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Overview

Department of Ear, Nose & Throat Care, ENT Hospital

ENT Hospital in Chennai

Gleneagles Global Health City is amongst the best ENT hospitals in Chennai that has a range of ingenious treatments which cater to the patients suffering from diseases related to the ear, nose, and throat. This department has a team of one of the best ENT doctors who are trained by a group of faculty members from renowned institutions who aim at providing the best service possible.

We are amongst the best hospitals for the treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases in Chennai with many years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. Our highly skilled ENT specialists have adequate knowledge in radiology, audiological investigations with decades of experience in this field which are usually required in the department of ENT.

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers the following treatment:

  • Pure tone audiometry
  • Myringotomy Tubes or Ear Ventilation Tubes
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Septoplasty/Turbinectomy
  • Speech assessment
  • Treatment for hearing and deafness
  • Nasal surgeries
  • Cochlear implant

We at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai understand the importance of your problem and provide you with the best of services available today making it the best ENT hospital in Chennai.

FAQ: Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Hospital

Treatments available at ENT Hospital in Chennai?

Treatments available are: Pure tone audiometry, Myringotomy Tubes or Ear Ventilation Tubes, Tonsillectomy, Septoplasty/Turbinectomy, Speech assessment, Treatment for hearing and deafness, Nasal surgeries, Cochlear implant.

About Gleneagles Global Health City Department of Ear, Nose & Throat Care?

Gleneagles Global Health City is amongst the best ENT hospital in Chennai with many years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. Our highly skilled ENT specialists have adequate knowledge in radiology, audiological investigations with decades of experience in this field which are usually required in the department of ENT.

We are amongst the best hospitals for treatment of ear, nose & throat diseases in Chennai with many years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. Our facility is well furnished with the latest technology machines to provide the best of service and care to victims.

Why choose Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai?

Excellent Doctors

Meet with our team of highly skilled, compassionate and knowledgeable doctors, who aim to be there for you when you need them the most. We strive hard to offer a healthy tomorrow to most of our patients, and we achieve this with the support of our amazing staff.

State-of-the-art Infrastructure

We have streamlined processes, advanced technologies, world-class infrastructure, and are specialized and interdisciplinary care. We also aim to meet every patient's health needs, and are perennially committed to your well-being.

Cutting-edge Technology

At Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai we are keen on providing global access to advanced healthcare. Our facility is equipped with high-precision technologies and top gadgets that gives you a world class healthcare experience. Our commitment to personalized care matches our exceptional medical expertise.

Our diagnostic capabilities are unrivalled

Gleneagles Global Health City is amongst the best hospitals for ENT in Chennai that offers advanced consultation and surgical care for problems of the ear, neck and throat region. The hospital is equipped with the best of facilities, and few of the best doctors of ENT that carries out both routine and complex surgical procedures via the endoscopic method. Combined skull-base surgeries, micro ear/micro laryngeal surgeries, nasal/laryngeal/esophageal endoscopies, and surgery for deafness are the procedures that are carried out by the department.

The following treatment is undertaken by the department

  • Acute Sinusitis

A short-term inflammation of the membranes that line your nose and surrounding sinuses is acute sinusitis. It is also known as acute rhinosinusitis

  • Allergic rhinitis

When the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air, it causes allergic rhinitis. It is a type of inflammation and is also known as hay fever.

  • Chronic sinusitis

When the spaces inside your nose and head (sinuses) are swollen causes chronic sinusitis. It stays inflamed for three months or longer, despite treatment.

  • Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease leads to dizzy spells (vertigo) and hearing loss. It is a disorder of the inner ear.

  • Throat cancer

A malignant tumor that develop in your throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx) or tonsils is called throat cancer.

  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is cancer which is located behind your nose and above the back of your throat that occurs in the nasopharynx.

  • Tinnitus

The perception of noise or ringing in the ears is tinnitus.

  • Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. It is two oval-shaped pads of tissue at the back of the throat.

What does an ENT specialist do?

  1. Conditions of the ear:  If you have an ear disorder or condition like hearing impairment, ear infections, disorders that affect balance, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) or pain in your ear, you may need to see an ear, nose, and throat doctor. Some ENT specialists can also treat congenital disorders of the ear which are disorders you were born with.
  2. Conditions of the nose: The problems that affect smell, breathing, and physical appearance are managed and treated by ENT specialists.
  3. Conditions of the throat: ENT specialists can diagnose, manage and treat disorders and conditions that affect the throat can affect speech, singing, eating, swallowing and digestion.
  4. ENT-related conditions: ENT doctors manage diseases, tumors, trauma, and deformities of the head, neck, and face. In some cases, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery can also be performed by ENT specialists. Problems with the nerves in the head and neck that control sight, smelling, hearing, and facial movements can also be managed by these doctors.

 

ENT Treatment & Care

Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals for ENT treatment (ear, nose, throat diseases) in Chennai. We have doctors that specialize in ear, nose, and throat (ENT care). This trained medical staff performs medical and surgical procedures, who also often deal with advanced forms of ear, nose, throat disease in patients.

