are experts in diagnosing and treating acute and chronic cases in both children and adults. The department is equipped by leading-edge technology that has a significant impact on the clinical outcomes as well as meeting our patients’ needs and expectations.

Scope of Services:

  • Audiology: Managing patients with hearing, balance and related disorders and proactively prevent related damage. The following services are catered in this unit:

           - Hearing screening procedure for newborns and infants; Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)and Otoacoustic
             Emission (OAEs) for children and adults.
           - Vestibular assessment, videonystagmography (VNG) and videonystagmoscopy.
           - Hearing aid trial and fitting.
           - Audiometry and Tympanometry 

  • Otology, Neurotology: It deals with Infections of the ear that may occur in the external canal, middle ear and mastoid portion of the skull. It also includes surgical interventions to treat malformation of the ear structure particularly disorders of the auricle, external and middle ear.
  • Head and Neck: It delivers a widespread care for patients with thyroid and parathyroid diseases by means of surgical and non-surgical interventions 
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology: It deals with disorders in the ear, sinuses, tonsils and adenoids with infections such as otitis media and rhinosinusitis. It also caters cases such as congenital malformation of the head and neck.
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Diagnosing and managing airway-related sleep problems.
  • Endoscopic procedures: It includes functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), endoscopic epistaxis control, endoscopic reduction of concha bullosa and micro debrider adenoidectomy.
  • Rhinology: It deals with disorders of the nose and sinuses. The management includes rhinoplasty with osteotomy, turbinectomy, adenoidectomy, nasal polypectomy, septoplasty, coblation of turbinates and submucus resection (SMR) of septum.
  • Laryngology: It deals with the disorders of the voice box and upper airway. It involves procedures such as surgical removal of the adenoids (adenoidectomy) and tonsils (tonsillectomy).

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