Hospital 0481 2592001  
Casualty 2592475


Dept. Head :Dr. Sadarudheen Ahmed. M
OP Days & Time
:Unit 1 – Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Unit 2 – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
E- Sanjeevani:Every Tuesday
Specialty Clinics
Otology Clinic:Monday, Thursday
Rhinology Clinic:Wednesday, Saturday
Voice Clinic:Wednesday, Saturday
Vertigo Clinic:Tuesday, Friday
Headache Clinic:Tuesday, Friday

About Us

123 Welcome to the profile page of the Otorhinolaryngology Department at our esteemed medical college. Origin of thisdepartment can be traced right back to 1960’s when it was started as a small ENT Unit with two consultants at District Hospital Kottayam. Dr.V.O.Zachariah was the founder professor under whose guidance the department blossomed into full-fledged ENT set up. Later when Dr.C.G.Jayathilakan took over the reins of the department it was shifted from Kottayam to Gandhinagar at its present location. The department flourished subsequently under theleadership of eminent Professors Dr.A.R.Varma, Dr.Shahul Hameed, Dr.S.V.Lakshmi Narayanan, Dr.P.Prathapan Nair, Dr.Joe Jacob.K and Dr Shibu George.

Presently under the able leadership of Dr. Sadarudheen Ahmed. M, our department is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for all ear, nose, and throat related disorders. We have state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and a team of experienced and dedicated medical professionals to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care.The department provides services to the patients in the following sub-specialties: Otology/Neuro-otology, Audiology, Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Rhinology, Laryngology and Phonosurgery. It is well equipped with all the latest equipment like microscopes, powered instrumentation, HD video endoscopes, co-ablator, audiometers, OAE, Impedance, BERA, speech lab.This department was institutional in training many of the finest talents in the profession since its inception.


  • Outpatient Clinic: We offer consultation services for all ENT related disorders. Our clinic is equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment, including endoscopes, audiometers,OAE, Impedance, BERA and latest imaging modalities. Our medical professionals provide personalized care to each patient.
  • Casualty and Emergency Services: We provide 24×7 dedicated care for patients with all sort of emergencies related to ear, nose, throat, head and neck region.
  • Inpatient Services: We offer inpatient services for surgical and non-surgical treatments for all ENT related disorders.
  • Surgeries: The Department also providing all kind of surgical services including but not limited to:
    • Ear
      • Cochlear Implant
      • Stapes Surgeries
      • Tympanoplasty
      • Mastoid Surgeries
      • Benign & malignant lesion of ear, etc
    • Nose & Para-nasal sinuses
      • FESS
      • Septoplasty
      • Rhinoplasty
      • DCR
      • CSF rhinorrhoea
      • Optic nerve decompression
    • Skull-Base
      • Glomus tumours
      • Angiofibroma
      • Anterior skull base
      • Lateral skull base
    • Sleep surgeries
      • Modified UPPP
      • Expansion pharyngoplasty
      • Adeno-Tonsillectomy
      • Epiglottoplasty
    • Laryngology &Airway surgeries
      • Tracheostomy
      • Flexible / Direct Laryngoscopy
      • Microlaryngeal Surgery (MLS)
      • Endoscopic & Open Airway Surgery
      • Tracheal Resection anastomosis
      • Thyroplasty
    • ENT & Head and Neck
      • Maxillectomy
      • Laryngectomy
      • Selective and Comprehensive Neck dissection
      • Oral malignancy surgeries
      • Thyroidectomies
      • Parotid / Other Salivary gland surgeries
    • Reconstructive surgeries
      • Pinnaplasty
      • Rhinoplasty
      • Scar revision
      • Facial palsy rehabilitation
  • Audiology and Speech Therapy: We offer audiology and speech therapy services to help patients with hearing loss, speech disorders, and language development.The department has a well-equipped speech and audiology wing with the state of art facilities for audiometry, tympanometry, BERA & rehabilitative services for cochlear implant patients. The speech therapists also take active care of patients suffering from speech and language disorders.
  • Cochlear Implant Program: Our department offers a comprehensive cochlear implant program. Our team of experts includes surgeons, audiologists, speech therapists, and psychologists who work together to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients. We have the latest cochlear implant technology available, and our team is experienced in the surgical implantation and programming of the devices.
  • Research and Education:Our department is actively involved in research with the aim of improving patient outcomes and advancing the field of Otorhinolaryngology. The department also provides education and training to medical students, residents. Currently we have an annual intake of 6 M.S (ENT) residents and teaches 175 undergraduate students every year. We are committed to training the next generation of medical professionals by encouraging active participation, fostering a collaborative learning environment,and providing feedback and support so that students develop the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful professionals in the field.
  • In addition to treating patients with ear, nose, and throat disorders, the Otorhinolaryngology department also works closely with other medical specialties like Oncology,Radiation Oncology, Plastic surgery, Neurosurgeryto provide multidisciplinary care for patients with complex medical conditionssuch as head and neck cancers.