The department of ENT at Gleneagles Global Health City is amongst the best hospitals for ear, nose, throat care (ENT Treatment) in Chennai, and offers comprehensive treatments. Our skilled ENT doctors and other specialists provide expert diagnosis and the latest ENT treatment options for any infections using their broad scope of knowledge and experience.

What are the diseases/conditions treated by the ear, nose, and throat (ENT care) department?

Hearing/Ears

  • Balance disorders

These include any illnesses or disorders that make you feel unsteady or dizzy. It is caused by certain health conditions, medications, a problem in the inner ear or the brain.

  • Dizziness

Dizziness is a sudden internal or external spinning sensation. It is often triggered by moving your head too quickly.

Common causes of dizziness include:

  • Migraine
  • Medications
  • Alcohol
  • Ear deformities

Ear deformities are present from birth so are congenital. Children and adults may develop ear deformities from trauma or disease in rare cases.

  • Ear infections

Inflammation of the inner, middle, or outer ear, often with a bacterial or viral infection.

  • Hearing problems and deafness

Total or partial inability to hear is known as hearing impairment. Hearing impairment would lead to little to no hearing. Both or one ear might be affected by this.

  • Tinnitus

The perception of noise or ringing in the ears is Tinnitus.

  • Vertigo

The feeling that you’re moving when you’re stable is called vertigo or it might also feel the other way around like things around you are moving when they aren’t. People usually relate vertigo to motion sickness. The sensation of “feeling dizzy” or feeling as if the room is spinning is how people experiencing vertigo generally describe it.

Nose

  • Abnormal sense of smell

Smelling an odour that is not actually there is called phantosmia. It is also called an olfactory hallucination or a phantom odour. It may occur in one nostril or both.

  • Allergies

An allergy is an immune system response to a foreign substance that is not harmful to your body.

  • Breathing issues

Breathing issues can cause a host of symptoms:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy or watery eyes
  • Chest congestion
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Shallow breathing
  • Chronic sinus infections

An infection, growths in the sinuses (nasal polyps) or swelling of the lining of your sinuses causes chronic sinusitis.

Signs and symptoms may include:

  • Nasal obstruction or congestion causes difficulty in breathing through your nose
  • Pain and swelling around your eyes, cheeks, nose or forehead.
  • Nasal obstruction

Some blockage of the nose or nasal cavity is referred to as nasal obstruction. It can be caused by a wide variety of problems.

  • Septal deviation

Sideways displacement of the wall between the nostrils.

Mouth and throat

  • Adenoiditis

It is an inflammation of the adenoids which is caused by infection. Masses of lymphatic tissue that help the body fight infection are known as adenoids.

  • Chronic cough

When a cough lasts longer than 8 weeks in adults or 4 weeks in children, it is referred to as a chronic cough. Common causes include:

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Bronchitis.
  • Speech problems

Stuttering, apraxia, and dysarthria are types of speech disorders. Muscle weakness, brain injuries, degenerative diseases, autism, and hearing loss are possible causes of speech disorders.

  • Swallowing problems

The inability to swallow foods or liquids with ease is referred to as swallowing difficulty. People facing swallowing difficulty or problems would have a hard time swallowing which would lead to choking on their food or liquid when trying to swallow.

  • Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. It is two oval-shaped pads of tissue at the back of the throat

Face

  • Birth defects

Cleft lip and cleft palate are the most common defects of the face. Ears, eyes, and jaw might be other defects.

  • Jaw and face fractures

Jaw fractures are usually considered facial fractures, but it is a fracture in the upper jaw. As a result of blunt trauma, the mandible is often broken.

Sleeping

  • Sleep apnea

It is a sleep disorder in which normal breathing is disrupted and it repeatedly stops and starts. Having a full night’s sleep and still feeling tired is a sign of sleep apnea.

  • Voice problems

Voice disorders affect the ability to speak normally. Laryngitis paralyzed vocal cords, and a nerve problem is a few of the disorders that cause the vocal cords to spasm.

FAQ: ENT Treatment & Care

What are the most common ENT treatments?

For Ears- Balance disorders, Dizziness, Ear infections, Hearing problems, deafness, and more

For Nose- Abnormal sense of smell, Allergies, Breathing issues, and more

For Throat- Chronic cough, Speech problems, Swallowing problems, Tonsillitis, and more.

Gleneagles Global Health City India is one of the best ENT hospitals in Chennai which offers the best throat infection treatment, treatment of ear infections and care for all eat, neck and throat conditions. We have few of the best ENT specialists in Chennai to bring you the most advanced ear care, treatment of nasal conditions and throat related disorders. Meet with our team of highly skilled, compassionate and knowledgeable doctors, who aim to be there for you when you need them the most. We strive hard to offer a healthy tomorrow to most of our patients, and we achieve this with the support of our amazing staff.

Dr A. Muraleedharan

M.B.B.S., M.S. (ENT), D.L.O., FABMS

Senior Consultant

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