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The ENT unit as the name suggests, specializes in diagnosing and treating Ear, Nose, Throat and Head & Neck Disease. (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology).

 
     
  THE TEAM:  
     
 

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.

 
     
  FACILITIES AND SERVICES:  
     
 

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).

Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA) Testing.
Auditory Steady State Response (ASSR)
 
     
  The Audiology department carries out the following Audiological Tests:  
     
 
Pure Tone Audiometry.
Impedance Audiometry.
Behavioural and free field Audiometry.
Speech Audiometry.
Special Tests to differentiate cochlear from retro-cochlear hearing loss.
 
     
  The 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 way.

 
     
  Cochlear 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.

 
     
  The Centre offers assessment and therapy for speech disorders such as:  
     
 
Stuttering.
Stammering.
Neurological Speech Disorders.
Aphasia.
 
     
  Some surgeries done in the unit using State-of-the-art Equipment are:  
     
 
Micro - Ear Surgery (Otology).
Nose Surgery including Cosmetic (Nose Job) Surgery (Rhinoplasty).
Throat Surgery (Laryngology).
Voice Surgery.
Head & Neck Surgery.
Cancer Surgery (Oncology).
Thyroid Surgery.
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS).
Skull Base Surgery.
Sleep Apnoea and Snoring related Surgery.
Cochlear Implant Surgery for sensory-neural hearing loss.
Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Surgery (BAHA).
 
     
  CONTACT No: 020- 66037440.  
     
 
 
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