The ENT unit as the name suggests, specializes
in diagnosing and treating Ear, Nose, Throat
and Head & Neck Disease. (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology).
The unit is headed by Dr. K. K. Desarda. His
team of consultants include Dr. Neelam Vaid
and Dr. Sumit Bhatti. The department also consists
of a Teacher for the Deaf and Audiologists.
BIG EARS is a comprehensive diagnostic centre;
located in the TDH Building forms a main part
of the Audiology Unit. It is the only established
centre in Maharashtra where early detection
of hearing loss is done by:
Oto - Acoustic Emission ( OAE ) Screening
of all babies born in K.E.M. Hospital
and Neonates in the Neonatal Intensive
Care Unit (NICU).
Audiology department carries out the following
and free field Audiometry.
to differentiate cochlear from retro-cochlear
department also has facilities for:
Hearing Aid Dispensing and Fitting and Rehabilitation
therapy sessions involving a Teacher for the
deaf and a Speech Language Pathologist to ensure
that every hearing aid is used in the best possible
Implant Programme. (Link to Cochlear Implant Surgery)
THIS IS THE ONLY CENTRE OFFERING ALL SERVICES
REQUIRED FOR COCHLEAR IMPLANT UNDER ONE ROOF,
IN THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA.
Centre offers assessment and therapy for speech
disorders such as:
surgeries done in the unit using State-of-the-art
Micro - Ear
including Cosmetic (Nose Job) Surgery (Rhinoplasty).