Teaching Staff

1Dr. Sadarudheen Ahmed. MProfessor & HOD
2Dr. Shibu GeorgeProfessor
3Dr. Rajeev Kumar MAssociate Professor
4Dr. Asha C. SAssociate Professor
5Dr. Shajul GeorgeAssistant Professor
6Dr. Pooja PradeepAssistant Professor
7Dr. Maya SAssistant Professor
8Dr. Ameer Bavae L BAssistant Professor
9Uma RajanAssistant Professor Audiology

Non-Teaching Staff

1Jilu VargheseSpeech Therapist
2Sheela.P.CJunior Lab Attendant
3Silpa SivadasSteno-typist

Senior Residents

  1. Dr. Aparna S
  2. Dr. Nithin Mohan
  3. Dr. Sameera T
  4. Dr. Geethi Krishna
  5. Dr. Elizabeth Anna Samuel

Junior Residents

  1. Dr. Divya K
  2. Dr. Arya Jayan
  3. Dr. Sruthi S Nair
  4. Dr.Fahmida M P
  5. Dr.V T Muhammed Razik
  6. Dr. Aswin V Nair
  7. Dr. Sreelekshmi S Vasan
  8. Dr. Zayana S
  9. Dr. Anjali A S
  10. Dr. Hamna V A
  11. Dr. Vinduja K M
  12. Dr. Archana J K
  13. Dr. Basil K Jose
  14. Dr. Mridula P Chandran
  15. Dr. Ardra G
  16. Dr. Anupriya Jose
  17. Dr. Shana Sherin N N

Ongoing Research

  • Dr.Sadarudheen Ahmed.M
    1. Opthalmological symptom presentations in ear nose and throat diseases a cross sectional study from a South Indian Centre
    2. A Case Report of Rare Vocal Cord Hemangioendothelioma in a Paediatric Larynx
  • Dr.Shibu George
    1. Effect of endoscopic sinus surgery on general health related quality of life domains in chronic rhino sinusitis patient.
    2. Role of preoperative tympanometric evaluation of Eustachian tube in patients undergoing type-1 tympanoplasty for chronic otitis media.
    3. Indications and complications of
      Tracheostomy [PG thesis Guide]
    4. Aetiology of vertigo [PG thesis Guide]
    5. HRCT of temporal bone in chronic otitis media for pre-op diagnosis of ossicular pathology [PG thesis Guide]
    6. Study of role of eustachian tube function in the outcome of tympanoplasty [PG thesis Guide]
    7. Effect of high-volume budesonide nasal irrigation after functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis [PG thesis Guide]
    8. The association of tissue eosinophilia on intraoperative parameters in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis undergoing ensoscopic sinus surgery [PG thesis Guide]
    9. Intra operative difficulties and post operative outcomes in patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis with co-existing osteitis [PG thesis Guide)
    10. Clinical and audiological evaluation of post traumatic hearing loss
    11. A study on cavity problems in patients after FESS
    12. Diagnostic value of tonsillectomy in PET-CT negative CUP
    13. Evolution of clinical outcome in traumatic faual N paralysis
    14. 14.Alternating facial palsy – decoding the enigma
    15. The impact of osteits QOl in patients with CRS
  • Dr.Rajeevkumar.M
    1. Clinical and radiological evaluation of complications of chronic otitis media [PG thesis Guide]
    2. Effectiveness of endoscopic sinus surgery on nasal obstruction in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis [PG thesis Guide]
    3. The involvement of contralateral ear in patients presenting with unilateral chronic otitis media [PG thesis Guide]
    4. Study on clinical and audiometric profile of chronic otitis media mucosal [PG thesis Guide]
    5. Assessment of the quality of life in patients with allergic rhinitis [PG thesis Guide]
    6. A Case Report of Rare Vocal Cord Hemangioendothelioma in a Paediatric Larynx
    7. Diagnostic value of tonsillectomy in PET-CT negative CUP
    8. Presentation and managemant of deep neck space abscesses
    9. Interesting case of intraorbital foreign body
    10. Effect of Snuff on Nasal Mucosa
    11. Tuberculosis Mimicking Kikuchi’s Disease
    12. Iatrogenic Pseudoaneurysm: A Rare complication of sinonasal surgery
  • Dr.Asha.C.S
    1. Opthalmological symptom presentations in ear nose and throat diseases a cross sectional study from a South Indian Centre
    2. A study on requirement of surgical interventions in deep neck space infections [PG thesis Guide]
    3. A study on the aetiology and pathogenesis of hoarseness of voice [PG thesis Guide]
    4. Impact of adenotonsillectomy on the quality of the life among paediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnoea [PG thesis Guide]
    5. Opthalmological symptom presentations in ear nose and throat diseases a cross sectional study from a South Indian Centre
  • Dr. Pooja Pradeep
    1. Orbital apex syndrome due to scopulariopsis: a rare case report
    2. Prevalence and major causative factors of upper aerodigestive tract malignancies
    3. Changes in the hearing threshold using high frequency audiometry in medical personnel exposed to ionizing radiation
    4. A comparative study on the nasal endoscopic findings in
      patients with chronic otitis media


Major Surgery1254
Minor Surgery1550
Cochlear Implant Surgery6

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